Linux Application Summit: Call For Papers

The last event I went to before The Event was Linux Application Summit (LAS) in Barcelona, Spain back in November 2019! Time flies. LAS is a community organised event, sponsored and supported by the GNOME and KDE projects. The conference is “designed to accelerate the growth of the Linux application ecosystem by bringing together everyone involved in creating a great Linux application user experience.”. In November 2020, the LAS team organised a virtual version of the event. [Read More]
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Ubuntu Voltage

For a few years we’ve been performing a live version of an Ubuntu Podcast at FOSS Talk Live. This is a lively, nerdy, in-person Linux Podcast event at the Harrison Pub in London. A few shows are performed in front of a live slightly drunk studio pub audience. We are but one troup of performers though, over the course of the evening. The whole thing is organised by Joe Ressington and attended by our friends and/or/xor listeners. [Read More]

Ubuntu Artful Desktop July Shakedown

Ubuntu Artful Desktop July Shakedown We’re mid-way through the Ubuntu Artful development cycle, with the 17.10 release rapidly approaching on the horizon. Now is a great time to start exercising the new GNOME goodness that’s landed on our recent daily images! Please download the ISO, test it out on your own hardware, and file bugs where appropriate. If you’re lucky enough to find any new bugs, please tag them with ‘julyshakedown’, so we can easily find them from this testing session. [Read More]

April Snapcraft Docs Day

Continuing Snapcraft Docs Days In March we had our first Snapcraft Docs Day on the last Friday of the month. It was fun and successful so we’re doing it again this Friday, 28th April 2017. Join us in #snapcraft on Rocket Chat and on the snapcraft forums Flavour of the month This month’s theme is ‘Flavours’, specifically Ubuntu Flavours. We’ve worked hard to make the experience of using snapcraft to build snaps as easy as possible. [Read More]

Snapcraft Docs Day

Announcing Snapcraft Docs Day Snap is a simple archive format for big things. Snapcraft is a delightful tool for automatically building and publishing software for any Linux system or device. Our documentation and tutorials are great for getting started with snapcraft. We can always improve these though, so this Friday, will be our first Snapcraft Docs Day. When: Friday, 31st March 2017, all day Where: #snapcraft on Rocket Chat Who: Developers & documentation experts of all levels Why we’re doing this The goal is to ensure our documentation and tutorials are useful and accurate. [Read More]