Key Details

Road Map

Current Developments

  • Translate Lucid Lynx to Russian
  • Test Lucid Lynx

Mid- and Long-term targets

  • Create Ubuntu Russian Remix
  • Make new designs for Russian Ubuntu resources
  • Integrate resources into portal as single entry point for people looking for information about Ubuntu in Russian

Ongoing activities

  • Provide support by any means feasible on-line (forum, jabber, irc; one of ideas currently in development: pool of people able to provide on-line support directly) as well as off-line (e.g. gather information where interested people can get a disc with distribution) to Russian-speaking users
  • Spread word about FOSS in general and Ubuntu in particular (good example: translation of FullCircle)

  • Involve more people in real-life activities: extend geography of our non-virtual presence




Russian Ubuntu Translators

Full Circle Magazine

Desktop Course Translation


  • Our forum is the best resource on Ubuntu in Russian providing support for users

  • 60'000 registered users, almost 690'000 messages in 72'000 threads
  • Constant growth of popularity: 3'000'000 views from 970'000 visitors in March, 2010


  • Russian Ubuntu Podcast launched and became one of the most popular russian podcasts on Russian Podcating portal

  • Full Circle Russian edition is now recognized as valueable source of information on Ubuntu. Among translation of original materials it includes special Russian section with interviews and information on Russian Ubuntu resources.

  • Spreading information about Ubuntu, Community and LoCo activity at the Russian *nix portals, popular social networks and blogs.



  • 2009-03-18 Club "Around Samovar" was founded. Meetings are every Thursday - 10 participants and some guests (photos)

  • 2009-04-04 Ubuntu Novosibirsk Team was founded.

  • 2009-06-04 Ubuntu Install Fest and seminar - 15 participants
  • 2009-07-04 "Operation: meat" (photos) - 12 participants

  • 2009-09-11 Round table within the international fest "Intera '09": «Linux & FOSS» (photos) - 20 participants

  • 2009-09-19 Software Freedom Day 2009 in Novosibirsk State Technical University (photos) - 60 participants

  • 2009-09-22 Software Freedom Day 2009 in Siberian State University of Telecommunications and Informatics - 50 participants
  • 2009-12-13 Moving server to a new host
  • 2010-01-30 Barbecue: new season opening (photos) - 8 participants and -36 ˚С

  • 2010-02-14 Changing site engine and adding necessary functionality
  • 2010-02-18 Installing Ubuntu on machines in "Siberian Fair" (Famous International Exhibition) (photos) - about 300 users

  • 2010-03-24 Seminar "Google Summer of Code 2010" - 13 participants
  • 2010-03-26:28 Ubuntu Global Jam! (photos) (video: Translating FullCircle magazine) - 25 participants offline and 30 online at the same time.


  • 2008-05-19 distribution of 8.04 LTS sending around topical monthly snap-shot of Ubuntu 8.04 LTS repositories.
  • 2009-09-19 SFD-2009 events:
    • Ubuntu postmen on bikes (Photos), approx 20 participants in total

    • Lectures on Free Software #1 (Photos), approx 90 participants

    • Lectures on Free Software #2 (Photos), approx 120 participants

  • 2010-03-30 March report


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