[UbuntuWomen] 100 Ubuntu Users Project announcement

Amber Graner akgraner at ubuntu.com
Tue Jun 22 14:21:44 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 11:32 PM, Belinda Lopez
<belinda.lopez at canonical.com> wrote:
> Hi folks,
>   in an effort to kick start my own efforts with teachers and all things
> education I've decided to challenge myself and anyone else or group who
> wants to work on mentoring.  Since it is summer for me and teachers in my
> area, I've decided to start working on introducing more teachers to FOSS.
> I've already started a course on Edubuntu on the http://learn.ufbt.net/
> site and hope to start holding regular training sessions for all things
> education and Ubuntu soon.  All of this to help kick off the 100 New Ubuntu
> Users project!

Dinda I love this idea.  Thank you so much for kick starting this.
I'll start getting this information out to people.

Thank you for coming up with this idea and getting it off the ground!

> Project Overview
> Based loosely on the 100 Papercuts concept lead by David Siegel of the
> Design Team, this project aims to introduce Ubuntu to 100 new users in this
> cycle. Project team members and individuals are encouraged to each introduce
> Ubuntu to a new person and track that work on the team or personal wiki. The
> number 100 was chosen b/c it is manageable, easy to track and achievable by
> any dedicated team or person.
> Project Design
> Each team/person will create a wiki page with a table with 100 rows with the
> following column titles:
> Team Member | New User | Date Introduced | Notes (can include feedback from
> the new user, observations, blog posts, links to pics, anything but keep it
> short |
> That's it! We just want a tangible way to show progress and activity,
> doesn't need to be fancy or formal just help promote Ubuntu to new users and
> let the world know about it. Once you reach 100, then we start over or
> transition to another level of mentoring.
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/100UsersProject
> https://launchpad.net/~100ubuntuusers
> You can keep up with my progress here:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/100NewUbuntuEducators
> cheers,
> Dinda
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Amber Graner//akgraner//

Just me Amber.

There are lots of Linux users who don't care how the kernel works, but
only want to use it. That is a tribute to how good Linux is.
Linus Torvalds

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