Author Archives: lyz

Vivid Vervet Alpha 2 Released

The second alpha of the Vivid Vervet (to become 15.04) has now been released! Pre-releases of the Vivid Vervet are *not* encouraged for anyone needing a stable system or anyone who is not comfortable running into occasional, even frequent breakage. They are, however, recommended for Ubuntu flavor developers and those who want to help in […]

Interview with Charles of the Ubuntu Community Council

The Ubuntu Community Council is the primary community (i.e., non-technical) governance body for the Ubuntu project. In this series of 7 interviews, we go behind the scenes with the community members who were elected in 2013 serve on this council with Mark Shuttleworth. In this, our first interview, we talk with Charles about his experience […]

Ubuntu LoCo Team Global Jam Packs

For a long time now Canonical has provided Ubuntu LoCo Teams with material to use in the promotion of Ubuntu. This has come in the form of CDs and DVDs for Ubuntu releases, as well as conference packs for booths and shows. We’ve also been sent several packages, when requested by an Ubuntu Member, to […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 400

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #400 for the week January 12 – 18, 2015, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Introducing Ubuntu Find-A-Task Ubuntu Stats Qt Day 2015, March 13-14th, Florence LoCo Events Ubuntu Cloud News Nicholas Skaggs: PSA: Community Requests Ronnie Tucker: Ubuntu Phone […]

Vacant Developer Membership Board seats: Call for nominations

We will soon have four vacant Developer Membership Board seats. Benjamin Drung, Iain Lane, Scott Kitterman and Stéphane Graber will reach the end of their terms on 2015-02-17. This is a call for nominations. The DMB is responsible for reviewing and approving new Ubuntu developers, meeting for about an hour once a fortnight. Candidates should […]

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