Monthly Archives: August 2007

Learning the Open Source Way

At the beginning of July, the FLOSSCom team and Ubuntu Education launched the “Learning the Open Source Way” project. They want to advance their collective understanding on how learning, communication and collaboration works in open source and how these experiences can help to improve (formal) education. You are invited to join this group of interested […]

Got Case Badges?

Martin Owens from the Massachusetts LoCo team is spearheading an effort to pool LoCo resources to make a mass purchase of aluminum “Powered by Ubuntu” case badges. The wiki page has mockups, cost quotes, and current orders so if you or your LoCo are interested in getting a batch of good quality case badges check […]

Weekly News #51

The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #51 for the week July 29th – August 4th, 2007 is now available. In this issue we cover job opportunities at Canonical, potential system issues caused by Automatix, the upcoming fourth alpha release of Gutsy Gibbon, coverage of the US LoCo Teams Project and meetup, and much much more. Canonical […]

Singapore charity creates Edubuntu computer lab for terminally ill children

The Singapore Linux Meetup Group (SLMG) and Club Rainbow, a charity that provides services for terminally ill children, have teamed up to create a 10 seat Edubuntu computer lab for the kids. Using donated hardware from the Overseas Family School and National University of Singapore, the Linux Meetup Group used the power of LTSP (Linux […]

Issue #3 of Full Circle – the Ubuntu community magazine is now out

Full Circle – the Ubuntu Community Magazine has released issue #3, with loads of reviews and how-tos such as: Xubuntu install step-by-step – Alternative Disc! How-To : Get a Stunning Ubuntu Desktop, Learning Scribus part 3 and Ubuntu in Photography. Review of Ubuntu on a Macbook. Preview of several new Compiz Fusion effects. Letters, Q&A, […]