The Ubuntu Malaysia LoCo Team (MalaysianTeam) aims to be the one stop for everything Ubuntu and for Malaysian Ubuntu lovers to gather, to share, meetup or even just to hang out. Embracing the humanity theme of Ubuntu, we welcome all who are interested in Ubuntu, GNU/Linux and Open Source Software in general to join us making Malaysia great for Ubuntu, GNU/Linux and Open Source.
Re-Approval Application Date — Oct 30th, 2011
Approved as Official LoCo — March 31st, 2009
Membership — 274 direct members as of 30th Sept 2011 (https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-my/+members)
Member in Facebook Group — 791 members as of 30th Sept 2011 (https://www.facebook.com/groups/ubuntumy/)
Launchpad's Wiki — https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MalaysianTeam
Launchpad's Profile — https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-my
Mailing List — ubuntu-my on lists.ubuntu.com (https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/Ubuntu-my/)
IRC — #ubuntu-my @ irc.freenode.net (irc://freenode/ubuntu-my)
Website — http://ubuntu.com.my
Forum — http://forums.ubuntu.com.my
Planet — http://planet.ubuntu.com.my
Wiki — http://wiki.ubuntu.com.my (in Malay)
Roadmap for 2011/2012
Registered with ROS
Achievements of 2010/2011 Roadmap
Spreading Ubuntu (continuous efforts)
- This is our on-going process where we always spread the Ubuntu to various organization as well as individuals.
Malaysian Blog about Ubuntu: (http://melayubuntu.blogspot.com).
Ubuntu 11.10 Obeiric Ocelot Awareness campaign: MalaysianTeam/Activities/2011/UbuntuAwareness11.10
Provide local supports (continuous efforts)
We found that most Malaysians are actively using Facebook for online communication. Therefore, we took an effort to manage Ubuntu Malaysia LoCo Team group on Facebook which currently have 796 members for easy local support.
- We still maintain our IRC channel #ubuntu-my on freenode for realtime local support.
More Ubuntu activities (continuous efforts)
Please refer to the Experiences / Efforts section below.
Involve in Ubuntu Projects (continuous efforts)
Experiences / Efforts
1 Malaysia Broadband Carnival 2011 — 15th - 16th Oct 2011
Malaysian Government via MAMPU (Malaysian Administrative Modernization and Management Planning Unit) and MCMC (Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission) have invited Ubuntu Malaysia LoCo Team to assist in this carnival by introducing Ubuntu to all participants of this event. We proudly guide them for installation and usage on their brand new netbooks provided by MAMPU & MCMC.
Software Freedom Day Kuala Lumpur 2011 — 21st Sept 2011
SFDKL2011 was held at UniKL, Kuala Lumpur. Ubuntu Malaysia LoCo team have taken part in this event by doing presentation and community booth for visitors to get in touch with the Ubuntu community.
PTM UKM 2011 — 18th - 19th July 2011
National University of Malaysia (UKM) invited Ubuntu Malaysia LoCo Team to introduce Ubuntu on their event on 18th - 19th July 2011. We have our OSS community booths for demo and spreading Ubuntu CDs to visitors.
Ubuntu Malaysia at MOSC 2011 — 3rd - 5th July 2011
Malaysian Open Source Conference 2011 was held at Bayview Beach Resort, Batu Ferringi, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia. Ubuntu Malaysia have taken part in this event by having Community booth, Ubuntu talks and distributing CDs.
Karnival ICT Pahang — 9th-10th April 2011
Karnival ICT Pahang is an Information & Communication Technology Carnival which was held at Jerantut, Pahang, Malaysia.