[ubuntu-us-nc] Fwd: loco-contacts Digest, Vol 58, Issue 7

Amber Graner akgraner at gmail.com
Wed Mar 10 11:40:55 GMT 2010


Hi all Just in case I didn't send all these to the list (I thought I
did but just in case)  Here is the latest loco-contacts Digest :-)

Amber


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From: Jari Saarelainen <ulsakh0 at gmail.com>
Date: Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 4:05 AM
Subject: Re: loco-contacts Digest, Vol 58, Issue 7
To: loco-contacts at lists.ubuntu.com


@danny piccirillo: Doing sum serious butt-kicking at LoCo of ours on
that great idea..this is one of the main reasons why people switching
to gnu/linux..

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>   1. Ubuntu Global Jam - the clock is ticking (Daniel Holbach)
>   2. Re: New Ubuntu Website Theme (Rub?n Romero y Cordero)
>   3. Re: Server CD distribution (was: Ubuntu shipit) (Jan Claeys)
>   4. Re: Server CD distribution (was: Ubuntu shipit) (idleone)
>   5. RE: Evento en Paraguay - Event in Paraguay (Jan Claeys)
>   6. The Free Software, Open Source promise: what FOSS means for
>      non-coders (Danny Piccirillo)
>   7. Re: Evento en Paraguay - Event in Paraguay (Walter Magliano)
>   8. Re: [ubuntu-us-ma] The Free Software, Open Source promise:
>      what      FOSS means for  non-coders (Martin Owens)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2010 14:58:05 +0100
> From: Daniel Holbach <daniel.holbach at ubuntu.com>
> Subject: Ubuntu Global Jam - the clock is ticking
> To: "Ubuntu local community team (LoCo) contacts"
>        <loco-contacts at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Message-ID: <4B9653ED.5050401 at ubuntu.com>
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> Hello everybody,
>
> I had a chat with a number of you already and know there's a lot going
> on behind the scenes and some of you are busy planning your
> participation in the Ubuntu Global Jam.
>
>        https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuGlobalJam
>
>        26th - 28th March 2010
>
>
> It'd be great if we get the discussion going in blogs, on this mailing
> list and the ubuntu-event-planners list too.
>
>  - What is your team planning right now?
>  - Are you blocked on anything?
>  - Do you need help?
>
> We have a lot of experience and great ideas in this team, so share your
> thoughts and plans, so we can inspire each other and get a fantastic
> Ubuntu Global Jam going!
>
>
> Also note there's still a couple of tuition sessions coming up:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuGlobalJam#TrainingSessions
>
>
> Have a great day and let's make this UGJ ROCK!
>  Daniel
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 2
> Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 00:43:03 +0100
> From: Rub?n Romero y Cordero <huayra at ubuntu.com>
> Subject: Re: New Ubuntu Website Theme
> To: "Ubuntu local community team (LoCo) contacts"
>        <loco-contacts at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Message-ID:
>        <3b9084801003091543m2d98534eod018fec840f5829c at mail.gmail.com>
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> On Sat, Mar 6, 2010 at 10:56 PM, Michael Lustfield
> <mtecknology at ubuntu.com>wrote:
>
> > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
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> > [...]
> > > > I think it would be useful for locoteams to have the new branding in
> > > > place in time before the release...?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > Indeed that would be good.
> > >
> >
>
> We share this idea. I have already contacted Canonical and the Spread Ubuntu
> project is participating actively in the new branding/identity definition of
> our community ;-)
>
>
> > > Jan
> >
> > I would be willing to keep a local private bzr branch and allow only a
> > select few to even see the website until it's ready to be completed.
> > Who should I talk to about that?
> >
> >
> So let's talk together and cooperate instead of doubling our work :-)
>
> Evan from the SpreadUbuntu team has a branch with a theme that's almost
> finished:
>  * https://code.launchpad.net/~echowarp/ubuntu-drupal-theme/2010
>
> We will not be going live with this before it is ok for us to do so, but we
> do aready have a working theme. See a screenshot here:
> *
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MarketingTeam/Projects/SpreadUbuntu/Brand?action=AttachFile&do=get&target=drupaltheme-2010-03-10-branchupdated
>
>
> Maybe if we can combine our work with anything Canonical or the
> Ubuntu-Website team might have then we can get this done, packaged and
> testable in just a few days.
>
>  --
>
> > > > Jan Claeys
> > > >
> > - --
> > Michael Lustfield
