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=== Ubuntu Bangladesh === === Ubuntu Bangladeshi Local Community Team ===
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 * I maintain [http://www.ubuntu-bd.org ubuntu-bd.org]. I translate Ubuntu related news that goes on in this site.  * I maintain [http://www.ubuntu-bd.org ubuntu-bd.org]. I translate Ubuntu related news items that goes on in this site.
 * I also take care of the [https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-bd Ubuntu-BD mailing list].
 * I keep a liaison with the software firms, NGOs, multi-national companies.
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 * I burned and distributed atleast 600 Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Edubuntu CDs (blank CDs are cheaper than the govt. tax imposed on the CDs sent by ShipIt).  * I burned and distributed at least 1000 Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Edubuntu CDs and DVDs for free (blank disks are cheaper than the govt. tax imposed on the CDs sent by ShipIt).
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=== Speaking Experiences === === My Contributions for Ubuntu Bangladesh ===
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 * '''[http://www.bcscomputershow.com BCS Computer Show 2006]''': Distributed 10,000 leaflets on
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 * '''Migrating to Linux: Introduction to Open Source Tools''': I conducted a workshop at [http://www.northsouth.edu North South University] on June 15, 2006, where Computer Science students were introduced to Ubuntu and Kubuntu Linux. NSU is ranked as the #1 private university by government.  * '''Migrating to Linux: Introduction to Open Source Tools''': I conducted a workshop at [http://www.northsouth.edu North South University] on June 15, 2006, where Computer Science students were introduced to Ubuntu and Kubuntu Linux.
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|| President   || [http://www.linux.org.bd Bangladesh Linux Users Alliance] || || President || [http://www.linux.org.bd Bangladesh Linux Users Alliance] ||

রাসেল জন

Myself

Location

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Timezone

GMT +6

Launchpad

[https://launchpad.net/~bangladesh Russell John]

Email

russell AT linux.org.bd

Website

http://russelljohn.info

IRC

Ekushey on FreeNode #Ubuntu-BD

GPG Key

[http://pgpkeys.mit.edu:11371/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0x91F003D2 91F003D2]

Ubuntu Bangladeshi Local Community Team

  • I'm the team leader and contact person for this team.
  • I maintain [http://www.ubuntu-bd.org ubuntu-bd.org]. I translate Ubuntu related news items that goes on in this site.

  • I also take care of the [https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-bd Ubuntu-BD mailing list].

  • I keep a liaison with the software firms, NGOs, multi-national companies.
  • I ran the official Bangladeshi release mirror of for 2 months (had to be closed down due to lack of sponsor).
  • I burned and distributed at least 1000 Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Edubuntu CDs and DVDs for free (blank disks are cheaper than the govt. tax imposed on the CDs sent by ShipIt).

My Contributions for Ubuntu Bangladesh

  • Linux for Home Users: I conducted this worksop at [http://www.ewubd.edu East West University] on April 8, 2007. 108 undergraduate and graduate level students from from 9 departments participated on this day-long workshop, where various issues of Ubuntu and Kubuntu were discussed.

  • [http://www.bcscomputershow.com BCS Computer Show 2006]: Distributed 10,000 leaflets on

  • Free and Open Source Software: Development Opportunities: I was the key-note speaker on this seminar, held at [http://www.bcscomputershow.com BCS Computer Show 2006] on Semptember 17, 2006. Besides FOSS, I spoke about Ubuntu too.

  • Migrating to Linux: Introduction to Open Source Tools: I conducted a workshop at [http://www.northsouth.edu North South University] on June 15, 2006, where Computer Science students were introduced to Ubuntu and Kubuntu Linux.

  • Teacher Professional Development: I was the lead instructor of a 5-day long Teacher Professional Development (TPD) training at Central Gono Bidyalaya, Sonargoan held on March 9 to March 13, 2006. On this training, 18 school teachers coming from different parts of the country were how to use a Ubuntu Linux desktop for their everyday use.

Other Affiliations

President

[http://www.linux.org.bd Bangladesh Linux Users Alliance]

Maintainer (Bangladesh)

[http://counter.li.org Linux Counter]

Maintainer (Bangladesh)

[http://www.iosn.net International Open Source Network]

Jurisdiction Lead

[http://www.creativecommons.org/worldwide/ Creative Commons]


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