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As open-source software, Ubuntu is designed to serve a community of users and innovators worldwide, ranging from enterprise IT pros to small-business users to hobbyists.

Ubuntu users have the opportunity to share experiences and contribute to the improvement of this platform and community, and to encourage our wonderful community to continue learning, sharing and shaping Ubuntu, here are five helpful resources:

Ubuntu Tutorials

These tutorials provide step-by-step guides on using Ubuntu for different projects and tasks across a wide range of Linux tools and technologies.
Many of these tutorials are contributed and suggested by users, so this site also provides guidance on creating and requesting a tutorial on a topic you believe needs to be covered.

Ubuntu Community Hub

This community site for user discourse is relatively new and intended for people working at all levels of the stack on Ubuntu. The site is evolving, but currently includes discussion forums, announcements, QA and testing requests, feedback to the Ubuntu Community Council and more.

Ubuntu Community Help Wiki page

From installation to documentation of Ubuntu flavours such as Lubuntu and Kubuntu, this wiki page offers instructions and self-help to users comfortable doing it themselves. Learn some tips, tricks and hacks, and find links to Ubuntu official documentation as well as additional help resources.

Ubuntu Server Edition FAQ page

Its ease of use, ability to customise and capacity to run on a wide range of hardware makes Ubuntu the most popular server choice of the cloud age. This FAQs page provides answers to technical questions, maintenance, support and more to address any Ubuntu server queries.

Ubuntu Documentation

If you are a user who relies extensively on Ubuntu documentation, perhaps you can lend a hand to the Documentation Team to help improve it by:

  • Submitting a bug: Sending in a bug report when you find mistakes.
  • Fixing a bug: Proposing a fix an existing bug.
  • Creating new material: Adding to an existing topic or writing on a new topic.

These are just a few of the available resources and recommended suggestions for getting involved in the Ubuntu community. For more, visit ubuntu.com/community.




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James Mulholland

We’re very happy to announce the return of the Ubuntu App Design Clinics.

The first session is planned for 4.00PM BST on Friday the 17th of June, with subsequent sessions occurring at 4.00PM BST on Thursdays.

We’ll be on camera talking to Dan Wood regarding his work on the OwnCloud App. Feel free to drop in and join the discussion via IRC:
http://ubuntuonair.com/

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For more information regarding Dan Wood and his work, be sure to stop by his Google Plus. You can also stop by Dan’s Owncloud Telegram Group anytime and talk about the application with its creator.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Steph Wilson

Today we celebrate our amazing Ubuntu Community and show our appreciation for all the hard work put into making Ubuntu what it is today.

Ubuntu is not just an operating system, it is a whole community in which everybody collaborates with everybody to bring to the life a wonderful human experience. When you download the ISO, burn it, install it and start to enjoy it, you know that a lot of people made magnificent efforts to deliver the best Ubuntu OS possible.

To show our appreciation, the Community Managers and Designers have nominated several community application developers to receive a special thank you for their outstanding work:

  • Dan Chapman (dekko)
  • Boren Zhang (dekko)
  • Kunal Parmar (calendar)
  • Stefano Verzegnassi (docviewer)
  • Riccardo Padovani (calculator, notes)
  • Bartosz Kosiorek (calculator, clock)
  • Roman Shchekin (shorts, docviewer)
  • Joey Chan (shorts)
  • Victor Thomson (music, weather)
  • Andrew Hazen (music, weather)
  • Nekhelesh Ramananthan (clock)
  • Niklas Wenzel (terminal, dekko/platform)

We’ll send everyone an official Ubuntu keychain and sticker pack.


 

We also got hold of some other special Ubuntu items and because it is impossible to pick favourites, names were drawn out of a hat:

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The following folks will be receiving a special Ubuntu gift from us:


3rd prize: An official Ubuntu hat – Niklas Wenzel

 

2nd prize: An official Ubuntu pad from Castelli – Andrew Hazen

 

1st prize: An official Ubuntu wireless mouse from Xoopar – Joey Chan

 

Well done guys!

Community Appreciation Day merchandise pack

Models not included.


Show your appreciation:

  • Ping an IRC Ubuntu channel and leave a thank you
  • Send an email to a mailing list; you can do it to a LoCo mailing list
  • On social media:
  • Or if you see a community member in the street, go up to them and give them a well-deserved pat on the back :)

For everyone who works out of passion and love for Ubuntu: we thank you, and hope it will encourage more contributors to join and make Ubuntu even better!

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