[Ubuntu-US-CA] User Group Contacts wiki page

Ilan Rabinovitch irabinovitch at edmunds.com
Thu Jul 3 06:14:40 UTC 2008


Checkout www.lalugs.org for a list of LUGs in the Los Angeles area.

Ilan

Joe Smith wrote:
> Cool, I really like the structure of the page. I think that we need to 
> compile a list of groups that we need to contact ( 
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CaliforniaTeam/Groups ) Does anyone know of 
> groups in Los Angeles or on college campuses?
> 
> 
> On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 1:01 AM, Grant Bowman 
> <grantbow at gmail.com 
> <mailto:grantbow at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>     I put up https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CaliforniaTeam/UserGroupContacts to
>     begin the discussion.  Feel free to edit or change anything about it.
>     Here's the text so far.  When we get done we can link to it from
>     somewhere appropriate.
> 
>     Cheers,
> 
>     --
>     -- Grant Bowman <grantbow at gmail.com
>     <mailto:grantbow at gmail.com>>
> 
> 
>     === Why contact LUGs? ===
>      1. to inform them that we exist as a resource (so they can invite us
>     to come talk, etc)
>      1. to find out what they would like us to be able to provide for them
>      1. to get our name out there so their members know they can
>     join/help our LoCo
>      1. to inform them that we may refer local Ubuntu users to their
>     meetings & install fests
>      1. to let them know we do not wish to compete with them, but assist
>     them in their efforts
>      1. Local California Linux user groups generally meet in person on a
>     regular basis for end-user education & support
>      1. Our LoCo performs very diverse activities specifically for
>     Ubuntu Linux throughout the state (often meeting virutally) and is
>     made up of volunteer Ubuntu representative/advocates. LoCos advocate,
>     promote, translate, develop and otherwise improve Ubuntu, acting as a
>     backbone of the Ubuntu community.  For more information see [LoCoFAQ]
>     and LoCoWorkingWithOtherGroups
> 
>     === What might we be able to offer LUGs? ===
>      * Speakers at LUG meetings
>      * Ubuntu expertise to assist in LUG activities
>      * Advocate Ubuntu at LUG meetings
>      * Ubuntu specific support & news
>      * CD distribution
>      * Release parties
>      * Press releases based on the Fridge
>      * Outreach programs with local schools
>      * Marketing support
>      * Establish a general Ubuntu community aspect within your local area
>      * Participate or hold Installfests
> 
>     === How to contact a LUG? ===
> 
>     Contactors should not spam, but make personalized contact with a user
>     group representative.  Ideally a contactor will already have attended
>     one of the user group's meetings.
> 
>     === California User Groups ===
> 
>     || LUG Name || Meeting Time & Location || Representative Information
>     || Last Contact || Contactor ||
>     || [http://www.svlug.org Sample LUG] || 1st Wed 7 - 9 PM in Mountain
>     View || [mailto:joe_smith at foo.com
>     <mailto:joe_smith at foo.com> Joe Smith] || July
>     2, 2009 ||
>     [https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Grantbow Grantbow] ||
> 
>     This is not an exhaustive list, only the ones with which we have
>     made contact.
> 
>     === Log Excerpt from CaliforniaTeam/Meetings/08June29 - remove later ===
> 
>     {{{
>     19:41 < Flannel> Next topic is: Proposal for creating relationships
>     with the various Linux groups in California
>     ... [logfile excerp omitted] ...
>     }}}
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