Membership - 317 members on 17 December 2012
IRC - #ubuntu-ca; Webchat: http://webchat.freenode.net/#?channels=#ubuntu-ca
LoCo Directory - http://loco.ubuntu.com/teams/ubuntu-ca
Launchpad - https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-ca
Experience (2011 - 2012)
FSOSS/Ontario Linux Fest 2011
NattyNarwhal Release Party in Toronto
Ubuntu Deviled Eggs at the OneiricOcelot Release Party in KW
Kitchener-Waterloo PrecisePangolin Release Party
The Toronto QuantalQuetzal Release Party had cupcakes
Global Jam Participation
PrecisePangolin (12.04 LTS)
Ubuntu Hours or other regular meetings
- Ubuntu Hour Kitchener (first Friday of the month)
- Ubuntu Hour Waterloo (varied)
Toronto Linuxcaffe (irregular)
Participation and Collaboration with other Open Source Groups and Projects
Active participation in KWLUG
Waterloo Libre Software Group at the University of Waterloo
starcraft.man is an old Ubuntu Beginners member providing support with a smile (among other things).
txwikinger is active contributor to Kubuntu
UDS-N: NattyNarwhal (11.04)
UDS-O: OneiricOcelot (11.10)
UDS-P: PrecisePangolin (12.04 LTS)
UDS-Q: QuantalQuetzal (12.10)
- In collaboration with other open source groups in the area, planning to start a non-profit organisation aiding open source and creative commons projects to hold local and regional events.
Ubuntu LAN Parties (Playing free software games on Ubuntu, successful BETA) - Future different cities playing against each other
Speaking at KWLUG
- Increased Global Jam participation
- Continued release parties
- Events outside of the province of Ontario.
- Creation and maintenance of registry for local open source and creative commons groups throughout Ontario, and later throughout Canada.
- Contacting Canadian LUGs and encouraging them to hold Ubuntu events, stay in touch.
- Participation in organization created for aiding open source and creative commons events in order to leverage synergies.
Hakim Sheriff distributes "Powered by Ubuntu" stickers on behalf of System76
- Get more people blogging about Ubuntu Canada on the Planet and elsewhere.
- Encourage city teams to set up Twitter/identi.ca feeds. Use #locoteams and #ubuntuca hashtags.
- Advocating Ubuntu at local multicultural festivals, etc.
- Brainstorm effective advocacy techniques.