Author Archives: José Antonio Rey

Ubuntu IRCC Nominations 2016

The current IRC council has 3 members whose 2 year terms are ending. This means it is now election season. Details about the IRC Council and its charter may be viewed here. Council members normally serve a two year term, and may stand for multiple terms. From the wiki page the election process is as […]

Google Code-In 2015: Student registration now open!

Google Code-In starts today and Ubuntu is one of the participating organisations. Code-In is an annual coding competition hosted by Google. Students participate by contributing to a set of tasks outlined by the mentoring organizations. They are rewarded with certificates and t-shirts as prizes, along with grand prize winners who get a trip to Google’s […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 439

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #439 for the weeks October 12 – 25, 2015, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) released X marks the spot Ubuntu Online Summit (3-5 Nov): Get your sessions in Announcing the UbuCon Summit Welcome New Members […]

Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) released

Codenamed “Wily Werewolf”, 15.10 continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this cycle, introducing new features and fixing bugs. Under the hood, there have been updates to many core packages, including a new 4.2-based kernel, […]

Ubuntu Online Summit (3-5 Nov): Get your sessions in

From 3-5 Nov we are going to have our next Ubuntu Online Summit, where we plan the X release. As at the last times, everything will happen on Google Hangouts and the schedule is going to be up at Now is the best time to get your sessions in, it just takes a couple […]

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