Ubuntu presentation for user group?

Jason Ribeiro jason.ribeiro at gmail.com
Fri Aug 3 20:44:21 BST 2007

Hey Jack,

Regarding "canned" presentations, check out
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Presentations and
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MarketingTeam .  Someone on the marketing team
might have some more advice, might want to try their list as well or
their irc channel on freenode.


On 8/3/07, Jack Daniel <jackadaniel at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ah yes, define your goals, Jack...
> This would be an intro to Linux on the desktop, using Ubuntu as the
> distro.  I have some of the group thinking about (and occasionally
> even using) Linux as a Windows recovery utility thanks in part to
> presentations I have delivered on Knoppix and Helix.  This would be a
> "next step", getting a system installed and running some basic apps.
> Dealing with NTFS would be good "bonus material".  Basically just
> raising the comfort level with Linux in general and Ubuntu in
> particular.  These people can get XP and Vista installed in their
> sleep, Ubuntu installation will be painless for most of them.
> Given that most IT pros are now at least vaguely comfortable with VMs,
> I think the ability to run without having to install on bare metal or
> deal with partitioning and dual booting should ease the process of
> experimentation.  And then there's Wubi, I'm still surprised at how
> well it works.
> So, Brian and Martin, thanks for starting me off in the right
> direction.  I should know by the end of next week if I'm on for
> October and will follow up with details.
> Thanks
> Jack
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