What nothing going on! That's hard to believe.
- Software Freedom Day - talk about the new Mexico Teams (2) for sure this year. - posted by dthomasdigital
- Be sure to sign up for the mailing list and launchpad for all new people coming to the meetings. - posted by dthomasdigital
Ubuntu specific stuff at New Mexico Linux Fest go here for details. - posted by dthomasdigital
If you want to add anything else to the agenda, please feel free!
Meeting called at 8:10pm by dthomadigital
<jimrz> +1 <gcleric> jimrz: fyi.. I'm a Bruins fan... it's a New England thing. =) <doomcat> +1 <gcleric> +1 <dthomasdigital> Software Freedom day is around the corner <dthomasdigital> This year is going to be the best ever <gcleric> agreed. <ColonelPanik> Yes <jimrz> no doubt ... sorta like Red Sox Nation, eh <gcleric> jimrz: which I'm apart of along with Pats and Celtics. <dthomasdigital> http://softwarefreedomday.org/PortalesLinux new team this year <dthomasdigital> The Albuquerque just might get Cottonwood mall after all too <gcleric> dthomasdigital: nice! <dthomasdigital> we will know first part of July <dthomasdigital> but it looks good <jimrz> oooh <genfool> sounds great <dthomasdigital> ColonelPanik is representing the East big time thanks for the hard work <gcleric> dthomasdigital: is there a plan "B" ... I like backups. <gcleric> =) <dthomasdigital> we touch on that a little last week <ColonelPanik> Yes plan B is you come to Portales <gcleric> Ok.. is there a plan "C"... =P <dthomasdigital> Should we contact the other mall? <dthomasdigital> or albuquerque uptown? <gcleric> Uptown... would be difficult and weather permitting. <jimrz> si <gcleric> as it is out side. <dthomasdigital> I'll keep on with my Cottonwood contact, anyone want to contact the other areas? <gcleric> unless we hang outside the apple store. =P <dthomasdigital> gcleric that woudl rock <jimrz> indeed <gcleric> I think that Corrando would be another choice. <dthomasdigital> I gree <jimrz> +1 <gcleric> +1 .. I'll vote for my own idea. <gcleric> =) <dthomasdigital> so any volunteers to make contact. <gcleric> I'll take it. <gcleric> whom did you ask for when you contacted Cottonwood? <dthomasdigital> Thanks gcleric I'll keep you posted on Cottonwood mall, they are ready to help but won't know till mid-July <dthomasdigital> there marketing director <gcleric> that's the route I'll take. <dthomasdigital> OK ready for the next item? <jimrz> sure <genfool> why not two locations ,,, if they both work out? <dthomasdigital> Oh ColonelPanik again let me know what we cna do to help support Portales <kenneth> I'm in walking distance of Cottonwood mall <gcleric> genfool: I'm down with that. <dthomasdigital> genfool, hard enough getting people to show up at one <jimrz> me too <dthomasdigital> but I'm open <ColonelPanik> There are numerous game/computer/coffee places in Albuq/RR Maybe a display in each of them. Even if its just a poster and some CDs? <jimrz> we have enough active folks now to handle <genfool> If for some reason one falls through the cracks??? <gcleric> ColonelPanik: that's a good Idea! A mini display with CD's. <dthomasdigital> That;s true this year we really need to market will hel the LoCo, SFD, and NMLF <gcleric> dthomasdigital: agreed. <genfool> exactly <dthomasdigital> I've all ready started working on flyers <jimrz> yep <dthomasdigital> I want to conatct the other LUG's and get them involved too <gcleric> anyone know anyone at one of the local new outlets? <gcleric> ...news <dthomasdigital> I see Rod Green every day snooping through court records <gcleric> a quick mention doesn't hurt. <dthomasdigital> I'll see what I can do I know a few camera folks to <dthomasdigital> also ads in the alibi, and other free newspapers <gcleric> and lobo <genfool> kkob am talk radio has a few hours a week for callers to call in and plug there business. <dthomasdigital> I'll add the info here http://softwarefreedomday.org/teams/northamerica/NM/Albuquerque/NewMexicoUbuntuLoco <gcleric> genfool: is there prior contact required or is it a dry call? <dthomasdigital> genfool good idea as the date gets closer we need to remember that <tritium> dthomasdigital: on that URL, are you able to edit it to be "LoCo", not "Loco"? <ColonelPanik> The