In this continuing series on Ubuntu One, Amber Graner talks to Roberto Alsina, Manager for the Ubuntu One Desktop Engineering Team in Online Services at Canonical. Alsina discusses what his as well as his team’s role is in reference to Ubuntu One; what he is personally looking forward to in the Ubuntu 11.10 release and shares improvements scheduled for the 12.04 LTS release. Alsina gives links to the documentation on t... more »
With less than one week until the release of Ubuntu 11.04, Jorge Castro of the Ubuntu community team decided to compile "The Power User's Guide to Unity" which answers many questions and offers users various howto videos, FAQs, information on lenses and more in one easy to find location.In regards to what Unity offers end users, Castro said, "I believe new users will enjoy the look and feel of the simplified desktop while advanced users will appreciate the integrated search and... more »
Announced on the Ubuntu devel mailing list by Kate Stewart, Ubuntu Release Manager at Canonical, Ubuntu 8.04, Hardy Heron, LTS (Desktop) release will reach its end-of-life support on May 12, 2011. Stewart says in the announcement, "Ubuntu announced its 8.04 Desktop release almost 36 months ago, on April 24, 2008. For the LTS Desktop releases, Ubuntu committed to ongoing security and critical fixes for a period of 36 months. The support period is now nearing its end and Ubuntu 8.04 Deskto... more »
In part one of this series of interviews with the Canonical Platform team, we heard from Robbie Williamson of the Foundations Team. Part two introduced us to David Mandala of the Mobile Team. In part three of this series, Where Karmic's Karma Comes From , we hear from Rick Spencer, Engineering Manager for Canonical's Desktop Team.Amber Graner: Could you please introduce yourself and tell us a little about what you do a... 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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