[ubuntu-za] Ubuntu-ZA needs you!

Wikus Moller wikus.m at gmail.com
Sat Nov 25 12:04:13 GMT 2006


I can help with translation to sensible Afrikaans.

I don't know which web page to visit or where to apply.
I will be glad to help out.

On 11/25/06, Sally Davies <sally.davies at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Morgan
>
> If you need help with documentation, let me know. I'm no teccie but I am a
> writer, good at turning indigestible jargon into clear communication.
>
> Sally Davies, Somerset West
>
> 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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> >
>
>



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