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CrankyOldBugger <crankyoldbugger@xxxxxxxxx>, Ubuntu Waterloo <ubuntu-waterloo-region@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Charles McColm <chaslinux@xxxxxxxxx>
Bob Jonkman <bjonkman@xxxxxxxxx>
Wed, 07 Aug 2013 17:25:58 -0400
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I dunno. Charles? Are we on?
On 13-08-07 03:52 PM, CrankyOldBugger wrote:
> So are we for sure at ERK on Thursday the 8th?
> On 7 August 2013 15:43, Bob Jonkman <bjonkman@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi Salvatore! Welcome to the Ubuntu Canada Team!
>> The first thing you should do is join the ubuntu-ca mailing list. That's
>> where most of the discussion, tech support, and announcements for
>> meetings and Ubuntu Hours take place:
>> The other active area is the IRC channel #ubuntu-ca on Freenode.net
>> * irc://irc.freenode.net/#ubuntu-ca if you're using an IRC client
>> * http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=ubuntu-ca to use a Web browser
>> There is also the Ubuntu Canada Web Forums:
>> http://ubuntuforums.org/forumdisplay.php?f=395 (it's pretty quiet in
>> Also keep an eye on the Ubuntu Canada LoCo Event page, where events and
>> meeting are posted: http://loco.ubuntu.com/teams/ubuntu-ca
>> And there's a Google calendar which duplicates the LoCo Event page, but
>> may list a few extra things like Global Jams and Developer Summit
>> events: http://ur1.ca/extco
>> If you're in the Kitchener-Waterloo area then there's an Ubuntu Hour
>> tomorrow from about 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the Egg Roll King Restaurant.
>> Charles McColm, the host, hasn't actually made a formal announcement
>> yet, but we were having a conversation on his blog:
>> Later this month (Thursday, 22 August at 7:00pm EDT) we'll have a
>> Canada-wide meeting on IRC, so join in then. There's a bunch of upcoming
>> events, so we'll do some event planning:
>> For sure there will be lots of opportunity to contribute at the Ubuntu
>> Global Jam, whether that's writing code, writing documentation, testing
>> the new release, finding bugs, triaging bugs, fixing bugs, or just
>> helping other people install or upgrade Ubuntu.
>> So, in these resources you'll find all kinds of people, from casual
>> users to seasoned professionals who should be able to answer questions
>> on careers in Linux, or just about anything else.
>> Hope this helps!
>> On 13-08-06 03:00 PM, salv236 wrote:
>>> Dera Admins,
>>> Im a newbie with Linux Mint and familiar with some commands, i would
>>> like to contribute but i dont know how i could be of added value. It
>>> also impotant that i would like to learn new skills as i look for a
>>> career change from IT Security to Linux System
>>> I look forward to hearing from you.
>>> With Kind Regards
>>> Salvatore Saia
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