Author Archives: nhandler

Not the Runty Raccoon, the Rufflered Rhino or (even) the Randall Ross

The dash to Copenhagen combined with a dash across the Atlantic has me righteously ramfeezled, but the roisterous reception we got at the OpenStack summit (congrats, stackers, on a respectable razzmatazz of rugible cloud enthusiasm) made it worthwhile. A quick shout out to the team behind the Juju gooooey, that puts a whole new face […]

Juju Charm Contest – Help bring Free Software into the cloud

I’m proud to announce the first ever Juju Charm Contest! Right now we have 51 services that you can easily deploy via juju on EC2, OpenStack, and bare metal. However there is so much Free Software out there that can run in the cloud, and we’d like to see what creative ways you can help […]

Edubuntu Council Elections

The Edubuntu Council is up for re-election. If you’d like to nominate an Edubuntu Member for the Council, please confirm with the person that he or she is willing to stand and then post the nomination to either Jonathan Carter (highvoltage) or to the Edubuntu Developers list. The newly elected council term is for 2 […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 230

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #230 for the week August 21 – 27, 2011, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu 11.10 Development update Ubuntu Stats LoCo News Ubuntu LoCo Council: Ubuntu 11 .10 Release Parties Dustin Kirkland: Ubuntu ARM Servers — At last!!! Amber […]

Vacant Developer Membership Board seat: Call for nominations

Mackenzie Morgan (maco) has stepped down from the DMB, and there is therefore an now open seat. We are soliciting nominations to fill this vacancy. The DMB is responsible for reviewing and approving new Ubuntu developers, meeting for about an hour once a fortnight. Candidates should be Ubuntu developers themselves, and should be well qualified […]