[buug] (forw) List owner needed for callug_discuss at lists.berkeley.edu

Paul Ivanov pi at berkeley.edu
Thu May 5 23:52:23 PDT 2011

Karen Hogoboom, on 2011-05-05 20:19,  wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 10:01 AM, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> > My friend Grant wrote:
> >
> > > No other distribution has been as successful reaching out to
> > > "simple end users" as the Ubuntu community project.
> >
> > Aren't you forgetting TiVos?  ;->
> Ubuntu is in TiVos?  The recording device for televisions?  If so, thanks
> for that bit of info.

I think that was a tongue-in-cheek comment from Rick - in that
TiVo uses GNU/Linux (though not Ubuntu) in their set-top boxes, and
have a widely used product, but there was some controversy
surrounding how TiVo complied with the terms of the GPL, read
more here:


Paul Ivanov
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