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kjaggu
June 24th, 2008, 01:21 PM
Came across this...

http://www.smartplanet.com/i/s/news/food/ubuntu.jpg




http://www.smartplanet.com/news/food/10001249/meet-ubuntu-the-world-s-first-fairtrade-cola.htm

bufsabre666
June 24th, 2008, 01:24 PM
id drink it

_DD_
June 24th, 2008, 01:47 PM
Seen it before. No affiliation with Ubuntu (Linux).

Fedz
June 24th, 2008, 01:50 PM
Don't drink cola but, I'll buy one if I see it on sale in the towns Oxfam shop :-)

You gotta laugh, someone posted on their site a few days ago:

Maybe if it's like the Unix OS it will bloat you more then the real thing, eat your memory and consume your resources!

fatality_uk
June 24th, 2008, 01:52 PM
Oh, they have changed the can design :D

_DD_
June 24th, 2008, 01:53 PM
I don't have an objection to their use of the term Ubuntu, however I do have an objection to their forum.

Take this thread as an example...
http://www.ubuntu-trading.com/forums/showthread.php?t=20

Some poor person has obviously Googled "ubuntu forum" and stumbled across this. Not knowing that its the wrong Ubuntu they've posted their issue, only to be replied to by loads of unmoderated spam posts.

This is not acceptable and gives both Ubuntu and Ubuntu-Trading a bad image.

The forum seems to have no use to the brand - it is not active or being used for proper conversationg, so I feel we should request it is removed.

I think I'll take this up in another thread.

4th guy
June 24th, 2008, 02:39 PM
This is not acceptable and gives Ubuntu a bad image.I don't see how fair trade (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fair_trade) (note the distinguishable fair trade logo on the can) can give a bad image to an Operating System. (Although he forum should be retitled to Ubuntu cola forum) I have a couple of friends who are fair trade nuts, I'll just use this to mention Ubuntu.

_DD_
June 24th, 2008, 02:51 PM
I don't see how fair trade (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fair_trade) (note the distinguishable fair trade logo on the can) can give a bad image to an Operating System. (Although he forum should be retitled to Ubuntu cola forum) I have a couple of friends who are fair trade nuts, I'll just use this to mention Ubuntu.

If you took the time to read my post I was talking about their forum, which is unmoderated and just full of spam and lost Ubuntu Linux users. It not only looks bad on this forum, but looks bad on them.

I'm not saying I don't like the Cola :D I'd drink it! (where's the recipe? ;))

robertchahine
June 24th, 2008, 02:53 PM
amazing, like it very much :D

UbuntuNerd
June 24th, 2008, 02:53 PM
IF IS AS GOOD AS UBUNTU I'LL GET DRUNK WITH IT
:lolflag:

robertchahine
June 24th, 2008, 03:01 PM
I don't have an objection to their use of the term Ubuntu, however I do have an objection to their forum.

Take this thread as an example...
http://www.ubuntu-trading.com/forums/showthread.php?t=20

Some poor person has obviously Googled "ubuntu forum" and stumbled across this. Not knowing that its the wrong Ubuntu they've posted their issue, only to be replied to by loads of unmoderated spam posts.

This is not acceptable and gives both Ubuntu and Ubuntu-Trading a bad image.

The forum seems to have no use to the brand - it is not active or being used for proper conversationg, so I feel we should request it is removed.

I think I'll take this up in another thread.
you're right about this forum(ubuntu-trading).It sucks.

Lostincyberspace
June 24th, 2008, 05:17 PM
I think Ubuntu cola and canonical should team up and promote each other. An Ubuntu stylized can with ubuntu.com somewhere on it. And it becoming the official drink of Ubuntu would spread both very well.

BreakDecks
June 24th, 2008, 05:42 PM
Crack open a can of Ubuntu and watch a Celtics game on my laptop. I might get an Ubuntu overdose...

intense.ego
June 24th, 2008, 07:57 PM
Seen it before. No affiliation with Ubuntu (Linux).

Me too, i've seen it here at least 10 times, and on other sites as well.

Like _DD_ said, it is not related to ubuntu (linux) at all. Ubuntu is a south african word, and canonical only has the copyright for the use of the name in computers, i believe.

MightyMag
August 12th, 2008, 05:47 PM
I bought a can today at a coffee shop here in Sweden. Tasted great. :P

http://www.acc.umu.se/~mighty/ubuntu/ubuntu_cola.jpg

Giant Speck
August 12th, 2008, 05:53 PM
I think I'd rather stick with my proprietary favorite: Coke Zero. Mmm...

Canis familiaris
August 12th, 2008, 05:55 PM
I think I'd rather stick with my proprietary favorite: Coke Zero. Mmm...

And I with my Super Duper Very Powerful God-like Drink - Hydrogen Oxide

oh yeah!
August 12th, 2008, 06:50 PM
never seen this before but i would surely love to taste it :wink:

lukjad007
August 12th, 2008, 07:06 PM
I am now a member of that forum. I will start to send them to the right Ubuntu forum.

Canis familiaris
August 12th, 2008, 07:08 PM
i am now a member of that forum. I will start to send them to the right ubuntu forum.

=d>
:CLAP:

sisco311
August 12th, 2008, 07:12 PM
I am now a member of that forum. I will start to send them to the right Ubuntu forum.
ubuntuforums.com?

Canis familiaris
August 12th, 2008, 07:14 PM
ubuntuforums.com?

redirects to ubuntuforums.org

lukjad007
August 12th, 2008, 07:22 PM
D'Oh!
Seriously though, the reason that I sent them to www.ubuntuforums.com is so that if they get to www.ubuntu.com they can still get to here. If they went to www.ubuntu.org they get a spirtual site.

