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Guitars to Goat Festivals -- Ubuntu For All!

May 26, 2010, 18:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Amber Graner)

"Stan, who was also involved in the American Dairy Goat Association Festival, talked to the other planners about Ubuntu. Why you ask? Well it turns out the American Dairy Goat Association raises goats to send to Africa. Why send goats to Africa, it's a way to help some to learn the skill of husbandry, and have a trade skill. For more information on why these efforts are important click here. When the Association folks learned about the connection that Ubuntu has to South Africa, the Ubuntu Philosophy and what "ubuntu" means they said we could give out information on Ubuntu.

"There were somewhere between 1000-1500 people who passed through the event on Saturday. People drove in from South Carolina, Tennessee, and other places across North Carolina. There were small business owners who talked to me about migrating to Ubuntu, the Libraries are looking into Open Source alternatives, and I even spoke to people who were wondering what using Open Source alternatives could do for the local government."

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