[General] InstallFest KW

JiMMaR firboy88 at hotmail.com
Sat Jan 8 15:34:56 AST 2011

Also most of the people who attended the barcamp were geeks who knew what 
linux is (or using it), I think the idea here is to reach the other criteria 
of normal users who got no idea what it is
an open day is a good idea but having it at one place may be a bad idea
the Microsoft installFest done by Saleh at KU was a good idea, maybe we can 
have a team(s) that goes to colleges and do an installFest on different days 
[or maybe with an advertisement 2 days prior]

From: "Majed B." <majedb at gmail.com>
Sent: Saturday, January 08, 2011 12:18 PM
To: "General OpenSource Discussion" <general at oskw.org>
Subject: Re: [General] InstallFest KW

> We started barcamp at 2 PM and finished by 8:30 PM (followed by
> dinner). So as you can see, the time was barely enough.
> Install festivals need an open day because each computer has its
> issues (drivers, hardware, mishaps).
> Bashar,
> You should start the manual in Google Docs and share it from there, as
> a contributor suggested. Also, get a short link for it from
> http://goo.gl and mention inside the manual itself. This way users can
> always go to that link to find the most updated version of the manual.
> If Arabic is going to be involved, I suggested making 2 separate
> manuals, but in the English manual, it should be mentioned how to add
> an Arabic keyboard to type with.
> On Sat, Jan 8, 2011 at 11:54 AM, sulaiman <sigtermer at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 01/08/2011 11:42 AM, Majed B. wrote:
>>> Two events in the same place is a bad idea because some might want to go 
>>> to both.
>> i think you meant the same time not place. if so, just move it after the 
>> event. you can also have it as a barcamp session (or two).
>> it's just an idea purposed mainly for my personal benefit. why whould i 
>> get out twice if i can group them into one outing. :)
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