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The Ubuntu Chicago Team is an organization created via the LoCoTeam guidelines for the Ubuntu Community, with the priority of fixing [http://launchpad.net/malone/bugs/1/ bug #1], by providing support, advocacy, and guidance to the Ubuntu community. The Ubuntu Chicago Team will utilize the structure, standards, and tools created and provided by the various teams within the Ubuntu community, as well as performing tasks above and beyond those expected in order to maintain competency among the community.
The '''Ubuntu Chicago Local Communty Team''' is a group of volunteers and activists organized around the Ubuntu Linux operating system. We advocate [[DigitalRights|digital rights]] and [[DigitalFreedom|digital freedom]], and promote Ubuntu as a step towards achieving this.

We support and connect users throughout the Chicagoland area, and our [[LoCoTeams|LoCo Team]] is one of the [[USTeams]]. Together we utilize the structure, standards, and tools created by the various teams within the Ubuntu community as a means to further our involvement with Free Software, and to support users in our community. The Chicago Team operates in accordance to the [[https://launchpad.net/codeofconduct/1.0.1|Ubuntu Code of Conduct]].

#### ==== Ubuntu Illinois Local Community Team ====
#### The '''Ubuntu Chicago Lo``Co Team''' is a sub-team of the [[IllinoisTeam|Ubuntu Illinois LoCo Team]].
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The Ubuntu Chicago Team is currently in the process of creation, standardization, and implementation. Any and all Ubuntu users are encouraged to join the team. We are currently trying to come up with a logo for the team that says Chicago loves Ubuntu.
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== Team Contact ==
Interested parties can contact the Ubuntu Chicago Team via the following:
 * '''Launchpad:''' [https://launchpad.net/people/chicago Ubuntu Chicago Team]
 * '''IRC:''' chat.us.freenode.net port 8001 #ubuntu-chicago
 * '''Forums:''' [http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=159657 Ubuntu Forums]
 * '''E-mail:''' Ubuntu-Chicago List currently under development - Please use the list below and email a contact.
The '''Ubuntu Chicago Local Community Team''' has recently held some cool activities, and we're setting up new projects for the near future! Take a look through our [[ChicagoTeam/Meetings|Meetings]] page and our [[ChicagoTeam/TeamReports|Team Reports]] to see what we've been up to!
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== Team Meetings ==
Ubuntu Chicago is going to have it's first meeting. We have decided on a location and time to meet. You are more then welcome to come. If you are planning on making it out, please let us know by posting in the [http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=159657 Ubuntu Chicago Forums]. The meeting is scheduled for '''6:00PM, Thursday, July 27, 2006'''. We will be meeting at [http://www.buffalowildwings.com/index2.asp Buffalo Wild Wings] in Elmhurst. They are located at '''149 North York Street''' in '''Elmhurst, IL 60126'''. Here is a [http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?address=149%20N%20York%20St&city=Elmhurst&state=IL&zipcode=60126%2d2814&country=US&title=%3cb%3e149%20N%20York%20St%3c%2fb%3e%3cbr%20%2f%3e%20Elmhurst%2c%20IL%2060126%2d2814%2c%20%20US&cid=lfmaplink2&name= map] of the location.
For a list of all active members of the Chicago Loco, please check our active roster [[https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-chicago/+members#active|HERE]].
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== Team List ==
If you are interested, please list your name below. If you are unfamiliar with editing a wiki or do not feel comfortable doing so, email me your information and I will be more then happy enough to add you to the list. Also join up on the [https://launchpad.net/people/ubuntu-chicago Ubuntu Chicago Launchpad].
== Team Members ==
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||<style="text-align: center;">'''Status''' ||<style="text-align: center;">'''Name''' ||<style="text-align: center;">'''Wiki''' ||<style="text-align: center;">'''E-mail''' ||<style="text-align: center;">'''IRC''' ||<style="text-align: center;">'''Jabber''' ||<style="text-align: center;">'''AIM''' ||<style="text-align: center;">'''MSN''' ||<style="text-align: center;">'''Yahoo''' ||<style="text-align: center;">'''ICQ''' ||
|| Contact || Rich Johnson || RichJohnson || [[MailTo(nixternal AT gmail DOT com, nixternal at gmail dot com)]] || nixternal || nixternal ~-gmail.com-~ & ~-jabber.kubuntu.de-~ || nixternal || nixternal || nixternal || 240776631 ||
|| Contact || Mike Greenwood || ["Greenwom"] || [[MailTo(mjgreenwood AT gmail DOT com, mjgreenwood at gmail dot com)]] || || || || || || ||
|| Member || Mr. Jonathan R. Swanciger || || [[MailTo(jswanc2 AT uic DOT edu, jswanc2 at uic dot edu)]] || || || || || || ||
|| Member || Matthew Guenard || || [[MailTo(nardo69 AT sbcglobal DOT net, nardo69 at uic dot edu)]] || || || || || || ||
|| Member || Jason Czajkowski || || [[MailTo(mrhentai AT minilanclub DOT com, mrhentai at minilanclub dot com)]] || Mr_He``Nt``Ai || || || || || ||
|| Member || Freddy Martinez || || [[MailTo(freddymartinez9 AT gmail DOT com, freddymartinez9 at gmail dot com)]] || admiral_proFTW || || admiralprim3 || || || ||
|| Member || Vince Vierra || || [[MailTo(vrvierra AT gmail DOT com, vrvierra at gmail dot com)]] || || || || || vierranet || ||
|| Member || John Dietrick || JohnDietrick || [[MailTo(j.r.dietrick AT gmail DOT com, j.r.dietrick at gmail dot com)]] || || || djhobo9 || || || ||
|| Member || RJ Marsan || || [[MailTo(rjmarsan AT gmail DOT com, rjmarsan at gmail dot com)]] || Red_Herring || || RJ Not Ajay || || || ||
The Chicago Loco consists of many Ubuntu users from all over the Chicagoland area. We come from all walks of life, and all have varied backgrounds. The one thing we do share in common is our passion for helping to make the Ubuntu community better. For a list of our current and active members, take a look at our [[https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-chicago/+members#active|LaunchPad Roster]].
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== Team Speak ==
OK Chicago, what are you currently doing with your Ubuntu setup? What version are running? Any problems?
== Joining the Team ==
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 * I use Gimp, Freeciv, and the openoffice apps quite frequently, they work flawlessly to say the least! The only real problem I have encountered is with my scanner and Xsane. I have a HP Photosmart 2575 all-in-one, I can print perfectly, but when I try to scan with Xsane my printer errors out. I get the BSOD on the lil 2 inch LCD, so that's what I'm workin on right now. If you are interested in joining us, please add yourself to our [[https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-chicago|Launchpad group]], and get in touch with us via the [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ChicagoTeam/ContactUs|'Contact Us']] page. You may also want to take a look at the [[/NewMember|New Member]] page for information you may find useful.
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 * Using Kubuntu 6.06 LTS (2 desktops & 1 Laptop), Ubuntu 6.06 LAMP (2 servers). I use everything that begins with 'K'. I also use, amaroK, Gimp, IRSSI, Kopete, Firefox, Kdevelop, Quanta, Open``Office 2, Scribus, digiKam, Xn``View, Gobby, Emacs, VMware Server & Workstation, and many more. I am on various Ubuntu/Kubuntu teams and I am always at the [https://launchpad.net/ Launchpad] fielding support questions, bug reports, and specifications. ~ RichJohnson ~
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 * Like most I use Firefox & Open Office for most desktop needs. I use stream tuner, stream ripper to rip MP3 from Internet radio, I use Beep Media Player, GTKpod, Amarok, Audacity, Scribus and of course the Gimp. ~ ["Greenwom"] ~ '''Subpages'''
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 * Using Ubuntu 6.06 LTS on my Dell Inspiron 9300, everything that I normally use is working (Wireless and Bluetooth Included). I've loaded Unreal Tournament 2004, and Quake 4. Both games work without issue. It's hard for me to tell if its a bug or something that I've done wrong since I'm an inexperienced linux user. ~ Jason Czajkowski ~

 * Former Debian user of about a year, recently switched to Ubuntu because its primary focus on the desktop aligns more with my usage habits. I use my machine for basic desktop and internet tasks as well as development in C/C++ and Java. Currently using 6.06 with selected packages from Edgy. Near future plans to install a tuner card and MythTV to make this box my primary media center as well. ~ ["JohnDietrick"] ~

 * Have Ubuntu running on 2 machines - one my workstation/server (Dell PowerEdge SC430) - used as a fileserver/jack of all trades machine. (on a side note, ask me why I had to use a hacksaw to run a decent video card) Loaded it up with memory to run VMWare and run virtual OS's for practice/studies (I do MS stuff in the workplace, but would much rather deal with Linux). FreeNX for remote access, even played some UT2004 on it as well (though I am horrible at FPS games). Laptop (Dell C640) with Ubuntu for day to day surfing and whatnot on the couch. Have a Shuttle PC setup running Knoppmyth, playing vids/music hosted on my server over NFS. Almost a terabyte of storage in total at home, with no problems of stability or dealing with licensing (YAY!). I'm a linux newbie still, but very enthusiastic about learning more about it. ~ BrianGreen2

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Team Info

The Ubuntu Chicago Local Communty Team is a group of volunteers and activists organized around the Ubuntu Linux operating system. We advocate digital rights and digital freedom, and promote Ubuntu as a step towards achieving this.

We support and connect users throughout the Chicagoland area, and our LoCo Team is one of the USTeams. Together we utilize the structure, standards, and tools created by the various teams within the Ubuntu community as a means to further our involvement with Free Software, and to support users in our community. The Chicago Team operates in accordance to the Ubuntu Code of Conduct.

Team Status

The Ubuntu Chicago Local Community Team has recently held some cool activities, and we're setting up new projects for the near future! Take a look through our Meetings page and our Team Reports to see what we've been up to!

For a list of all active members of the Chicago Loco, please check our active roster HERE.

Team Members

The Chicago Loco consists of many Ubuntu users from all over the Chicagoland area. We come from all walks of life, and all have varied backgrounds. The one thing we do share in common is our passion for helping to make the Ubuntu community better. For a list of our current and active members, take a look at our LaunchPad Roster.

Joining the Team

If you are interested in joining us, please add yourself to our Launchpad group, and get in touch with us via the 'Contact Us' page. You may also want to take a look at the New Member page for information you may find useful.

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