April 2013 Team Reports


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Ubuntu Governance

Community Council

Developer Membership Board


ACTION: bdrung to send short summary to the dmb list, sweetshark, and dholbach providing his feedback on recent sponsorships

ACTION: barry to initiate new vote on sweetshark's ppu application on the dmb mailing list (no meeting necesssary)

ACTION: barry to inform sweetshark and dholbach of these actions

  • Package Sets: There were no objections to Gediminas' request to add to the zope and schooltool package sets

ACTION: tumbleweed to push the buttons on the package set additions: DONE

  • There were no new membership requests this week.
  • No results from the doodle poll on changing the early meeting time were available yet.
  • No further updates on decoupling PPU from membership, though this will be put on the agenda for next time.
  • bdrung to be next chair.


  • Present: bdrung, micahg, ScottK, tumbleweed
  • Log: http://ubottu.com/meetingology/logs/ubuntu-meeting/2013/ubuntu-meeting.2013-04-22-19.00.log.html

  • Review of previous action items
    • barry to email sweetshark and dholbach to provide status: DONE
    • tumbleweed to add to zope and schooltool package sets as per menesis request: DONE
    • all other action items are still pending
  • PerPackageUploader Application: Gunnar Hjalmarsson

  • PerPackageUploader Application: Sebastian Heinlein

    • He was absent. We discussed whether we should carry his application to the next meeting or speedup the process by voting without asking questions or moving the application to email. We agreed on asking Sebastian if he is fine with attending the next meeting.
  • Any other business
    • We discussed the time change for the early meeting and whether the schedule should follow the summer time (DST) to stay constant in the local timezones. The proposal is to move to 15:00 / 19:00 UTC in the Summer (from the last Sunday in March till October) and to 16:00 / 20:00 UTC in Winter (from the last Sunday in October til March).
    • ACTION: micahg to call for votes for the new meeting times

    • ACTION: bdrung to change the meeting time for the next meeting from 14:00 UTC to 15:00 UTC

  • Decoupling PPU rights from Ubuntu membership
    • ACTION: ScottK to call for votes on the decoupling PPU rights from Ubuntu membership proposal


  • Should Gunnar Hjalmarsson get upload rights for language-selector and accountsservice?
    • For: 4 (+3 via email) Against: 0 Abstained: 0

Action items

  • micahg to call for votes for the new meeting times
  • bdrung to change the meeting time for the next meeting from 14:00 UTC to 15:00 UTC
  • ScottK to call for votes on the decoupling PPU rights from Ubuntu membership proposal

Forum Council

An update from the Forums Council for April of 2013

  • Forum upgrade took place, there are still some small issues to deal with.
  • Plugins for new forum have been security checked and we are now waiting for them to be installed.
  • We lost some of the moderation team, who are all welcome back - Varuendra, uRock and nothingspecial.
  • Thread title edit time limit set at 1 day, post edit time limit was removed.
  • Tutorials and Tips was re-opened, slightly changed from previous. Wiki discussion area will remain.

IRC Council

LoCo Council

Membership Boards

Technical Board

Ubuntu Development Teams

Reviewers Team

Xubuntu Team

Ubuntu Studio

Ubuntu LoCo Teams

Argentina Team

Asturian Team

Australian Team

Belgian Team

Cameroonian Team

Canadian Team

Catalan Team

China Team

Chilean Team

Ubuntu Colombia

Czech Team

Danish Team

Dutch Team

Ecuador Team

French Team

German Kubuntu Team

Greek Team

Honduras Team

Hungarian Team

Indian Team

Ubuntu Ireland

Ubuntu Israel

Japanese Team

Korean Team

Montenegro Team

  • Ongoing discussions on FB group and Forum
  • Blog/News feed
  • Discussion with Serbian FLOSS magazine LiBRE! about an article about Ubuntu-ME
  • Established contact with System76 regarding promo materials ("powered by Ubuntu" stickers)

Nicaraguan Team

Norwegian team

Philippine Team

Quebec Team

Romanian Team

Russian Team

Serbian Team

* Ubuntu hour - lectures for beginners were held in Belgrade haklab, every Tuesday.

* Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail Release Party - Hangout at the Ubuntu Serbia IRC Channel on the occasion of the release of the new version of Ubuntu.

* On Monday 29th April, Ubuntu 13.04 Install Day was held in Belgrade haklab.

* On Wednesday 17th April, Ubuntu lectures for beginners was held at Valjevo, Kraljevo and Kragujevac - held by Ubuntu Serbia team members.

* Preparation for May 1st Ubuntu Serbia barbecue gathering.

* On Saturday 7th, 14th, 21st 28th April, Administration team meeting was held.

South African Ubuntu team

  • Mon, 15 April: Monthly IRC Meet -- Minutes

Swedish Team

2013-04-27: The release of 13.04 was celebrated by four members with a coffee in Linköping.

* Team members volunteered to handle the translation and administration to send out Swedish Ubuntu stickers from System76.

Swiss Team

Ubuntu Tunisian LoCo Team

  • Ubuntu flash-coffee
  • PSM 13.05 Preparation

Ubuntu United Kingdom LoCo Team

United States Teams

US Teams Project

Ubuntu California

Ubuntu Chicago LoCo Team

District of Columbia Team

Florida LoCo Team

Iowa Team

New York State Team

Team Events:

* Powerful and Free Desktop Applications on Thursday, April 18 2013 at 7-9PM EST

* Ubuntu 13.04 Launch Party, April 27 2013 at 12-3PM EST

Ubuntu North Carolina LoCo Team

Ohio Team

Oregon Team

Pennsylvania Team

Virginia Team

Washington Team

Wisconsin Team

Ubuntu Venezuela Team

Zimbabwe Team

Additional Ubuntu Teams

Ubuntu Accessibility Team

Ubuntu Beginners Team

Ubuntu Classroom Team

Ubuntu NGO Team

Ubuntu Women Team

TeamReports/April2013 (last edited 2013-06-02 19:52:30 by lyz)