Ubuntu-Pakistan Ubuntu-pk Digest, Vol 79, Issue 1

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Wed Apr 28 14:20:30 BST 2010


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> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2010 20:41:00 +0500
> From: Ashar Iqbal <s.ashar.iqbal at gmail.com>
> Subject: Ubuntu-Pakistan Autocad Re: Ubuntu-pk Digest, Vol 78, Issue
> 1
> To: ubuntu-pk at lists.ubuntu.com
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> How did he get autocad to work?
> 
> Ashar
> 
> On 4/27/10, ubuntu-pk-request at lists.ubuntu.com
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> > Today's Topics:
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> >    1.  Ubuntu Pakistani Guru Challenge 2010 (Fouad Bajwa)
> >    2. Re:  Ubuntu Pakistani Guru Challenge 2010 (Omer Akram)
> >    3. Re:  Ubuntu Pakistani Guru Challenge 2010 (Fouad Bajwa)
> >
> >
> >
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> >
> > Message: 1
> > Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2010 23:48:55 +0500
> > From: Fouad Bajwa <fouadbajwa at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Ubuntu-Pakistan Ubuntu Pakistani Guru Challenge 2010
> > To: ubuntu-pk <Ubuntu-pk at lists.ubuntu.com>
> > Message-ID:
> > 	<t2x701af9f71004261148h34c113a3h84d9f912046f0ab7 at mail.gmail.com>
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> > Are you Pakistan's Ubuntu Guru?
> >
> > Ubuntu is a powerful free and open source Linux-based operating
> system
> > for business, education and home use. Ubuntu is both freely
> > downloadable from (http://www.ubunut.com) and freely available as a
> > sharable CD provided and shipped through
> (http://shipit.ubuntu.com).
> > Ubuntu is developed by a global community of users and is freely as
> > well as commercially supported through various organizations across
> > Pakistan.
> >
> > The success of Ubuntu Linux (http://www.ubuntu.com) in Pakistan
> today
> > is marked by it's widespread usage across various sectors of
> society
> > since its introduction in to the country in 2004. Both Ubuntu
> Desktop
> > and Servers have been introduced into schools, colleges,
> universities,
> > non-profits, government and private sector organizations in all
> types
> > of single to multi-user environments. Over 12000 Pakistanis across
> the
> > country have been trained on Ubuntu since 2005 and efforts are
> > underway to train thousands more.
> >
> > As a testimony to Ubuntu's success, we would like to share a recent
> > Ubuntu enterprise implementation as a case study where the EOBI,
> > Employees' Old-Age Benefits Institution, Ministry of Labour and
> > Manpower, Government of Pakistan has successfully implemented
> Ubuntu
> > on the desktop and serverside across its offices in Pakistan. EOBI
> has
> > 40 Ubuntu Servers and 250 Ubuntu Desktop Clients.
> >
> > EOBI is an examplary Ubuntu Desktop and Server Implementation within
> a
> > Public Sector Enterprise environment. Ubuntu has enabled EOBI to
> > implement a cost effective ICT infrastructure as well as secured
> and
> > streamlined its organizational activities. EOBI's migration was
> > implemented by Khaldun Systems (IKS) Karachi
> > (http://www.ibnkhaldun.com.pk) and managed by Mr. Ayaz Uqaili,
> Project
> > Director, EOBI.
> >
> > Such examples shared with the community build and strengthen the
> Free
> > & Open Source Software (FOSS) Community in Pakistan as well as
> spread
> > Ubuntu Linux's message that it has become a mainstream operating
> > system. In order to continue to recognize the successful Ubuntu
> > leaders and success stories in Pakistan, Ubuntu Pakistan announces
> the
> > "Ubuntu Pakistan Guru Challenge 2010".
> >
> > What you'll do to participate: Share your Ubuntu Linux
> implementation
> > story. It doesn't matter whether it was a success or failure!
> Ubuntu
> > Pakistan wants to hear it!
> >
> > What we'll do:
> > We will give you a prize as well as develop case studies and
> promote
> > them across Pakistan and the world!
> >
> > Ubuntu Guru 1st Prize (1):
> > --------------------------
> > The best implementation story's leader will receive:
> >
> > - first ever title "Pakistani Ubuntu Guru" and a story about you!
> > - unique "Ubuntu Guru - Ask me about Ubuntu" T-Shirt (size:L) -
> Show
> > it in style!
