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Cinematic Titanic, classes & events and upcoming travel

It’s been a busy month. Fortunately in that time my ankle has pretty much healed from the sprain I got last month and I plan on heading back to the gym full force soon. I realized that I never mentioned it here, but I was interviewed on a podcast earlier in the month about Xubuntu, […]

Xubuntu featured in Linux Identity magazine

Several months ago Xubuntu project lead Pasi Lallinaho (knome) was contacted by the editor of Linux Identity Magazine about doing a flavors section of their magazine for release in June. Together Pasi and I worked last cycle to recruit authors, meet deadlines, gather pictures and screenshots and do editorial review and final article length extensions. […]

My recent Xubuntu work

I’ve been event more involved with the Xubuntu project this cycle. For the first time the team had a full marketing blueprint, as well as one for the website. I’ve also been more involved with testing, from the Global Jam to just standard testing. I was able to happily cheer along with everyone else when […]

It’s alive! Egg-Bot + Xubuntu logo

I mentioned previously that the good folks at Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories gave each of the recipients of the O’Reilly Open Source Award this year an Egg-Bot kit. In spite of my enthusiasm, it wasn’t until Friday night that I finally carved out some time to begin assembling mine: …and assembling… On Saturday morning I […]

Xubuntu Presentation at FeltonLUG

Yesterday afternoon MJ and I headed south to Felton LUG so I could give a presentation with the ambitious title of “Everything you ever wanted to know about Xubuntu” for the group. The group was incredibly welcoming and engaged during my presentation, asking interesting questions throughout. At the end I was able to give a […]

Want some Xubuntu or Ubuntu Women stickers?

I have fallen in love with custom printing. Over the past several months I’ve been experimenting with several companies that do it, including CafePress, Zazzle, MOO and VistaPrint. Based on the product I want, I’ve had varied success with all of them, but for laptop stickers MOO has come out my favorite. As such, I […]

Xubuntu Stickers, Twitter and Site Update

Last month I took over as the Marketing and Website Lead for Xubuntu. Thanks to the rest of the team for supporting me! There have been several ideas floating around the Marketing wiki page so I decided to start here and make some laptop-worthy Xubuntu stickers. I went with Moo.com because I really liked the […]

Xubuntu Website Sprint on Saturday November 19th at 22:00 UTC

Several months ago I tossed up a devel site on one of my servers so Pasi Lallinaho and I could get to work on the newly planned Xubuntu website. He blogged about it with a teaser here back in August. It’s taken some time, but we now have a formal staging server on one of […]

Ubuntu 11.10, Oneiric Ocelot!

The release of Ubuntu 11.10, Oneiric Ocelot just went live! Ocelot at the Phoenix Zoo, September 2011 I had the honor of posting the release announcement for Xubuntu.org just moments ago. I became a formal member of the Xubuntu team this cycle (on July 26th) so this release is a special one for me :) […]

Berkeley Natty Global Jam

On Sunday I met up with 4 other members of the Linux community in the area as Ubuntu California Team teamed up with BerkeleyLUG for an Ubuntu Global Jam. I arrived just before noon, Jack Deslippe had already arrived and ordered a pepperoni and jalepeno pizza! I unpacked the goodies I had brought for the […]