[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu UK Virtual Global Jam

Alan Bell alan.bell at theopenlearningcentre.com
Sat Apr 2 07:20:57 UTC 2011

morning all, we are Jamming today, kicking off with a session at 10 am 
helping people get themselves set up with launchpad accounts, and 
personal wiki pages and going through other similar setup bits to help 
you get started.


On 29/03/11 22:59, Alan Bell wrote:
> This Saturday from 10AM to whenever we get bored there will be an 
> online global jam session for the Ubuntu UK community. You can think 
> of it as a virtual barcamp, and just like other barcamps the agenda is 
> open and available for you to fill out with what you want to do. The 
> agenda is in fact here: http://pad.ubuntu-uk.org/globaljam2011 we can 
> cover any subjects, but I would like to focus on actually *doing* 
> things rather than talking about doing things. Ideas could include 
> things like:
>    * Propose a hack session on an application you are working on and
>      need some help
>    * Talk about Debian packaging and lets actually package something
>      together
>    * Run though some Natty installation testing together
>    * Write some documentation together
> The common theme is that this is a collaborative exercise in real time 
> and to support that we will be using the #ubuntu-uk IRC channel 
> <http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=ubuntu-uk&uio=OT10cnVlJjEwPXRydWUmMTE9MjE46> 
> that we use for general support and chat, plus we will also be using a 
> voice over IP conferencing server that uses the Mumble client. This 
> client is in Ubuntu so just find it in the software centre or “sudo 
> apt-get install mumble” from a terminal. Once you have it installed 
> and running you need to connect to the server at mumble.libertus.co.uk 
> and then start talking away. Please use a headset microphone to avoid 
> feedback or you will have to use the push to talk feature which is a 
> bit unnatural. The server is up and running already, feel free to give 
> it a try in advance.
> I look forward to hearing lots of people on Saturday!
> Alan.

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