Ubuntu Oregon is a group of volunteers who advocate and promote Ubuntu and Free Open Source Software in Oregon. We plan and attend events statewide for the purposes of educating others about Ubuntu and Free Open Source Software and organizing sessions to introduce people to the process of contributing to Ubuntu.
- Date Established - May 30th, 2007
- Team Contacts
Launchpad Group (45 Active)
Mailing List (106 subscribed as of June 19th)
IRC - #ubuntu-us-or on Freenode (IRC meetings 2nd Sunday of every month)
Big Picture View: http://loco.ubuntu.com/teams/ubuntu-us-or/events/history
Summary and Extra Details:
Many informal Ubuntu Hours, see above
Precise Release Party - Apr 29, 2012
Global Jam - Mar 4, 2012
Ubuntu/Debian Jam & BSP - Dec 4, 2011
- Approximately 25+ Attendees
11.10 Release Party - October 22nd, 2011
Salem Ubuntu Hour - October 21, 2011 (Reoccurring weekly)
- Approximately 3 Participants (First Salem Area Event)
PuppetConf 2011 - Sept 19, 2011
Ubuntu Global Jam 2011 - Sept 3rd, 2011
Open Source Convention 2011 - July 25, 2011 (Now for 4 years straight)
Community Leadership Summit 2011 - July 23, 2011 (Will be attending in 2012)
11.04 Release Party April 19, 2011
- 5 Participants Approximately
Current Active Locations
- Portland area, Salem
Areas for future development
- Corvallis, Eugene, Medford
- FOSS Talk series at Yahoo!
Community Based Advocacy
Oregon is community oriented and we aim to work closely with community partners such as FreeGeek and various User Groups to provide our expertise and resources to further Ubuntu and Free Open Source Software in our community.
Participation in FreeGeek Education Program
Engage Portland Linux User Group & Salem LUG
- Outreach with Portland Wordpress User Group
To provide community-driven support to Oregonian's via forum, IRC, mailing lists, meet ups, jams and every other venue available to us.
Continue support & advocacy engagement on PLUG Mailing List and ORLUG IRC Channel
- Continue to provide support in-community
Ubuntu in Education
To work closely with K-12, University and Community Education centers to advocate that they adopt Ubuntu into their curriculum and to aid them in that endeavour by facilitaing classes, providing mentoring and other resources.
- Mentoring with Western Oregon University
- Continued Engagement with Portland-Area Teachers who use Ubuntu in the classroom
To influence and encourage Oregonians to be involved in the Ubuntu Project and our Local Community (LoCo).
- Continue involvement and participation in various community activities