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    Ubucon on its way

    So this is a little late of an announcement for those that are on the mailing list but its official. We will be hosting a Ubucon this September at the New Google Office in Boulder. This event will be in the lines with our last Ubucon. Meaning that it will be an Unconference with a central topic on Ubuntu.

    Now granted that the main topic will be Ubuntu. I would like to extend this conference to all things Open Source and the like. Meaning all you Open Source Evangelists, Linux Enthusiasts, Open Source Developers, and all others that wish to attend. Hopefully we can make this an annual thing.

    Location:
    2590 Pearl St,
    Boulder, CO 80302
    Map

    Date/Time:
    Saturday September 27, 2008
    9:00am MT (Meet Up Time)
    10:00am MT (Start Time)
    6:00pm MT (Possible Later if everyone is still interested)

    Special Thanks goes out to:
    Leslie Hawthorn for helping get everything setup on the Google side of things
    Dale Hawkins for being our host at Google and all things that go with being the Host
    Neal & Joey for the 1 on 1 with Leslie at Oscon

    August 9th, 2008  Posted in CoLoCo News, LoCo News, Ubuntu News | 2 Comments »
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    Possible Ubucon

    So after last years Boulder Ubucon was a success thanks to Neal. I have taken it upon myself to work at getting us another possible one this year. We are shooting for a September date sometime on the weekend if we can. Once I can confirm a date I will let you all know. Just wanted to give all the world a heads up that we are working towards this possibly happening again. So that you may have a little more time in advance to join us.

    Keep watching for details.

    July 9th, 2008  Posted in CoLoCo News, LoCo News, Member News, Ubuntu News | 1 Comment »
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    Hardy Release Party Follow Up

    Jim Hutchinson – 2008 TIE Conference

    Links:

    Simon (Siblog) – Hardy Heron Release Notes

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    Joey – Launchpad Features and Basics

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    Moriah Papaya – Release Party Posters Designer

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    How Attended:

    • Nick Verbeck (NerdyNick)
    • Jim Hutshinson
    • Simon (Siblog)
    • Moriah Papaya
    • Neal McBurnett (nealmcb)
    • Derek Buranen (burner)
    • Joey Stanford (Rinchen)
    • Aaron Gerber (Gerber)
    • Andrew Barney (keen101)
    • Richard & Kathy Guenther
    • David L. Willson (Barahon)
    • Sean Dial (Tesseractheart)
    • More Comming Soon. If you don’t see your name please email me I will add it ASAP.
    May 1st, 2008  Posted in CoLoCo News, TIE, Ubuntu CDs, Ubuntu Releases | No Comments »
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    Hardy Heron(8.04) Release Party

    Its that time of the year again the release of a new a better improved Operating System. This time we are celebrating the official release of Ubuntu Hardy Heron(8.04). A lot of discussion has been going though the mailing lists and IRC talking about where we should host the event and at what times. Well it has now been made official as to the date, time, and location, and here are the details.

    Location:
    Gordon Biersch
    1 West Flatiron Circle
    Broomfield, CO 80021
    Map It

    Time:
    Sat April 26, 2008
    6:00pm to 7:00pm – Event Starts
    7:00pm to 8:00pm – Meeting and Discussion about Hardy Heron and its features/upgrades
    8:00pm to when ever – General Hangout and interact

    Please RSVP before the date by visiting HardyReleaseParty
    We need to make reservations and need to know a head count of all who will be attending.

    Hope to see you all there.
    Thanks,
    Mitch Mahan (Team Leader)
    Nick Verbeck (Deputy Team Lead)
    and the Whole Ubuntu Colorado Local Team

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    March IRC Meeting

    Time:7PM – 8PM MST
    Date: March 17, 2008
    Location: irc.freenode.net – #ubuntu-us-co

    Topics:

    • TIE Progress
    • Hardy Release
    • Community Topics
    March 17th, 2008  Posted in CoLoCo News, Events | 2 Comments »
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    Feb IRC Meeting

    Host(s): Mitch Mahan / Nick Verbeck
    Meeting Agenda:

    • Installfest
      • David Overcash’s College Location
      • Promotion progress?
      • Next actions
    • Visitor
      • atoponce (Aaron) from the Utah LoCo
      • Location? Activites?
      • D&B Westminster? Falling Rock?
    • Misc. / General Discussion / Community Topics
    February 14th, 2008  Posted in CoLoCo News, Events | 1 Comment »
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    Loco “Bug Day”

    We have decided to have a LoCo “Bug Day”. In which all members of the Loco are welcome to join us at Caffe Sole in Boulder (Table Mesa and Broadway) on January 3rd, 2008. We will also be meeting along side with the Hacking Society.

    We have also had suggestions of small groups of Loco members meeting up around Colorado to join us on IRC to help each other out with questions. So if you would like to help set up a small group. Please email the list with your suggested location.

    To find out more on what a “Bug Day” is please visit https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuBugDay for more info.

    “If you would like to meet up for Dinner, as well, there will be CoLoCo members mixed in with the Hacking Society at the Southern Sun at 6pm.”

    December 17th, 2007  Posted in CoLoCo News, Events, LoCo News, Projects | 1 Comment »
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    1st Regular IRC Meeting

    We decided in our last gathering to start having regular IRC meetings every 3rd Monday of every month. The 1st will be held January 21, 2008.

    An agenda will be posted ASAP.

    December 17th, 2007  Posted in CoLoCo News, Events | No Comments »
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    IRC Meeting

    Place: irc.freenode.net – #ubuntu-us-co
    Time : 7:00 pm
    Date: Monday December 17, 2007
    Host: Mitch Mahan
    Agenda:

    • Library Outreach
    • A LoCo only “Bug Day”
    • Deputy Team Lead
    • Winter Events
    • Community Topics
    December 10th, 2007  Posted in CoLoCo News, Events, Misc., Projects | 2 Comments »
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    Jim’s interview with Binary Freedom

    Our fearless Jim Hutchinson (CoLoCo Educational Director) recently did an interview with Binary Freedom. In this interview Jim talks about his recent Post that he did on his blog in response to an article in Discover Magazine by Jaron Lanier. A lot of you may have read this already or seen it on Digg.

    Who is Binary Freedom and what they are about by ringokamens:

    Binary Freedom is an association of decentralized collectives that
    fights for digital rights and the other social movements that it is
    related to such as privacy, free speech, and social justice. We
    emphasize the use of direct action because of its effectiveness are
    are mostly engaged in legislative advocacy and education about free
    software/digital rights. We do all of this with a focus on free
    software and the ideals presented in the hacker ethic and dot
    communist manifesto. Campaigns lead by Binary Freedom activists have
    been featured on US News, Slashdot, Digg, Indymedia, CNN, and others.

    December 6th, 2007  Posted in CoLoCo News, Member News | No Comments »