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=== Faith === <<Include(Community/ToolKit/MenuBar)>>
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We believe there is one true God, eternally existing in three persons; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. We believe God created all things; including all life and the world we live in. We believe the Holy Bible is the Word of God and it is inherent and infallible. We believe Jesus Christ is the Son of God, our Savior and Lord. We believe Jesus was born from a virgin, lived a sinless life on the earth, died for our sins, and rose three days later. We believe in salvation by grace-through-faith in Jesus Christ. === Get Involved ===
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If you want to help contribute to Ubuntu, then you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading to learn how.
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=== C4C Purpose === You have just taken your first step toward getting involved. Before you get started, we ask that you please observe the [[https://www.ubuntu.com/about/about-ubuntu/conduct|Ubuntu Code of Conduct]]. It’s not very long and it will help you get started.
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As one part of the Body of Christ, [[http://computers4christians.org/|Computers4Christians]] (C4C) seeks to lead unbelievers to a relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ and nurture believers in discipleship. We offer a free Christian operating system (the [[http://computers4christians.org/C4C.html|C4C Lubuntu ReSpin]]) to anyone with access to the Internet and load our OS on used computers we freely give away. Running this distro live may be also be used to test hardware, wipe hard disk drives and to "rescue" files from a computer that is no longer needed or no longer works properly. Our Christian OS is based on Long Term Support (LTS) point releases of Lubuntu; currently at version 16.04. There are no license fees, nothing to register, and nothing to buy - ever. You may also give this system to others. In fact, we hope you do. Once that’s done, check out our [[https://community.ubuntu.com/|community page]].
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=== Teams ===
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=== C4C Lubuntu ReSpin === The [[Teams]] page contains a listing of the various Community Teams, their responsibilities, links to their '''Wiki''' Home Pages and leaders, communication tools, and a quick reference to let you know whether and when they hold meetings.
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[[http://computers4christians.org/|Computers4Christians]] adds an array of Christian software and media, as well as many useful secular packages to [[http://lubuntu.me/|Lubuntu]] 16.04, with the [[http://openbox.org/|Openbox]] window manager and [[http://lxde.org/|LXDE]] desktop. The freely available 64-bit and 32-bit versions of the [[http://computers4christians.org/Download.html|C4C Lubuntu ReSpin OS]] runs live from [[http://computers4christians.org/Download/DVD.html|DVD]] or [[http://computers4christians.org/Download/USB.html|USB]] flash drive, and is easily installed via Systemback on most any computer made in the last decade. Systemback is built-in and allows the end-user to easily create restore points and backups of their specific system. The pre-installed Firefox web browser includes search engines like Bible.cc, Duck Duck Go, Google, Kiddle, Linux Manpages and Ubuntu Documentation. Our Firefox build also includes literally hundreds of categorized bookmarks; from learning about Linux to learning about the Lord - it's in there. And the [[https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/foxfilter/|FoxFilter]] parental control extension helps filter out inappropriate content on the web. Most Teams’ Wiki Home Pages provide information about who they are, what they do, when their meetings are, and how to contact them. Using these pages, teammates are able to communicate and coordinate projects.
