[UbuntuWomen] Ubuntu4girls projetc

Meg Kurdziolek meg.kurdziolek at gmail.com
Fri Sep 28 14:32:31 UTC 2007

When I was a kid, I really liked computer games. Some of them were
educational, all of them were fun. I think making a live CD for kids where
fun themes (maybe popular cartoons?) and games are already installed would
be good.

Also, I don't know if it was just me, but I really liked drawing pictures
and making my own graphics. (I still do!) I would put the pictures I made on
invitations to a birthday party and just funny things I would make for my
parents. Gimp is a bit much to ask a 6 year old to deal with, we could make
sure they have simple drawing programs.

Also, we could work on the navigation. We want to make the games and
everything very easily accessible.

Those are my ideas, but I agree with everyone else who said we should talk
to some actual youngins. They could tell you their favorite cartoons,
favorite colors, and favorite hobbies which would help in the creation of

~Meg Kurdziolek

On 9/28/07, Miriam Ruiz <little.miry at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2007/9/28, Elizabeth Bevilacqua <lyz at ubuntu.com>:
> > Why not call it Pink and Flowers Ubuntu? Or Pretty Ubuntu? Why does
> > the name have to be gender focused?
> I agree to your suggestion, it'll be nice to be able to attract some
> boys to it too, and fight against the gender gap. I still don't know
> if the original plan was just to develop a theme ore there was some
> more in it. You don't need to create a whole distro for that, a new
> theme could be perfectly added to Ubuntu. I'm just waiting an answer
> to that.
> Miry
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