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Roadmap

  • OBJECTIVE: Develop a one day online IRC based classroom geared towards new Ubuntu users.

  • SUCCESS CRITERIA: Provide a quality set of courses for users in the Ubuntu Community

  • ACTIONS:

    • Determine a name, when to have the courses, and what courses/how-to's/tutorials are needed Done

    • Meet with the Ubuntu Beginners Team to present to them the idea and request assistance in putting together courses for users. Done

    • Secure people to create and teach the courses DONE

    • Create a wiki page for the User Days Project DONE

    • Advertise the day to the public IN PROGRESS

  • BLUEPRINT: <link>

  • DRIVER:

  • Wiki page forming at UserDays

Course suggestions

  • Switching to Ubuntu
    • from Windows
    • from OS X
    • from BSD
    • another distro
  • Command Line Basics
    • navigating the file system from the command line (key concept: where am I)
    • using tar (tape archive) with gzip/bzip (key concept: input file(s) output file)
    • aliases, setting an alias, adding an alias to ~/.bashrc (key concept: saving keystrokes)
  • Ubuntu Equivalent programs (OO == MS Office, etc)
  • Using Ubuntu One
  • Launchpad
    • Why have a Launchpad account
    • Creating a Launchpad account
    • Using your Launchpad account for OpenID
    • Asking questions on Launchpad
    • Reporting bugs on Launchpad
    • How to become an Ubuntero
  • How to get help
    • Asking questions on Launchpad
    • Reporting bugs on Launchpad
  • How to 'use' restricted drivers
    • From the repositories
    • From the vendor
  • How to Get Involved with the Community (this section isn't really appropriate for User Days as our focus is using Ubuntu, not contributing)
    • LoCo Teams

    • Forums
    • BugSquad

    • Translations
    • Developing
    • Joining teams on Launchpad
  • Seahorse and GnuPG
    • Creating a key pair
    • Use with Launchpad/Code of Conduct
    • Use with Evolution/Email
    • Signed packages in the repositories and PPAs

Things to do

  • Recruit instructors
  • Flesh out schedule on UserDays page

Possible instructors

Please join the User Days Instructors group on Launchpad when signing up.

Instructor

Topic

Timeslots available on Saturday Jan 23rd

MagicFab

Ubuntu tech support, community building, advocacy

available for 2 hours anywhere 14:00-21:00 UTC

paultag

Trusted Software, Where to find it, and why

15:00 - 25:00 UTC

cprofitt

Ubuntu Equivalent programs

20:00 - 21:00, 21:00 - 22:00, 22:00 - 23:00, 23:00 - 24:00 UTC

markthecarp

Command Line Basics

14:00 - 21:00 UTC

Hellow

19:00 - 22:00 UTC

nhandler

20:00 - 23:00, or 03:00 - 05:00 (Jan 24) UTC

shrini

Command Line Basics, Alternate apps, Lauchpad, using ubuntu one, how to get help

1200 UTC - 2200 UTC

Nagendra

Switching to Ubuntu & Installation

1200 UTC - 2200 UTC

starcraft.man

Finding Helpful Resources.

1200 - 2200UTC

FirasKraiem

Command-line basics, Restricted drivers

1600 - 2200 UTC

mhall119

Seahorse and GnuPG

14:00 - 20:00 UTC

NigelBabu

Launchpad

1800 UTC

JorgeCastro

TBD, whatever people want?

1500UTC-whenever

NOTE: Please do not edit the schedule. If there is a problem, please contact Chris Johnston

Meetings

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