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Ubuntu One Developer Evening In Manchester On Thursday

Everyone knows what Ubuntu One is, right? While you may know it as the system for syncing your files, contacts, notes, and bookmarks, and where you can buy and stream music, Ubuntu One is also a comprehensive developer platform. With it you can utilize pretty much all of these services right from your app, and […]

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Ubuntu 11.10 (So Far) Screenshot Tour

So here we are in the thick of the Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot development cycle, and I am really excited about the progress that is being made. I thought it could be interesting to show off some of the work that is going on with a quick screenshot tour. This cycle has been very much […]

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Community Leadership Summit 2011: Rock and Roll

Thanks to Reid Beels for the photo. A few weeks ago was the Community Leadership Summit 2011 in beautiful Portland, Oregon. For those who are unfamiliar with the event, I started the CLS three years ago to be the central meeting place for those who are passionate about community leadership and management to get together […]

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Ubuntu Membership and Developer Surveys

Governance is a hugely important part of Ubuntu, and we have a very open and transparent governance infrastructure. Everyone on our governance boards is committed to keeping Ubuntu an open, fun, and inclusive community with a high quality of contributions. We should all be thankful to our governance community for helping with this important work. […]

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Kick Out The Jam

LoCo Teams! We need you. The Ubuntu Global Jam is happening in less than a month. Help bring Free Software to the masses. Organize an Ubuntu Global Jam event. Anyone can do it, you don’t have to be a developer or technical, you just provide a place for Ubuntu fans in your area to get […]

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Weekly Ubuntu Q+A Videocasts

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, as well as questions about Open Source, Free Software, technology, and more. Each session takes place every Wednesday at […]

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Chris Anderson Confirmed For 2nd Ed. Foreword

As I mentioned previously, I am working on a second edition of The Art of Community, my book that teaches community leadership and the different skills, challenges, and opportunities therein. The first edition is available under a Creative Commons license (as well as in print form) and designed to be of use to Open Source […]

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