Ubuntu Newbies Project (UNP)

Martin Meredith martin at sourceguru.net
Wed Jun 8 12:02:43 UTC 2005

That's a great idea, and something wer could look into - say for
example, helping out ubuntu n00bs at your LUG ... and trying to
introduce more people into the linux community in genreal...

Feel free to send em more info on how you plan to do this :D I'd be very
interested in it

Stephen R Laniel wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 08, 2005 at 01:39:19AM +0100, Martin Meredith wrote:
>>To be fair, any amount of time dedicated would be nice... but we ask for
>>a dedicated time of 10 hours (which is subject to change) because we
>>feel that there needs to eba  dedicated "support etwork" for the newbs -
>>which IMO there currently isnt.
> I'm more inclined to do work supporting local Linux
> newbies. Having someone hands-on who could support me
> throughout the learning process was invaluable to my
> learning Linux.
> IRC support is fine too, but I suspect that's already
> self-limiting your audience to people who are way more
> technically proficient than the audience I think we should
> be supporting.
> Just my $0.02.

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