schools will be in session, hit the science/computer teachers <dthomasdigital> Sure my bad <genfool> no, just call in, Fridays after 5:00 pm, will have to verify, listen to it all the time. <tritium> ...short for Local Community, and no, it doesn't mean crazy :) <dthomasdigital> changes made <dthomasdigital> ask and you shall receive <dthomasdigital> tritium you know your my editor anyway. <tritium> hah, sometimes, I suppose <dthomasdigital> I'll be adding a item and responsibility list ASAP <ColonelPanik> Another venue for promoting FSD and NMLF would be Bubonicon 47. August 28-30 <ColonelPanik> oops that is Bubonicon 41 <dthomasdigital> Ready to move on? <gcleric> +1 <doomcat> +200 <jimrz> +1 <genfool> lets go! <dthomasdigital> Lots of new people have been coming to the meetings <dthomasdigital> not a lot of new people on the mailing list <dthomasdigital> we need to be sure and point them to our contacts page when we can <dthomasdigital> Just a thought. <jimrz> a good one, though <tritium> Come on, Dwight. Make your free throws... <dthomasdigital> Oh I just figured out why tritium is so quite <tritium> dthomasdigital: that's part of it. I'm also working. <genfool> another thought, remind them that there is usually someone on this channel during the week, if they need help. <dthomasdigital> Very good idea genfool <doomcat> i am leaving early cause i am tired bye * doomcat has quit ("lascia alright per andare ed uscire di qui al doomlair(italian for alright lets go and get out of here to the doomlair)") <genfool> good night doomcat <dthomasdigital> next item? <jimrz> ok <gcleric> I'm floored! Doomcat is speaking my family language. <gcleric> Well at least on my mothers side. <dthomasdigital> Just wanted to thank the people signing up to volunteer for the Ubuntu LoCo booths at LinuxFest thanks! <dthomasdigital> gcleric we speak lots of Italian in the hose my wife's madin name is Trusio <gcleric> dthomasdigital: I'm still floored. <dthomasdigital> house and maiden see told ya I need and editor <dthomasdigital> any other business? <tritium> Yes, I have one update. <dthomasdigital> Any news out of EPC? <tritium> I wish protonchris were here, since he's been working on the website. <dthomasdigital> the website cool.... <gcleric> dthomasdigital: i have not heard anything from EPC. <tritium> I've had the DNS and MX records updated to point to birdhouse.org now. <tritium> http://nm.ubuntu-us.org/ is up and running. <dthomasdigital> tritium that is huge news how cool <tritium> Thanks to protonchris for his work on the website, and getting the Launchpad ID integration working. <dthomasdigital> tritium and protonchris rock! <jimrz> +100 <tritium> Try it out, and login with your launchpad ID and password. <genfool> Of course they do, <dthomasdigital> oh it looks great <tritium> protonchris did all the work. I just interfaced with the Canonical sysadmins a bit to get the records updated. <dthomasdigital> oh man this is great love it <dthomasdigital> Just added my first comment on the site <genfool> Thanks tritium for doing all you do, dont pretend you did nothing. :) <jimrz> launchpad ID works fine, was already logged into it so it offered to sign me in, I siad ok and it worked <|mando|> +1000 <tritium> genfool: :) <tritium> It was nothing, really. <dthomasdigital> Wow we just keep moving forward. <gcleric> g'night all busy day tomorrow... qwest fiber to home... =P <dthomasdigital> good night gcleric <gcleric> dthomasdigital: let me know how that VM goes.. <dthomasdigital> I got to head out too, huge day tomorrow. <tritium> Good night, gcleric. I'm upgrading to 7 Mbps on Friday. <dthomasdigital> gcleric you got it * gcleric has quit ("“It’s something unpredictable, but in the end is right, I hope you had the time of your life.” -Green Day") <jimrz> good night everyone * source3 (email@example.com) has joined #ubuntu-us-nm * jimrz has quit ("Leaving.") <tritium> Hey there, source3. Good to see you again. <source3> Hello all, I think I am a little late. Been traveling down to Carlsbad, NM. <source3> You too tritium. <dthomasdigital> source3 I'm about to go to bed now. <source3> Shame...I still have work to do! <source3> good nite <genfool> source3, hello <source3> hello genfool