Kate Stewart the Ubuntu Release Manager at Canonical announced the 10.04.2 update on Ubuntu announce mailing list.In update release announcement Stewart writes, "This is the second maintenance release of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, which continues to be supported with maintenance updates and security fixes until April 2013 on desktops and April 2015 on servers.She continues, "Numerous post-release updates have been int... more »
This Week's Ubuntu Q&A Session:This week's session will be with Allison Randal, Ubuntu Technical Architect at Canonical on Friday, February 18, 2011, at 5:30pm (UTC) in the #ubuntu-classroom and #ubuntu-classroom-chat IRC Channels.How To Participate:To participate join the following IRC channels on irc.freenode.net: #ubuntu-classroom and #ubuntu-classroom-chat. Williamson will be presenting and answering questions... more »
Charline Poirier says, "This time, I had the pleasure of working with Andreas Nilsson, who came to London to observe the sessions. It was very useful to get his feedback and to work collaboratively with him on the analysis and implications of the findings." Poirier continues, "In addition to these benefits of our work together, there is an added one: since he observed participants struggling with certain... more »
Jono Bacon, the Ubuntu Community Manager announces on his blog the Ubuntu Global Jam and issue a call for events.What is the Ubuntu Global Jam?The Ubuntu Global Jam is an incredible opportunity for the Ubuntu community to unite together around the a given weekend to work together to improve Ubuntu. Everyone is able to contribute to the Jam, and everyone is welcome and encouraged to get involved. Curious about how to ma... more »
Once again Ubuntu Developer Week is around the corner and the community is invited to participate.What is Ubuntu Developer Week?Ubuntu Developer Week is an online, week of tutorial sessions targeted for all skill levels of Ubuntu Developers that help strengthen the Ubuntu Developer skills and community. Ubuntu Developer Week is a free online event that is open to all.When is Ubuntu Developer Week?Ubuntu Developer Week... more »
Elizabeth Krumbach on behalf of the Ubuntu Community Council announced in an email to various mailing lists, and posted on the Ubuntu Fridge that the licensing for the Ubuntu wiki will be CC-BY-SA and barring a "substantial number of objections" this change should take place in approximately one month.Krumbach writes in the email, &quo... more »
Reminder: Open Your World Webinar hosted by Gen. (Ret) Hugh Shelton screenshoot on opensource.com about the Open Your World webinar General (Gen.) Hugh Shelton, the 14th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, author of Without Hesitation-The Odyssey of an American Warrior, and current Red Hat Board Chairman will be hosting. The 'Open Your World' Webinar will take place on Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 from 2:00-3:00pm... more »
   You're invited to GNOME 3 User Days What are GNOME 3 User Days?GNOME 3 User Days are a great opportunity for users to find out about GNOME 3 and to talk to members of the GNOME project about the new release. Everyone is welcome to get involved and ask questions about GNOME 3.When will GNOME 3 User Days be held?The first GNOME 3 User Day will be held on 15 February 2011 (UTC time), and will take... more »
Announced last week, the Ubuntu Managers at Canonical are giving weekly Q & A sessions to the community. Originally to be held in the ubuntu-meeting channel, these sessions have been moved to the moderated #ubuntu-classroom and #ubuntu-classroom-chat IRC channels on irc.freenode.net.Last week's session was with Pete Graner, the Ubuntu Kernel Team Manager at Canonical. Talking About Ubuntu has a great easily readable (not in IRC log form) summary of this session.Today's Q&A Session: To... more »
Robert Roth announces this week's Ubuntu Bug Day on the ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list. If you are interested in helping "squash" some LibreOffice and OpenOffice bugs in Ubuntu then you are invited to help the Ubuntu BugSquad.Below is from the announcement and more.This week's Bug Day targets are *drum roll please* LibreOffice and OpenOffice! * #100 New bugs need a hug * #43 Incomplete bugs need a statu... more »

Follow along as Ubuntu enthusiast and Community organizer Amber Graner helps put the "You" in Ubuntu.

Amber Graner is an active Ubuntu community member and organizer who encourages everyone around her to participate, support, and learn about Ubuntu and Open Source. With a smile and a sense of humor, Amber reminds people that there is a place for everyone in the Ubuntu community – regardless of technical skill level (or lack thereof). She is constantly looking for people, places, and events within the Ubuntu community that help inspire Ubuntu users to participate actively within the Ubuntu community. Email Amber at amber AT ubuntu-user DOT com.


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