[ubuntu-za] Ubuntu-ZA needs you!

Wikus Moller wikus.m at gmail.com
Fri Nov 24 16:38:22 GMT 2006


Hi Morgan.

Thanks for your email.
I want to be an xubuntu user and my internet connection is too slow to
download it.
Is there any other way get it?

Thanks
Wikus

On 11/24/06, Morgan Collett <morgan at penguinlabs.net> wrote:
>
> Hi All
>
> I had the privilege recently to attend the Ubuntu Developer Summit in
> Mountain View, California at the Googleplex.
>
> It was great to meet people who are really getting the Ubuntu community
> going, including Jono Bacon - the Ubuntu Community Manager, and a bunch
> of people involved in LoCo teams round the world.
>
> I've come back all inspired - it's time to rock South Africa with
> Ubuntu!
>
> So what is this LoCo team anyway? We're not a LUG - rather this is the
> place to hang out with Ubuntu users and activists.
>
> Here are a bunch of useful pages on the Ubuntu Wiki about LoCo teams and
> what we can get up to:
> * https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LoCoFAQ
> * https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LoCoTeamHowto
> * https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LoCoTeamKnowledgeBase
>
> This is all about getting involved.
>
> There are several ways you can contribute:
> * Participate in Ubuntu through
>   - Language translations - come on, we have lots of languages!
>   - Logging bugs - especially on the development releases and milestones
>   - Documentation - get involved in writing and/or translation
>   - QA & Bug Triaging - help the developers drink from the firehose...
>   - Artwork, marketing, etc.
> * Participate in the South African Ubuntu community through
>   - Networking with other Ubuntu users
>   - Encouraging others to use Ubuntu
>   - Get togethers and installfests
>   - Events - promoting Ubuntu
>   - Feeding Ubuntu-related news to local media
>   - Distribution - helping others get hold of Ubuntu on CD/DVD
>   - Getting our wiki at http://www.ubuntu-za.org/Wiki up to date and
> useful
>   - Chatting on IRC #ubuntu-za on Freenode...
>   - Getting involved in promoting the LoCo team itself
>   - etc!
>
> Check out some of the other rocking LoCo teams:
> * https://wiki.ubuntu.com/AustralianTeam
> * https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ColoradoTeam
>
> I've got a copy of The Official Ubuntu Book, signed by three of the
> authors, to give away - so get some ideas going for a competition.
>
> By the way, whoever got the forum going for ZA LoCo Team
> (http://ubuntuforums.org/forumdisplay.php?f=194) - awesome! Thanks!
>
> Stay tuned for more enthusiasm...
>
> Cheers
> Morgan
>
>
>
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