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== 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.

Australian case studies can be found here - [[AustralianTeam/Projects/NotForProfitDocumentation]]

=== 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: [[AustralianTeam/Projects/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


== Ubuntu-In-Business ==

=== Overview ===

Ubuntu-In-Business is a focus group aimed at devising marketing strategies for Australian businesses and discussing business-related issues for using Ubuntu.

=== Project Objectives ===

 * To conduct business-focused demonstrations of Ubuntu and its applications.

=== Resources ===
 * CategoryMarketing links to Marketing related pages on this wiki.
 * [[DIYMarketing]] is one of them and links to marketing resources.


== Ubuntu Media Publications ==
 * Pschultz has something he wrote to the papers
 * [AustralianTeam/Letter_to_APC Letter to APC] asking to put Ubuntu on Cover DVD - This resulted in the better part of a page on Ben Duivestyn and the Ubuntu Australia LoCo - See apc September 2006 (currently published)


== Other ==

 * The Australian localisation project is [[AustralianTranslationTeam|here]], and is based on the [[EnglishTranslation|English Translation project]].
 * A list of Ubuntu-friendly laptop computers is maintained [[/UbuntuFriendlyNotebooks|here]].
 * Photography competition idea: [[AustralianTeam/Projects/PhotographyCompetition]]

== Proposed activities ==
 * [[AustralianTeam/Projects/LocalMeetings]]
== 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 long term goals like Ubuntu in Schools to smaller more community driven projects such as bug jams. The projects page is split into two sections: current projects and all projects which is indicative of the activity of the project.
== Current Projects ==
 * On the Way.
== All Projects ==
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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 long term goals like Ubuntu in Schools to smaller more community driven projects such as bug jams. The projects page is split into two sections: current projects and all projects which is indicative of the activity of the project.

Current Projects

  • On the Way.

All Projects

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