Category Archives: Meetups

Ubuntu Global Jam Packs are back!

The next Ubuntu Global Jam is coming up next month, the weekend of August 7th through the 9th. Last cycle we introduced the Ubuntu Global Jam Packs, and they were such a big hit that we’re bringing them back this … Continue reading

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My SCaLE 13x and UbuCon review

A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend the thirteenth Southern California Linux Expo, more commonly known at SCaLE 13x. It was my first time back in five years, since I attended 9x, and my first time … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Six geeks, one sleepless night, and £5133.70 for charity

Well, we did it.  The six members of the Canonical Community Team stayed awake and (mostly) online for 24 straight hours, all for your entertainment and generous donations.  A lot of people gave a lot over the last week, both … Continue reading

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App Development at UDS-Q

My big focus during the week of UDS will be on improving our Application Developer story, tools and services.  Ubuntu 12.04 is already an excellent platform for app developers, now we need to work on spreading awareness of what we … Continue reading

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How the Ubuntu Florida team Jams

The Ubuntu Florida LoCo Team is my home team, and this cycle I will once again be meeting up with Chris Johnston to participate in the Ubuntu Global Jam.  Since Chris is the one organizing this event again, I asked … Continue reading

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How Ubuntu Oregon Runs Jams

As part of an ongoing series of blogs about LoCo Team Jams, I spoke with Benjamin Kerensa (bkerensa), the team contact for Ubuntu Oregon about their Global Jam activities.   Tell me about yourself and how you are involved in Ubuntu … Continue reading

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A new way to Jam

We’re coming up on the next Ubuntu Global Jam, the point in every cycle where the community gets together for a weekend of contributing to the next release of Ubuntu.  And this time we’re shaking things up a little bit. … Continue reading

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LoCo Team BBQ: The Meat

Now that the rub  is ready, it’s time to prepare the meat.  For this weekend’s festivities, we have: 2 pork shoulders, 2 whole chickes, 4 large turkey legs, an assortment of chicken wings and drumsticks, a rack of ribs and … Continue reading

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LoCo Team BBQ: The Rub

This weekend we will be holding the second official Ubuntu Florida LoCo Team BBQ, which for me means that preparation has to start early.  All good barbecue starts with the dry rub, a combination of spices, sugar and salt that give the … Continue reading

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