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= Projects =

== Ubuntu-In-Not-For-Profits ==

=== Overview ===

Ubuntu-In-Not-for-Profits aims to promote Ubuntu and FLOSS software to Not-for-Profit, Social and Community based organisations.

=== Project Objectives ===

 * To show Not-for-Profit organisations how Ubuntu can help them to spend less on their IT infrustructure.
 * Demonstrate the social inclusiveness of Ubuntu and Free, Libre and Open Source Software.
 * Investigate the potential of the social opportunities presented by Ubuntu.

=== Project Activities ===

 * [FINISHED] Representation at 'Connecting Up '06 - Adelaide, May 1-2'
  * Give-a-way Ubuntu CDROM's
  * Promote Dapper Drake
  * Promote 'Software Freedom Day'

 This event was run, and 100 Ubuntu CD's were given out over the 2 day event,
 which was attended by almost 300 people involved in ICT strategy planning,
 or day-to-day ICT activities, from the Not-for-profit sector.
 The good news is that over half of the people who visited the booth are already using
 Open Office.

 * [ON-GOING] Collect case studies of groups using Ubuntu. See: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PaulSchulz/NotForProfitDocumentation

 This information is be the core of the promotional material for Ubuntu to these groups
 in Australia.

=== Contact Details ===

Contact PaulSchulz for more information.

== Ubuntu-In-Schools ==

=== Overview ===

To promote the features, and benefits of Ubuntu to Australian schools.

=== Project Objectives ===

 * To show schools in Australia what Ubuntu can do for their IT infrastructure.
 * To showcase features such as:
  * unbeatable uptime,
  * responsive services,
  * free as in price,
  * freedom as in contracts (unlike the lock-in contracts that Microsoft offers many schools), and
  * free as in libre.
 * To demonstrate the power of the LTSP.

=== Resources ===

 * [http://doc.ubuntu.com/edubuntu/school-advocacy/C/index.html Edubuntu School Advocacy] is work in progress, but already an excellent resource (link may break).
 * [http://www.linuxworld.com.au/index.php?id=407925021 LinuxWorld Australia article] about a Sydney school that is going all Linux.

== Ubuntu-In-Homes ==

=== Overview ===

To let home users know of Ubuntu's ease of use, security, and stability.

=== Project Objectives ===

 * TBD
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Ubuntu-In-Business is a focus group aimed at devising marketing strategies for Australian businesses and discussing business-related issues for using Ubuntu. == Overview ==
The Australian LoCo has a range of community driven projects we collaborate on to give back to the wider community and to promote growth and activity within the Loco. Projects range from collecting up locally relevant information like the wireless broadband page, ongoing events to contribute to Ubuntu specifically such as bug jams and other events like local meetings to engage the group on a more personal level.
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=== Project Objectives === The projects page is a great place to start for anyone wanting to help out with the LoCo but just don't know where to start. Each project should have a contact point (even if it is just the mailing list) so it is easy to get in contact with the relevant people if others are interested.
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 * To conduct business-focused demonstrations of Ubuntu and its applications. If you have a project that you would like to document here by all means add it to the list and link it to a sub page off this one (but please also advertise this on the [[AustralianTeam/MailingLists|mailing list]] otherwise people will not know when the page is updated). This will enable us to keep the page neat and tidy. If you have any questions or are wanting to add information but are unsure how to just either [[AustralianTeam/MailingLists|email the mailing list]] or come in and [[AustralianTeam/IRC|chat to us in the IRC channels]].
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=== Resources ===
 * CategoryMarketing links to Marketing related pages on this wiki.
 * ["DIYMarketing"] is one of them and links to marketing resources.
 * [http://www.ubuntupeople.com ubuntupeople.com] is a forum for Ubuntu Advocates.
 * [http://www.sourceit.gov.au/sourceit/oss Guide to Open Source Software for Australian Government Agencies]
If you are looking for older projects that have not been updated or looked at in some time check the [[AustralianTeam/Archives|archives]] and if you feel your project has been moved in error feel free to bring it back and link it back to this page.

== Projects ==
 
=== BugJams ===
 * Whilst bug jams are common we thought it would be easier for people to get into this technical process if there were some local assistance. The [[AustralianTeam/Projects/BugJams|bugjam]] project page has some links to relevant information for people wanting to look into this avenue of contribution.
  * Contact - [[https://launchpad.net/~kermiac|Mitch Towner]]

=== Hardware Documentation ===
 * The [[AustralianTeam/Projects/HardwareDocumentation|hardware documentation]] page is the place to go if you are looking at buying new hardware. It contains information about what places are willing to sell you a system that you can choose the operating system for and also has some information about hardware compatibility. Please feel free to edit this to keep this as up to date as possible.
  * Contact - [[AustralianTeam/MailingLists|the mailing list]] (because this needs to be owned by everyone to get as much information as possible and keep it up to date.