> > - team appreciation letter that you can frame or flash it around
> with your
> > CV!
> > - Ubuntu Laptop Sticker (Large)
> > - Recognition throughout the FOSS community in Pakistan and
> globally!
> >
> > 2nd Prize (2): Ubuntu T-Shirt
> >
> > 3rd Prize (5): Ubuntu Laptop Sticker
> >
> >
> > Terms & Conditions:
> >
> > - Should be a citizen of Pakistan located in Pakistan and Ubuntu
> user
> >
> > - Should be a member of the Ubuntu Pakistan Team on Facebook at:
> > http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=27138955736
> >
> > - Should post their story on the Ubuntu Pakistan Team Facebook Page
> > URL given above.
> >
> > - Last date for submissions 1st of June 2010!
> >
> > - Facebook Challenge Page:
> > http://www.facebook.com/topic.php?uid=27138955736&topic=13197
> >
> > - Send a copy of your story with your name, address, cell/phone
> > numbers, NIC card no and picture to fouadbajwa [@] gmail.com.
> >
> > * It would be nice if you can post a link to your picture with
> their
> > laptop or desktop machine running Ubuntu on the Facebook group page
> so
> > we know you're real ;o)
> >
> > The Ubuntu Pakistani Guru Challenge 2010 is now officially on!!!!
> >
> > Fouad Bajwa
> > Ubuntu Pakistan Team
> >
> >
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Message: 2
> > Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2010 23:58:25 +0500
> > From: Omer Akram <om26er at ubuntu.com>
> > Subject: Re: Ubuntu-Pakistan Ubuntu Pakistani Guru Challenge 2010
> > To: Fouad Bajwa <fouadbajwa at gmail.com>
> > Cc: ubuntu-pk <Ubuntu-pk at lists.ubuntu.com>
> > Message-ID:
> > 	<y2r8dc4b8001004261158z4003b76crd4f714c554495530 at mail.gmail.com>
> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
> >
> >>
> >> What you'll do to participate: Share your Ubuntu Linux
> implementation
> >> story. It doesn't matter whether it was a success or failure!
> Ubuntu
> >> Pakistan wants to hear it!
> >>
> >>  What does this mean exactly. can you please explain it a bit.
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> > Message: 3
> > Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2010 01:22:18 +0500
> > From: Fouad Bajwa <fouadbajwa at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: Ubuntu-Pakistan Ubuntu Pakistani Guru Challenge 2010
> > To: Omer Akram <om26er at ubuntu.com>
> > Cc: ubuntu-pk <Ubuntu-pk at lists.ubuntu.com>
> > Message-ID:
> > 	<y2g701af9f71004261322l98ba02efv321ece110bf1f4cd at mail.gmail.com>
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> >
> > Hi Omar and thank you for taking interest in this! Everyone learns
> > something when they shift over to Linux. Some experiences are fun
> and
> > some not so fun. I know of someone who converted 5 computers in his
> > office to Ubuntu but couldn't get Autocad to run on Ubuntu. As an
> > architect, he was using Autocad to design structural technical
> > drawings.
> >
> > He had to convert 3 computers back to the earlier OS he was using.
> He
> > then went a step ahead, he tried virtualization, mono etc and
> played
> > until he found a solution. He quoted, at first, his migration were
> a
> > failure due to the Autocad issue but he still believed in and used
> > Ubuntu. So your story can be either a total success, a win win, a
> > failure (like your drivers didn't run, your employees weren't
> happy,
> > your software didn't work etc) or it can be a combination of both a
> > success and failure. Everyone is being given an opportunity here!
> >
> > We want our members to learn from all types of stories. Even the
> EOBI
> > case I shared bottlenecked them with Oracle because Oracle for
> Linux
> > was only working with RedHat 3/4. They practically wrote an Oracle
> > shell wrapper for the Ubuntu Kernel. That's what I call a success
> and
> > failure story and then a remedy!
> >
> > --
> > Regards.
> > --------------------------
> > Fouad Bajwa
> >
> > On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 11:58 PM, Omer Akram <om26er at ubuntu.com>
> wrote:
> >>> What you'll do to participate: Share your Ubuntu Linux
> implementation
> >>> story. It doesn't matter whether it was a success or failure!
> Ubuntu
> >>> Pakistan wants to hear it!
> >>>
> >> ?What does this mean exactly. can you please explain it a bit.
> >
> >
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