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Christian: [[http://computers4christians.org/Christian-Games.html#12|12 Apostles Quiz and Memory Game]], [[http://www.computers4christians.org/C4C/Education.html#bd|Bible Desktop]], [[http://computers4christians.org/Christian-Games.html#bkgs|8 Bible Knowledge Games]], [[http://computers4christians.org/Christian-Games.html#bvmq|10 Bible Verse Maze Quest Games]], [[http://www.computers4christians.org/C4C/Education.html#d|Diatheke]], [[http://computers4christians.org/Christian-Games.html#fbgs|117 Flash Bible Games]], [[http://www.computers4christians.org/C4C/Christian-Games.html#fbs|24 items in Fun Bible Stuff]], [[http://www.computers4christians.org/C4C/Education.html#v|Verse]], [[http://www.computers4christians.org/C4C/Education.html#wm|Wide Margin]], [[http://www.computers4christians.org/C4C/Education.html#xbg|Xiphos Bible Guide]], [[http://computers4christians.org/Christian-Media.html#john123|Gospel of John and John 1, 2 and 3 teachings]], [[http://computers4christians.org/Christian-Media.html#believe-disciple|new believer and discipleship material]] and [[http://computers4christians.org/Christian-Media.html#video|Christian Videos]]. Bibles: [[http://computers4christians.org/Christian-Media.html#audio-bible|Audio Bible (WEB)]], [[http://www.crosswire.org/sword/modules/ModInfo.jsp?modName=AKJV|AKJV]], [[http://www.crosswire.org/sword/modules/ModInfo.jsp?modName=BBE|BBE]], [[http://www.crosswire.org/sword/modules/ModInfo.jsp?modName=KJV|KJV]], [[http://www.crosswire.org/sword/modules/ModInfo.jsp?modName=NHEB|NHEB]], [[http://www.crosswire.org/sword/modules/ModInfo.jsp?modName=WEB|WEB]]. Commentaries: [[http://www.crosswire.org/sword/modules/ModInfo.jsp?modName=MHC|MHC]], [[http://www.crosswire.org/sword/modules/ModInfo.jsp?modName=NETnotesfree|NETnotesfree]], [[http://www.crosswire.org/sword/modules/ModInfo.jsp?modName=Personal|Personal]], [[http://www.crosswire.org/sword/modules/ModInfo.jsp?modName=TFG|TFG]]. Daily Devotionals: [[http://www.crosswire.org/sword/modules/ModInfo.jsp?modName=DBD|DBD]], [[http://www.crosswire.org/sword/modules/ModInfo.jsp?modName=SME|SME]]. Dictionaries: [[http://www.crosswire.org/sword/modules/ModInfo.jsp?modName=MLStrong|MLStrong]], [[http://www.crosswire.org/sword/modules/ModInfo.jsp?modName=Robinson|Robinson]], [[http://www.crosswire.org/sword/modules/ModInfo.jsp?modName=StrongsGreek|StrongsGreek]], [[http://www.crosswire.org/sword/modules/ModInfo.jsp?modName=StrongsHebrew|StrongsHebrew]]. General Books: [[http://www.crosswire.org/sword/modules/ModInfo.jsp?modName=MollColossians|MollColossions]], [[http://www.crosswire.org/sword/modules/ModInfo.jsp?modName=Pilgrim|Pilgram]]. Maps: [[http://ftp.xiphos.org/sword/mods.d/absmaps.conf|ABSMaps]], [[http://ftp.xiphos.org/sword/mods.d/ebibleteacher.conf|eBibleTeacherMaps]], [[http://ftp.xiphos.org/sword/mods.d/epiphany-maps.conf|EpiphanyMaps]], [[http://ftp.xiphos.org/sword/mods.d/histmideast.conf|HistMidEast]], [[http://ftp.xiphos.org/sword/mods.d/kretzmannmaps.conf|KretzmannMaps]], [[http://ftp.xiphos.org/sword/mods.d/netmaps.conf|NETMaps]], [[http://ftp.xiphos.org/sword/mods.d/smithatlas.conf|SmithBibleAtlas]] and [[http://ftp.xiphos.org/sword/mods.d/sonlightfreemaps.conf|SonLightFreeMaps]]. === LoCoTeams ===
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Secular: [[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/xenial/+package/file-roller|Archive Manager]], [[https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/saucy/catfish/|Catfish]], [[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/xenial/+package/gnome-characters|Character Map]], [[https://launchpad.net/~diodon-team|Diodon]], [[http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/package/core/xenial/main/base/gnome-disk-utility|Disk Utility]], [[http://projects.gnome.org/evince/|Evince]], [[https://filezilla-project.org/download.php?platform=linux|FileZilla]], [[http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/central/|Firefox]], [[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/xenial/+source/galculator|Galculator]], [[https://launchpad.net/gdebi|Gdebi]], [[http://www.geany.org/|Geany]], [[http://www.gimp.org/|GIMP]], [[http://www.gnu.org/software/gnash/|Gnash]], [[http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/xenial/en/man1/gnome-screenshot.1.html|GNOME Screenshot]], [[http://www.gnucash.org/|GnuCash]], [[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/xenial/+package/gpicview|GpicView]], [[https://help.ubuntu.com/community/gThumb|gThumb]], [[http://gufw.org/|Gufw]], [[http://www.computers4christians.org/C4C/Sound-Video.html/|GUVCView]], [[http://inkscape.org/|Inkscape]], [[https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/quantal/leafpad/|Leafpad]], [[http://www.libreoffice.org/|LibreOffice]], [[https://launchpad.net/lubuntu-software-center|Lubuntu Software Center]], [[http://wiki.lxde.org/en/LXTerminal|LXTerminal]], [[http://www.computers4christians.org/C4C/Graphics.html#mtpaint|mtPaint]], [[https://help.ubuntu.com/community/NumLock|numlockx]], [[http://openjdk.java.net/|OpenJDK Java 