> > Kalliki Software
> >
> > Network and Systems Administrator
> >
>
> Best regards,
>
> Rub?n Romero
> SpreadUbuntu *Driver* and SysAdmin for ubuntu.ec and ubuntu.no
>
> https://launchpad.net/~huayra
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> Message: 3
> Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 00:53:10 +0100
> From: Jan Claeys <lists at janc.be>
> Subject: Re: Server CD distribution (was: Ubuntu shipit)
> To: loco-contacts at lists.ubuntu.com
> Message-ID: <1268178790.7804.348.camel at saeko.local>
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> Op maandag 08-03-2010 om 08:10 uur [tijdzone +0100], schreef Rafael
> Carreras:
> > In my community there are a lot of Kubuntu users, including me, and
> > rising. Perhaps we are quite odd.
>
> Those CDs are for /new/ users, not collectors items for existing users
> (one can order CDs from the Canonical shop for that purpose).
>
>
> And IME it's best to give Ubuntu CDs to new users, because AFAIK most of
> the relevant documentation, including all(?) books for new users, are
> written with Ubuntu (and GNOME) in mind.  (Of course that might be
> different where you live, I don't know all books in all languages etc.)
>
>
> --
> Jan Claeys
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
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> Message: 4
> Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2010 18:59:38 -0500
> From: idleone <oneidle at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Server CD distribution (was: Ubuntu shipit)
> To: "Ubuntu local community team (LoCo) contacts"
>        <loco-contacts at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Message-ID: <1268179178.3042.3.camel at idleone-desktop>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="UTF-8"
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> On Wed, 2010-03-10 at 00:53 +0100, Jan Claeys wrote:
> > Op maandag 08-03-2010 om 08:10 uur [tijdzone +0100], schreef Rafael
> > Carreras:
> > > In my community there are a lot of Kubuntu users, including me, and
> > > rising. Perhaps we are quite odd.
> >
> > Those CDs are for /new/ users, not collectors items for existing users
> > (one can order CDs from the Canonical shop for that purpose).
> >
> For those who do want to collect the printed CD's you could also attend
> some Ubuntu events in your area. Usualy the LoCo will have a pile of
> CD's to give out :-)
>
>
>
>
> >
> > And IME it's best to give Ubuntu CDs to new users, because AFAIK most of
> > the relevant documentation, including all(?) books for new users, are
> > written with Ubuntu (and GNOME) in mind.  (Of course that might be
> > different where you live, I don't know all books in all languages etc.)
> >
> >
> > --
> > Jan Claeys
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> John Chiazzese
>
> In this concrete jungle we live. Our survival is love that we give.
> Now my instinct is guiding my way. It?s true what they say.
> The world is your chance to create.
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 5
> Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 01:13:26 +0100
> From: Jan Claeys <lists at janc.be>
> Subject: RE: Evento en Paraguay - Event in Paraguay
> To: loco-contacts at lists.ubuntu.com
> Message-ID: <1268180006.7804.389.camel at saeko.local>
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> Op dinsdag 09-03-2010 om 07:03 uur [tijdzone -0600], schreef Diego
> Turcios:
> > Well I will translate Walter email
>
> Please translate back (if needed)...  ;)
>
> > Hi to everyone,
> > Sorry I can't write this email on english and I would apreciate
> > someone to do it.
> >
> > This month Ubuntu Paraguay Team its making an event as part of the
> > ofical announcement of our Loco Team. We don't have the day yet, but
> > we are planning it for the end of the month. So I write you for asking
> > you help in the following topics:
> > 1. Use of the Ubuntu Logo and Ubuntu Paraguay Team Logo
> > Which are restrictions and necesary permissions
>
> Basically if it's for the LoCoTeam, and not a for-profit company for
> example, then using the Ubuntu logo is okay.
>
> See http://www.ubuntu.com/aboutus/trademarkpolicy for more details.
>
> I don't see any problem with the ubuntu-py logo either.
> (The restrictions about using the logo in your locoteam logo are at the
> bottom of the text at the URL above.)
>
> > 2. Gifts
> > Can we give stickers for the event
>
> Of course.
>
> > 3. Can we announced the Ubuntu Logo and Ubuntu Paraguay with out any
> > problem??
>
> That's more or less the same question as 1) I think?
>
>
> --
> Jan Claeys
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 6
> Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2010 19:21:51 -0500
