Key Details


Encuentro Linux

"Encuentro Linux" is one of the biggest Free Software conferences in Latin America and for sure the one that congregates more Free Software Activist in Chile. This year is going to be held in the University of Talca in Curicó (around 200kms away from the main City - Santiago de Chile) from 25th to 27th of October. The team is planning to participate with a booth where we give out brochures and CDs and giving talks about the project.

Software Freedom Day

The event is organised in Santiago and Curico, and our team is planning to attend both of them, we're going to have a booth to give away Ubuntu material, solve questions and computer issues related to Ubuntu. Papers are going to be send in order to give a talk about the project and our loco team.

Charlas Ubunteras

Talks organized by our LoCo Team to spread the Ubuntu project, the event is held once every six months in Santiago.

Gnome Day

Gnome Day is the main GNOME event in Chile, its organized on the last day of the Encuentro Linux, the team is always participating on it, giving away Ubuntu CDS and helping with the organization.


The team participates every year on FLISOL, helping new comers to install Ubuntu and doing a lot of installations,at the last one we installed 80 Ubuntu. Our team participated the whole day helping people with Ubuntu related issues and also we gave 2 talks about Ubuntu.

Dr Ubuntu

Ubuntu Chilean Team event, on which we solve issues related to Ubuntu that the people is having, most of them are related to install or just programs that aren't working as they should.

Encuentro Linux UA

The event is the counterpart to the Encuentro Linux, its organized every two years on Talca and our team participates on it with the Ubuntu booth and giving Ubuntu related talks.

New Ubuntu Members

This year two new users have been converted in official Ubuntu Members but our goal for this year is have 4 new more members.


Website Team

This team manages and updates global and local news at the website Ubuntu Chile (, adding outstanding information from Ubuntu members in Chile and all over the world news.

Our Website Team is made up of local editors in charge of posting and checking articles for our web pages, those posts can be sent by other members or contributors, collected by the Chief editor or directly produced and posted by himself.

At present the Website Team is reviewing the organizational structure and process of work, projecting a dynamic upgrading to this website, considering graphics and interactive work design.

Forum Group

We are actually using for give support/help to all our local users, you can check all our activity at

Facebook Group

The size of the group is ~1500 members and the main focus of the group is to help newcomers with Ubuntu. We also use it for making announcements to the local community.


The Marketing Team deals with the sponsoring motto and spreading out of Ubuntu brand and trademark in Chile, this staff runs a mobile stand and takes it to different events along our country when possible, this group intends to give out Ubuntu written and oral information to interested visitors and public in general, as members of this team we are also in charge of producing our own materials (brochures, speeches, and sponsoring materials). In addition we update our wiki page constantly. We always introduce new visitors to Ubuntu's most highlighted features as Linux OS, we also give out official CDs and DVDs of the latest updated Ubuntu versions, brochures and stickers, and inform newbies about some important deeds lately done by our Ubuntu Concil representative, AlvaroBarahona., from Chilean National Government's position charge.

Team Communication

Monthly meetings

We have regular meetings once a month by IRC with the community, days before this meeting, the council has also a meeting to propose the main points of discussion at the general meeting:

Facebook Page

Being use for Official Announcements to the users on Facebook.

IRC Channel

The IRC channel is used by Ubuntu Chile as a meeting point, we don't provide support for this medium, because we do it through the Forum, the IRC channel is rather a place to find us and coordinates activities.

Mailing List

The mailing list is the official way used by our local community to maintain order in meetings, events, questions and other stuffs. You can check all our history at


We use the Ubuntu Wiki to keep all our organizational structure, information, events and any activities can be found properly documented here.

Día Cultural del Software Libre Quinteros

  • Día cultural del software libre Quinteros: A few pictures from that day it was very nice to be there


Jornadas Regionales de Software Libre


* FLISOL 2009 Santiago: A few pictures from that day:


* FLISOL 2010 Puerto Montt Photos: AlvaroBarahona giving a talk about Ubuntu.


Encuentro Linux

GNOME Day 2011

Dia Del Software Libre 2009

Ubuntu Chileam Team Talks


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