=== Local Ubuntu-AU face-to-face meetings ===
 * This is a project designed to bring the Ubuntu-AU team together in person for [[AustralianTeam/Projects/LocalMeetings|local Ubuntu-AU face-to-face meetings]]. We are a vast geographical area so we do a lot of online meetings and discussion but sometimes being able to shake someone's hand is a good thing.
  * Contact - [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PaulGear|Paul Gear]]

=== Wireless Broadband Information ===
 * This page is dedicated to keeping everyone informed about what [[AustralianTeam/Projects/WirelessBroadbandInformation|wireless broadband devices and networks]] available on Australian services work with Ubuntu. If you have a device that is not listed please feel free to contribute so that we can all be able to make informed decisions about local services and products.
  * Contact - [[http://wiki.ubuntu.com/JaredNorris|Jared Norris]]

=== Gaming on Ubuntu ===
 * This [[AustralianTeam/Projects/Gaming|gaming on Ubuntu]] page designed to get the loco socialising together and promoting Ubuntu within the gaming community while playing your favorite game - ''"Even geeks need time away from coding."''

=== LoCo Classroom ===

 * A weekly or fortnightly class about one topic (can be aimed at beginners or more advanced users) organised by the LoCo, but everyone is welcome to come and join in.
  * Contact - [[http://wiki.ubuntu.com/RyanMacnish|Ryan Macnish]]

=== Artwork ===
 * A [[/Artwork|central location]] for the team to collect team specific artwork.
  * Contact - [[AustralianTeam/MailingLists|the mailing list]].

=== Translation ===
 * A place for information on how to [[/Translation|translate Ubuntu programs into English (Australian)]] for people wanting to learn how to go about this.
  * Contact - [[JaredNorris|Jared Norris]].
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== Ubuntu Media Publications ==
 * Pschultz has something he wrote to the papers
 * [wiki:AustralianTeam/Letter_to_APC Letter to APC] asking to put Ubuntu on Cover DVD
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Ubuntu-AU Projects

Overview

The Australian LoCo has a range of community driven projects we collaborate on to give back to the wider community and to promote growth and activity within the Loco. Projects range from collecting up locally relevant information like the wireless broadband page, ongoing events to contribute to Ubuntu specifically such as bug jams and other events like local meetings to engage the group on a more personal level.

The projects page is a great place to start for anyone wanting to help out with the LoCo but just don't know where to start. Each project should have a contact point (even if it is just the mailing list) so it is easy to get in contact with the relevant people if others are interested.

If you have a project that you would like to document here by all means add it to the list and link it to a sub page off this one (but please also advertise this on the mailing list otherwise people will not know when the page is updated). This will enable us to keep the page neat and tidy. If you have any questions or are wanting to add information but are unsure how to just either email the mailing list or come in and chat to us in the IRC channels.

If you are looking for older projects that have not been updated or looked at in some time check the archives and if you feel your project has been moved in error feel free to bring it back and link it back to this page.

Projects

BugJams

  • Whilst bug jams are common we thought it would be easier for people to get into this technical process if there were some local assistance. The bugjam project page has some links to relevant information for people wanting to look into this avenue of contribution.

Hardware Documentation

  • The hardware documentation page is the place to go if you are looking at buying new hardware. It contains information about what places are willing to sell you a system that you can choose the operating system for and also has some information about hardware compatibility. Please feel free to edit this to keep this as up to date as possible.

    • Contact - the mailing list (because this needs to be owned by everyone to get as much information as possible and keep it up to date.

Local Ubuntu-AU face-to-face meetings

  • This is a project designed to bring the Ubuntu-AU team together in person for local Ubuntu-AU face-to-face meetings. We are a vast geographical area so we do a lot of online meetings and discussion but sometimes being able to shake someone's hand is a good thing.

Wireless Broadband Information

  • This page is dedicated to keeping everyone informed about what wireless broadband devices and networks available on Australian services work with Ubuntu. If you have a device that is not listed please feel free to contribute so that we can all be able to make informed decisions about local services and products.

Gaming on Ubuntu

  • This gaming on Ubuntu page designed to get the loco socialising together and promoting Ubuntu within the gaming community while playing your favorite game - "Even geeks need time away from coding."

LoCo Classroom

  • A weekly or fortnightly class about one topic (can be aimed at beginners or more advanced users) organised by the LoCo, but everyone is welcome to come and join in.

Artwork

Translation

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