CD Distribution

Cody A.W. Somerville cody-somerville at
Wed Feb 11 13:48:19 UTC 2009

Hello Folks,

On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 9:56 AM, Pasi Lallinaho <open at> wrote:

> Hello everybody who is involved in this discussion.
> I think this is a great idea and we should use LoCo's for this as much
> as possible. LoCo's can be very helpful with these kinds of things, but
> they also have some problematic points. I believe in the goodwill of
> people. I even believe that many LoCo participants are ready to use one
> of her CD's and burn the image to it and send it to somebody who needs
> the CD - and I have seen this happen for many times.

Yes, utilizing LoCo teams is an excellent idea. Not only does the individual
get a cd with Xubuntu, they also get a local or regional contact for help
and support.

As for a central location to request CDs from, unfortunately I'm not sure if
we have the resources available to us currently to come up with something
like that as we near the end of the release cycle for Jaunty. However, if
I'm not mistaken, LoCo teams are well documented on the wiki.

However, if someone wants to take this on then they certainly have my


> Charlie, unfortunately there is no one else in the marketing team but
> me. I hope we can get this changed. Eddy? :)
> Larry, #xubuntu-devel would be the most appropriate IRC channel on this.
> You can recognize me from the nick knome, as Charlie pointed out earlier.
> Cody, maybe you would like to give an opinion?

#xubuntu-devel should be fine. :)

> It might be I missed something from the discussion. In that case, ping
> me at IRC or just ask again.
> --
> Pasi Lallinaho
> Xubuntu Marketing Lead
> Web-designer, graphic artist
> IRC: knome @ freenode


Cody A.W. Somerville
Software Systems Release Engineer
Custom Engineering Solutions Group
Canonical OEM Services
Cell: 506-471-8402
Email: cody.somerville at
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