Ubuntu Zimbabwe - Questions

Daniel Holbach daniel.holbach at ubuntu.com
Wed Aug 6 09:22:47 BST 2008

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Neil Coetzer schrieb:
> 1. Where face-to-face meetings are concerned, is there somewhere in
> particular on the wiki where we could/should post meeting minutes, or
> should those just be included in our LoCo wiki pages?

If you have a LoCo mailing list, it'd make sense to send them there
and/or have them on the wiki.
(https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ZimbabweTeam/Meetings/Minutes or maybe on

> 2. We have set up a local repository mirror in liaison with a local ISP.
> How would we go about getting zw.archive.ubuntu.com to redirect to our
> local repo (archive.ubuntu.org.zw)? Obviously we would like to do this
> so that local users do not have to change any other settings once their
> location is set to Zimbabwe. I would have imagined there would be some
> reference to this on the wiki but perhaps I have just missed it?

Best to talk to mirrors at ubuntu.com about it.

> 3. We have a number of spoken languages in the country, but the team has
> collectively decided to keep British English as our default, since
> pretty much all computer users here are English speakers. I have noticed
> though, that when English (Zimbabwe) is selected, spell check in Open
> Office etc. does not seem to work as there is no official language pack
> for Zimbabwe. What we would like to do, if at all possible, is to have
> British English dictionaries "replicated" for English Zimbabwe, since
> they would be the same. I have no idea how to go about this though, so
> would appreciate any pointers.

Can you file a bug on https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+filebug and
subscribe arnegoetje to it?

I hope this helps.

Have a nice day,

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