[Wolves] Aston Pride need help

Richard Barker rtbarker2004 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 15 22:01:50 GMT 2006

On 15/01/06, Jono Bacon <jonobacon at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Recently I have worked with an organisation called Aston Pride who are
> helping to refurbish chunks of aston and improve education and
> services. Recently we helped them by giving them 10 computers running
> Ubuntu. They are really excited about Open Source and Linux.
> The problem is with staffing. They are dependent on volunteers coming
> in and helping give training and support. I was wondering if this is
> something the LUG would be interested in. They are really looking to
> run training courses about different tools such as The Gimp, Blender,
> OpenOffice.org, Firefox, General Internet skills, general computer
> skills etc.
> this is an area that could *really* help those living in Aston and be
> a very real and geniune contribution to the community. Naturally as
> soon as a core set of people know the software, they can train each
> other so it is essential at first, but our help should become less
> essential over time.
> Anyone interested?
>   Jono
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I should be able to help out with a few hours on a weekend, if that's
any good to you.

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It
takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage to move in the
opposite direction.

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