[ubuntu-uk] computer fairs
rob at esdelle.co.uk
Wed Feb 11 09:20:16 GMT 2009
Paul Sutton wrote:
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> Rob Beard wrote:
>> On 10/02/2009 12:14, alan c wrote:
>>> Just a thought:
>>> If you make it an undiluted 'Ubuntu' stand you may fall foul of the
>>> confusion that considers Ubuntu to be a commercial product (being
>>> sponsored) and therefore not applicable for a non trading status. I
>>> could not continue if I had 35 pound costs for each table. On
>>> occasions I have three tables......
>>> This is where the FOSS and Infopoint branding identity is so very
>>> useful. there is a lot of FOSS for Windows, which I also show.
>> Plus I guess it covers other distros too other than just Ubuntu.
>> I think if we were to do something in Devon we'd possibly look at using
>> our Devon & Cornwall GNU/Linux User Group banner :-)
> Good idea,
> The shoreline bar in Paignton are happy for us to put posters up prior
> to lug meets, so if you wanted to invite people along, or perhaps invite
> any customers who happen to be in the cafe to view a demo, of ubuntu,
> that is perhaps possible.
> Otherwise, I think we need to get together, and really plan what we
> want to do, what we need, how we are going to advertise, etc.
> I think the idea of having a flyer with the list of applications is a
> good one, we could put those around places, and if people want a cd
> they can come and see us at a meeting perhaps,
> Perhaps we can get this designed or at least printed professionally.
> one of the problems with cd's esp with the open cd is they go out of
> date quickly with ubuntu the next version has a known release date but
> with the open cd they can release a new version in between. for example
> there is usually one around software freedom day.
I can't help but think that this message would have been better sent to
the DCGLUG list rather than Ubuntu-UK as it's more Devon (or at least
But yes a get together would be good, it's just a case of finding time.
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