[ubuntu-uk] Children In Need
rob at esdelle.co.uk
Sat Nov 11 21:12:19 GMT 2006
I was wondering if any of the members on here are going to do something
Linux related for Children In Need?
I can't recall who mentioned the idea of doing an install day in aid of
Children In Need. I mentioned it to my local LUG although there was
only slight interest.
Anyway, I decided to persevere with the idea and I have managed to
arrange a FLOSS related event in Devon with proceeds going to Children
At first I was going to go with the Ubuntu idea although a few of the
LUG members mentioned other distros and considering I couldn't do it
all on my own I decided to make it a Linux install day. Then someone
else mentioned that some people would find it easier trying some FLOSS
software such as Firefox, Thunderbird and OOo first. With this in mind
I have managed to get a small venue in a conference room at a local
recording studio. I'm going to be flying the flag for Ubuntu, I will
be burning off a whole load of Ubuntu/Kubuntu/Xubuntu CDs and
demonstrating Ubuntu. So far I've mentioned it to two people at work
whose PCs were in a bad state (PCs riddled with spyware etc). My dad
is also interested in trying it out too.
The event I am holding will be on Saturday 18th November in Newton
Abbot from 10am at The Music Mill recording studio. If there are any
members of the list in Devon then please feel free to come along, the
more the merrier :-)
Hopefully with little events like this we'll be able to spread the word
and do a bit for charity at the same time.
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