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Recent Ubuntu Community Refinements

Our community is at the heart of how we build Ubuntu. Recently there were some concerns expressed about some aspects of our community and I have been working with various community members and internally at Canonical to resolve some of these issues to make things smoother. I just wanted to summarize some updates: Regular, transparent […]

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Refining and Improving Virtual UDS

Last week we ran our very first virtual Ubuntu Developer Summit. The event lasted two days and gave us an opportunity to try out a new format and to see how well it worked. Generally it seems we got some pretty favorable feedback, but there are definitely some areas in which we want to sand […]

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Ubuntu Q&A This Week

This week’s live video Q&A is in a slightly later time slot this week on Wednesday at 8pm UTC (click here for the time in your location this week). As usual everyone is welcome to bring any and all questions to the Q&A. To join, head over to Ubuntu On Air at 8pm UTC on […]

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Thoughts On Recent Community Concerns

Recently there has been some fire flowing about Canonical in the community. These concerns started off as sporadic at first and then we saw a small blog avalanche (blogalanche, if you will) as a number of folks piled onto the ride. I feel somewhat trapped in the middle of all of this. On one hand […]

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Online UDS Day One: Feedback Welcome!

I just wanted to post a quick blog entry thanking everyone who joined the first day of our inaugural online Ubuntu Developer Summit today. Overall we didn’t see many glitches in our plan of how to run the event, and we also gathered some fantastic feedback for things we can improve and extend upon next […]

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Getting Started With The First Online Ubuntu Developer Summit

Tomorrow we will be running our very first online Ubuntu Developer Summit. The event will take place over two days and span a range of different tracks: Community, Client, Cloud & Server, App Developers, and Foundations. We have never run an event like this before, but we have prepared extensively to deliver the best online […]

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This Week’s Ubuntu Q&A

This week’s live video Q&A is in the normal time slot of every Wednesday at 7pm UTC (click here for the time in your location this week). As ever, you are welcome to ask me absolutely anything about Ubuntu, Free Software, Community Management, Technology, or anything else. The only questions I don’t accept are tech […]

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Ubuntu Video Q&A This Week

This week’s live video Q&A is back to the normal time slot of every Wednesday at 7pm UTC (click here for the time in your location this week). The day is different this week as I need to join a sprint later this week. This week I will be running the usual hour long Q&A […]

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This Week’s Video Q&A

After missing my weekly live Ubuntu and Community Management video Q&A last week due to exhibiting at CES, I will be doing this week’s live video Q&A on Monday 14th January 2013 (tomorrow) at 7pm UTC (click here for the time in your location). The day is different this week as I need to join […]

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Announcing Ubuntu For Phones

Today we announced the Ubuntu for phones platform. This is the culmination of an extensive period of work, and pushing Ubuntu another step further in building a consistent, elegant, beautiful Operating System and experience across the desktop, cloud, and devices. The design and implementation of the phone is beautiful. You can immediately tell it is […]

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