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Thread: Linux 3.12 Codenamed "Suicidal Squirrel"

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    Default Linux 3.12 Codenamed "Suicidal Squirrel"

    Phoronix: Linux 3.12 Codenamed "Suicidal Squirrel"

    After the Linux 3.11 kernel was codenamed "Linux for Workgroups" in reminisce of Microsoft Windows for Workgroups 3.11, Linus Torvalds is using "Suicidal Squirrel" as the Linux 3.12 kernel codename...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTQ1OTg

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    Linus wanted to beat Mr.Shuttleworth in the contest for the bad code name, I guess!

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    Default forget about windows

    it would be more healthier if we forget about the windows and focus only on linux

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    Quote Originally Posted by amagnoni View Post
    it would be more healthier if we forget about the windows and focus only on linux
    There's nothing wrong with joking.

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    Haha, quite a clever jab at Canonical! I like it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hadrons123 View Post
    Linus wanted to beat Mr.Shuttleworth in the contest for the bad code name, I guess!
    I rather think it's a not-so-subtle poke at Canonical's recent moves...

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    Quote Originally Posted by r1348 View Post
    I rather think it's a not-so-subtle poke at Canonical's recent moves...
    Probably because of the "suicidal" part, but squirrel ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wargames View Post
    Probably because of the "suicidal" part, but squirrel ?
    Sounds better than Suicidal Salmon I guess...

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    Quote Originally Posted by wargames View Post
    Probably because of the "suicidal" part, but squirrel ?
    Squirrels are very busy creatures, who seem to be all over the place and have no particular focus. The same could be said about Canonical with their current plans for Ubuntu Touch, Ubuntu television, Ubuntu for Android, Ubuntu One and their, now redheaded stepchild, desktop offering.

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    Quote Originally Posted by doom_oo7 View Post
    sounds better than suicidal salmon i guess...
    lol

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