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    Oct 2006
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    About the New York State Loco

    The New York State Ubuntu Local Team is a group of volunteers and advocates united by a commitment to open source software and Ubuntu Linux. We work with all types of users including business, educational and home users. We believe that by brining the freedom of choice, power of community and stability of Ubuntu Linux to the public, we can change the face of computing for the better.


    Technical Details:

    What We Do:

    • Support Ubuntu Locally
      • Support existing local Linux user groups
      • Partner with local computer user groups to assist with Linux events
      • Hold educational sessions open to the public
      • Host and assist with Linux install fests

    • Support Ubuntu at the state level
      • Assist New York State Ubuntu users with finding:
        • Local Linux groups
        • Local computer retailers that support Ubuntu and Linux

    • Ubuntu Activism
      • Advocate for the adoption of Ubuntu:
        • Schools
        • Libraries
        • Businesses
        • Senior centers
        • Families and individual users

      • Assist local computer retailers with adopting Ubuntu
      • Educate local computer retailers and consultants about Canonical partner programs

    • Assist our members grow in the global Ubuntu community
      • Help our members find Ubuntu teams that align with their personal interests

    NY State Loco Team Meetings
    The New York State Loco Team holds general meetings in #ubuntu-us-ny on Freenode at 7PM EST:

    • 2nd Thursday of each month
    • 4th Tuesday of each month

    (note: we are usually in the channel even when meetings are not in sessions so feel free to stop in and ask questions or just chat)
    Regional Meet-ups:

    • Rochester - 7pm First Thursday of the month at Location TBA

    Special Events:
    (links to posted special events will be posted here)
    Last edited by cprofitt; December 12th, 2008 at 01:28 PM.


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