Archive | October 2011

OpenWeek Summary for Thursday

It’s been an exciting Ubuntu Open Week so far with sessions yesterday, Thursday, October 20, 2011 which included:

The final day of Ubuntu (11.10) Open Week sessions start today, Friday, October 21, 2011 at 1400 UTC.

Day 5 Sessions include:

  • How to use Ask Ubuntu effectively
  • Accessibility in Ubuntu
  • Using Unity like a Boss, tips and tricks
  • Best ways to find technical support help in Ubuntu

Session Logs:

For those of you who may have missed sessions this weeks the logs are linked to each session listed on the schedule.

Participation:

Please see the Ubuntu Open Week participation wiki page for more information.

Originally posted here by Amber Graner on Friday, October 21, 2011

OpenWeek Summary for Wednesday

Day 4 of Ubuntu Open Week starts at 1400 UTC today. Today’s schedule (Thursday, October 20th, 2011) includes a Q&A with Rick Spencer. As Jorge Castro said yesterday, “Rick is the engineering manager for the Ubuntu Platform, so he’s got good working knowledge of Ubuntu as a whole, so bring your hard questions!”

Thursday sessions include:

  • 1400 UTC: How to Become a Bug Guru!
  • 1500 UTC: Ubuntu Orchestra — Servers, Live and in Concert!
  • 1600 UTC: Xubuntu: What is that?
  • 1700 UTC: Canonical and the Community

We had some great Ubuntu Open Week sessions yesterday; those sessions included:

Want more information on how you can participate? Check out the Ubuntu Open Week wiki page.

Originally posted here by Amber Graner on Thursday, October 20th, 2011.

OpenWeek Summary for Tuesday

NOTE! We are starting a bit early today at 1300UTC, and also today tomorrow we have Rick Spencer’s Q+A. Rick is the engineering manager for the Ubuntu Platform, so he’s got good working knowledge of Ubuntu as a whole, so bring your hard questions!

Here’s the logs from yesterday’s sessions:

And here’s the schedule for today!
Originally posted here by Jorge Castro on Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

OpenWeek Summary for Monday

We had some great sessions yesterday, here are the links to the logs:

We’ve got some nice content for you today too, starting at 1400UTC:

  • Daniel’s going to do a 2 hour block on how to get started with Ubuntu Development
  • Contributing to the Ubuntu Friendly program (this is a great project, it takes about 15 minutes and anyone can do it, it’s a great way to give back to Ubuntu.
  • and Ubuntu Brainstorm, will your idea change the world?

Originally posted here by Jorge Castro on Tuesday, October 18, 2011.

Ubuntu (11.10) Open Week: October 17-21, 2011

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What is Ubuntu Open Week?

Ubuntu Open Week is a week of IRC tuition and Q+A sessions all about getting involved in the rock-and-roll world that is the Ubuntu community. We organise this week for the beginning of a new release cycle to help new contributors get involved.

When is Ubuntu Open Week?

Ubuntu Open Week for the Ubuntu 11.10 release will be held on October 17-21, 2011 from 1400 UTC to 1800 UTC.

Where does Ubuntu Open Week take place?

Online in the #ubuntu-classroom and #ubuntu-classroom-chat IRC Channels on irc.freenode.net.

#ubuntu-classroom is where the session leaders will present the information and #ubuntu-classroom-chat is where attendees are voiced to ask questions and chat as it relates the each session.

What are the Ubuntu Open Week Sessions about this time? (please note all times are in UTC)

Ubuntu Open Week for the 11.10 release is packed full of information with sessions on and given by the following:

Monday – October 17, 2011

1400 – Introduction and General Ubuntu Q&A – Jorge Castro

1500 – Contributing to Ubuntu at a Local level: A Roadmap – Randall Ross (rrnwexec)

1600 – Getting the most out of LoCo Teams Portal – mhall119

1700 – Juju: DevOps Distilled – Clint Byrum

Tuesday – October 18, 2011

1400 – Getting Started with Ubuntu Development – Part 1 — Daniel Holbach

1500 – Getting Started with Ubuntu Development – Part 2 — Daniel Holbach

1600 – Is your system Ubuntu Friendly? Contributing to the community hardware testing program — Daniel Manrique (roadmr)

1700 – Ubuntu Brainstorm: Will your idea change the world? – Cheesehead

Wednesday – October 19, 2011

1400 – How to contribute translating Ubuntu — David Planella

1500 – Writing your first Ubuntu app — David Planella

1600 – Volunteer Leadership -What does it take? – akgraner

1700 – Social Networking in Ubuntu: What’s new? –KenVanDine

Thursday – October 20, 2011

1400 – How to Become a Bug Guru! – hggdh

1500 – Ubuntu Orchestra — Servers, Live and in Concert! — DustinKirkland

1600 – Xubuntu: What is that? – charlie-tca

1700 – Advanced dualboot (Win/Ubuntu) config sharing a lot of stuff! – Tiago Carrondo

Friday – October 21, 2011

1400 – How to use Ask Ubuntu effectively – Marco Ceppi

1500 – Accessibility in Ubuntu – charlie-tca

1600 – Using Unity like a Boss, trips and tricks – Jorge Castro

1700 – Best ways to find technical support help in Ubuntu – philipballew

How can I participate in Ubuntu Open Week?

Using your favorite IRC client you can join #ubuntu-classroom and #ubuntu-classroom-chat or if you prefer to join using your browser you can click here.

#ubuntu-classroom is where the session leaders will present the information and #ubuntu-classroom-chat is where attendees are voiced to ask questions and chat as it relates the each session.

If you decide you want to ask a question just make sure you type type it into the #ubuntu-classroom-chat channel and remember to prefix your questions with “QUESTION:” to make them easier to spot and so the bot can pull them for the session leader to post in #ubuntu-classroom.

You can also contact the #ubuntu-classroom-backstage channel on IRC if you have any problems.

Where I can the logs to past Ubuntu Open Week sessions?

As each session ends the logs will be linked to the timetables for each session, you can also find the logs here.

For more information see the Ubuntu Open Week Wiki.

Originally posted here by akgraner on Wednesday, October 13, 2011

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