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Don’t be afraid of women in tech

It’s incredibly disappointing that I even feel the need to write that headline, but recently a story has hit the interwebs that’s nothing short of fearmongering against an already beleaguer minority. The truth is that women in open source are … Continue reading

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Phones and Desktops converge at Ubuntu Online Summit

With the release of the Wily Werewolf (Ubuntu 15.10) we have entered into the Xenial Xerus (to be Ubuntu 16.04) development cycle. This will be another big milestone for Ubuntu, not just because it will be another LTS, but it … Continue reading

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The next UbuCon is in Orlando, Florida!

Thanks to the generous organizers of FOSSETCON who have given us a room at their venue, we will be having another UbuCon in Orlando this fall! FOSSETCON 2015 will be held at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista‎, from November … Continue reading

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Share a link, win a Mycroft!

Mycroft, the open source Artificial Intelligence project currently on Kickstarter, has teamed up with Ubuntu to give away a free device! They’re in the final days of their campaign, and need your help getting it to their goal. So we’re … Continue reading

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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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Call for UbuCon Speakers at SELF

Ubuntu is sponsoring the South East Linux Fest this year in Charlotte North Carolina, and as part of that event we will have a room to use all day Friday, June 12, for an UbuCon. UbuCon is a mini-conference with … Continue reading

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Working from my Ubuntu Phone

Ubuntu has been talking a lot about convergence lately, it’s something that we believe is going to be revolutionary and we want to be at the forefront of it. We love the idea of it, but so far we haven’t really … Continue reading

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Corrections to community donations reports

A couple of years ago the Ubuntu download page introduced a way for users to make a financial contribution to the ongoing development of Ubuntu and it’s surrounding projects and community. Later a program was established within Canonical to make the money … Continue reading

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Free Software’s Fifth Freedom

Way back at the dawn of the open source era, Richard Stallman wrote the Four Freedoms which defined what it meant for software to be free. These are: Freedom 0: The freedom to run the program for any purpose. Freedom … 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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