Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) released

The Ubuntu team is very pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 13.10 for Desktop, Server, Cloud, Phone, and Core products. Codenamed “Saucy Salamander”, 13.10 continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this cycle, introducing […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 338

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #338 for the week October 7th – 13th 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Mir Running Now On Ubuntu On Phones Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats LoCos, Leaders, and Lessons Learned: Ohio Team Ubuntu Women: Ubuntu Women […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 337

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #337 for the week September 30 – October 6, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: XMir update for Ubuntu 13.10 Winners of the 2013 Ubuntu App Showdown Next UDS: 19 – 21 Nov 2013 Welcome new members of the […]

4 more days to get your Community Council nomination in!

All 7 elected Community Council member terms expire this month so we are looking to restaff the council with some exceptional community members. If you know somebody in the Ubuntu community, who has been an Ubuntu member for a while is dedicated to the project is well-respected and known for balanced views and good leadership […]

Welcome new members of the Ubuntu LoCo Council!

On the behalf of the Community Council I would like to congratulate and welcome our newly appointed members to the LoCo Council: Sergio Meneses (incumbent) https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SergioMeneses https://launchpad.net/~sergiomeneses José Antonio Rey https://wiki.ubuntu.com/jose https://launchpad.net/~jose Stephen Michael Kellat http://wiki.ubuntu.com/skellat https://launchpad.net/~skellat Thank you to all who their names forward, we always have great applicants, and the decision is never […]

Next Online Ubuntu Developer Summit: 19 – 21 Nov 2013

The Ubuntu Developer Summit is a key event in the Ubuntu calendar. It is where our community gather to discuss, debate, and design the future of Ubuntu. The event is completely open, welcome to all, and brings together platform developers, app developers, advocates, designers, partners, carriers, OEMs and more. The event takes place at uds.ubuntu.com. […]

XMir update for Ubuntu 13.10

As many of you will know, the Mir team had two core goals for the Ubuntu 13.10 cycle: Deliver Mir + XMir + Unity 7 on the desktop for those cards that supported it, and fall back to X for those that don’t. Deliver a native Mir + Unity 8 running on Ubuntu Touch images […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 336

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #336 for the week September 23 – 29, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) Final Beta released Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats OhioLinuxFest 2013 Nicholas Skaggs: Spreading the (testing) weight Jonathan Riddell & […]

Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) Final Beta released

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the final beta release of Ubuntu 13.10 Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products. Codenamed “Saucy Salamander”, 13.10 continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this cycle, introducing new […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 335

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #335 for the week September 16 – 22, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Community Council Call for Nominations Welcome New Members and Developers Bug Stats Ask Ubuntu Top 5 Questions this week Ubuntu Global Jam, Dublin… Both productive […]

Community Council Call for Nominations

All 7 elected Community Council member terms expire next month, we are going to have an election to restaff in a few weeks where all Ubuntu Members will be eligible to vote. We will announce the details of the election soon. What we want from you now is nominations! If you know somebody in the […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 334

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #334 for the week September 9 – 15, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats Software Freedom Day 2013 Hong Kong Juju Charm Ecosystem Status for 11 Sept Jonathan Riddell: KDE Connect in […]

Interview with Diane Leikvold

Emma Marshall: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Diane Leikvold: I am the network administrator, desktop support, and technology coordinator at Longmont Christian School in Longmont, Colorado. I also teach keyboarding to 4th and 5th graders, and Google Docs to middle school students and teachers. My hobbies are biking, Zumba, camping, being […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 333

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #333 for the week September 2 – 8, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) Beta 1 Released! Ubuntu Stats Ubuntu LoCo Council: Get Your LoCo Moving – Global Jam is Coming! Launchpad News: Launchpad build farm […]

13.10 (Saucy Salamander) Beta 1 Released!

Welcome to Saucy Salamander Beta 1 release, which will in time become the 13.10 release. This alpha features images for Edubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, UbuntuKylin, Ubuntu Studio and Xubuntu. Pre-releases of Saucy Salamander are not encouraged for anyone needing a stable system or anyone who is not comfortable running into occasional, even frequent breakage. […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 332

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #332 for the week August 26 – September 1, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Call for Nominations to the LoCo Council Ubuntu Stats Re-Energizing LoCo Teams Juju Charm Championship expands with more categories, more prizes Nicholas Skaggs: Call […]

Call for Nominations to the LoCo Council

We on the LoCo Council are being faced with the challenge of replacing three of our current Council members. A special thanks to Laura, Chris and Sergio for all of the great contributions they have made while serving with us on the LoCo Council. So with that in mind, we are writing this to ask […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 331

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #331 for the week August 19 – 25, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu Edge crowdfunding drive has missed its target Ubuntu Developer Summit August 27-29th Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS released Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats I […]

New Local communities health check process

This will be the new process, aiming to replace the current re approval process. It aims to be less formal, more interactive and above all still keep people motivated to be involved in the Ubuntu community. Every team shall be known as a LoCoteam, teams that were previously known as an “Approved LoCoteam” shall be […]

Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS released

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS (Long-Term Support) for its Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products, as well as other flavours of Ubuntu with long-term support. As with 12.04.2, 12.04.3 contains an updated kenrel and X stack for new installations on x86 architectures. As usual, this point release […]