ubuntu-us-nj Trenton Computer Festival April 25-26

Tan Chen tantanchen at gmail.com
Mon Apr 13 14:23:36 BST 2009


I'm completely new, but I figure I might as well join in the
discussion. I think giving away CDs randomly would be a waste. I think
CDs should reserved for people are seem admit and openly express
interest in trying ubuntu.

Tan

On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 9:18 PM,  <n2vip at verizon.net> wrote:
> Joe, all:
>
> I can't commit to time at the table, but just a few thoughts:
>
>  - I think it is good to have some CD-Rs w/Ubuntu Linux (9.04) - but no need
> for a great number, but a few for those interested would be helpful.
>
>  - TCF may not be a place where you'll find "newbies", and non-newbies will
> have tried Ubuntu (or any other Linux/*BSD) already
>
>  - Providing pointers, a friendly face, and help with minor frustrations
> should be the goal of the booth - reinforcing interest
>
> I just gave a couple presentations in my community on linux (in general)
> this month, and most attendees had tried Linux a few years ago but had
> problems - they will want to know if their personal itches have been
> scratched (yet)...
>
> Ken Hansen
>
>
> Apr 12, 2009 09:30:02 PM, ubuntu-us-nj at lists.ubuntu.com wrote:
>
> Hello everyone,
>
> The Ubuntu LoCo Team will be at the Trenton Computer Festival on
> Aprile 25th and 26th. Bryan and I will both be giving presentations
> (Mine will be on Asterisk, Bryan will be doing the stump speech on
> Linux), we'll have a table, and we'll be doing demos. I'm not sure if
> we're giving out CDs (Dave and Bryan suggested this was pretty futile,
> as people take them and don't do anything with them), but we'll be
> giving out information on Linux and Ubuntu, along side PLUG's table.
>
> You can find out more about TCF here:
> http://tcf-nj.org
>
> If you want to sign up to be at the tables for one of the days, sign up
> here:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/NewJerseyTeam/Events/TCF
> (If you don't want to sign up for Launchpad to add one line to the
> wiki page, just email me your info).
>
> I only got 5 badges for the weekend, and we're already pretty full,
> which is why I'm sending this to the LoCo team list only for now; I'll
> post this on our webpage, and send an email to the LUGs in a few days.
> If there are people in the LoCo team that want to come after the list
> fills up, shoot me an email and I'll see what we can do.
>
> As I said earlier, Dave and Bryan suggested that we not give out CDs.
> Does anyone have suggestions on what we should give out? Last year we
> gave out a cheat sheet that listed web sites for New Jersey LUGs (and
> PLUG), and support information for Ubuntu. Dave suggested having
> people bring USB sticks to load Ubuntu on. Personally, I'm OK with not
> spending Thursday and Friday night burning CDs on 3 computers, but I
> want to see if anyone else has suggestions.
>
> Cheers,
> Joe Terranova
>
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