8]], [[https://sourceforge.net/projects/p7zip/|p7Zip]], [[http://wiki.lxde.org/en/PCManFM|PCManFM]], [[http://pidgin.im/|Pidgin]], [[http://freedesktop.org/software/pulseaudio/pavucontrol/|PulseAudio Volume Control]], [[http://www.scribus.net/canvas/Scribus|Scribus]], [[http://pwet.fr/man/linux/commandes/scrot|SCROT]], [[https://launchpad.net/simple-scan|Simple Scan]], [[http://www.nongnu.org/synaptic/|Synaptic Package Manager]], [[https://launchpad.net/systemback|Systemback]], [[http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/|Thunderbird]], [[http://www.transmissionbt.com/|Transmission]], [[http://www.videolan.org/vlc/|VLC]], [[http://www.computers4christians.org/C4C/Sound-Video.html#xfburn|Xfburn]], [[https://launchpad.net/xpad|Xpad]] and [[http://www.foolabs.com/xpdf/|Xpdf]]. For participating on the [[http://loco.ubuntu.com/teams|Country]] area team contributing to a Local Development of Localization and Internationalization and promoting use of [[http://www.ubuntu.com|Ubuntu]].
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Also included is well over 3 hours of [[http://computers4christians.org/Christian-Media.html#music|Christian Music]] donated by the recording artists themselves; [[http://www.afterthechase.com/index.html|After the Chase]], [[http://www.apologetix.com/|ApologetiX]], [[http://bethchampionmason.com/fr_home.cfm|Beth Champion Mason]], [[http://www.brendajamesmusic.com/|Brenda James]], [[http://www.b-shoc.com/|B-Shoc]] , [[http://chadoverman.wix.com/chadoverman|Chad Overman]], [[http://www.christourlife.ca/home|Christ Our Life]], [[http://ethosworshipmusic.com/|Ethos Worship]], [[https://www.facebook.com/FaithlandMusic/|Faithland]], [[http://www.kcjulieclark.com/|KC & Julie Clark]], [[http://www.mikeellismusic.com/|Mike Ellis]], [[https://www.youtube.com/user/faithcountry|Morris Mott]], [[http://www.perryandthepoorboys.com/|Perry and the Poorboys]], [[http://www.petebuchwald.com/|Pete Buchwald]], [[http://www.reverentworship.net/|Reverent Worship]], [[http://www.scottkrippayne.com/|Scott Krippayne]], [[http://www.indelibleproject.com/|The Indelible Project]] and [[http://yancynotnancy.com/|Yancy]]. === Governance and Membership ===
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Our printable manual in PDF: [[http://computers4christians.org/Manual/C4C-Lubuntu-16-04-ReSpin-Guide.pdf|C4C Lubuntu 16.04 ReSpin User Guide]] Like most communities, we have our [[https://www.ubuntu.com/about/about-ubuntu/conduct|rules]] and [[https://www.ubuntu.com/about/about-ubuntu/governance|governing body]].
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Anyone can join and participate in most, if not all, of our Teams and Projects. But if you want an “@ubuntu.com” e-mail address, it has to be earned. Find out how in our [[Membership]] section.
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=== Help Computers4Christians === === Community Links ===
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C4C collects used computers; freely given, by Christians and others. We wipe hard disks, mix and match parts and make working machines we then give away to whomever requests one in an area we serve. We've given away several hundred "born again" computers and many thousands of copies of our Christian Operating System have been downloaded. We pray each and every computer and/or Christian OS given will help bring the user(s) to Christ, or closer to God. [[http://computers4christians.org/Chapters.html|C4C Chapters]] are needed everywhere - our hope is that many others will start one. See our PDF [[http://computers4christians.org/Chapters/C4C-16-04-3-Chapter-Guide.pdf|C4C Chapter Guide]] to find out more. As an active member of our community, you probably should check out what else is going on in the world of Ubuntu:
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If you believe God can use you to help [[http://computers4christians.org/|Computers4Christians]] reach the lost and disciple the saved through the refurbishing and giving away C4C computers; please let us know your name, location in the world, and how best to reach you. We will want to know that you believe in salvation by grace-through-faith in Jesus Christ, have computer skills, are relatively organized, have a place to work on hardware, have your own transportation, and are willing to meet (sometimes strange, new) people to both give and receive computers. Email ericbradshaw or timanderson at computers4christians dot org; and of course visit us on the Internet at [[http://computers4christians.org/|Computers4Christians.Org]]
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 * [[http://fridge.ubuntu.com/|The Fridge]] posts all the latest News and Upcoming Events.

