Interviews from the Ubuntu 10.10 - Ubuntu Developer Summit

(photo by Kenneth Wimer Creative Commons License 2.0)


I had the opportunity to attend the Ubuntu Developer Summit in Brussels, Belgium May 10th-14th. UDS is where Ubuntu developers and contributors meet to plan the next release of Ubuntu. Ubuntu 10.10 codenamed Maverick Meerkat was planned this time around.

I was able to interview several of the Canonical Manager, Community Members, as well as Community and LoCo Council Members. Below are those interviews.

Mark Shuttleworth - Ubuntu Founder -

Stuart Langridge - Technical Architect, Ubuntu One -

Ken VanDine, Ubuntu Desktop Team -

Robbie Williamson, Acting Platform Team Lead -

Jono Bacon, Ubuntu Community Manager -

Marjo Mercardo, Ubuntu QA Team Manager -

Leann Ogasawara, Ubuntu Kernel Team Release Manager for Ubuntu 10.010 -

Andy Whitcroft, Ubuntu Kernel Team Release Manager for Ubuntu 10.04 -

Elizabeth Krumbach - Community Council Member -

Alan Pope - Community Council Member -

Laura Czajkowski - LoCo Council Member -

Daniel T Chen, Ubuntu Member -


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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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