Ubuntu Hours are one hour recurring events to promote Ubuntu to the general public. They're really simple to set up and can be started by anyone! The only commitment you need to make is going to a coffee shop or other local public "hangout-style" place for an hour on a recurring schedule, and being approachable.


If you start an Ubuntu Hour in California you may want to do the following to reach out to the widest possible audience:

See all upcoming events on the LoCo Directoy here: loco.ubuntu.com/teams/ubuntu-california/events.

Current Ubuntu Hours

San Francisco Bay Area:

  • Berkeley (new day/location as of 2013-06):
  • San Francisco - 2nd Wednesday of the month from 6-7PM at Starbucks; 74 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA. Contact lyz with any questions.

  • San Jose - 2nd Thursday of the month - 7-8pm at Philz Coffee; 118 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose, CA 95112, contact nUboon2Age

  • Mountain View - 3rd Thursday of the month - 7-8pm at Red Rock Coffee; 201 Castro St. Mountain View, CA 94041 (650) 967-4473, contact: jtatum

  • Palo Alto - Ubuntu Hour: 1st Friday of the month 7-8pm at The Tandoori Oven, Palo Alto 365 California Ave. Palo Alto 94301; 650 324 2111, contact nUboon2Age

  • Santa Cruz - "Lindependence Hour" (Multi Distro) - Last Wednesday of the month - 6-7pm at The Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting Co. 1330 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (831) 459-0100, contact nUboon2Age

Southern California

CaliforniaTeam/Projects/UbuntuHours (last edited 2014-03-22 05:00:00 by michael-paoli)