Monthly Archives: October 2006

BBC World Service listeners tune in

The latest edition of the weekly BBC World Service show Digital Planet, carries an interview with none other than our SABDFL, Mark Shuttleworth. On the show, Mark talks about Ubuntu, with his inspirations for running the Ubuntu project. The role of free software in education and developing countries is discussed regarding a South Africa project […]

Flipping Fantastic: next Ubuntu codenamed Feisty Fawn

Mark, glorious leader of the Ubuntu project, has announced the codename for the next development version of Ubuntu, and explained his plans for the next release. Key features for the next release will be: improvements to hardware support in the laptop, desktop and high-end server market, and aggressive adoption of emerging desktop technologies. Ubuntu's Feisty […]

First Edubuntu book in Indonesia

Edubuntu, the educational derivative of Ubuntu is making waves across the world. So much so that the first Edubuntu book in Indonesia was written by Prihantoosa of the Ubuntu Indonesia LoCo team and Rusmanto (Editor in Chief for Info Linux Magazine in Indonesia). The title of the book in English is Edubuntu, Pratical Linux Guide […]

Kids say "Thanks Edubuntu!"

Edubuntu – Ubuntu’s educationally slanted spin-off – has helped a British nursery to make use of two donated PCs. “We’ve just installed these two donated computers in a community nursery and breakfast/after schol club in Lincolnshire, England. The machines are 600mhz/128mb/4.2gig and they took about three quarters of an hour to install and configure perfectly, […]

Weekly News #18: Happy 10th Birthday KDE

Here we are again with yet another weekly roundup of news in the world of Ubuntu. There is news for each and everyone of you, no matter if you use Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and/or Xubuntu, there is something just for you. In this weeks release, #18, we have: Behind Ubuntu: Matt Zimmerman (or you can […]