December 2010 Team Reports


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Ubuntu Governance

Americas Regional Membership Board

The approval results from the December 17th Americas Membership meeting are as follows:

Community Council

Developer Membership Board

EMEA Regional Membership Board

Forum Council

IRC Council

  • Team Report
    • New ops appointed for #ubuntu, #ubuntu-offtopic and #ubuntu-ops, mentors assigned
    • IRCC nominees list sent to CC
    • Shell Policy draft done (yet unapproved)

    • Liased with freenode about ways to improve the network (continuing work)
  • Meeting minutes
    • December 11, 2010 (Full log)

    • Volunteering for duties and time management within the IRCC
      • Brief discussion on delegation
    • Ubuntu IRC Council not responsible for all core channels
      • ACTION: jussi and Pici to draft proposal for inter-council co-operation to maintain project channels
    • Give ubottu editing privileges to all who are operators in a core channel
      • Decided by vote to give all ops in core channels editing rights, with the exception of those on probation
    • Add information on the recent increase of spam and that it should be ignored by users, to the #ubuntu topic
      • Decided by vote to add "ignore spam" info to #ubuntu topic
      • ACTION: Pici to add

LoCo Council

Technical Board

Ubuntu Development Teams

Reviewers Team

Xubuntu Team

Xubuntu team report for December, 2010


Bug Triage

  • Still squashing bugs. This will be an on-going process.

Packaging, Development, & Testing

  • Added new versions of xfce4-notifyd, xfce4-appfinder, xfwm4, ristretto, xfce4-dev-tools and xfce4-volumed.
  • Tested and released the Natty Wharhal Alpha1 images.
    • There are no alpha1 images for Powerpc and PS3 users.

Website & Marketing




Ubuntu Studio

Ubuntu LoCo Teams

Argentina Team

Asturian Team

Australian Team

  • December Meeting - Regular Team Meeting held 14th December, chaired by Jared Norris (head_victim) and attended by - 13 team members.

  • Team Artwork - a new Project page was created to compile a source of artwork for the Ubuntu-AU community to use for Ubuntu publicity.

  • New Team Wiki Header - a revamp of the team wiki header to incorporate the new theme better.

  • LCA 2011 - Brisbane - continuing organisational efforts for Linux.Conf.AU 2011 in Brisbane next January - just waiting for approval on the ShipIt order!

Belgian Team

Cameroonian Team

Canadian Team

Catalan Team

  • December 1st: LoCo meeting about just another release party at a major media office.

  • December 16th: LoCo meeting about next UDG and release party in Vilaweb, Barcelona.

  • December 30th: Christmas Omelette party in Caldes de Montbui.

China Team

Chilean Team

Ubuntu Colombia

Danish Team

Ecuador Team

French Team

  • December 6th - weekly ubuntu-fr-webteam meeting
  • December 13th - weekly ubuntu-fr-webteam meeting
  • December 14th : Meeting Ubuntu Party to organize the education oriented day.
  • December 17th : Pause Ubuntu in Paris, an Ubuntu Hour like
  • December 20th - weekly ubuntu-fr-webteam meeting
  • December 22th : IRC meeting in #ubuntu-fr-meeting channel on Freenode for starting the Ubuntu Party in Paris organization. minutes

German Kubuntu Team

Greek Team

  • Thanks to the understanding and immediate action of the current domain holder and our team's member, points straight to our homepage

  • Addition of Calendar in our homepage to facilitate at-a-glance communication of various upcoming events.
  • Καλά Χριστούγεννα σε όλους! / Merry Christmas everyone!

Honduras Team

Hungarian Team

  • The number of registered users on has almost reached 20000 (the 20000th user registered on 3rd January).
  • We had our monthly IRC meeting on the first Thursday of the month as usual:

  • We regularly updated our loco site with the latest news:

  • We did various translation-related tasks

Ubuntu Ireland

  • Regular Monthly IRC Meeting was held at 8pm Irish time on Wednesday 15th December 2010.

  • Some members of our LoCo gave a hand running a Christmas quiz this month. Four other members of our LoCo took part in the quiz and came third. Well done to those fantastic four. A write-up of the happenings at the quiz can be found here and some photos of the event can be found here

  • Some members of our community have formed the Ubuntu Ireland LoCo Podcast crew. Planning is underway for the podcast. The first recording is due to take place on the 19th Jan (directly after the monthly IRC meeting). The podcast team can be contacted by email ubuntuiepods-AT-gmail-DOT-com or on Twitter @ubuntuiepods.

Ubuntu Israel

Japanese Team

Korean Team

Nicaraguan Team

  • 05 Dec:
    • Recording of POSOL episode 18 by Team POSOL (Leandro Gomez, Jose Ernesto Davila, Norman Garcia and Marcelo Gutierrez).

Norwegian team

Philippine Team

Quebec Team

Romanian Team

Russian Team

Serbian Team

South African Ubuntu team

Swedish Team

  • IRC meeting held on the 8th

  • IRC meeting held on the 22nd

Swiss Team

Ubuntu Tunisian LoCo Team

  • Just a how to :p « TunisianTeam/TeamReports/10/December » .

Ubuntu United Kingdom LoCo Team

United States Teams

US Teams Project

Ubuntu California

Ubuntu Chicago LoCo Team

  • Held our regular monthly meeting on 2010-12-06

District of Columbia Team

Florida LoCo Team

Please Update with Details for December 2010

Iowa Team

New York State Team


* 20101218 12pm - 4pm
Linux Hands on Workshop with Interlock Rochester

Ubuntu North Carolina LoCo Team

Ohio Team

Pennsylvania Team

Virginia Team

Washington Team

Ubuntu Venezuela Team

Zimbabwe Team

Additional Ubuntu Teams

Ubuntu Accessibility Team

  • Preparing to test accessibility of Natty, but the first alphas do not have accessible Unity
  • Persona work continues, but not quite as fast as planned
  • Triaged over 100 bugs this month.
  • Installation of Natty Narwhal using screen-reader is now working, although it won't start automatically after completing the installation.
  • Thanks to jcastro, we have a page to track all the new and old shortcuts in Natty and Unity -

Ubuntu Beginners Team

Ubuntu Classroom Team


Ubuntu NGO Team

Ubuntu Women

  • Team meeting December 8th

  • Full Circle Magazine, Issue #44 article "Ubuntu Women Project in Italy" by Flavia Weisghizzi and Silvia Bindelli

  • Of the 630 Ubuntu Members at the end of this month 5.08% are women (31 December 2010)

TeamReports/December2010 (last edited 2011-01-05 21:20:47 by alderaan)