This team is now deprecated. Official announcement about the team's closure can be found here.
The Support Path of the Ubuntu Beginners Team exists to help new users make the transition to Ubuntu. This transition could be from OS X, Windows, BSD or another flavor of Linux. Beginners Team Members answer questions on the Ubuntu forums, irc, askubuntu.com or in-person events.
Register for an acount on the Ubuntu Forums
Register for an account on askubuntu.com
Give real time support on IRC channel #ubuntu-beginners-team
Give real time support on IRC channel #ubuntu
- Provide for a reporting process so that news, ideas and work done in the project by IRC users will be communicated to the broader community and appropriately recognized. = Things to consider when giving user support. =
- Help new users in a way that leaves them with a good feeling about the community.
- Always provide accurate answers. If you are not sure do not guess.
- Promote the community resources where users are most likely to find help.
Required and Recommended Reading
If you are interested in giving support to other users you should familiarize yourself with the following resources:
Ubuntu community help wiki -- very good information here
Read the Beginners Team IRC guidelines
Create an account on askubuntu.com so you can answer questions
Familiarize yourself with how the Loco Team Directory works
Joining the Team
To join the Beginners Team and begin your journey on working on Ubuntu Documentation see the Join Us page.