Articles needed for a special edition of a magazine about Ubuntu Flavors

Shawn Nguyen shavvnnnguyen at
Fri Apr 5 00:03:37 UTC 2013

I've gotten some content into the xfce article, but I am having conflicting
schedule issues and will not be able to complete it on time, if anyone has
extra input to the desktop environment please add to the article, thanks!

On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 6:13 AM, Pasi Lallinaho <pasi at>wrote:

> On 26/03/13 18:49, Pasi Lallinaho wrote:
>> On 26/03/13 18:18, Elizabeth Krumbach wrote:
>>> Hi everyone,
>>> Just got notes back from the magazine editor, we can begin writing! I
>>> liked Jackson's idea for collaboratively editing them all. Each of us
>>> will still write our own, just have it available as a collaborative
>>> document either with Google Docs or just in case we get
>>> busy/pulled way or whatever we'll at least have a start (if you aren't
>>> a member of the team that can edit things on you can
>>> request to be added, I'm an admin of the etherpad launchpad team).
>>> Each article should be 2 to 8 printed pages, each page should expect
>>> to have have 2500 characters and 2 screen shots/images.
>>> For reference, he also wrote:
>>> "Please remember to keep community and technical subjects wisely
>>> balanced.
>>> First, we'd like to convince people to Xubuntu. When they find this OS
>>> exciting - we can show them a community path.
>>> Anyway, I consider an article "Experiences, challenges and the reasons
>>> I settled on Xubuntu" as a technical one :)"
>>> As a reminder, here's the list of articles:
>>> If you see one that's "Unassigned" please volunteer to write it! And
>>> it looks like we could use a couple more "get excited about Xubuntu"
>>> articles:)
>> I just updated**Xubuntu/Marketing/Magazine2013<>and added links to pads for each article.
>> I'd like to give "assigned authors" some time to create the backbone for
>> their article before others start contributing or editing them too much. If
>> you're going to do big changes, please be in touch with the assigned
>> authors and ask what their original idea was.
>> Generally, use common sense and if in doubt, step down and ask for
>> consent and/or assistance.
>> If you need any guidance with the articles generaly, you can be in touch
>> with me or Elizabeth and we'll sort things out.
>> Cheers,
>> Pasi
> Just a reminder that the articles should be sent to Elizabeth tomorrow for
> review. If you can't make it, be in touch with her.
> Cheers,
> Pasi
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