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[7 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 120 views]

In recent months, there have been a large number of changes to the translation strings for the LoCo Team Directory. We have also done our best to fix some issues identified by translators to make translating easier. I would like to make even more improvements (if possible) to assist in translating the LoCo Team Directory. I would ask that translators take a look at the translations portion of the LoCo Directory project on Launchpad and complete any translations that are not done. I would also ask that translators file bugs …

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[16 Feb 2010 | No Comment | 101 views]

Jorge Castro has added a Saturday training session for how to run a Global Jam! The session is scheduled for March 6 at 1900 UTC in #ubuntu-locoteams on irc.freenode.net. You can find out more information on the Ubuntu Global Jam wiki page at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuGlobalJam and from my previous blog post.

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[12 Feb 2010 | 6 Comments | 543 views]

Hopefully by now you have heard of the Ubuntu Global Jam coming up in March. The dates for the Global Jam this cycle are the 26th through the 28th of March 2010. We are hoping to make this Global Jam extremely successful, and we need your help in doing it. We are wanting to have events in as many places as possible not only to help to improve Ubuntu, but also to help promote Ubuntu.
What is the Global Jam?
The Ubuntu Global Jam is an online and in person event that …

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[26 Jan 2010 | 4 Comments | 678 views]

Today it was announced by Rick Spencer of Canonical that there are changes coming to the default search engine in Ubuntu 10.04, Lucid Lynx. The first change is that the default search engine will no longer be Google. Canonical and Yahoo made a deal in which Canonical will generate revenue from the switch. This will help to support further development of Ubuntu by helping to pay for Canonical staff and other resources needed.

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[22 Jan 2010 | No Comment | 88 views]

Depending on where you are, the day we (ok maybe just me) have been waiting for. The first Ubuntu User Day starts in just over 8 hours. Join us for an exciting day of classes geared towards new and newer Ubuntu users. You can find out more information by visiting the Ubuntu User Days wiki page at: http://wiki.ubuntu.com/UserDays. There you will find more information about the day, and a complete class schedule. See you in a few hours!

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[22 Jan 2010 | No Comment | 138 views]

Interested in learning how to help make Ubuntu better? If you are saying yes, then you need to check out Ubuntu Developer Week which starts on Monday.. There will be 25 workshops over the course of five days covering things like fixing bugs, hacking launchpad, server testing and many more. You can get more information about Ubuntu Developer Week by visiting the UDW wiki page at: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuDeveloperWeek.