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Colorado LoCo Team
The Colorado Ubuntu Linux Team is an Ubuntu "Local Community Team" (aka CoLoCo Team) that advocates the use of Open Source software and Ubuntu Linux in the State of Colorado, US. This is done through CD distribution, team expansion, user-base support, and outreach programs.
The Colorado Local Community Team is not meant to replace our local LUGs but rather enhance their overall experience by having a dedicated place to discuss, contribute, and gain support from local Ubuntu users.
While we were not the first Local Community Team in the USA, we were the first to complete the official process and become fully recognized by the Ubuntu Community Council. We are a member of the US Team mentoring program.
If you are interested in joining our team please apply on our Launchpad page and then subscribe to the mailing list below. All that is required is residency in or near Colorado and a desire to see Ubuntu grow.
Members must sign the Ubuntu Code of Conduct. We encourage members to do this via Launchpad. Then please edit this wiki page and add your name to the team list further down.
What We Do
- Educate the public about Ubuntu
Supply Ubuntu (CDs & CD images)
- Support Ubuntu Locally
- Conduct outreach programs
- Ubuntu Activism
- Partner with local businesses and Educational institutions to further Ubuntu
Official Ubuntu LoCo Program Info
This is a menu of interesting topics available to you via the larger LoCo umbrella. Our local team events are listed further down this page.
Launch Pad: Colorado Team LaunchPad Entry - Please sign-in here.
Mailing list: mailing list
IRC Channel: irc://irc.freenode.net/#ubuntu-us-co
irc urls should be a hot link (see http://moinmoin.wikiwikiweb.de/MoinMoinBugs/IrcLinks and http://moinmoin.wikiwikiweb.de/HelpOnConfiguration).
Local ISOs and Packages
Local Ubuntu mirror: provided by our good friends at Tummy.com
substitute http://mirrors.tummy.com/mirrors/ftp.ubuntulinux.org/ubuntu for http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ and http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ in etc/apt/sources.list.
Local Ubuntu mirror: provided by CU Denver Association for Computing Machinery group.
substitute http://cudlug.cudenver.edu/ubuntu/ for http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ and http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ in /etc/apt/sources.list.
ISO images available at http://cudlug.cudenver.edu/ubuntu-cd/
Local CD Distribution
Need some CD's?
2007 Team Events
- 2007 February 2 - Team Meeting. 6:00 - 9:00 PM.
Location: Panera Bread (Meeting Room). 7739 Wadsworth Blvd - Arvada, CO 80003 Topics:
2007 February 12th - Malcom Yates, Canonical's ISV Manager, does Denver. Informal chat session scheduled for 18:00 at the Falling Rock Tap House (basement)
- 2007 March 3 - IRC Meeting on irc.freenode.net Various team members will be updating on progress of different projects and tasks.
- Planning for Feisty Release Party -- Advertising Ideas?
- Update on the website. New delegation and direction.
- If members are present who have gone to libraries as suggested, we will discuss their findings.
- Discuss T-Shirts / CD Bundles / Handouts that we would like to purchase.
- LUG Ideas? Anyone interested in going to LUGs to give Ubuntu talks?
Reminder that LoCo Docs Day is going on same day, will transition to this after meeting.
2007 March 10 (Sat) - Joey to speak at CUGG @ 13:30.
2007 June 2 - Ubucon Boulder! See Ubucon-Boulder for details.
2007 June 19-22 - Helping JimHutchinson with a presentation, and staffing a booth at the Colorado Technology In Education conference, Copper Mountain: http://www.tiecolorado.org/2007/index.cfm See https://wiki.edubuntu.org/TIEColorado
2006 Team Events
2006 June 1 - Dapper Release Party - 18:00 MDT (00:00 UTC June 2) - Location - Ziggy's Cafe, 4th & Main, Longmont.
2006 June 8 - Joey brought CDs and gave a talk at the Boulder Linux User's Group meeting.
2006 Sept 16 - Software Freedom Day Party - Canceled due to members schedules.
- Increase awareness in the community and make our name known.
- Bring more teachers on board, especially elementary.
Develop more relationships like the one Paul Casey has with Longmont Free University.
- Execute our outreach program.
- LUG Talks
Enhance our web presence: /EnhancedLoCoWeb
To view our current membersship visit our members page at [ColoradoTeam/Members]
- 2006 June 01 - Jeffrey Haemer for donating a huge amount of blank CDs to the Dapper Party Burning Session
- 2006 June 02 - Joey, for his boundless enthusiasm, energy, and good humor.
2006 July 01 - Tummy.com for the local repository.
2006 October 27 - system76 for sponsoring our Edgy release party
Colorado Linux Links
CLUE - Colorado Linux Users and Enthusiasts
Hacking Society - see groups in Boulder, Fort Collins, Monument, or form your own anywhere in the world.
DC303 InfoSec Group - Has a large focus on Linux
Front Range Unix Users Group - since April 1981: the longest-running UNIX Users group anywhere
system76 - Ubuntu Computers and consulting
Ruffdogs - VAR and SMB Solutions
tummy.com - Consulting and web hosting
Ubuntu Related Links
Free Ubuntu Swag available to LoCo teams manning a conference booth.
Smaller Team Logos
People unfamiliar with Colorado might want to know that our logo is based on the Colorado state flag.