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

Khawar Nehal khawar.nehal at atrc.net.pk
Fri Apr 30 12:46:07 BST 2010


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Nice to see you here.

Khawar


On 04/28/2010 08:20 AM, Faraz R. Khan wrote:
> I'm guessing through wine. No other way!
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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
>> Message-ID:
>> 	<o2n205fa3941004270841ra47ee6aame13c1d42ac211f02 at mail.gmail.com>
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>> How did he get autocad to work?
>>
>> Ashar
>>
>> On 4/27/10, ubuntu-pk-request at lists.ubuntu.com
>> <ubuntu-pk-request at lists.ubuntu.com>  wrote:
>>      
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>>> Today's Topics:
>>>
>>>     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>
>>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
>>>
>>> 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>
>>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
>>>
>>> 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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