Monthly Archives: August 2012

Community site downtime announcement

Canonical is in the process of moving out of one data centre and into a new one. Unfortunately this will require downtime for some of the Ubuntu community services hosted in the old data centre. The downtime window will start at 07:00 UTC on Saturday 18th August 2012 and last up to 12 hours (i.e. […]

Interview with Idleone

Time for an interview!  Fellow Ubuntu Membership Board Member (that is a mouthful) Idleone agreed to part of the series. Thank you! 1. Tell as much as you’re willing about your “real life” like name, age, gender, location, family, religion, profession, education, hobbies, etc. My name is Giovanni Chiazzese, my friends call me John or […]

Ubuntu Accomplishments Live Video Tutorials

Jono Bacon has announced that he and his team will hold Live Video Tutorials about Ubuntu Accomplishments on 7 and 8 August 2012. This will be streamed live in The discussion will take place in IRC in the #ubuntu-accomplishments channel on Don’t worry if you aren’t an IRC user, you can also join […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 277

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #277 for the week July 30 – August 5, 2012, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu Developer Summit Sponsorship Now Open Top 10 Ubuntu app downloads for July 2012 Welcome new members Ubuntu Stats Event Report – Ubuntu 12.04 […]

Ubuntu Developer Summit Sponsorship Now Open

The Ubuntu Developer Summit (UDS) is the most important event in the Ubuntu calendar. It is where we get together to discuss, design, and plan the next version of Ubuntu; in this case the Ubuntu 13.04 release. The next UDS takes place at Bella Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark from the 29th Oct – 1st Nov. You […]