Approval Application for RussianTeam Group (ubuntu-ru)
Russian Team is a constantly growing group of Ubuntu-involved persons started to work together since 2004.
Date - Mar 24, 2009
Team Contact - Alexey Balmashnov <a.balmashnov at gmail dot com >
Membership - 38 as of March 2009
Mailing List - ubuntu-ru on lists.ubuntu.com
IRC - #ubuntu-ru on Freenode
Web site - http://ubuntu.ru/
Launchpad - https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-ru
Web site - complete the transformation of web site into Russian Ubuntu community and PR portal.
Wiki - knowledge base for all information in Russian about Ubuntu and it's usage. Localized documentation, HOWTOs, etc. Move of pages in Russian from *.ubuntu.com to *.ubuntu.ru.
Planet - Russian blogs aggregator on Ubuntu and OSS, joining as many Ubuntu-related resources as possible.
Bug tracker - localized system/translation bug aggregator with strong back links to launchpad.
Localization - continuous effort of Ubuntu Russian Translators team to deliver localized Ubuntu-specific software and documentation, translated release notes, news etc.
Joined Effort - collaboration, coordination, and involvement in spreading word about Ubuntu and Ubuntu itself via various projects devoted to Ubuntu Family in Russian segment of the net.
Web site http://ubuntu.ru/ - currently still in development, Ubuntu Linux and Russian Team news and community portal. The aim - to describe Ubuntu Linux in brief and guide users to find out all resources needed to get started with Ubuntu and get involved in our large community.
Support list ubuntu-ru on lists.ubuntu.com - easy and convenient way to get help from community and to discuss current Ubuntu news (930 subscribers).
IRC channel #ubuntu-ru - actively used support channel (up to 100 users online). Well driven by a group of experienced operators.
Support forum http://forum.ubuntu.ru/ - the most valuable, well-moderated, part of Team activity (almost 40 000 registered users, about 2 000 000 page hits monthly). Many experienced users are answering questions, discussing news, and sharing system usage tips and tricks with others.
Ubuntu Russian Translators - coordinated effort to deliver Ubuntu in Russian, around 40 currently active members in the team.
Translators list ubuntu-l10n-ru on lists.ubuntu.com - mailing list for Russian translators involved in Ubuntu projects (193 subscribers).