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The foundations of the Hungarian Ubuntu local community were laid in December 2005, when the first version of the homepage was launched by two volunteers. It was a collaboration centric site with a wiki and a forum. People started to show up and contribute. Some members met in person in March 2006 first, while the registrations and contributions were growing steadily. We decided to organize a conference for users. With the help of Canonical, it was a huge success.

The conference was a great opportunity to bring all the people together who wanted to contribute. The real local community was formed back then. Since then, we've been involved in a lot of things, like promoting Ubuntu at various festivals, organizing translation sprints, release parties, and other events for our local community.

Key Details

  • Date - September 30, 2008

  • Team Contact - Szilveszter Farkas <>

  • Membership - 40 active people as of September 30, 2008 (6000 users registered on the homepage, and 300 on the mailing list)

  • Mailing List - ubuntu-hu on

  • IRC - #ubuntu-hu on Freenode


Here you should provide a list of things you plan on doing. Include links to where these are discussed online and on mailing lists.


List here activities that the group has already done. Again provide links to online discussions, reviews, blog entries etc:





  • Launched the Hungarian Ubuntu LoCo homepage (December 19, 2005) based on MediaWiki and phpBB.

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