 * [[http://planet.ubuntu.com/|Planet Ubuntu]] is a collection of community blogs.

If you are interested in getting to know other Ubuntu users or seeing a list of Ubuntu teams outside the general Ubuntu world, check out our [[Social|social network page]].

=== Releases ===

||'''Released (Current & Stable)'''||'''Version'''||'''Release Schedule'''||'''Support Date'''||
||[[TrustyTahr/ReleaseNotes|Trusty Tahr]]||14.04 LTS||April 17, 2014||Supported until April 2019||
||[[XenialXerus/ReleaseNotes|Xenial Xerus]]||16.04 LTS||April 21, 2016||Supported until April 2021||
||[[ZestyZapus/ReleaseNotes|Zesty Zapus]]||17.04||April 13, 2017||Supported until January 2018||

For more Release information, go to the [[Releases]] page.
Get the latest Ubuntu Release from the [[https://www.ubuntu.com/download|Download Page]], or go to the [[http://cdimage.ubuntu.com|Image Page]] for specific '''architectures''' and '''daily-live''' development images.

Get Involved

If you want to help contribute to Ubuntu, then you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading to learn how.

You have just taken your first step toward getting involved. Before you get started, we ask that you please observe the Ubuntu Code of Conduct. It’s not very long and it will help you get started.

Once that’s done, check out our community page.

Teams

The Teams page contains a listing of the various Community Teams, their responsibilities, links to their Wiki Home Pages and leaders, communication tools, and a quick reference to let you know whether and when they hold meetings.

Most Teams’ Wiki Home Pages provide information about who they are, what they do, when their meetings are, and how to contact them. Using these pages, teammates are able to communicate and coordinate projects.

LoCoTeams

For participating on the Country area team contributing to a Local Development of Localization and Internationalization and promoting use of Ubuntu.

Governance and Membership

Like most communities, we have our rules and governing body.

Anyone can join and participate in most, if not all, of our Teams and Projects. But if you want an “@ubuntu.com” e-mail address, it has to be earned. Find out how in our Membership section.

As an active member of our community, you probably should check out what else is going on in the world of Ubuntu:

If you are interested in getting to know other Ubuntu users or seeing a list of Ubuntu teams outside the general Ubuntu world, check out our social network page.

Releases

Released (Current & Stable)

Version

Release Schedule

Support Date

Trusty Tahr

14.04 LTS

April 17, 2014

Supported until April 2019

Xenial Xerus

16.04 LTS

April 21, 2016

Supported until April 2021

Zesty Zapus

17.04

April 13, 2017

Supported until January 2018

For more Release information, go to the Releases page. Get the latest Ubuntu Release from the Download Page, or go to the Image Page for specific architectures and daily-live development images.

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