[UbuntuWomen] Introduction.

Emma Marshall emmamarshall54 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 12 17:13:20 UTC 2012

Welcome to the group! It's nice to meet you! It looks like Jasna provided
an excellent overview with advice on how to get involved. I'm adding you to
my Google+ and will share an Ubuntu circle with you to get you connected
socially :) It's great to have you!

Emma Marshall
Social Media Specialist
Cell: 720-364-5945

On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 3:30 AM, Rebecca Defoe <beckydefoe at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello to everyone on the Ubuntu women mailing list, my name is Rebecca, I
> live in the UK and am very nearly finished with a MSci degree in Computing
> and management.
> I first found out about Ubuntu from a friend who tried to fix my home
> computer only to find that the setup would not allow me to upgrade from
> Windows 2000 to Windows XP seamlessly. He suggested Ubuntu as an
> alternative. I struggled with it to begin with as the command line was
> intimidating.
> When I started university one of my awesome big sisters bought me a second
> hand iBook to take to university. I fell out of using Ubuntu for a while
> during this period but that computer broke within a year.
> In 2008 I bought one of the first netbook computers the Acer Aspire One
> which had Linpus Lite on it but I installed Ubuntu over it. I used that
> until it too broke (I am bad at picking hardware at this point). My
> lecturers encouraged me to buy an iMac and so I did, however it was a
> bugger to get to/from university on the train. These days dual boot os x
> (needed for work) and Ubuntu on a MacBook Pro.
> I love Ubuntu and would love to get more involved but I don't know where
> to begin! My ubuntu goals are to learn to program for the desktop (I know
> only web design) and to learn how to use vi! I would also love to work for
> Canonical one day.
> That was a not so short introduction to me and I look forward to
> conversing with you all soon!
> Regards
> Rebecca
> Sent from my BlackBerry® PlayBook™
> www.blackberry.com
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