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Re: I Distributed elementary on the street :)



You should totally record or take pictures of people and make a blog post
somewhere about this (perhaps elementaryupdate), it's great PR for us and
it was an awesome idea!

Thank you and good job!

~David "Munchor" Gomes

On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 8:39 PM, Gufran <dogabhai@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hello guys and Girls,
> First of all I'd mention that here in my
> society/locality/streets/region/state linux is not quite popular (Hell,
> some people doesn't even know what a linux is!), so I went out and told
> them an evening :)
> Two days ago I burnt 10 CD of luna and wrapped them in an envelop with two
> papers in it, First one was having instructions on how to boot with this CD
> and try out the live session without messing up with your computer, Full
> Installation instructions if you like the deal and my email address just in
> case someone need any help.
> And the second paper, well, that was about why windows sucks and why you
> should immediately ditch it (*No, I'm not sorry*).
> Then I went out and start looking for people who potentially owns a
> computer, well, you can easily find out by their backpack, job ID cards,
> gadgets and things like that, and it really doesn't hurt either if you ask
> politely. anyways, I managed to convince 10 peoples to at least try this '
> *thing*' and handed them the CDs I had.
> It was fun explaining about Elementary and how awesome it is, so after
> coming back to home I burnt another 25 CDs and the same thing another day.
> and today I distributed another 12 CDs and till now I've got a lot of
> emails from people saying thanks. Some of them asked for a little help as
> well to which I replied promptly.
> All in all, It was an awesome venture and I guess I'm gonna get out again
> tomorrow and find out some more guys for another 8 CDs I have here with me.
> And I think you too can do it, anywhere, anytime and with anyone you like
> :D
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