Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 22nd Sep 2012 22:07 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Ubuntu 12.10 will include advertisements for products on Amazon. It will look like this - if you search, product suggestions will pop up. This seems like a rather slippery slope to me, and I certainly wouldn't want this on my desktop, laptop, smartphone, tablet, or anywhere else. On the web - fine, I'm on your site, not mine - but my desktop is mine, and mine alone. Not that it matters - open source, someone will disable them. Biggest concern: does this mean my search queries get sent across the web?
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Soulbender
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2005-08-18

A very small minority of people prefer this type of behavior on a Desktop.

You speak like you're some kind of authority on the subject. I doubt you are.

Sounds like that's what you really need instead of a Desktop.

I can't speak for anyone else but no, it's not what I need (or want).

You and Soulbender sound like perfect candidates for a Smart Phone or Tablet

Uh uh. Or maybe we just like when the OS gets out of the way and we can get things done quickly and efficiently. Maybe we're not afraid of change and actually like when technology evolve.

Just sayin'.

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