Posts Tagged ‘Ubuntu’

Ubuntu & Upstream Unconference

Friday, May 18th, 2012

The third UCubed event was a runaway success, with over 60 people attending, and lots of buzz generated on the day.



Sunday, February 19th, 2012


Title: Ucubed
Location: MadLab
Description: UCubed is an event that focuses on Ubuntu and Debian based distributions, and encourages users to become more involved in the community.
Date: 28-04-2012
Start Time: 10:00
End Time: 17:00
Booking: Register your place here 




  • Have you heard of this free software thing or this Linux thing and are curious to find out more?
  • Have you ever wondered how the Open Source software you use is created, distributed and maintained?
  • Would you like how to find the best way you can help others in the community?
  • Are you an artist and would like to know about the different ways of getting your works out there?
  • Maybe you’d like to try the latest release of Ubuntu to see what’s coming?

Can you answer yes to any of the above?

The day will be mainly focused around Ubuntu and Debian related systems but other Linux distributions will be welcome

Events on the day will consist of:

  • Talks and presentations held by attendees
  • An Install area to help with any installations
  • Workshops
  • A chance to meet like minded people for a natter over a brew or two

Ucubed will be a FREE event and will be hosted by the MadLab Manchester

Manchester Lucid Ubuntu Global Jam

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010
Ubuntu Global Jam

Ubuntu Global Jam

Title: Manchester Lucid Ubuntu Global Jam
Location: MadLab
Description: An incredible opportunity for the Ubuntu community to unite together around the weekend of 26th – 28th March 2010 to work together to improve Ubuntu.
Start Date: 2010-03-27
Start Time: 10:00
End Date: 2010-03-28
End Time: 16:00

What is a Jam?
The Ubuntu Global Jam incorporates events that have been organized over the world to get Ubuntu contributors and fans together to have a great time and improve Ubuntu. Each event has one or more of our four themes:

  • Bugs – finding, triaging and fixing bugs.
  • Testing – testing the new release and reporting your feedback.
  • Upgrade – upgrading to Lucid from Hardy or Karmic and reporting your upgrade experience.
  • Documentation – writing documentation about how to use Ubuntu and how to join the community.
  • Translations – translating Ubuntu and helping to make it available in everyone’s local language.
  • Packaging – work on Ubuntu packages and improve them.
  • Other – other types of contribution such as marketing, packaging, advocacy etc.

see UbuntuGlobalJam for more info

General Info

Schedule / Presentations:

Presentation: “Reporting Bugs: Real life guide to improving Free Software” by Michael Dorrington


  • Simon Wears
  • Gordon Allott
  • Lucy Bridges
  • Les Pounder
  • Luke Taylor
  • Michael Dorrington