[ubuntu-za] Ubuntu-ZA needs you!

kevin billnaai at hotmail.com
Tue Nov 28 10:20:07 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.
> 
See 

https://launchpad.net/rosetta/

and 

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/AfrikaansTranslators

> 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
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > ubuntu-za mailing list
> > > ubuntu-za at lists.ubuntu.com
> > > https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-za
> > >
> >
> >
> 





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