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Ubootnu versus the neck beards.

Aug 11, 2010, 17:04 (3 Talkback[s])


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"Late last night saw an effective end to what I'm calling "the neck beard incursion". It started last Saturday with a rather unfortunate post on the popular site OMGUbuntu.co.uk, and ended amicably with the author's apology.

"At least I hope it has.

"The last thing I want to do is stir up more bad feelings, but I actually left a comment or two on the infamous neckbeard post, and I want to reiterate what I wrote to the Linux community at large.

"If you didn't know, there has been a growing wave of discontent with Canonical. the company behind the Ubuntu Linux Distribution — first for ignoring the requests of its users, and more recently for the revelation of their lacking contributions to upstream GNOME development. But lately I'm starting to wonder if there is as much anger towards Ubuntu users as Canonical itself."

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