Monthly Archives: September 2006

Ohio LinuxFest 2006 Around the Corner

Great Lakesters (yes, I made that up) and those of you within a stone's throw of Lake Erie and Lake Michigan, you are just a few hours away from an upcoming LinuxFest. On Saturday, September 30th, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, Ohio LinuxFest will kick off. Jeff Waugh (aka “jdub“) and […]

Free Ubuntu stickers now international

Laptop-style Ubuntu sticker In an earlier story we had details of Powered by Ubuntu stickers being available to those inside the United States. Today, we’ve been given the news that System76’s free stickers are now available in Canada, Brazil, Australia and The Netherlands, as well as the USA. This is fantastic news—kudos to the company […]

Move over 'sysvinit', 'upstart' is the new kid in town

On a Unix system, ‘init’ is in control. She is your mother, your grandmother and your great-grandmother. Only once in a generation is a new one born; and seeing that happen is history in the making. The GNU/Linux combination at the heart of Kubuntu and Ubuntu has a design heritage stretching back nearly 30 years. […]

MOTU get ready: Developers announce 'REVU' Day

Hot on the footsteps of our recent story of Reinhard Tartler being interviewed (on Behind Ubuntu) about his work on ‘REVU’ and the Masters of the Universe team, we’re delighted to discover REVU Day. Daniel Holbach announced on the ubuntu-devel mailing list that September 8th will be REVU Day for the edgy development process. REVU […]

Preview release Edgy Eft Knot-2 ready for testing

As of just a few hours ago, Edgy Eft Knot-2 has been released for testers. Knot 2 is the second in a series of milestone CD images that will be released throughout the Edgy development cycle, ultimately becoming Ubuntu 6.10. While this development version (codenamed Edgy Eft) is highly recommended for Ubuntu developers and those […]