[ubuntu-za] Gutsy Release Party plans...

Morgan Collett morgan at ubuntu.com
Mon Sep 10 14:08:10 BST 2007

The 7.10 release is on the horizon - we should plan some release parties for ZA!

We had a successful event for Feisty in Cape Town - so consider the ice broken.

Please step up and make something happen in your city :)


On 8/31/07, Jono Bacon <jono at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Well folks, we are getting closer and closer to the release of Ubuntu
> 7.10, the Gutsy Gibbon, and it is going to rock like a good 'un when it
> comes out. Now, I need to draw your attention to something that is
> always important when we put out a new release - Release Parties!!
> When a new Ubuntu hits the streets, groups from around the world
> (typically our incredible LoCo Community
> (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LoCoTeams) organise release parties on the day
> of the release. This gives everyone a chance to get together, have some
> fun and celebrate another chunk of Ubuntu being born into the world.
> Well, the next release is Thu 18th October 2007 and it would be great to
> have a worldwide blanket of release parties going on.
> If you like the sound of this, follow these simple steps:
>       * Where possible, find and join your local Ubuntu LoCo team
>         (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LoCoTeamList). Being part of a LoCo is
>         not a requirement, but it makes it more fun. :)
>       * Read this handy little guide
>         (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BuildingCommunity/RunningReleaseParty)
>         that I just wrote to help you get started organising a party.
>       * Why not join the new ubuntu-event-planners
>         (https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/Ubuntu-event-planners) mailing list - a list for people who are organising Ubuntu
>       * Add your party to the Gutsy Release Parties
>         (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/GutsyReleaseParties) page.
> Let's make it happen. :)
>         Jono
> --
> Jono Bacon
> Ubuntu Community Manager
> jono(at)ubuntu(dot)com
> www.ubuntu.com / www.jonobacon.org

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