[Ubuntu Oregon] Thoughts on "LoCo Members" and "Joining Ubuntu Oregon"

James Bradley jim at oregoncanoesport.com
Thu Jun 21 22:02:50 UTC 2012

Also, don't forget school systems. Apple stayed alive in the early '80s
by moving into schools. The result was a generation of students
indoctrinated in the Apple hype.


On 06/21/2012 02:47 PM, Benjamin Kerensa wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> With the warm months now upon us and a little sun I have felt rather
> optimistic about launching an all out grassroots campaign to grow
> Ubuntu Oregon's ranks and stimulate regional activity and some of the
> ideas I have to try and accomplish that goal are as follows:
> 1. I think Ubuntu Oregon needs brochures in a pdf format that anyone
> can print and leave and libraries, community boards etc and as such
> James Bradley has offered to contribute to the community by working on
> such a brochure.
> 2. I think we need to try and get more CD's and material in the hands
> of people in rural areas and smaller cities and towns where Open
> Source may not be as prevalent. It is my hope once these brochures are
> done that Nathan and I can do a road trip to Central and Southern
> Oregon and distribute some of these brochures and some CD's at rural
> libraries and community center's or anywhere else we can leave them.
> Any other thoughts on how we can engage more Ubuntu Users in Oregon or
> potential new users? Please do share ideas here on the mailing list.

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