Ubuntu in Canadian Libraries
magicfab at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 14:44:24 UTC 2005
Kush Singh wrote:
> I am interested in reaching out to libraries in Toronto and have added
> my name in the wiki page for Canadian libraries.
Thanks for your message. I am CCing this to the list to answer your
I' d also like to suggest you create a page on the Wiki with your
contact information and link to that from the
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuInCanadianLibraries, see the example from
> Can a live CD help in installing Ubuntu on a computer or can it only
> be used for a demo? i am asking this because if its not possible, then
> one has to carry 2 CDs (an install CD and a live CD for demo purposes)
The Ubuntu people are preparing a single-cd including LIVE + INSTALL for
Dapper but right now we do have to carry 2 CDs around.
> Would you be making a marketing package with a flyer, some
> documentation etc which i can then copy and if possible get printed etc.
Yes, based on what' s already available.
> I have limited resources at the present time and it would be difficult
> for me to move around at this time of the year but i could do this
> more easily in the summer/spring.
Well, if you could start by providing links to list of libraries in your
area, and put them in the Wiki in your section, that would help a lot.
No need to go there right now.
> I could also send these CDs to schools and smaller libraries in and
> around Toronto later, contact councillors and members of the
> provincial parliament etc.
We want to minimize expenses and make this a sustainable effort, but at
the same time hace direct contact with people so I don' t see us
actually shipping the CDs but visiting and explaining why they should
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