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Old 03-27-2009, 02:26 PM   #1
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mocking the new Ubuntu version's codename


I see from Distrowatch that the latest Ubuntu development is codenamed "Jaunty Jackalope." In that case, I suggest codenaming the next one "Zesty Zonkey." Eat that, Ubuntu.
 
Old 03-27-2009, 02:47 PM   #2
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Well Zonkey doesn't start with a K... Maybe Zonkey will make an appearance in version 17.4.

Anyway, Zonkey's exist, like Ligers and Tigons. Jackalopes don't.

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Old 03-27-2009, 02:53 PM   #3
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Never mind.
 
Old 03-27-2009, 03:30 PM   #4
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Kinky Kitty?
 
Old 03-27-2009, 04:46 PM   #5
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Why mock the release names? Surely Ubuntu are doing that nicely by themselves? And because this is a non-technical chat, it's now residing in Grumpy General.
 
Old 03-27-2009, 06:17 PM   #6
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Old 03-27-2009, 09:58 PM   #7
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Old 03-27-2009, 11:15 PM   #8
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HAHA thanks for those brianL and quietguy47.
 
Old 03-28-2009, 01:14 AM   #9
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Kataleptic Kangaroo
Ludicrous Louse
Mendacious Mongoose
Nasty Narwhal
Objectionable Octopus
Psychopathic Pigeon
Queer Quail
Randy Rat
Silly Slug
Temperamental Tortoise
Unstable Unicorn
Vicious Vole
Wobbly Walrus
Xenophobic Xenopus
Yearning Yak
Zany Zebu
How 'bout British Bastard?
 
Old 03-28-2009, 01:30 AM   #10
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How 'bout British Bastard?
What's wrong with the British, now?

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Why mock the release names?
Honestly? I think because I wanted an excuse to say "zonkey." It's not really because I've laughed at Ubuntu's name for years--I suggested that if I ever create a distro, I'll call it "Chimichanga Linux," and I just now thought of shortening the former to "Ubu Linux"; if it were another distro receiving silly animal names, I'd mock it just the same.

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it's now residing in Grumpy General.
Very neat, sir.

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Old 03-28-2009, 01:33 AM   #11
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LOL, just a little Innocent Irony, is all.
 
Old 03-28-2009, 01:44 AM   #12
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If I may reuse "mendacious," how about "Mendacious Microsoft Executive?"
 
Old 03-28-2009, 03:54 AM   #13
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If I may reuse "mendacious," how about "Mendacious Microsoft Executive?"
Did you mean Billionaire Bill or Stand-in Steve?

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Old 03-28-2009, 06:47 AM   #14
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How 'bout British Bastard?
Good idea. Named after me.
 
Old 03-28-2009, 06:56 AM   #15
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And, when they've got beyond Z, to start again:

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