[ubuntu-uk] Not everyone is an expert!

Laura Czajkowski laura at lczajkowski.com
Thu Aug 22 15:03:17 UTC 2013

On 22/08/13 15:59, Gareth France wrote:
> I am in a dead area for user groups and would like to start one up. I 
> feel it would be a great help to have something physical where people 
> can go for help, support and encouragement. However whenever I mention 
> this and try to push for it I just get hit with a whole lot of 
> negative comments and lethargy. Nobody seems willing to support the 
> idea at all and I think it's a real shame. There seems to be a lot of 
> laziness and 'let somebody else deal with it' attitude going on. I'm 
> more than happy to set one up but it's not easy when you don't have 
> any proof that anybody else will even turn up!
> We all need to remember at all times that when we talk on these 
> forums, chat rooms, web pages that we are representing the brand 
> (whichever floats your boat) and so should keep it positive, 
> constructive and supportive at all times. If any of us feels the need 
> to drag the tone down we really shouldn't be doing so in such a public 
> way, keep it 1 on 1.


There is nothing to stop you organising it, sending a link out to date / 
time of the meet up here if you so chose,  it's an Ubuntu mailing list 
so I assume the meet up would be Ubuntu related of some kind, perhaps 
you could add the event to the loco team portal.


Laura Czajkowski
LoCo Council Member
Community Council Member

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