Ubuntu Zimbabwe - Update
ncoetzer at masvingo.halsteds.co.zw
Mon Oct 29 11:31:23 GMT 2007
Just a general update for those who haven't been monitoring the forum.
* Yoafrica has said they will be happy to host a local Ubuntu
repository and the Ubuntu Zimbabwe web site (once we've created
it). Thanks to everyone who took part in the discussions on the
forum - nice to see it becoming active :)
* Work on the Web site and repository should be starting very soon
as, with the offer for free hosting, this should be our top
priority. This also includes registration of the
www.ubuntu.org.zw domain, but we still have to work out a few of
the finer details before this can be done.
* The event planned in Masvingo for 20th October did not actually
happen. It has been postponed but will hopefully still take
place before the end of the year. I will advise of dates. We're
still hoping for some support from the other guys in the area
(Mashava guys have been very quiet lately?), so please advise if
any particular dates would suit you.
* I'm hoping to receive 50 Gutsy installation discs in the next
few weeks (for Zim). However, I feel that these should be used
for promotional purposes as much as possible, so if existing
Ubuntu users could order their own copies via the net (if
needed), it would help quite a bit. I did request more discs for
Zimbabwe but unfortunately due to the high demand, they are only
able to supply us with 50 at this point.
* Thanks to the new Team Members who have signed up fairly
recently (GG, RS, HT) - welcome aboard :)
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