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- This page is intended to be the Ubuntu GNU/Linux Local Community LOCO Libyan team page. This page should help distribute and increase the knowledge of GNU/Linux and open source software, and show how it is becoming a key player in the IT market for personal and professional use. Everyone is a key player in this LOCO team for the development of GNU/Linux in Libya, and to expand the use and assist in the migration to open source power. Our purpose as a team from now on is to market the abilities of Ubuntu as a powerful operating system and help people in migrating from other operating systems. We will conduct frequent trainings on how to use Linux, stressing its ease of use. We will also make installation festivals every six months following each new release.
- We can be contacted any time through:
Our mailing list mailing list
Our irc channel: irc.freenode.net:8001 and joining the #ubuntu-ly channel.
Our forum on Libya Team Forum.
You may also contact any of the admins at: m.ayad at libyalinux.com for any help.
How to join
How to Contribute
First of all join our mailing list.
Find a micro group in your area.
Try to attend the meetings which will be conducted over irc or in person. Follow the mailing list for information.
Discuss all your ideas freely.
- Our most important task at the current time is to introduce GNU/Linux, specifically Ubuntu to the as many people as possible in the Libyan community. We will achieve this by distributing large amounts of Ubuntu master CDs.
Goals for year 2010 ( Update ) !
Ubuntu install fest traget 1000 visitors.
Become an Approved LoCo team.
Being mentioned in the media as Ubuntu and as a LOCO team.
Be able to switch 100 persons at least by the end of this year to Ubuntu.
Start Linux trainings on a professional level.
During the week of Dec 6th-12th, the Ubuntu Libya LoCoTeam participated in a Science and Information Technology Expo at the Al-Fateh University in Tripoli Libya.Full report here. The exhibition was organized by Libya Information Technology group. Throughout the event, we distributed around 500 Ubuntu desktop CD's. The team gave presentations to raise awareness about our group and to explain the Ubuntu operating system along with it's features. We also hosted workshops as well. Most of those who attended were students and they were quite interested in Ubuntu.
Meeting will be December 19 Saturday 6:00 pm "Libya Local Time" , all members are welcome to discuss things.
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