A better name?

Asked by Viper550 on 2011-05-16

I'm just wondering, have you ever thought of giving this project a better name? I think this project could use its own distinct identity/community/etc.

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2011-05-17
JC Hulce (soaringsky) said : #1

We've been working on this since day one. UGR/Ubuntu GNOME Remix was intended to be a temporary name. We wanted to use the name Gubuntu, but ran into trademark issues with Canonical. We currently have a poll open, and lots of discussion has taken place.
https://launchpad.net/~ubuntugnometeam/+poll/project-name
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ugr-meta/+bug/755189

Adolfo Jayme (fitojb) said : #2

I’m wondering if by using names like “Gubuntu” you don’t violate Canonical’s trademark policies, as you do with the name “Ubuntu Gnome Remix”...

Viper550 (viper550) said : #3

That would be trademark dilution, since it contains "ubuntu" and may be confused by "a moron in a hurry" (yes, there's actual case law for trademark infringement in the Commonwealth that uses that as a term) for an official version.

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