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#title Becoming an Ubuntu Beginners Team Member
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{*} Read the introduction on the BeginnersTeam homepage and look over the numerous subsections of the wiki listed in the header to ensure this is the right team for you. Decide which Focus Group you want to join. If you are interested in joining the Ubuntu Beginners Team, follow the following steps.
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{*} If you do not already have one, make a wiki page.  {*} Read the [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BeginnersTeam|introduction]] and [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BeginnersTeam/MissionStatement|mission statement]] and familiarize yourself with the current focus groups.<<BR>>
 {*} Subscribe to the [[http://lists.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-beginners|mailing list]] to ensure that you remain up-to-date with what the team is doing.<<BR>>
 {*} Send an Email to the mailing list introducing yourself and stating your Ubuntu related interests. If you know which Focus Group you wish to work with, include that. If you are not sure which Focus Group you want to work with we can go over your interests with you and find the right one. Be sure to include the names of any Ubuntu teams you have worked with, along with how long you have been working with them.<<BR>>
 {*} Add your name to the ''Seeking Guide'' list [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BeginnersTeam/Membership#Seeking Guide | here]].<<BR>>
 {*} Come hang out with us in the [[https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InternetRelayChat|Internet Relay Chat]] channel '''#ubuntu-beginners-team''' on Freenode, most members are active in the channel and it's a good way to introduce yourself and meet us all quickly. You can also take a look at our irc [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BeginnersTeam/IRC|guide]] which has a selection of chat clients and reviews our rules for using irc.
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{*} Sign up to the Mailing List

{*} Send an Email to the ML introducing yourself and which Focus Group you wish to work with.



<At this point the prospective member is assigned a mentor from the FG they are interested in>
If you are not sure about joining the Beginners Team, please [[http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=ubuntu-beginners-team|come by our IRC channel]] #ubuntu-beginners-team on freenode we would be more then happy to answer any questions you might have.
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{*} Sign the Ubuntu Code of Conduct. The following requirements must be met in order to become a member of the Ubuntu Beginners Team. Your BT Guide will help you complete each of these items.
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{*} Have an account on Launchpad  {*} Sign the Ubuntu Code of Conduct.<<BR>>
 {*} Have an account on [[https://launchpad.net/ | Launchpad]]<<BR>>
 {*} Have a wiki page describing yourself and your contributions. For help on creating an Ubuntu wiki page [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BeginnersTeam/Membership/BTWikiGuide|See here]].<<BR>>
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{*} Have a wiki page == Examples ==
=== Introduction Letter ===
{{{
Subject: Introducing $NAME ($NICKNAME)
To: ubuntu-beginners@lists.ubuntu.com
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{*} provide at least one recommendation from someone outside BT who can attest to the quality of your contribution. Something like: Hello,
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"I've worked with foo for the past x weeks on the bar team. He has been doing some terrific work on _______". I can support the quality of his work, and believe foo is here to stay. My name is $NAME [1][2], and I have been contributing in the Ubuntu community for $LENGTH with the $TEAM.
I am interested in joining the Ubuntu Beginners Team. I believe that I can help with the $FOCUS_GROUP,
and some prior examples of my work related to this team can be found here [3].

Thanks,
$NAME

[1] https://launchpad.net/~$LPNAME
[2] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/$WIKINAME
[3] http://examples.of.work.com
}}}

=== Application for Vote ===
We value the input of the community. If you are an established member of another team who wishes to become a Guide for a related focus group please have your team leader or two other team members leave a testimonial for you. An example testimonial looks like this:
{{{
[[$NAME]]I have worked with $CANDIDATE for the past $LENGTH on the $TEAM. He has been doing some terrific work on $STUFF.
I can support the quality of his work, and believe $CANDIDATE is here to stay.

Some examples of his work can be found:

 n: link
 n+1: link
  ...
 n+m: link

@ S I G @
}}}

Please note that @ S I G @ should be written as &#64;SIG&#64; on the page.

