Kubuntu Free CD’s



One of the things I’ve really admired about the Ubuntu project is that they will MAIL you REAL cds of their product for free. That can give a much more professional look for redistribution than a hand burned cd with handwritten green ink saying ubuntu linux 5.10…. Well, Ubuntu has done this for quite a while, NOW the “Shipit” service is available for Kubuntu. You’ll basically need a Launchpad account first. Also, Edubuntu now will ship free cds as well.

According to the FAQ… “All CDs currently contain version 6.06 LTS, development codename “Dapper Drake”. For every CD you order, we will send you one package that contains a single CD (live CD installer) in a cardboard wallet. This is true for all architectures.”


Now, Dapper Drake hasn’t officially been released yet. (In fact the Release Candidate was announced yesterday (and downloaded here..) Yes, the cds are free, no shipping, nothing…. free.. My biggest hope is that it’s used responsibly and people don’t make ridiculous requests (100 cds to cover a wall….) Anyway… given that Dapper drake hasn’t Officially been released I’m thinking they may be holding orders until it’s official.

(The RC looked nice from what I saw of the livecd… maybe more on that in another post.)

Related Posts

Blog Traffic Exchange Related Posts
  • Lightscribe writing under linux Lacie has released a tool to write the back of cds using HP's lightscribe technology under linux. I seem to recall there being a possibility of future support in k3b, but I don't think that has been done yet. From what I remember about lightscribe is that it would require......
  • Using a linux livecd for Data recovery This one makes into the hardware AND software categories. I don't remember how many times I've replaced a failing hard drive. Usually the biggest headache and anxiety is if you'll be able to get any data off of the old drive. Sometimes if luck holds and the system can read......
  • Xubuntu for older systems I can't recall trying Ubuntu (maybe a livecd), but I've heard quite a bit about various variations on it lately. I've seen articles on business desktop use, certification by IBM (?) for running one of their applications and other various positive articles. I'm going to have to give it a......
Blog Traffic Exchange Related Websites
  • What is a Bank CD? Before comparing interest rates or buying a CD at the bank, come to an understanding on how Certificates of Deposit work. Rules and Regulations of Bank CDs CDs, commonly known to many as bank certificates of deposit, are issued by many different banks. CDs are tightly regulated via state and......
  • Make Free Phone Calls with Google Voice, Gizmo, and Orgasmatron V: Google Voice Edition Earlier this year, I had posted a hack for making free phone calls with Google Voice, Gizmo, and Asterisk. Since then, Google closed the door on inbound SIP calls and thus the hack no longer works. Fortunately a new possibility has emerged that makes it possible once again. Nerd Vittles......
  • Tap dance (guitar) I really like this style of playing. Download his first two CDs for FREE here. You can also download the sheet music and a guitar tab for this tune at his website. He invented the harmonic capo, very neat, see it pictured at his website. This is the closest I......
www.pdf24.org    Send article as PDF   

Similar Posts


See what happened this day in history from either BBC Wikipedia
Search:
Keywords:
Amazon Logo

Comments are closed.


Switch to our mobile site