Ubuntu Member (since 2006)Ubuntu Regional Membership Board
Linux Australia (OCM)Sydney Linux Users Group (Secretary)
Many hands make light work~John Heywood
Individual commitment to a group effort -- that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a
civilization work.~Vince Lombardi
First, set the tone of your community.
Ubuntu Code of Conduct
A standard of behaviour
Diversity is good!(newbies, minorities, women)
What does your project need?
Website or server maintenance
What should your Developers be doing?
Developers should be Developing
Not OO.o documents
How to get Artwork?
Ubuntu Free Culture Showcase
1. Submit photo, music or video
2. Community selects favourite
3. Winners get kudos and exposure
Great for portfolios!
How to get Documentation?
Free service: WIkia
Hackfests: Gobby, Wave
Comment your code
Even if you think it's good
How to get Website Content?
CMS don't require code
Free service: Wordpress.com
How to get server maintenance?
Users donate server space
Experience for junior Sysadmins
How to get support channels?
IRC, Forums, mailing list
Free IRC services: Freenode, OFTC
Free forum/mail service: Google Groups
How to get marketing?
Excite your users.
Expos, demos and fliers
How to get all this to work?
Someone to coordinate
How to excite your volunteers?
Thank you for OSDC!
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