Up the Irons!
I met Nicko McBrain, drummer for Iron Maiden tonight!!
IRC Workshops for 12.04.
Thanks to the Ubuntu Classroom team session at UDS we’ve got all the IRC Workshops planned already, along with spiffy ads to spread around. After much discussion we have decided to “focus” the IRC workshops. Instead of one long week we’re smushing them up to just three days for each “week” but make the days longer to hit more time zones. So they will be from...
UDS Group Photos now available.
Sciri has it up on his blog:
Our first Charm School!
We’re holding a Charm School on IRC. juju Charm School is a virtual event where a juju expert is available to answer questions about writing your own juju charms. The intended audience are people who deploy software and want to contribute charms to the wider devops community to make deploying in the public and private cloud easy. Attendees are more than welcome to: Ask questions...
Florida, land of sunshine and awesome people.
Ok so I started making a list of people to thank but it started to get long and then I realized that if I missed someone it would be even worse, so I am sticking to one person: Chris Johnston He works on summit.ubuntu.com, the loco directory, and status.ubuntu.com. He’s basically an infrastructure ninja.
Ask Mark, Wednesday, 23 November, 1500UTC
Every Ubuntu Open Week we have a session called “Ask Mark”, where Mark Shuttleworth answers questions from the community in IRC. Due to scheduling conflicts this didn’t happen last Open Week, so we’re holding a special standalone event on IRC where people can ask Mark questions. Ask Mark will take place in #ubuntu-classroom at 1500UTC on Freenode. You’ll need to...
I'm as transparent as aluminum.
We try hard in Ubuntu to be transparent. We publish our blueprints on our plans before we even get to UDS: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/sprints/uds-p https://blueprints.launchpad.net/sprints/uds-o https://blueprints.launchpad.net/sprints/uds-n Each session at UDS has an associated etherpad: http://summit.ubuntu.com/ on the schedule, the plenaries are streamed live on...
Power blues got you down?
Colin King has started a wiki page with kernels that include a proposed fix to the infamous power regression bug. If you’re experiencing this, follow the instructions on the page and report back by adding your laptop to the page. Many thanks to Matthew Garrett for the proposed fix and for explaining the entire EFI/power thing to me at the bar at UDS. It’s always good to hang out...
Power user's team 12.04 roadmap.
Like all superhero movies, it’s back, this time with James Gifford driving the effort to help document “hot rodding” tips for power users. Here’s his proposal for a 12.04 roadmap. And here’s the wiki page Feel free to dive in!
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