UbuntuOhio Ubucon Ohio '08!
theidiotthatisme at gmail.com
Mon Oct 8 06:12:56 BST 2007
Brady, you're right where I'm thinking. I'd let to make it as big as
possible and get some serious players involved. Unfortunately, I dont
hold any weight for anyone to really begin to take look, so we're going
to need to begin to set some things up to get notice. Also, hopefully we
can get System76 to help us out again. I've already contacted LGP for
some games and demos (hopefully), so maybe we can get System76 to lend
desktops for people to LAN / play on? Or of course Dell with their
recent partnership with Canonical (is there anyone we can get in touch
with on either side to push for support?).
Brady Merriweather wrote:
> Sounds good! You think we could possibly run possibly a sub main page,
> obtain donations to hold the event, offer tables to those other lugs
> that support Ubuntu? Maybe even get companies to hold demos as well?
> Taking it to the next level, almost as big as a Dell, Lovono, companies
> that show their support for the distro and make it as ravishing as a big
> time conference?
> Reason i bring that up the state's got the recognition for it, and funds
> to run it may be drawn to come. Even entry fee.
> Just thinking of ways to fund a serious Ubucon no man or women has ever
> witness on the planet earth!
> OK, went off the top there. :)
> On Sun, 2007-10-07 at 19:47 -0400, Anthony Hall wrote:
>> Sounds like it would be a great location! As for dates, Vorian and I
>> discussed the possibility of summer '08. I'd like to avoid having it
>> close to OLF, so I'm hoping for maybe a weekend in June sometime. Sound
>> Also, I know Vorian would like to make the event as big as possible. We
>> will definitely be having demos of Ubuntu and also probably hold an
>> installfest at the event. So far I've sent off an email to LGP to see
>> about maybe distributing free demos of their games, and/or also having
>> some of their games on some systems for people to play (Linux LAN Party
>> anyone?). But so far, we'd like to aim as high as possible :-)
>> All ideas welcome!
>> PTelly wrote:
>>> Hi Anthony, I have mentioned before that it would be possible to have
>>> such an event at the church I attend. If there would be a "lot" of
>>> people we could use the Connenxions Center which is 22,000 sq ft. We
>>> also have WiFi. The church is located in Gahanna not to far from I270.
>>> Would just need several dates to choose from to avoid conflicts.
>>> How about offering people a free OS? Demo on installing Ubuntu? People
>>> to answer question?
>>> Not sure I can be much help as I am very new to Ubuntu but I think I
>>> am stuck on it. Looking forward to the Gutsy Gibbon.
>>> Paul A. Telthorster
>>> On 10/7/07, *Anthony Hall* <theidiotthatisme at gmail.com
>>> <mailto:theidiotthatisme at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>> Interest has been growing for Ubuntu Ohio to host an Ubucon in
>>> Ohio for
>>> the summer of 2008! We want to throw the biggest and loudest party in
>>> all of Ohio, and we want you to be a part of it!
>>> What are some of your ideas for Ubucon? We want your opinions and
>>> Things we will need:
>>> Date / Time
>>> Food and Drinks
>>> And most importantly, ideas! What should we do at this event?
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