Archive › August, 2010

Thankyou, Debian

Debian is awesome. You know that, I know that, we all know that, and 17 years ago Debian entered into our lives. Before I joined the Ubuntu project I was an avid Debian user, and still am. Ubuntu owes a huge amount of thanks to Debian and it’s global family of contributors for all of […]

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Ubuntu Global Jam: We Need Your Events!

Cornell√É , Spain Chicago, USA Are you good folks aware of what is happening on 27th – 29th August 2010. But of course, it is the Ubuntu Global Jam! In the last few cycles we have organized and run an event called the Ubuntu Global Jam. The idea was simple: encourage our awesome global Ubuntu […]

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Making Ubuntu More Accessible

Today I had a great call Penelope Stowe who has been leading some excellent efforts with the Ubuntu Accessibility Team in conjunction with the (quite literally) always rocking Luke ‘The Muso’ Yelavich. The reason for the call was simple: I felt like I didn’t have enough knowledge or visibility of the Ubuntu Accessibility Team and […]

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Request For Candidates: Application Review Board

In Belgium at the last Ubuntu Developer Summit, we had a fantastic set of discussions about how we could create a process that empowers application developers to bring their applications into the Ubuntu Software Center much easier. Today our developer and packaging processes are more designed for a contributor who wishes to contribute to the […]

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Free Books For Approved LoCo Teams

Once again we have some wonderful free books to give away from Prentice Hall, the rather spanky-awesome publishers of The Official Ubuntu Book by Mako, Matthew Helmke and Corey Burger, and the brand new Official Ubuntu Server Book by our friend and yours, Kyle Rankin and Mako. These books were commissioned by Debra Williams-Cauley who […]

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At Home With Jono Bacon

Just a quick FYI: tomorrow (Wed 4th Aug) I will be hosting my weekly At Home with Jono Bacon videocast at 11am Pacific / 2pm Eastern / 6pm UTC and I will be covering the following topics: CALL FOR EVENTS: Ubuntu Global Jam HOWTO: Team Reporting LoCo Council Q+A I hope to see you all […]

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Ubuntu Global Jam: We Need Your Events!

Are you good folks aware of what is happening on 27th – 29th August 2010. But of course, it is the Ubuntu Global Jam! In the last few cycles we have organized and run an event called the Ubuntu Global Jam. The idea was simple: encourage our awesome global Ubuntu community to get together in […]

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Severed Fifth Update

Hi folks, back again for a quick update on my Free Culture music project, Severed Fifth. As before, I just want to share a bunch of links to interesting things that are going on. To kick off with, I put a few short videos on the Severed Fifth YouTube Channel from yesterday’s rehearsal. These are […]

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