> From: Danny Piccirillo <danny.piccirillo at ubuntu.com>
> Subject: The Free Software, Open Source promise: what FOSS means for
>        non-coders
> To: Ubuntu Marketing <ubuntu-marketing at lists.ubuntu.com>,       Ubuntu
>        local community team contacts <loco-contacts at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Message-ID:
>        <cc3196b1003091621j4f57b8day7744ff57ba0eb91 at mail.gmail.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8"
>
> Spreading the ideals of FOSS is a bit difficult when we have to explain how
> our tools respect freedom and why peer-review and our methods create better
> software. I propose that we put together a solid list of Free Software (Open
> Source) promises that people can expect from FOSS tools. That is, a list of
> things that would never happen with FOSS with examples of where it has
> happened with major proprietary software. Example: DRM
>
> Thoughts?
>
>
> --
> .danny
>
> ??? - http://www.google.com/profiles/danny.piccirillo
> Every (in)decision matters.
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> Message: 7
> Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2010 21:11:09 -0400
> From: Walter Magliano <wmagliano at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Evento en Paraguay - Event in Paraguay
> To: "Ubuntu local community team (LoCo) contacts"
>        <loco-contacts at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Message-ID:
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> Excelent!!!
>
> Ok, now I go to work!!!
>
> Another question, can I request 50 Cd Ubuntu & 50 Cd Kubuntu from "Request
> Ubuntu" for this event?
>
> 2010/3/9 Jan Claeys <lists at janc.be>
>
> > Op dinsdag 09-03-2010 om 07:03 uur [tijdzone -0600], schreef Diego
> > Turcios:
> > > Well I will translate Walter email
> >
> > Please translate back (if needed)...  ;)
> >
> > > Hi to everyone,
> > > Sorry I can't write this email on english and I would apreciate
> > > someone to do it.
> > >
> > > This month Ubuntu Paraguay Team its making an event as part of the
> > > ofical announcement of our Loco Team. We don't have the day yet, but
> > > we are planning it for the end of the month. So I write you for asking
> > > you help in the following topics:
> > > 1. Use of the Ubuntu Logo and Ubuntu Paraguay Team Logo
> > > Which are restrictions and necesary permissions
> >
> > Basically if it's for the LoCoTeam, and not a for-profit company for
> > example, then using the Ubuntu logo is okay.
> >
> > See http://www.ubuntu.com/aboutus/trademarkpolicy for more details.
> >
> > I don't see any problem with the ubuntu-py logo either.
> > (The restrictions about using the logo in your locoteam logo are at the
> > bottom of the text at the URL above.)
> >
> > > 2. Gifts
> > > Can we give stickers for the event
> >
> > Of course.
> >
> > > 3. Can we announced the Ubuntu Logo and Ubuntu Paraguay with out any
> > > problem??
> >
> > That's more or less the same question as 1) I think?
> >
> >
> > --
> > Jan Claeys
> >
> >
> > --
> > loco-contacts mailing list
> > loco-contacts at lists.ubuntu.com
> > https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/loco-contacts
> >
>
>
>
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> Message: 8
> Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2010 21:19:21 -0500
> From: Martin Owens <doctormo at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-us-ma] The Free Software, Open Source promise:
>        what    FOSS means for  non-coders
> To: Ubuntu Massachusetts Local Community Team
>        <ubuntu-us-ma at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Cc: Ubuntu Marketing <ubuntu-marketing at lists.ubuntu.com>,       Ubuntu local
>        community team contacts <loco-contacts at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Message-ID: <1268187561.7863.8.camel at delen>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="UTF-8"
>
> You need to define if you mean examples, description or one liners.
>
> I'm confused.
>
> On Tue, 2010-03-09 at 19:18 -0500, Danny Piccirillo wrote:
> > Spreading the ideals of FOSS is a bit difficult when we have to
> > explain how our tools respect freedom and why peer-review and our
> > methods create better software. I propose that we put together a solid
> > list of Free Software (Open Source) promises that people can expect
> > from FOSS tools. That is, a list of things that would never happen
> > with FOSS with examples of where it has happened with major
> > proprietary software. Example: DRM
> >
> >
> > Thoughts?
> >
> > --
> > .danny
> >
> > ??? - http://www.google.com/profiles/danny.piccirillo
> > Every (in)decision matters.
> >
>
>
>
>
>
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