Monthly Archives: September 2010

Interview with Leann Ogasawara

My name is Leann Ogasawara and I’ve been working for Canonical for the past 3 years. Since joining the Ubuntu Kernel Team, I’ve been involved with QA and triaging, stable maintenance, and am now this cycle’s Ubuntu 10.10 kernel release manager. Penelope Stowe: How did you end up working with Canonical and Ubuntu? Leann Ogasawara: […]

Asia-Oceania RMB Positions Available.

The Asia-Oceania RMB is undergoing restaffing. We are expanding to run two meetings to better accomodate our wide range of timezones. We require nominations for one position available for meetings at 9:00 UTC +-1hr and nominations for three positions available for meetings run at 1400 UTC +-1hr. We have the following requirements for nominees: be […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #212

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is Issue #212 for the week September 19 – September 25, 2010 and is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu 9.04 reaches end of life Announcing the Ubuntu Application Review Process Taking a Step Back With Fresh Eyes Behind the Circle: Gerfried Fuchs (Rhonda) Ubuntu Stats […]

Ubuntu 9.04 reaches end-of-life on October 23, 2010

Ubuntu announced its 9.04 release almost 18 months ago, on April 23, 2009. As with the earlier releases, Ubuntu committed to ongoing security and critical fixes for a period of 18 months. The support period is now nearing its end and Ubuntu 9.04 will reach end of life on Friday, October 23, 2010. At that […]

Behind the Circle: Gerfried Fuchs (Rhonda)

Avatar Desktop Age: 37 Location: Austria (no Kanagaroos) IRC Nick: Rhonda How long have you been using Linux, and which distributions have you used? My first contact with Linux was on the computer of my older brother 1994, but not really intensive. When I started to study Computer Science I had more intensive contact with […]