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Snapcraft through the eyes of its biggest community contributor

By Sarah Dickinson on 16 February 2018

If you’ve spent any time in the Snapcraft forum, it’s quite likely you’ve come across Dan Llewellyn – a keen community advocate or self-proclaimed Snapcrafter. Dan has always had a passion for computing and is completely self-taught.…

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UbuCon Europe: 27th, 28th, 29th of April 2018 in Gijón/Xixón, Spain

By Canonical on 14 December 2017

The next Ubucon Europe will take place at the Antiguo Instituto Jovellanos in Gijón/Xixón (Asturias, Spain), the 27th, 28th & 29th of April 2018. The Antiguo Instituto was built in 1797 as a centre for scientific and technical…

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Jamming with Ubuntu Core

By April Wang on 7 December 2016

We celebrated the launch of Ubuntu Core 16 hackathon, or shall we say Snapathon, that took place in Shenzhen between 26-27th November. The 30+ hour gathering and coding session was attended by developers, makers and anyone that was…

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UbuCon Europe – a sure sign of community strength

By Canonical on 1 December 2016

UbuCon Europe, 18-20 Nov 2016, Essen, Germany Recovering from a great UbuCon Europe session that just took place a couple weeks ago! This year was attended by 170 people from 20 countries, about half coming from Germany. Almost everyone…

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What the community said about the M10 tablet

By Amrisha Prashar on 4 May 2016

More, One, Needs, Life…these were some of the keywords used when we asked you, ‘What your life would look like if all your computing needs fitted into one device.’ With our first tablet that does just this – fit all your…

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The value of the Ubuntu community

By Amrisha Prashar on 3 March 2016

Without the community, Ubuntu would not exist. Ubuntu software is free and accessible to all and without the rich contributions, it wouldn’t be the service and brand it is today. The community is welcoming to people of all background and…

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The Model of a Good Time: Juju Charmer Summit 2.0 @ cfgmgmntcamp

By Jorge O. Castro on 11 February 2016

Over 100 Juju enthusiasts gathered this week for our second Juju Charmer Summit in beautiful Gent, Belgium as part of the Config Management Camp. This was our first time officially participating and helping to sponsor the event, and we are…

Community interview – Dan Chapman

By James Mulholland on 14 October 2015

We sat down with Dekko star Dan Chapman to get an insight into how he got involved with Ubuntu and his excitement for the release of the Pocket Desktop. Dan has been an active member of the Community since 2013, where he has worked closely…

Ubuntu Music App behind the scenes

By Canonical on 6 March 2015

Ubuntu community devs Andrew Hayzen and Victor Thompson chat with lead designer Jouni Helminen. Andrew and Victor have been working in open source projects for a couple of years and have done a great job on the Music application that is…