Ubuntu-ke Digest, Vol 37, Issue 3

Andrew Mathenge mathenge at gmail.com
Wed Nov 30 11:43:19 UTC 2011


Thanks Grant. This is perfect. I expect to show up on December 15, looking
forward to seeing everyone.

Andrew.

On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 4:06 AM, Grant Bowman <grantbow at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> This email is from a ubuntu-ke subscriber to other subscribers inluding
> you:)
> Hello Hungai and Andrew,
>
> We are working to have an Ubuntu Hour are every two weeks at iHub on
> Thursday from 5 PM - 6 PM. The next scheduled one as I mentioned below
> is Thurs, Dec 1st. I look forward to seeing people tomorrow.
>
> The Ubuntu Hour following that is Thurs, Dec 15th.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Grant Bowman
>
>
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> On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 3:32 PM, Andrew Mathenge <mathenge at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > This email is from a ubuntu-ke subscriber to other subscribers inluding
> you:)
> > I don't know which date was settled on. I'm travelling back from Canada
> on
> > Dec 7 so if the meeting is on the 15th, I'll be there.
> >
> > Andrew.
> >
> > On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 10:23 AM, Hungai Kevin <hungaikevin at gmail.com
> >wrote:
> >
> >> This email is from a ubuntu-ke subscriber to other subscribers inluding
> >> you:)
> >> I havent been able to attend any the meetups because of unavoidable
> >> circumstances and distance also but now that am around I'll catch you
> guyz
> >> at the next meet up that is on 3rd . Its great to finally have a group
> of
> >> like minded people. Also lets make our presence on the social media
> front
> >> be felt ( lets grow the community )
> >> You can find on Twitter @Hungai
> >>
> >>
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> >> >   1. Re: Ubuntu Hour Thurs Nov 17th at iHub? (Grant Bowman)
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >----------------------------------------------------------------------
> >> >
> >> >Message: 1
> >> >Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2011 21:28:36 +0300
> >> >From: Grant Bowman <grantbow at ubuntu.com>
> >> >To: ubuntu-ke at lists.ubuntu.com
> >> >Subject: Re: Ubuntu Hour Thurs Nov 17th at iHub?
> >> >Message-ID:
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> >> CA+aHvNpc9RWo5mh3nAOWDG1CSa53rR60xmmEq9+ySOAxAV9XVg at mail.gmail.com>
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> >> >
> >> >On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 1:35 PM, Grant Bowman <grantbow at ubuntu.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> >> Is there going to be an Ubuntu Hour this Thursday at iHub?
> >> >>
> >> >> How about Thurs, Dec 1st?
> >> >> How about Thurs, Dec 15th?
> >> >> How about Thurs, Dec 29th?
> >> >>
> >> >> We have said we would like to have an Ubuntu Hour
> >> >> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Hour every two weeks. We have held three so
> >> >> far with approximately that schedule: Thurs Oct 6th, Wed Nov 19th
> (one
> >> >> day early due to Mashujaa Day), and Thurs Nov 3rd. Should this
> >> >> frequency be revisited? Can we put in place the required actions by
> >> >> specific individuals or groups of individuals to make these meetings
> >> >> happen regularly? I believe the actions include:
> >> >>
> >> >> ? ?* updating the ihub calendar http://ihub.co.ke/pages/events.php
> >> >> ? ?* emailing this list with an announcement and updating
> >> >> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KenyanTeam
> >> >> ? ?* confirming with whatever methods are preferred
> >> >> ? ?* showing up regularly to answer questions
> >> >>
> >> >> A discussion here on this list to confirm or add to what is required
> >> >> would be very helpful. I have downloaded Ubuntu .iso images and
> >> >> provided paper sleeves from another Ubuntu team to give away to
> >> >> newcomers and provide to other willing Ubuntu promoters to give away
> >> >> to those that can benefit from them. If someone would like a copy of
> >> >> the .iso images to host on a server here in Kenya I would be happy to
> >> >> provide them and/or assist in the process of setting up an official
> >> >> Ubuntu mirror. I welcome other ideas and participation.
> >> >>
> >> >> Assuming timely administrative responses to join requests, I believe
> >> >> this email list is a powerful, almost universally accessible, shared
> >> >> communication method that requires only a simple email address to
> >> >> participate. While it does provide a small barrier to participation
> >> >> (mailman confirmation & administrative approval at present), it
> allows
> >> >> everyone interested in Ubuntu in Kenya to participate. The email list
> >> >> archive also provides visible evidence of Ubuntu activity to the
> wider
> >> >> Ubuntu community and newcomers who might be interested in joining; it
> >> >> provides transparency. While twitter can be useful for private
> >> >> discussions I believe it's personal nature is less than transparent
> to
> >> >> those that do not know who is involved and what their twitter IDs
> are.
> >> >> I am a twitter user but each communicate method shapes the messages
> it
> >> >> transmits. A shared team twitter account focused on group activities
> >> >> without distractions might provide a similar function to the email
> >> >> list if setup and handled well. Though this email list has been
> >> >> relatively quiet other Ubuntu Local Communities (LoCos) use their
> list
> >> >> to answer questions about Ubuntu from newcomer Ubuntu users.
> >> >>
> >> >> I am sorry I was unable to attend the last Ubuntu Hour on Nov 3rd due
> >> >> to illness. I look forward to speaking about Ubuntu with anyone
> >> >> interested, especially if they can provide an appropriate venue to
> >> >> leverage efforts more broadly. I would like to help this
> >> >> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KenyanTeam grow and thrive before I leave
> Dec
> >> >> 5th and provide whatever support I can afterward.
> >> >>
> >> >> Cheers,
> >> >>
> >> >> Grant Bowman
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >I am still interested in seeing Ubuntu's presence grow here in Kenya.
> >> >I am looking for some volunteers to step forward to take ownership and
> >> >to work with, leveraging the considerable resources available in the
> >> >broader Ubuntu community.
> >> >
> >> >Grant Bowman
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
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