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Banshee In Natty To Ship Multiple Stores And Contribute To GNOME Foundation

Recently the Canonical Online Services team, led by Cristian Parrino, has been in discussions with the Banshee project to coordinate a suitable revenue share for the built-in Amazon store. Unfortunately, there were a few crossed wires, but a call today helped to clarify the position. For clarity, Cristian wanted to pass on the plan for […]

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Ubuntu Developer Summit Sponsorship Now Open!

The Ubuntu Developer Summit (UDS) is the most important event in the Ubuntu calendar. It is where we get together to discuss, design, and plan the next version of Ubuntu; in this case the Ubuntu 11.10 release. The next UDS takes place at Corinthia Grand Hotel, Budapest, Hungary from the 9th – 13th May 2011. […]

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Ubuntu Global Jam: First Update

I am delighted that we are already starting to see some Ubuntu Global Jam events forming and taking place at different points between 1st – 3rd April 2010: Ubuntu Paris Jam, Paris – Ubuntu-fr Translation marathon, Ljubljana – Ubuntu Slovenian Team Ubuntu Global Jam, Les Borges Blanques – Catalan LoCo Team Ubuntu UK Global Jam […]

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Live Ubuntu Video Q+A: Every Wednesday

For quite some time now I have been running a live weekly video Q+A session in which I invite the Ubuntu community to join me and ask questions about the project, seek clarification on Ubuntu decisions, and more. A few people had mentioned that they had not heard of the sessions until too late, so […]

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Ubuntu Global Jam: Call For Events!

Every cycle we organize the Ubuntu Global Jam; an event in which our global community gets together to help make Ubuntu better. The Ubuntu Global Jam is a great opportunity to get together and meet other Ubuntu fans and contributors, make new friends in your area, and help to make the next Ubuntu release a […]

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Community Leadership Summit 2011 Announced!

I am delighted to announce the Community Leadership Summit 2011, now in it’s third year! This year it takes place on the 23rd and 24th July 2011, the weekend before OSCON at the Oregon Convention Center. Thanks again to O’Reilly for providing the venue. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the CLS, it […]

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Weekly Q+A Sessions

One thing we are always trying to improve and optimize is transparency in the Ubuntu project. One piece of work to this end is ensuring that the managers in the Ubuntu Engineering Team are available to answer questions that the community may have. As such, this week we will be kicking off a regular Q+A […]

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Improving Diversity At UDS

The Ubuntu Developer Summit is our twice-yearly event in which the Ubuntu community gets together to discuss, design, and plan the work for the next release of Ubuntu. It is an important staple in the Ubuntu calendar, and we meet next in May in Budapest, Hungary. We always try to make UDS a welcome and […]

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