I found this in a Usenet group but neglected to save
the reference from earlier this week; the ZDnet article
is dated August 29, 2012:
" Looks like google is coming out of the closet behind Ubuntu.
" But as Maxwell Smart might have said, "Missed it by 'this' much."
" There is no default Goobuntu interface.
" Bummer ... with a different decision, google could have brought
" Ubuntu instantly into direct competition with M$...at zero
" additional cost or discomfort to anyone.
" But maybe they're crazy like a fox.
" More linux chaos means more google hits and more pages to sell