Release Parties

LP linuxpusher2 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 29 22:10:31 UTC 2012


I am helping Australia with Black Opal a Ubuntu 12.04.
Let us know how it works out.
I am all for turning new people onto Linux.
LinuxPusher

On 29 April 2012 14:07, Darcy Casselman <dscassel at gmail.com> wrote:

> So you don't do anything for the people who know about and love
> Ubuntu? Who invest their time and energy into it and want to celebrate
> the release?
>
> Darcy.
>
> On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 12:08 PM, Randall Ross <randall at executiv.es>
> wrote:
> > Hello Canada!
> >
> > Vancouver will be hosting a *U-Party* in June. (That's our official name
> > for them.)
> >
> > Why oh why so late, you ask?
> >
> > 1) It's a party, not an install-fest,
> > 2) We've learned that if we have an event closer to release date people
> > expect tech,
> > 3) The people in #2 are already into Ubuntu, and will come regardless.
> > **We want people who have never heard of Ubuntu to party with us.** The
> > stated goal of Ubuntu is to cross the chasm and bring free software to
> > the masses.
> > 4) Computers kill parties, with precision ;)
> >
> > And why don't we call them "Ubuntu Release Parties?"
> > The general public cannot understand how a computer (or software) themed
> > party could possibly be fun, and therefore won't come. When's the last
> > time you heard someone say "Wow, I went to that <insert proprietary OS
> > name here> party the other day and it rocked!!" Not gonna happen in our
> > lifetime ;)
> >
> > Party!
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Randall
> > Ubuntu Buzz Generator
> >
> > --
> >
> > On 04/26/2012 05:00 AM, ubuntu-ca-request at lists.ubuntu.com wrote:
> >> From: Darcy Casselman <dscassel at gmail.com>
> >>
> >>
> >> Tomoorrow is release day!
> >>
> >> So far, we've just got the usual release parties in Kitchener and
> Toronto:
> >>
> >> http://loco.ubuntu.com/teams/ubuntu-ca
> >>
> >> It's not too late to host one in your town!  Just pick a place and let
> >> people know.  This list is a good place to start.
> >>
> >> Darcy.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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> >
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