[ubuntu-uk] computer fairs

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Wed Feb 11 09:20:16 GMT 2009


Paul Sutton wrote:
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> Rob Beard wrote:
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>> On 10/02/2009 12:14, alan c wrote:
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>>> 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.
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>>>       
>> 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 :-)
>>
>> Rob
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>>     
> 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.
>
>
> Paul
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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 
Torbay) specific.

But yes a get together would be good, it's just a case of finding time.

Rob





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