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Re: Name suggestions for Mint 15

Postby geoffm on Mon Dec 24, 2012 11:35 am

I vote Olivia.
Why don't you edit that first post and make it a real survey?
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Re: Name suggestions for Mint 15

Postby wyz on Sat Dec 29, 2012 2:08 pm

I too vote for Olivia.
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Re: Name suggestions for Mint 15

Postby lexon on Tue Jan 01, 2013 10:06 pm

Mint 15. So easy to tell the difference between 14 and 16

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Re: Name suggestions for Mint 15

Postby vrkalak on Tue Jan 01, 2013 11:02 pm

Oralia

Ogenia (oh-hen-ya)
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Re: Name suggestions for Mint 15

Postby vrkalak on Tue Jan 01, 2013 11:03 pm

geoffm wrote:Why don't you edit that first post and make it a real survey?


This is not a Survey. We want your suggestions and input.
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Linux Mint 15 name suggestion!

Postby Zorba on Wed Jan 02, 2013 4:46 pm

I suggest the following names :
1- Ola
2- Olivia
3- Opera
4- odyssa
Last edited by xenopeek on Wed Jan 02, 2013 4:49 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: We were already well underway on name suggestions ;-) Topic merged to this one.
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Re: Name suggestions for Mint 15

Postby esteban1uy on Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:22 pm

I like a couple of old greek/latin female names: Olimpia (mother of Alexander The Great) or Octavia (niece of Julius Caesar).
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Re: Name suggestions for Mint 15

Postby SilverNexus on Fri Jan 04, 2013 5:51 pm

Personally, I'd go for Odessa.

Looking at the codenames, a lot of the syllables end in vowels, and those that don't end in softer consenants. Most are under four syllables as well.

With that said, I find Olivia to be out of place with the other names; The hard "v" sets it out like a sore thumb. Ophelia seems too awkward; the other names just smoothly fall off the tongue, while Ophelia almost has a forced sound to it (and perhaps is too region-specific with the "ph" as an "f" sound").
I wouldn't go so far as to leave Linux Mint if either were adopted as the codename, but that's my 2 cents worth. Of course, those also seem to be the two most popular names, so I wouldn't be too surprised if one or the other is adopted.
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Re: Name suggestions for Mint 15

Postby ShalokShalom on Mon Jan 07, 2013 1:26 pm

I would name it ouya, becaucse i think, this hardware will help us to rise up gnu/linux:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ouya

And Olivia is nice too ;)

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Re: Name suggestions for Mint 15

Postby eren on Sun Jan 13, 2013 9:21 pm

Linux Mint 15 "Olivia"

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Re: Name suggestions for Mint 15

Postby cwwgateway on Thu Jan 17, 2013 5:06 pm

If you look here: http://packages.linuxmint.com, you can see that the Mint 15 repo is named "Olivia", so I'm guessing it will be called "Olivia".
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Re: Name suggestions for Mint 15

Postby xenopeek on Thu Jan 17, 2013 5:58 pm

Yes, confirmed that Linux Mint 15 will be called Olivia.

Olivia had my vote, so I'm happy :mrgreen: This also means that the development cycle for Linux Mint 15 is underway!
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Re: Name suggestions for Mint 15

Postby jungle_boy on Thu Jan 17, 2013 6:33 pm

My vote for Olivia too.
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Re: Name suggestions for Mint 15

Postby veggen on Thu Jan 17, 2013 7:36 pm

Eeeh, none of my faves got picked :(
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Re: Name suggestions for Mint 15

Postby Catbuntu on Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:27 am

xenopeek wrote:Yes, confirmed that Linux Mint 15 will be called Olivia.

Olivia had my vote, so I'm happy :mrgreen: This also means that the development cycle for Linux Mint 15 is underway!


Owww! That's good news, I really like Olivia :)

But we still have to wait four or five months until Olivia. There's enough Mint until there :D

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Re: Name suggestions for Mint 15

Postby bimsebasse on Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:40 am

Always the least fun option, sigh :)
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Re: Name suggestions for Mint 15

Postby Yardbird on Sun Jan 20, 2013 12:48 pm

How about Agnes?
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Re: Name suggestions for Mint 15

Postby jungle_boy on Sun Jan 20, 2013 12:55 pm

The name must begin with O letter.
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Re: Name suggestions for Mint 15

Postby xenopeek on Sun Jan 20, 2013 1:12 pm

We can stop voting :) Linux Mint 15 will be called Olivia.

Locking the topic, as for this release we're done. Thanks all for suggesting your favorites!
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