{*} If you are new to the Ubuntu Community and not yet a member of another team a recommendation from your Beginners Team Guide must also be included on your wiki page with the other recommendation. An example of this type of recommendation is below:

{{{
As the Guide of $CANDIDATE I would like to vouch for the effort and work that $CANDIDATE has put into the team.
He is $DescriptionOfCharacteristics, and would make a great addition to the team.
He has my support for Beginners Team membership. @ S I G @
}}}

Please note that @ S I G @ should be written as &#64;SIG&#64; on the page.

{*} After receiving either set of recommendations and placing them on your wiki page you will send an email to the Beginners Team mailing list announcing you wish to be voted on for membership at the next council meeting. You should also update the [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BeginnersTeam/Meetings|Meetings]] wiki page to add yourself to the agenda under "New Member Nominations" for the council meeting.

== Seeking Guide ==
If you would like to join the team and have not yet been sponsored by a Guide please add yourself to this table.

||<rowstyle="background:#592441;color:#F1F1DD;font-weight:bold;"> # || Applicant || Timezone || Date added || Contacted by || Contacted on ||
## || 0 || [[MarkShuttleworth]] || UTC +1 || <<DateTime(2011-06-14T13:40:25+0200)>> || [[MrChrisDruif]] || <<DateTime(2011-06-14T13:45:25+0200)>> ||
|| 1 || [[rx007|rx007]] || UTC +9 || <<DateTime(2010-12-08T13:03:59+0000)>> || || ||
|| 2 || [[luca-faggianelli]] || UTC +1 || <<DateTime(2011-02-01T15:47:19+0000)>> || || ||
|| 3 || [[CagriEmer]] || UTC +11 || <<DateTime(2011-02-11T11:15:22+0000)>> || || ||
|| 4 || [[simar]] || UTC +5:30 || <<DateTime(2011-02-28T21:35:41+0000)>> || || ||
|| 5 || [[igumus]] || UTC +2 || <<DateTime(2011-03-13T03:12:02+0000)>> || [[coalwater]] || <<DateTime(2011-06-11T14:35:00+0200)>> ||
|| 6 || [[JavierBravoConde]] || UTC +1 || <<DateTime(2011-03-23T00:28:24+0000)>> || || ||
|| 7 || [[mortiy]] || UTC +2 || <<DateTime(2011-04-03T21:55:42+0000)>> || || ||
|| 8 || [[unict-signorello]] || UTC +1 || <<DateTime(2011-05-14T15:06:15+0000)>> || || ||
|| 9 || [[sarimura]] || UTC +2 || <<DateTime(2011-05-22T17:32:26+0000)>> || || ||
|| 10 || [[skorkmaz88]] || UTC +2 || <<DateTime(2011-06-09T12:23:29+0000)>> || || ||
|| 11 || [[benny]] || UTC +10 || <<DateTime(2011-06-11T10:41:40+0000)>> || || ||
|| 12 || [[Tran Duc Loi]] || UTC +7 || <<DateTime(2011-06-14T20:26:40+0000)>> || || ||
== Comments ==

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CategoryBeginnersTeam

This team is now deprecated. Official announcement about the team's closure can be found here.

Info (!) Ubuntu Help and Support IRC Channel: #ubuntu-beginners on irc.freenode.net Info (!)

Info (!) Community and Team IRC Channel: #ubuntu-beginners-team on irc.freenode.net Info (!)

Process

If you are interested in joining the Ubuntu Beginners Team, follow the following steps.

