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Fuduntu Done Now, All Hail FuSE

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It wasn't two weeks ago that news broke of Fuduntu's imminent demise, but was softened a bit by promises of support and one more release. Then word began to swirl that remaining members were seriously considering basing on openSUSE. But today brought a more dire announcement.

Last week, Lee Ward shared that he and his team have decided that openSUSE would indeed be the base for their new distribution. In fact, in that same post, Ward stated that the new distro would be dubbed FuSE if Novell will allow it.

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lol name

Imagine googling for problems/issue related to "FuSE" ...

re: name

Yeah, I was thinking about that name too. You look at it and it looks like fuse - like the filesystem. But then if you think about the way SUSE is pronounced, then we'd probably pronounce the new name as fussy, like a fussy baby.

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