Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 330

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #330 for the week August 12 – 18, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu Edge breaks crowd-sourcing record Ubuntu Stats Fosscon 2013 – all done til 2014 Juju Ecosystem Status for 14 August Matt Fischer: Hacking the initrd […]

Official Ubuntu Server Book 3rd Edition

Prentice Hall has just released the 3rd Ed. of “The Official Ubuntu Server Book” authored by Kyle Rankin and Benjamin Mako Hill. As background, the 2nd Ed. published in 2010 and the book has since been updated to remain as the definitive, authoritative guide to getting up and running quickly with the newest, most powerful […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 329

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #329 for the week August 5 – 11, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Announcing the 2013 Ubuntu App Showdown Contest! Ubuntu Edge backed by Bloomberg and price reduction to $695 Ubuntu Stats Ubuntu Ohio – Burning Circle: UbuCon […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 328

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #328 for the week July 29 – August 4, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu Forums are back up and a post mortem More Ubuntu Edge News Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats OSCON DAY TWO THREE […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 327

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #327 for the week July 22 – 28, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu Edge Indiegogo Campaign 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) Alpha 2 Available Ubuntu Stats Software Freedom Day (Dia de la Libertad del Software) Zulia 2013 Ubuntu Cloud […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 326

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #326 for the week July 15 – 21, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Notice of security breach on Ubuntu Forums site Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats LoCo News Juju Ecosystem Report for 17 July Colin Iain […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 325

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #325 for the week July 8 – 14, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu Developer Summit: 27-29 August 2013 Mark Shuttleworth: Two weeks with Mir Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats Ubuntu at OSCON Hello from ubuntu-za […]

Ubuntu Developer Summit: 27-29 August 2013

The next Ubuntu Developer Summit will be taking place from Tues 27th Aug 2013 – Thu 29th Aug 2013 from 2pm UTC – 8pm UTC. The event is completely open and accessible to everyone at summit.ubuntu.com. We welcome community members, upstreams, partners, and anyone else to come and join the sessions. As usual, the entire […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 324

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #324 for the week July 1 – 7, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Share your infrastructure, win a prize Ubuntu Stats Nicholas Skaggs: Testing all the things: Sudoku, RSS Reader Shorts, Clock, Weather Jackson Doak: The Ubuntu PC […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 323

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #323 for the week June 24 – 30, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Mir Plans In 13.10 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) Alpha 1 Released! Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats Chiedi: the Italian Ask Ubuntu is almost here […]

13.10 (Saucy Salamander) Alpha 1 Released!

“Perhaps I’m too saucy or provoking?” — Benjamin Franklin The first Alpha of the Saucy Salamander (to become 13.10) has now been released! This alpha features images for Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, and UbuntuKylin. Pre-releases of Saucy Salamander are *not* encouraged for anyone needing a stable system or anyone who is not comfortable running into […]

Mir Plans In 13.10

As many of you are probably aware, we are working on the Mir display server that is designed to provide a fast, efficient, and extensible display server across phone, tablet, desktop, and TV. Our ultimate goal is a fully converged Unity 8 running on top of Mir ready for the next LTS timeframe, and in […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 322

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #322 for the week June 17 – 23, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Mark Shuttleworth: Here comes the Carrier Advisory Group Ubuntu Donations And Community Funding Improving web services for Ubuntu Ubuntu Stats Ubuntu Ohio June 2013 Meeting […]

Improving web services for Ubuntu

For a long time now, we’ve been seeing issues come up in user testing with the fact that we have different services providing different functionalities which are all connected. Three examples are Ubuntu Single Sign On (used to log into most services related to Ubuntu), Ubuntu One (the cloud syncing service) and Ubuntu Pay (a […]

Ubuntu Donations And Community Funding

Some time ago a form was added to ubuntu.com in which users can donate money to the Ubuntu project. Jono Bacon, the Ubuntu Community Manager, has recently been working to finalize a fair and transparent plan for how the money raised from the community, upstreams, and flavors sliders can be used to benefit the most […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 321

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #321 for the week June 10 – 16, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu Stats UbuConLA 2013 Ubuntu Forums – We’re going social What Is Going on With Juju? June 12 Edition Matt Fischer: Being a MOTU Martin […]

Certificates For Ubuntu Members

The Ubuntu community is a core part of what makes us what we are, and right at the center of that are our Ubuntu Members. Ubuntu Members provide *significant and sustained* contributions over a wide range of areas such as packaging, documentation, programming, translations, advocacy, support, and more. We always want to do our best […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 320

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #320 for the week June 3 – 9, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats Ubuntu Forums – We’ve joined Facebook Juju Charm Ecosystem Status for 5 June 2013 Michael Hall: Core Apps […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 319

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #319 for the week May 27 – June 2, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Mark Shuttleworth closes Ubuntu bug #1 Community on ubuntu.com Ubuntu Stats Juju Charm Status for 29 May juju-core 1.11.0 has been released Jeremy Bicha: […]

Community on ubuntu.com

We’re very happy to announce that community.ubuntu.com is now online. It is the primary address for interested Ubuntu users to stay involved and get informed about what our community is doing. Our new community website: http://community.ubuntu.com/ A handful of contributors worked hard with the Canonical Design and Web team and from now on it will […]