[Ubuntu-US-CA] Release Party in Hollywood, CA
orengolan at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 07:21:01 UTC 2010
I created an event:
now it's time to mention it anywhere I can think of:
- our company's blog/twitter/facebook
- technical meetups (meetup.com) in LA
- campus websites?
spam #ubuntu, #ubuntu-release-party, #ubuntu-locoteams
fliers on my way to work (1 hour commute on train+bike will provide plenty
of time to pitch it)
Please help me spread the rumor by telling your friends, writing a blog
post/identica/twitter or anything else that you can think of!
btw, how to post it on PlanetUbuntu?
Here is the event's details (English is my second language so please correct
anything you want) -
Hollywood 10.10.10 Release Party
Let's celebrate Ubuntu's new release and meet new friends!
Who can come?
Anyone how is interested in free and open source software.
What are we gonna do?
- play ping-pong
- play x-box on a giant screen
- help people replace their Windows/Mac - with Ubuntu or other open source
- Free Ubuntu CD give-aways
Mon, 11 Oct. 2010 6:30 - 10:00pm
729 Seward St Melrose Ave Los Angeles, CA 90038
a few pics of the office:
What we might talk about?
- Introduction to Ubuntu Desktop
- How to install Ubuntu on a typical laptop, PC or netbook
- Guided tour of the Desktop and basic admin
- contributing to open source projects (as developers and as
- crash courses in Python/Ruby/Unicycling (or any other topic people can
Should I bring anything?
Please bring your own food / drinks.
On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 10:42 PM, Joseph Bonaventura <joebonni at gmail.com>wrote:
> wow i really wanted to do this and help install ubuntu but i have to work
> till 9pm i am at the cerritos auto mall .........................
> On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 3:20 PM, Oren Golan <orengolan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I got a green light for the party.
>> it will be on Monday evening (around 7pm).
>> I need help with the content/agenda.
>> here are some ideas:
>> Help installing ubuntu/linux
>> How to contribute as developer/non-developer
>> Developing applications on ubuntu/linux (maybe python crash course)
>> Web development on ubuntu/linux - tools/best practices
>> any other ideas/suggestions?
>> On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 2:49 AM, Clint Byrum <clint at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>>> Oren, this sounds great!
>>> I live just south of Hollywood and would love to come!
>>> If there's anything I can do to help, let me know!
>>> Also, in case this doesn't work out, are there other members in the
>>> general Los Angeles area who would like to propose a place for a release
>>> party? Maybe somewhere public?
>>> On Oct 2, 2010, at 3:34 PM, Oren Golan wrote:
>>> > I would like to hold a Release party at the company I work for -
>>> > we got space for about 100 people, giant screen, video games, ping-pong
>>> table, beers, and a slide..
>>> > I am pushing Ubuntu on every occasion (new employees even get a free CD
>>> as a gift..) and personally I use ubuntu, lubuntu and xubuntu on every
>>> machine I can get a hold on.
>>> > I even sneaked a few Ubuntu servers for some of our projects at
>>> borderstylo (don't tell our ops team, they still think it's debian..)
>>> > some pics of the office -
>>> > http://www.borderstylo.com/posts/205-company-culture-at-border-stylo
>>> > I asked to become an Ubuntu California member so I can post the event
>>> details here: http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/global/326/detail/
>>> > Please let me know if it's ok so I'll make sure my company is OK with
>>> this (they are awesome and will approve it).
>>> > I will later on use twitter/blogs/identica/facebook/ to spread the
>>> > Thanks,
>>> > Oren
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