As I have mentioned in the past with the various post on events and event planners, going to events and helping at the booths are great ways to see what is happening and meet people and the Grace Hopper Celebration is no different.I volunteered to help Stormy Peters, Executive Director of the GNOME Foundation, staff the free software booth this year at Grace Hopper and had a blast yesterday. I can't wait to see what to... more »
You're invitedto participate inUbuntu App Developer WeekDate: Monday, September 27, 2010 to Friday, October 1, 2010Time: 1400 UTC - 2000 UTC Daily during Ubuntu App Developer WeekWhere: #ubuntu-classroom and #ubuntu-classroom-chat Ubuntu App Developer Week wiki describes this event as "a week of sessions aimed at enabling and inspiring developers to write applications that scratch their itches. Our goal is to give all attendees a taste of the wide variety of tools on the Ubuntu plat... more »
Ladies check out these awesome internship opportunities!!! I was so excited when I was forwarded the link earlier I just had to share it.  GNOME is an innovative free software desktop. It is easy to use and is the most popular desktop distributed with free operating systems. In an effort to get more women involved in free software, GNOME project is sponsoring several internships for women from December 15, 2010 to... more »
If you are interested in learning more about developing applications on Ubuntu then this is the week for you. You'll get to interact with some of the awesome Ubuntu developers in these sessions. To get an idea of what it's all about check the prior sessions that we held. Those can be found at: App Developer week was announced earlier this week on The Fridge and You're Invited to participate. Below is that announcement.Announcing Ubuntu App... more »
Robbie Williamson, Canonical Foundations Team manager, announced the release of Ubuntu 10.10 Beta, (Maverick Meerkat) today. Below is the announcement in full that was sent to the ubuntu-announce mailing list .  The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 10.10 beta.Codenamed “Maverick Meerkat”, 10.10 continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution.Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop... more »
In this interview, I talk to Ohio LinuxFest Planner, Esther "Moose" Filderman. Amber Graner: Can you tell us a little about you and your role with the Ohio LinuxFest? How long you have worked on this event? Esther "Moose" Filderman: This year, I'm the "Content Chair", a name made-up on the fly (by Beth Lynn Eicher) for the fact that I'm responsible for a sizable chunk of the programming c... 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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