In just seven years, Ubuntu has become one of the most popular Linux distributions in the world with millions of users and a thriving community. Ever wondered what all the fuss is about? How have we achieved such a great feat in such a short space of time? Here’s where you can find out. Ubuntu Open Week is a week of IRC tuition and Q+A sessions all about getting involved in the rock-and-roll world that is the Ubuntu community. We organise this week for the beginning of a new release cycle to help new contributors get involved.
Ubuntu Open Week takes place in #ubuntu-classroom on irc.freenode.net (#ubuntu-classroom-chat for questions).
This cycle we’ve condensed it to 3 days, from May 2nd through 4th and have a special “Ask Mark” session on May 1st at 21:00 UTC.
During the “Ask Mark” session, community members are invited to ask Mark Shuttleworth (sabdfl) questions about the Ubuntu project. You will ask your questions in #ubuntu-classroom-chat with the prefix QUESTION: and DJones will be selecting specific questions to pass along to Mark in the main #ubuntu-classroom channel.
Then, from May 2-4 from 13:00 through 18:00 UTC, we will be hosting several sessions including:
And much more! To check out the full schedule and learn more about the event, visit the Ubuntu Open Week page on the Ubuntu wiki: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuOpenWeek
We hope to see you there! But if not, as always, logs will be available after each session.