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OpenGEU--A New Distro with a New Name and a New Look for Ubuntu

Jan 25, 2008, 10:00 (2 Talkback[s])

"In the middle of comments from my last review of gOS, I had one person recommend I check out a new distro called Geubuntu. Well, as I was in the middle of playing with this Enlightenment package, named from its parent distro of Ubuntu, I saw a release stating that the name now was OpenGEU. This name change seemed appropriate in that I sincerely doubt anything from canonical would be as interesting as this package.

"So why the name change? In their posting, the leaders of the distro stated, 'Geubuntu had to change its name to OpenGEU because of the trademark restrictions adopted by Canonical. This is because for Canonical, only a 'remix' can have 'buntu' in its name without violating any of Canonical's trademarks...'"

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