Monthly Archives: July 2006

Localisation Team Leader and Sound Designer required

The Ubuntu project has two exciting volunteer opportunities! Localisation/Translation Team Leader If you’re a whizz with Launchpad’s Rosetta translation tool, enjoy making sure things get done and have experience with localisation, get yourself to the next Community Council meeting. If you’re the right person for the role, you’ll be keeping in touch with translation teams […]

Opera 9 installable "with a couple of clicks"

Opera 9 is one of the longest-surviving web-browsers out there, eclipsing classical Netscape and dodging any purchase and eliminate moves from Redmond. Some common features even appeared in Opera first. Back in the late-1990’s, I remember seeing “tabs” in use (but they were along the bottom of the window then!). Over the years the makers […]

System Administrator Appreciation Day

Today, Friday 28th July, is the Annual Sysadmin Appreciation Day, celebrating the hard work of the tireless, hard-working people who jump out of bed to the sound of their pagers vibrating at 03:00 in the morning. Instantly wide-awake, they enthusiastically hop and skip down to the data-centre to fix whatever is required (like happened this […]

Ubuntu Weekly News #7 – Edgy Knot 1 and more!

In Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter – Issue #7 for the week of July 15 – 21, 2006, you'll find: Edgy Eft Knot 1 Release The Classroom Ubuntu Magazine Meeting Canonical Commercial Repositories Opera 9 for Ubuntu Hug Day Technical Board Meeting Ubuntu Marketing Team Meeting Lugradio Live 2006 Keep up with the latest in the community […]

Ubuntu Magazine naming: vote early, vote often

The poll for your favourite release of K/Ubuntu has been up for nearly as long as the DCC Alliance has been dead. Guess what, a truely whopping 85% of you rated Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (Dapper Drake) as the ruler of the releases and king of kompetition. Congratuations to the Duck (or was it a Dragon?). […]