Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Ubuntu 12.10 can help you avoid the pain of Windows 8 !


Takeaway: Ubuntu’s powerful and new slogan, “Avoid the pain of Windows 8,” was retracted for a generic, watered-down tagline. Jack Wallen thinks it was a mistake to retract it. Here’s why.
We all know that Ubuntu 12.10 was released last week. Some of you might also know, the original slogan for Ubuntu 12.10 was:
Avoid the pain of Windows 8!
That slogan, from many a perspective (including yours truly) was dead on. With the release of Windows 8 already behind us, we’re already seeing the backlash and complaints of Windows 8 users. So for all intents and purposes — that slogan was one the Linux and open source community not only needed, but deserved.
And then… Ubuntu retracted and replaced the powerful sentence with:
Your wish is our command.

read the full article http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/opensource/ubuntu-1210-can-help-you-avoid-the-pain-of-windows-8-regardless-of-the-retraction/3945?tag=nl.e011&s_cid=e011