[Ubuntu-US-CA] Tux will liberate a town in California
helios at fixedbylinux.com
Fri Feb 22 18:37:29 UTC 2008
Ernest, I look forward
On 2/22/08, Ernest De Leon <edeleonjr at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am in the Bay Area and I'm more than willing to help out. I'm not sure
> if there is a LoCo here (there probably is), but I would be honored to be
> part of a Team Tux for this event.
> Ernest, I look forward to working with you and anyone else in the area
> that can show up. Specific dates will be announced as we get closer to the
> event and all the niggling little details will be worked out well in
> advance. We are going to need people to help organize. Right now, it is
> just Larry and I, but if TUX500 taught us anything, it's that two guys or
> girls can start a ground swell of activity if they are persistant.
> Persistant, if nothing else...I am Unfortunately, I am in Austin and won't
> be able to make it to the Bay Area for the InstallFest...heck, I won't make
> it to california if we don't get some funds raised...but that will come as
> ti comes. I look forward to other comments and folks coming together on
On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 7:50 AM, Charles N Wyble <charles at thewybles.com>
> > Ken,
> > Thank you for announcing this. I think this is very
> > cool. I am actually going to be participating in a massive Ubuntu
> > InstallFest March 1st. Details at
> > http://wiki.untangle.com/index.php/Installfest
> > It is probably a good idea for you to participate in that in order to
> > get a good understanding of the logistics involved with a large scale end
> > user Linux deployment.
> > I look forward to the official announcement. J
> > *From:* ubuntu-us-ca-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com [mailto:
> > ubuntu-us-ca-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] *On Behalf Of *Kenneth Starks
> > *Sent:* Friday, February 22, 2008 6:49 AM
> > *To:* ubuntu-us-ca at lists.ubuntu.com
> > *Subject:* [Ubuntu-US-CA] Tux will liberate a town in California
> > Hi Folks,
> > My name is Ken Starks and I am author of the blog of helios.<http://www.blog.lobby4linux.com>
> > I am also the founder of HeliOS Solutions and Komputers4Kids. We have been
> > working on a project with major implications for the Linux Community and GNU
> > Linux in general. This is where I would like to make you aware of what we
> > are doing.
> > Christian Einfeldt of Digital Tipping Point is going to be filming the
> > project from start to finish and Zareason.com has been asked to provide
> > us the machines we need for the installfests preceding the actual event. We
> > are making arrangements for mass media coverage of this event and if all
> > goes right, this will make computing history. We are asking the California
> > Loco to be a part of this.
> > I came to you before I went to the larger Ubuntu user base for a few
> > reasons. One out of plain courtesy, and two...we are going to need funding
> > for this effort. We need to open an office in Felton fairly soon and get
> > things started there. Larry Cafiero, the editor I spoke of will man the
> > office and he will be our official presence there until I can get there in
> > June. He will also be in charge of the funds....again, I am handling the
> > media matters. All funding will be transparent and Larry will be taking
> > care of that. We are hoping that your loco will provide a "Team Tux" for
> > the install fest and to put faces on the media coverage. We are also hoping
> > that you can be the ones to go forward and let the community know where they
> > can contribute to this effort. The paypal account will be in place by
> > Monday.
> > If any of you care to contact me personally, you may feel free to do so
> > by email. I hope we can get this thing off the ground soon. The "Official"
> > announcement comes this Monday.
> > Ken Starks
> > HeliOS Solutions
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> Ernest de Leon
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> safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." - A common 18th Century
> sentiment voiced by Benjamin Franklin
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> government." - Edward Abbey
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