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= Getting Involved = <<Include(Community/ToolKit/MenuBar)>>
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If you want to help contribute to Ubuntu then you've come to the right place. Keep reading to learn how. === Get Involved ===
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You have just taken your first step toward getting involved. Before you get started, we ask that you please observe the [[http://www.ubuntu.com/community/conduct|Ubuntu Code of Conduct]], it's not very long and it will help you get started. If you want to help contribute to Ubuntu, then you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading to learn how.
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Now that's done. To find out the best way to get started, you should check out our [[http://www.ubuntu.com/community|community page]]. You have just taken your first step toward getting involved. Before you get started, we ask that you please observe the [[https://www.ubuntu.com/about/about-ubuntu/conduct|Ubuntu Code of Conduct]]. It’s not very long and it will help you get started.
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== Teams == Once that’s done, check out our [[https://community.ubuntu.com/|community page]].
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The [[Teams]] page contains a listing of all the various Community Teams, links to their Wiki Home Pages and who the best person to contact is. === Teams ===
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 * [[Accessibility]]
 * [[Artwork]]
 * Community
 * Distributions
 * Hardware
 * [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/marketing|Marketing and Advocacy]]
 * Quality Assurance and Packaging
 * Software Developers
 * Support and Documentation
 * Training
The [[Teams]] page contains a listing of the various Community Teams, their responsibilities, links to their '''Wiki''' Home Pages and leaders, communication tools, and a quick reference to let you know whether and when they hold meetings.
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Most Teams' Wiki Home Pages provide information about who they are, what they do, when their meetings are and how to contact them. Using these pages, teammates are able communicate and coordinate projects. Most Teams Wiki Home Pages provide information about who they are, what they do, when their meetings are, and how to contact them. Using these pages, teammates are able to communicate and coordinate projects.
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== Governance and Membership == === LoCoTeams ===
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Like most communities, we have our [[http://www.ubuntu.com/community/conduct|rules]] and [[http://www.ubuntu.com/project/about-ubuntu/governance|governing body]]. For participating on the [[http://loco.ubuntu.com/teams|Country]] area team contributing to a Local Development of Localization and Internationalization and promoting use of [[http://www.ubuntu.com|Ubuntu]].
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Anyone can join and participate in most, if not all, of our Teams and Projects. But if you want an "@ubuntu.com" e-mail address, it has to be earned. Find out how in our [[Membership]] section. === Governance and Membership ===

Like most communities, we have our [[https://www.ubuntu.com/about/about-ubuntu/conduct|rules]] and [[https://www.ubuntu.com/about/about-ubuntu/governance|governing body]].

Anyone can join and participate in most, if not all, of our Teams and Projects. But if you want an @ubuntu.com e-mail address, it has to be earned. Find out how in our [[Membership]] section.
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 * [[http://fridge.ubuntu.com/|The Fridge]] posts all the latest News and Upcoming Events  * [[http://fridge.ubuntu.com/|The Fridge]] posts all the latest News and Upcoming Events.
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 * [[http://planet.ubuntu.com/|Planet Ubuntu]] is a collection of community blogs   * [[http://planet.ubuntu.com/|Planet Ubuntu]] is a collection of community blogs.
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Also you can help at [[http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/|Ubuntu Brainstorm]] by submitting your ideas to make Ubuntu better OS for everyone.

If you are interested to get to know other Ubuntu users or see a list of Ubuntu teams outside the general Ubuntu world, check out our [[Social|social network page]].
If you are interested in getting to know other Ubuntu users or seeing a list of Ubuntu teams outside the general Ubuntu world, check out our [[Social|social network page]].
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||||'''Released (Current & Stable)'''||
||Hardy Heron||8.04 LTS||April 24, 2008||Supported until April 2013 (Server)||
||Lucid Lynx||10.04 LTS||April 29, 2010||Supported until April 2013 (Desktop) or April 2015 (Server)||
||Maverick Meerkat||10.10||October 10, 2010||Supported until April 2012||
||Natty Narwhal||11.04||April 28, 2011||Supported until October 2012||
||Oneiric Ocelot||11.10||October 13, 2011||Supported until April 2013||
||'''To be Released'''||'''Version'''||'''Release Schedule'''||'''Support Date'''||
||Precise Pangolin||12.04||April 26, 2012||Supported until April 2017||
||'''Released (Current & Stable)'''||'''Version'''||'''Release Schedule'''||'''Support Date'''||
||[[TrustyTahr/ReleaseNotes|Trusty Tahr]]||14.04 LTS||April 17, 2014||Supported until April 2019||
||[[XenialXerus/ReleaseNotes|Xenial Xerus]]||16.04 LTS||April 21, 2016||Supported until April 2021||
||[[BionicBeaver/ReleaseNotes|Bionic Beaver]]||18.04 LTS||April 26, 2018||Supported until April 2023||
||[[CosmicCuttlefish/ReleaseNotes|Cosmic Cuttlefish]]||18.10||October 18, 2018||Supported until July 2019||
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For the '''FULL''' Release Information, go to the [[Releases]] page.
For more Release information, go to the [[Releases]] page.
Get the latest Ubuntu Release from the [[https://www.ubuntu.com/download|Download Page]], or go to the [[http://cdimage.ubuntu.com|Image Page]] for specific '''architectures''' and '''daily-live''' development images.

Get Involved

If you want to help contribute to Ubuntu, then you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading to learn how.

You have just taken your first step toward getting involved. Before you get started, we ask that you please observe the Ubuntu Code of Conduct. It’s not very long and it will help you get started.

Once that’s done, check out our community page.

Teams

The Teams page contains a listing of the various Community Teams, their responsibilities, links to their Wiki Home Pages and leaders, communication tools, and a quick reference to let you know whether and when they hold meetings.

Most Teams’ Wiki Home Pages provide information about who they are, what they do, when their meetings are, and how to contact them. Using these pages, teammates are able to communicate and coordinate projects.

LoCoTeams

For participating on the Country area team contributing to a Local Development of Localization and Internationalization and promoting use of Ubuntu.

Governance and Membership

Like most communities, we have our rules and governing body.

Anyone can join and participate in most, if not all, of our Teams and Projects. But if you want an “@ubuntu.com” e-mail address, it has to be earned. Find out how in our Membership section.

As an active member of our community, you probably should check out what else is going on in the world of Ubuntu:

If you are interested in getting to know other Ubuntu users or seeing a list of Ubuntu teams outside the general Ubuntu world, check out our social network page.

Releases

Released (Current & Stable)

Version

Release Schedule

Support Date

Trusty Tahr

14.04 LTS

April 17, 2014

Supported until April 2019

Xenial Xerus

16.04 LTS

April 21, 2016

Supported until April 2021

Bionic Beaver

18.04 LTS

April 26, 2018

Supported until April 2023

Cosmic Cuttlefish

18.10

October 18, 2018

Supported until July 2019

For more Release information, go to the Releases page. Get the latest Ubuntu Release from the Download Page, or go to the Image Page for specific architectures and daily-live development images.

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