Ubuntu 10.04, Lucid Lynx will be bringing more than faster boot times and open drivers to users this spring, it will radiate "Light" throughout the community with a face lift for the future. Within the Ubuntu Community there is a wiki for *every* thing it seems and the new brand is no different so let's see what the wiki tells us about this new and polished look and feel of the Ubuntu Brand.The Ubuntu Wiki,Br... more »
The Ubuntu Opportunistic Developers will be enjoying a week of programming fun as Ubuntu Opportunistic Developer Week (UODW) kicked off at 4pm UTC today March 1st and concludes on Saturday, March 6th at around 8pm UTC.Last week on March 25, Rick Spencer, Canonical's engineering manager for the Desktop conducted two classes -- Python for Beginners and Python for Programmers preparing those who are new to programming and python to get the most out of each session. No worries, if you didn't get... more »
The Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE) 8x will kick off on Friday February 19, 2010. The 19th is proving to be a packed day with events like the Women in Open Source, Ubucon, Open Source Software in Education, SCALE-U, and more planned. The main SCaLE 8x event kicks off on Saturday with "Being a Catalyst in Communities - The scientific facts about the open source way" presented by Karsten Wade. Tarus Balog kicks off the Sunday Schedule with "So, You Thing You Want to Start... more »
Ron Golan, architect by day, SCaLE planner by night. Ron was kind enough to take some time out of his day to answer a few questions and give us a glimpse into SCaLE from the expo floor up. Amber Graner: Can you tell us a little about you and your role with SCaLE? How long you have worked on this event?Ron Golan: I've worked on every SCALE since the beginning. At first I was only doing the expo floor layout. A couple of... more »
Today's People, Personalities, and Planners: Who's behind your FOSS events? we are talking Lei Zhang. Lei, thank you so much for talking time to let readers know a little more about SCaLE and the role you play in making sure it's a great event for all attendees. Amber Graner: Can you tell us a little about you and your role with SCaLE? How long you have worked on this event? Lei Zhang: I have been with SCaLE from th... more »
This week I am kicking off the People, Personalities, and Planner's: Who's behind your FOSS events?One way of getting involved in the Ubuntu Community is by attending events. Most of the events throughout 2010 will have some element of the Ubuntu Community involved in them. There will be Ubuntu Community members speaking at main events or specialty events such as Women in Open Source, and/or Ubucon's, some will be planners, others will be staffing an Ubuntu LoCo Booth, and others will be lend... more »
Back in March 2009, I started hanging out in the #ubuntu-meeting channel on Freenode to see first hand how IRC meetings in the Ubuntu Community are conducted. I noticed there were specific actions/commands that were being used in the meetings; I wanted why and what they were, so I asked :-). I found out the #ubuntu-meeting Channel on Freenode uses mootbot. This great little bot that makes keeping track of action items and gathering meeting minutes/notes really easy. The Scribes Team which was... more »
New to Ubuntu? Looking for classes to help you become a more proficient Ubuntu User? Then Ubuntu User Days are for you! Ubuntu User Days are a set of courses offered during a one day period to teach beginning and/or intermediate Ubuntu users the basics to getting started with Ubuntu and You're Invited!What: Ubuntu User DaysWhen: Saturday, January 23, 2010 Where: #ubuntu-classroom and #ubuntu-classroom-chat(You will need to join both channels on Freenode. #ubuntu-classroom will be where the in... more »
On January 10, 2010 the Ubuntu Women Project announced an International Women's Day Competition. Are you a women who uses Ubuntu? Then send to the email below in the announcement, how you discovered Ubuntu. Since the original announcement Sponsors now include: Canonical, Linux Pro Magazine and Ubuntu User Magazine. Prize packs at the time of this post include Ubuntu Backpacks, women's t-shirts, key chains, 1 year digital subscription to Linux Pro Magazine or a 1 year print subscription Ubuntu... more »
Have you heard of Full Circle Magazine? Yes, well I hope are enjoying it. No, well let me tell you a little about it. Full Circle Magazine (FCM), is the independent (online) magazine for the Ubuntu Linux community. FCM has sections that cover - MOTU and Ubuntu Women Interviews, Media, Command and Conquer, Ubuntu Games, a section for people to tell their Ubuntu Story,Letters, How to Program and much more. Banners on each site show the cross-promotion efforts that are happening between Ubuntu U... 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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