[ubuntu-uk] Children In Need fund raising, following Linux World Expo.
rob at esdelle.co.uk
Mon Nov 20 20:39:27 GMT 2006
Quoting Matthew East <mdke at ubuntu.com>:
>> Nik Butler wrote:
>>> Okay So , A little late but not out of time here is the link to the
>>> little Charity drive I suggested at Linux World Expo .
>> I've submitted a quick story to the fridge about this, so hopefully
>> we'll get some wider coverage of the auction.
> We've just put this live. Sorry, didn't see it earlier. Hopefully there
> will be some good publicity for it now, increasing the bids!
> I've cleaned up the wiki page a bit too.
Wow, looks like there certainly is some interest there. Not sure if
any of you folks remember but I was holding a Children In Need event in
South Devon last weekend. Although it could have done with a bit more
planning and we didn't get that many visitors we did manage to raise
£54 and managed to get 5 people on to Ubuntu, 4 of which are solely on
Ubuntu and one who is dual booting with XP Home as his printer/scanner
combo machine (Lexmark X1270)and USB ADSL modem (AOL USB modem) don't
work under Ubuntu but the guy said he would get a wireless router and
just use Windows for printing. He also said that he would install
Ubuntu on another PC for his kids.
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