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Ubuntu Open Week wrap-up

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From April 22nd through April 24th the Ubuntu Classroom team worked with teams across the Ubuntu community to bring together 12 sessions exploring various parts of our community, from Documentation to Core Apps to the Kernel team to present Ubuntu Open Week.

The event was a huge success! If you missed anything, logs (for IRC-based sessions) and videos (from On Air! sessions) are now available:

Tues 22 Apr Wed 23 Apr Thu 24 Apr
Introduction to Open Weekjose Ubuntu Women Projectpleia2 and belkinsa Ubuntu Development Teamdholbach
Ubuntu Server Teambeisner Get started contributing to Ubuntu Core Apps [ON AIR!]popey and dpm Organizing Ubuntu App Dev Schoolsdholbach and dpm
Ubuntu Documentation Teampleia2 Ubuntu Kernel Teamjsalisbury Kubuntu TeamQuintasan, ovidiu-florin
Getting Acquainted with the Juju Review Queue and Process [ON AIR!]lazyPower Ubuntu Quality Teamballoons Ubuntu LoCo Teamsjose

Thanks again to everyone who participated in this event, from presenters who lead sessions to attendees who came with their curiosity and questions!

Ubuntu Documentation Day wrap-up

Interested in getting involved with documentation for Ubuntu, but not sure where to begin?

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This weekend the Ubuntu Documentation and Ubuntu Manual teams got together to offer 5.5 hours of documentation-related sessions in Ubuntu Classroom.

In case you missed out, the logs from the sessions are now available:

Also thanks to classroom helper Jose Antonio Rey who was available to help instructors throughout this event.

Reminder: Documentation Day in the Classroom is just a week away!

Interested in getting involved with Ubuntu Documentation, but not sure were to begin? On Sunday, March 2nd, the Ubuntu Classroom team is hosting a day of Documentation-related chat (IRC) sessions to get new contributors ready to participate.

Schedule as follows (all times UTC, click on time for link to time conversions):

  • 16:00Introduction to Docs docs by Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph (pleia2)
  • 17:00Getting started contributing to Desktop docs by Kevin Godby (godbyk)
  • 18:00Getting started contributing to Server docs by Doug Smythies (dsmythies)
  • 19:00Getting started contributing to the Wiki docs by Svetlana Belkin (belkinsa)
  • 20:00Getting started contributing to Manual by Kevin Godby (godbyk)
  • 21:00Ubuntu Manual versions explained by Thomas Corwin (tacorwin) and Patrick Dickey (patrickdickey)

Sessions all take place on Internet Relay Chat (IRC). If you want to participate, you just need to join #ubuntu-classroom and #ubuntu-classroom-chat on irc.freenode.net in your IRC client, or just click here for browser-based webchat. The instructor will give the class in #ubuntu-classroom and attendees can chat about the class and ask questions in #ubuntu-classroom-chat.

If you’re unable to attend, logs of each session will be made available following the event.

We hope to see you on Sunday, March 2nd!

March 2nd is Ubuntu Documentation Day in the Classroom!

The Ubuntu Classroom team is happy to announce that we’ve teamed up with the Documentation and Manual teams to offer a day of Documentation-related Classroom sessions on Sunday, March 2nd.

The day will start off at 16:00 UTC with a session by Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph (pleia2) consisting of a quick tour of all the Documentation resources available, including Desktop, Server, Wiki and Manual.

The next five sessions will give potential contributors an overview of contributing to each of the resources (all times UTC, click on time for link to time conversions.

  • 17:00: Getting started contributing to Desktop docs by Kevin Godby (godbyk)
  • 18:00: Getting started contributing to Server docs by Doug Smythies (dsmythies)
  • 19:00: Getting started contributing to the Wiki docs by Svetlana Belkin (belkinsa)
  • 20:00: Getting started contributing to Manual by Kevin Godby (godbyk)
  • 21:00: Ubuntu Manual versions explained by Thomas Corwin (tacorwin) and Patrick Dickey (patrickdickey)

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So come learn how to contribute to documentation with us!

Sessions all take place on Internet Relay Chat (IRC). If you want to participate, you just need to join #ubuntu-classroom and #ubuntu-classroom-chat on irc.freenode.net in your IRC client, or just click here for browser-based webchat. The instructor will give the class in #ubuntu-classroom and attendees can chat about the class and ask questions in #ubuntu-classroom-chat.

If you’re unable to attend, logs of each session will be made available following the event.

We hope to see you on Sunday, March 2nd!

Saucy Ubuntu User Days Wrap-up

On January 25-26th 2014 we hosted Ubuntu User Days in the Ubuntu Classroom.

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If you weren’t able to join us, or just want to refresh your memory about what you learned, logs from all sessions are now available:

We are very thankful to our instructors and attendees who made the work of these last weeks worthwhile, we feel very proud of all of them. Congratulations!

Ubuntu User Days coming up!

Next weekend, from Saturday the 25th at 14:30 UTC until Sunday the 26th at 01:00 UTC the Classroom team will be hosting the Ubuntu User Days!

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User Days was created to be a set of chat-based classes offered during a two days period to teach the beginning or intermediate Ubuntu user the basics to get them started with Ubuntu. Sessions this cycle include:

  • Command line made easy
  • Unity: Tips, tricks and configuration
  • Equivalent Applications
  • Finding Support for Ubuntu

You can check the full schedule here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UserDays

The best thing is, everyone can come! If you want to participate, you just need to join #ubuntu-classroom and #ubuntu-classroom-chat on irc.freenode.net in your IRC client, or just click here for browser-based Webchat.

We hope to see you next weekend!

Call for Instructors: Ubuntu User Days on Jan 25-26th 2014

We’ll be hosting our next Ubuntu User Days on Saturday January 25th, 14:30 UTC – Sunday the 26th 2014, 3:00 UTC.

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“User Days was created to be a set of courses offered during a one day period to teach the beginning or intermediate Ubuntu user the basics to get them started with Ubuntu”

In order for this event to be a success, we need instructors to lead sessions.

To volunteer to lead a session, you can contact a member of the Ubuntu User Days Team by sending an email to myself (lyz at ubuntu.com), the ubuntu-classroom at lists.ubuntu.com mailing list or by contacting us on IRC by stopping by #ubuntu-classroom-backstage on irc.freenode.net.

If you are unsure of a topic for your session, you can visit the Course Suggestions page:

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UserDaysTeam/CourseSuggestions

If you are unsure about expectations for class instructors, please ask! You may also visit the logs from past Ubuntu User Days:

Please be sure to pass this announcement along to any of your friends who might be interested in leading a session.

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