Sugz
August 12th, 2008, 07:36 PM
They sell it at Manchester Uni in the Computing building (my building :) ) its cheap and it tastes quite nice actually, i mean for a drink that is completely open source, anyone can change what goes in it. Oh wait....

lukjad007
August 12th, 2008, 07:45 PM
Hehe! Funny, funny guy.

smbm
August 12th, 2008, 08:19 PM
And I with my Super Duper Very Powerful God-like Drink - Hydrogen Oxide

Should that be Dihydrogen Oxide?

Canis familiaris
August 12th, 2008, 08:21 PM
Should that be Dihydrogen Oxide?

Could be called that too.

smbm
August 12th, 2008, 08:25 PM
Sorry to nitpick but I think Hydrogen Oxide is this:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydroxyl_radical

Not the sort of stuff you'd want to be drinking.

I could be wrong though.

But I agree that it's the best drink out there.

lukjad007
August 12th, 2008, 10:13 PM
When I took physical science, they said that it could be called Dihydrogen Oxide but wasn't. It was most commonly called Hydrogen Oxide. I could be mixing it up or the teacher could have been off but, that's my two cents.

smbm
August 12th, 2008, 10:15 PM
When I took physical science, they said that it could be called Dihydrogen Oxide but wasn't. It was most commonly called Hydrogen Oxide. I could be mixing it up or the teacher could have been off but, that's my two cents.

In that case 1000 apologies. I stand corrected.

I haven't studied the sciences since I was at school so I've probably just forgotten stuff,

lukjad007
August 12th, 2008, 10:24 PM
Also, I could be mistaken. I don't remember a lot about Hydrocloric acids, since I never use it. I just seem to remember that. In any case, I do think that H2O is the best drink.

koji042
August 12th, 2008, 11:10 PM
How does Ubuntu Cola taste? o.o
I've always thought that Coca-Cola was way too fizzy, so I generally stay away from soda. Except for root beer; very yummy. :)

Giant Speck
August 12th, 2008, 11:49 PM
When I took physical science, they said that it could be called Dihydrogen Oxide but wasn't. It was most commonly called Hydrogen Oxide. I could be mixing it up or the teacher could have been off but, that's my two cents.

You are correct. Hydrogen Oxide is the secondmost common name for it, after water, of course.

The basic definition of an oxide is any molecule that contains at least one oxygen atom bonded with at least one other element.

Examples include:

Nitrous oxide (laughing gas) = N2O
Calcium oxide (lime) = CaO
Aluminum oxide (alumina) = Al2O3

Basically any combination of an element with oxygen can be called an oxide regardless of the number of oxygen atoms. Prefixes are normally added to distinguish specific oxides from one another, such as carbon monoxide (CO) and carbon dioxide (CO2).

For example, nitrogen oxide could refer to any of the following compounds:

* Nitric oxide (NO)
* Nitrogen dioxide (NO2)
* Nitrous oxide (N2O)
* Dinitrogen trioxide (N2O3)
* Dinitrogen tetroxide (N2O4)
* Dinitrogen pentoxide (N2O5)

lukjad007
August 13th, 2008, 12:44 AM
Thanks. That takes me back. Are you a chemist or a science teacher?

Giant Speck
August 13th, 2008, 02:37 AM
Thanks. That takes me back. Are you a chemist or a science teacher?

Neither. I'm in training to be a linguist for the military.

I'm just really nerdy in my free time.

Vishal Agarwal
August 13th, 2008, 08:26 AM
When it will be introduced in South Asian Countries ?

lukjad007
August 13th, 2008, 12:04 PM
Good enough for me! :)

bigyoy
August 13th, 2008, 01:17 PM
is it open source - I might want to play around with the flavour :p

rune0077
August 13th, 2008, 01:19 PM
is it open source - I might want to play around with the flavour :p

Here's (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenCola) what you're looking for then.

mister_pink
August 14th, 2008, 10:28 PM
You are correct. Hydrogen Oxide is the secondmost common name for it, after water, of course.
I'm not convinced. I'm a chemist and I don't think there is anyone in the world that calls it anything other than water. Hydrogen oxide would be the correct systematic name though. Aqua is more common eg on cosmetic labels.

On another note, all those H2O drinkers aren't being as healthy as they think. http://www.dhmo.org/

lukjad007
August 14th, 2008, 10:33 PM
HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

You are funny! Thanks for the laugh.

Giant Speck
August 14th, 2008, 11:42 PM
I'm not convinced. I'm a chemist and I don't think there is anyone in the world that calls it anything other than water. Hydrogen oxide would be the correct systematic name though. Aqua is more common eg on cosmetic labels.

On another note, all those H2O drinkers aren't being as healthy as they think. http://www.dhmo.org/

Okay, so I was a little off. Like I said, I study language, not science.

Now, are you a chemist as in a scientist that studies in the field of chemistry, or a chemist as in a pharmacist in British terms?

mister_pink
August 17th, 2008, 12:45 AM
Okay, so I was a little off. Like I said, I study language, not science.

Now, are you a chemist as in a scientist that studies in the field of chemistry, or a chemist as in a pharmacist in British terms?
As in scientist type, I like mixing stuff together to see what happens :) It goes bang less often than I'd hope :(

lukjad007
August 17th, 2008, 12:47 AM
Have you ever seen the Absent Minded Professor perchance?