Sunday 04 October 2020
- Re-Verification Date 11 December 2019
Team Contact - Todd Cole email@example.com
- Membership - 305 direct members as of 21 December 2019
Launchpad - https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-arizona
Mailing List - firstname.lastname@example.org (153 people on our mailing list as of 21 December 2019)
Web site - https://azloco.org/
- IRC - #ubuntu-us-az on freenode.net
Ubuntu Arizona Local Community Team Portal - http://loco.ubuntu.com/teams/ubuntu-arizona/
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/UbuntuAZTeam/ (56 people follow us on Facebook as of 21 December 2019)
Big Blue Button Server - https://bbb.azloco.net/
Test servers -http://test.azloco.com/ NOT CURRENTLY ACTIVE
There are 305 direct members of the Arizona Local Community Team and 313 members in total, directly and indirectly through other team memberships. Member Count
The Arizona Team co-sponsors a Linux Installation Festival on the First and Third Saturdays of each month with the Phoenix Linux User Group (PLUG) at UAT. In addition we co-sponsor a quarterly Installfest with the Cochise Linux User Group (CLUG) at various locations in Sierra Vista, AZ. We currently have 1 portable server to host ISOs and have just added a PXE server to speed up some installs. From January 2018 through 21 December 2019 we have hosted 49 installation festivals (including nine in Sierra Vista) attended by 722 people resulting in 172 successful installs and numerous repairs, Linux and FOSS instruction/training sessions, and personal and Team project completions.
- Ubuntu Hour Events are currently being held in Tempe AZ on the 1st and 4th Thursday of each month, Phoenix AZ on the 2nd Thursday of each month, and Sierra Vista AZ on the 2nd Thursday of each month. From January 2018 through 21 December 2019 we have hosted 73 Ubuntu Hours (42 in Tempe, 24 in Sierra Vista, and 7 in Phoenix) attended by 457 people for an average of 6.3 people per event.
Team IRC meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Sunday nights of each month at 9 P.M. MST. The IRC channel is open 24 hours a day to help users with questions and communicate with team members. ubuntu-us-az on http://webchat.freenode.net From January 2018 through 21 December 2019 we have conducted 74 Team IRC meetings.
State LUG Collaboration: Contact and pooling of resources with Linux User Groups (LUGs) across the state to promote events and further Ubuntu as a viable operating system. We have already established a relationship with:
Improve Global Jam participation: Schedule half of the install-fest session for Global Jam and invite chosen people for testing and debugging.
Release Party & Installfest: Conduct demonstrations of new features and installations for our team and local groups. Conduct release parties for LTS Ubuntu releases.
PLUG: Attend meetings occasionally to distribute installation media, exchange Ubuntu & FOSS information and demonstrate new programs.
SLUG: Attend meetings occasionally to distribute installation media, exchange Ubuntu & FOSS information and demonstrate new programs.
CLUG: Attend meetings occasionally to distribute installation media, exchange Ubuntu & FOSS information and demonstrate new programs.
Local Ubuntu Advocacy: Continue to burn and distribute Ubuntu installation media for release parties, Installfests, and for team members to distribute to family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, etc.
We have maintained our team IRC channel #ubuntu-us-az which we also monitor on a daily basis with our own statistics reporting system Team IRC Stats.
We have published our own team newsletter twice a month to help encourage non participating members or members who missed a meeting to keep abreast of the latest LoCo happenings Team Newsletter
We keep logs of our team meetings Meeting Logs
We have maintained our team sub-forum AZ Team Thread although it has been under used lately.
We have maintained our team mailing list Team Mail List Archive
We have maintained our team wiki page AZ wiki
We have maintained our team portal Arizona LoCo Team portal
New Member Support:
AZ Team Forum Sticky about membership: Arizona LoCo Team Info
- Our monthly Installfests at the University of Advancing Technology and in Sierra Vista assist new users with installation media, installs, and training.
Team Branding (Designed and approved by team)
Team Logo and slogan: Logo/Slogan
Team Subpage Header: SubPage Header
We encourage all team members to adopt the following signature on the forums to further promote our LoCo. The "ArizonaTeam wiki | Arizona Launchpad | and Membership"
- We have continued to use our azloco.com email to offer a team related mail address and share documents on Google docs.
Established a Cafe Press Store to augment the available Ubuntu merchandise available at Canonical. It offers merchandise with our own team branding on it. Cafe Press Store
- We are still looking for a new physical location to consolidate all of our servers.
Nasser Hasian (2009-02-23) https://wiki.ubuntu.com/nhasian
Todd Cole (2014-05-21) https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ToddCole
Raoul Snyman (2015-02-15) https://wiki.ubuntu.com/superfly
Rex Bouwense (2016-06-15) https://wiki.ubuntu.com/rexbouwense
Walter Mack (2017-02-02) https://wiki.ubuntu.com/wmack-y
Mark Thomas (2017-02-02) https://wiki.ubuntu.com/markthomas
Paul Kairis (2017-02-15) https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PavlosKairis
We have held workshops to instruct more AZ Team Members on how to apply for Ubuntu membership. This process is on going.