Canonical have announced that they will be discontinuing the free CD shipping service Shipit. Writing on the Canonical blog Ubuntu's Gerry Carr said that the company would instead focus on their CD distributor programme and shipping CDs directly to LoCos - Local Ubuntu community teams - instead.
The Ubuntu ShipIt program, which provides free Ubuntu Desktop and Server CD's to users otherwise unable to obtain releases, is now taking pre-order requests for free Ubuntu 10.10 desktop and server CD's.
Here’ a free CD offer that is actually free this time. (*shakes fist at OS Discs*) ShipIt – the official Canonical backed distributer of Ubuntu CD’s – are now taking pre-orders for Ubuntu 10.04 discs […]
ShipIt are now taking pre-orders for free CD’s of Ubuntu 9.10. ShipIt send copies of Ubuntu for free all around the world – you merely need to request one! It is important to note that […]