[Ubuntu-US-CA] Tux will liberate a town in California

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Fri Feb 22 18:47:23 UTC 2008


It's funny that you mention Austin.  I grew up in San Antonio and lived
there for 27 years...I just moved out here to the Bay Area last year.

On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 10:37 AM, Kenneth Starks <helios at fixedbylinux.com>
wrote:

> 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
> > this.
>
>
> Ken
>
> On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 7:50 AM, Charles N Wyble <charles at thewybles.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > >   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
> > >
> > > --
> > > Ubuntu-us-ca mailing list
> > > Ubuntu-us-ca at lists.ubuntu.com
> > > Modify settings or unsubscribe at:
> > > https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-us-ca
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Ernest de Leon
> > http://www.smbtechadvice.com
> >
> > "They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
> > safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." - A common 18th Century
> > sentiment voiced by Benjamin Franklin
> >
> > "A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his
> > government." - Edward Abbey
> >
> > "All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do
> > nothing." - Edmund Burke, English statesman and political philosopher
> > (1729-1797)
> >
> > --
> > Ubuntu-us-ca mailing list
> > Ubuntu-us-ca at lists.ubuntu.com
> > Modify settings or unsubscribe at:
> > https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-us-ca
> >
> >
>
> --
> Ubuntu-us-ca mailing list
> Ubuntu-us-ca at lists.ubuntu.com
> Modify settings or unsubscribe at:
> https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-us-ca
>
>


-- 
Ernest de Leon
http://www.smbtechadvice.com

"They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety." - A common 18th Century sentiment
voiced by Benjamin Franklin

"A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his
government." - Edward Abbey

"All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing." -
Edmund Burke, English statesman and political philosopher (1729-1797)
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-us-ca/attachments/20080222/89a17f27/attachment.html>


More information about the Ubuntu-us-ca mailing list