Monthly Archives: October 2011

Stefano Rivera is now part of the DMB

Over the last few months, the Developer Membership Board has been unable to get in touch with one of their member, Emmet Hikory (persia). In an effort to ensure quorum at the DMB meetings, the Technical Board accepted the suggestion of the DMB to get a new member to fill in until Emmet can be […]

Community Council Election Results

The newly elected Community Council consists of * Amber Graner * Daniel Holbach * Elizabeth Krumbach * Laura Czajkowski * Mark Shuttleworth * Martin Albisetti * Milo Casagrande * Scott Ritchie and the term will be until 2013-10-17. Unfortunately had to replace Emmet Hikory with Milo Casagrande (who was next in the election results) because […]

Ubuntu 12.04 Development update

Ubuntu Development Update It is always an exciting time when a new release opens. As a developer you get to finally merge the feature you would have liked to see in the last release already and you can merge changes you submitted to Upstream. We have a 27 weeks until the new release gets out, […]

Ubuntu 12.04 to feature extended support period for desktop users

Five-year Long Term Support (LTS) makes Ubuntu a compelling choice for the business desktop London, October 21st, 2011: Canonical today announced it would be extending the support and maintenance period for its upcoming Long Term Support (LTS) release of Ubuntu for desktop users from three years to five years. The move comes in response to […]

OpenWeek Summary for Thursday

It’s been an exciting Ubuntu Open Week so far with sessions yesterday, Thursday, October 20, 2011 which included: How to become a bug guru? Ubuntu Orchestra — Servers, Live and in Concert! Xubuntu: What is that? Canonical and the Community The final day of Ubuntu (11.10) Open Week sessions start today, Friday, October 21, 2011 at […]