Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 345

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #345 for the week November 25 – December 1, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Quotes for community.ubuntu.com Ubuntu Stats Reboot New York: IRC Meetings Ubuntu Canada IRC November 28th meeting Bryan Quigley: Update, an Ubuntu laptop is now […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 344

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #344 for the week November 18 – 24, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Virtual Ubuntu Developer Summit November 2013 Complete! Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats Munich Beastie Squishing Party Begins Reboot New York Riccardo Padovani: Why […]

discourse.ubuntu.com Is Here, Dive In!

After about ~7 months of prototyping our watercooler is here. Introducing discourse.ubuntu.com: Our new discussion site built on the modern 100% Free Software Discourse platform. Log in with your Ubuntu SSO and start the party! Over the next week or so I’ll be detailing instructions for community members to integrate their blog comments with the […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 343

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #343 for the week November 11 – 17, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Community Council Election Results Ubuntu Developer Summit Schedule Ready discourse.ubuntu.com Is Here, Dive In! Ubuntu Stats Trusty attends first Ubuntu Hour Three Teams Verified From […]

Empowering LoCo teams at UDS

The challenge With Ubuntu now running across all form factors and devices and entering the mobile space, a new era begins. While our values remain the same, we’ve now faced with a unique opportunity to drive adoption of our favourite Free Software OS to a user base that could potentially be one or two orders […]

Community Council Election Results

Thanks to everyone who voted in the Community Council election! We had a turnout of 299 of the 732 authorized voters. The following 7 members have been elected to join Mark Shuttleworth on the council for a term of 2 years: Daniel Holbach Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph Laura Czajkowski Scott Ritchie Michael Hall Charles Profitt Elfy […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 342

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #342 for the week November 4 – 10, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: IRC Council Call for Nominations Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats Saucy Party in Flix, Catalonia Benjamin Kerensa: Ubuntu User Advocacy Jani Monoses: My […]

IRC Council Elections Announcement

The current IRC council was formed at the end of 2011, which means our two year term is up at the end of December 2013. Details about the IRC Council and its charter may be viewed here. Council members normally serve a two year term, and may stand for multiple terms. From the wiki page […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 341

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #341 for the week October 28 – November 3 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu Community Council Election Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats Spur of the moment Saucy Salamander Release Party pics Juju Charm Ecosystem Status […]

Ubuntu Community Council Election

The Ubuntu Community Council election has begun and ballots sent out to all Ubuntu Members. Voting closes at end of day UTC November 13th. For the 7 available seats on the council, the following candidates are on the ballot: Ho Wan Chan Bhavani Shankar Philip Ballew Andrew Starr-Bocchichio Elfy Michael Hall Daniel Holbach (incumbent) Laura […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 340

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #340 for the week October 21 – 27, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu Stats LoCo News Convergence In The Cloud Jonathan Riddell: KDE and Kubuntu at Linuxcon in Edinburgh Planet Awesome! Poll #6 & #7 Victor Tuson […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 339

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #339 for the week October 14 – 20, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) released Quantal, raring, saucy… Ubuntu Stats Results of the LoCo Council Meeting – Oct 15th 2013 UbuCon in Heidelberg A Little […]

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 & […]