Projects

Projects

The UKTeam are involved in many long and short term projects which vary in goals from Advocacy to Linux User Groups and Expo attendance.

Current Projects

This is a list of proposed projects/sub-teams for further development, please do feel free to get involved. Best way to get involved is through the mailing list.

Project

Brief

To Do

Status

Members

VOIP Meetings

Trial having voice meetings of the team

Trial

Active

DaveWalker

Voice Support

Voice support for Ubuntu users via telephone/VoIP

Project scoping and development see project page for details

Getting Started

See project page

Ubuntu-UK Podcast

Podcast proposal

Gathering ideas, see the planning page

Active

See http://podcast.ubuntu-uk.org/

Leaflets

Creating leaflets and handouts to help attract new users

Collect ideas, discuss and post leaflets see project page for details

Active

See project page

Local Meetings

Regional meet-ups

Organise or join a meeting in your area

Active

See each regional page

Marketing

Market Ubuntu in the UK

Visit project page for details

Active

SteveSmith, GeemanUK

Localisation

Translate Ubuntu into English (GB)

Visit project page for details

Active

Listed on the Launchpad page.

Localisation

Translate Ubuntu into non-English UK languages

Translate Ubuntu here. This is particularly important for the use of Edubuntu in schools in Wales.

Active

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Education

Get FOSS used in schools and colleges

Visit project page for details

Getting Started

SteveSmith, Bjwebb

Government certification

Get Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (Dapper) government certified

In order to be used in Public Sector workplaces Ubuntu needs to be certified according to the Common Criteria ( see also). Certification by one nation (e.g. UK) also carries elsewhere (e.g. France). See Certification Centres

Not active

Worth doing, but how?

Website

Ubuntu-UK Website and Ubuntu-UK Planet

Visit project page for details

Active

MichaelWood3

Certification

Ubuntu-UK Website and Ubuntu-UK Planet

Advocacy and PR for ubuntu certification in UK. Obtain information and resources for Ubuntu certification at local level.Visit project page for details

Active

GeemanUK

Screencasts

Setup screencasting project

Write easy how-to, create screencasting screencast, get "official" hosting, encourage more people to make them

Active

AlanPope

Linux and OSS Research and Advocacy

Links and information to/on research/government guidance on the usage of FLOSS

Research, analyse and discover information to build a compelling case for introduction of Linux/Ubuntu

Active

ChrisRowson

http://ubuntuinbusiness.eventbright.com

Event promoting Ubuntu in business

Run a professional event in London to attract new users of Ubuntu from the business community

Active

AlanBell

Distributed Backups

Explore ways to make distributed backups

Evaluate the existing solutions for suitability

Active

danfish

Completed projects can be found on the UKTeam/CompletedProjects Completed Projects page.

Suggest

Please feel free to get involved and suggest projects on the mailing list.


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UKTeam/Projects (last edited 2010-10-19 08:49:55 by dan-fishms)