  • Ubuntu Read the introduction and mission statement and familiarize yourself with the current focus groups.
    Ubuntu Subscribe to the mailing list to ensure that you remain up-to-date with what the team is doing.
    Ubuntu Send an Email to the mailing list introducing yourself and stating your Ubuntu related interests. If you know which Focus Group you wish to work with, include that. If you are not sure which Focus Group you want to work with we can go over your interests with you and find the right one. Be sure to include the names of any Ubuntu teams you have worked with, along with how long you have been working with them.
    Ubuntu Add your name to the Seeking Guide list here.
    Ubuntu Come hang out with us in the Internet Relay Chat channel #ubuntu-beginners-team on Freenode, most members are active in the channel and it's a good way to introduce yourself and meet us all quickly. You can also take a look at our irc guide which has a selection of chat clients and reviews our rules for using irc.

If you are not sure about joining the Beginners Team, please come by our IRC channel #ubuntu-beginners-team on freenode we would be more then happy to answer any questions you might have.

Requirements

The following requirements must be met in order to become a member of the Ubuntu Beginners Team. Your BT Guide will help you complete each of these items.

  • Ubuntu Sign the Ubuntu Code of Conduct.
    Ubuntu Have an account on Launchpad
    Ubuntu Have a wiki page describing yourself and your contributions. For help on creating an Ubuntu wiki page See here.

Examples

Introduction Letter

Subject: Introducing $NAME ($NICKNAME)
To: ubuntu-beginners@lists.ubuntu.com

Hello,

My name is $NAME [1][2], and I have been contributing in the Ubuntu community for $LENGTH with the $TEAM. 
I am interested in joining the Ubuntu Beginners Team. I believe that I can help with the $FOCUS_GROUP, 
and some prior examples of my work related to this team can be found here [3].

Thanks,
$NAME

[1] https://launchpad.net/~$LPNAME
[2] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/$WIKINAME
[3] http://examples.of.work.com

Application for Vote

We value the input of the community. If you are an established member of another team who wishes to become a Guide for a related focus group please have your team leader or two other team members leave a testimonial for you. An example testimonial looks like this:

[[$NAME]]I have worked with $CANDIDATE for the past $LENGTH on the $TEAM. He has been doing some terrific work on $STUFF. 
I can support the quality of his work, and believe $CANDIDATE is here to stay.

Some examples of his work can be found:

 n:   link
 n+1: link
  ...
 n+m: link

@ S I G @

Please note that @ S I G @ should be written as @SIG@ on the page.

Ubuntu If you are new to the Ubuntu Community and not yet a member of another team a recommendation from your Beginners Team Guide must also be included on your wiki page with the other recommendation. An example of this type of recommendation is below:

As the Guide of $CANDIDATE I would like to vouch for the effort and work that $CANDIDATE has put into the team. 
He is $DescriptionOfCharacteristics, and would make a great addition to the team. 
He has my support for Beginners Team membership. @ S I G @

Please note that @ S I G @ should be written as @SIG@ on the page.

Ubuntu After receiving either set of recommendations and placing them on your wiki page you will send an email to the Beginners Team mailing list announcing you wish to be voted on for membership at the next council meeting. You should also update the Meetings wiki page to add yourself to the agenda under "New Member Nominations" for the council meeting.

Seeking Guide

If you would like to join the team and have not yet been sponsored by a Guide please add yourself to this table.

#

Applicant

Timezone

Date added

Contacted by

Contacted on

1

rx007

UTC +9

2010-12-08 13:03:59

2

luca-faggianelli

UTC +1

2011-02-01 15:47:19

3

CagriEmer

UTC +11

2011-02-11 11:15:22

4

simar

UTC +5:30

2011-02-28 21:35:41

5

igumus

UTC +2

2011-03-13 03:12:02

coalwater

2011-06-11 12:35:00

6

JavierBravoConde

UTC +1

2011-03-23 00:28:24

7

mortiy

UTC +2

2011-04-03 21:55:42

8

unict-signorello

UTC +1

2011-05-14 15:06:15

9

sarimura

UTC +2

2011-05-22 17:32:26

10

skorkmaz88

UTC +2

2011-06-09 12:23:29

11

benny

UTC +10

2011-06-11 10:41:40

12

Tran Duc Loi

UTC +7

2011-06-14 20:26:40

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