January 2012 Team Reports


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Ubuntu Governance

Americas Regional Membership Board

Asia Oceania Regional Membership Board

The results from the 10th of January Asia Oceania Membership meeting are as follows:

Community Council

  • Meeting 19 January 2012 - 1700 UTC (log)

    • Discussed closing of the mailing lists after receiving feedback
      • czajkowski to file RT ticket to close them
    • Met with Riddell, ScottK, and Darkwing from the Kubuntu Council
      • Collaboration seems to be going well, including joint efforts on QT
  • Meeting 05 January 2012 - 1700 UTC (log)

    • Decided to contact mailing list owners for email lists proposed for deletion to see if they are active/used mailin glists, move forward with deleting in 2 weeks if not
    • Met with Joeb454 to discuss Forums Council
      • Council would like to be a little more aware of what responsibilities they have
      • Forum upgrade process is ongoing, working with Canonical IS but struggling with authentication strategy (some legacy users who do not use any kind of OpenID)
        • Joeb454 to mail czajkowski with RT numbers of outstanding issues
  • Contacted list owners of 23 lists proposed for deletion (details)

Developer Membership Board

Developer Membership Board meeting, 2012-01-02

Chair: Cody Somerville

Present: Benjamin Drung, Iain Lane, Micah Gersten, Michael Bienia, Stefano Rivera

Review of previous action items

1. cody-somerville to write some documentation on how to endorse someone.


2. stgraber to create desktop-extra set


3. bdrung to talk to the TB about harmonising DMB members' expiration dates for easier restaffing


MOTU Application: Mahyuddin Susanto

Application: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MahyuddinSusanto/MOTUApplication

The application was discussed and voted on; For: 4 Against: 0 Abstained: 1

Ubuntu Core Developer Application: Evan Broder

Application: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/EvanBroder/CoreDevApplication

The application was discussed and voted on; For: 6 Against: 0 Abstained: 0

EMEA Regional Membership Board

Forum Council

An update from the Forums Council for January of 2012

  1. New FC members. We had some turn over of the FC and thank the outbound members for their dedication and service and thank the incoming for their willingness to volunteer.
  2. Forms upgrade - The community would like to see a SSO for the forums and has formed a group of developers to work on a plugin for vBulletin.
  3. Hardware vendors requesting a sub forums were directed to establish a working relationship with Canonical first.
  4. The FC is reviewing ways we , the forums staff, can contribute Ubuntu Community Building, both with community interaction on and outside of the forums.
  5. We approved new Ubuntu Membership Applications - congratulations to all.

IRC Council

The IRC Council staff changed to AlanBell, Pici, Topyli, funkyHat

  • A meeting was held on 14th January

    • AlanBell will chair the council

    • A call for ops was issued for the #lubuntu channel
    • bugs were reviewed
    • The Floodbot code has been put on Launchpad as part of a managed process to make it more open
  • A meeting was held on 29th January

    • The new operators for #lubuntu were welcomed
    • A request from the ubuntuusers.de to register their namespace with Freenode was considered and agreed

LoCo Council

Technical Board

Ubuntu Development Teams

Reviewers Team

Xubuntu Team

Ubuntu Studio

Ubuntu LoCo Teams

Argentina Team

Asturian Team

Australian Team

  • January Team Meeting - This meeting was held on the 9th January 2012 and attended by 7 team members.

  • We discussed the upcoming GlobalJam which is on on 2nd-4th of March.

    • jaddi27 to create jam-ideas wiki page.

  • Ubuntu-AU'ers held an installfest in Brisbane at the Square Library. While it ended up being more of a social event, there was talk of holding more release parties and Ubuntu social events throughout the year.

  • Joel Pickett and Benny were granted Ubuntu Membership.

  • The Ubuntu-AU team was represented at the Oneiric UserDays by Joel Pickett and Benny who gave talks on "Ubuntu Equivalent Programs" and "How to Get Involved with the Community".

Belgian Team

  • January 29th : Ubuntu booth in a local fair in Aalst

Cameroonian Team

Canadian Team

Catalan Team

  • January 1st: irc meeting about 5 Precise Pangolin release party organization candidatures.
  • January 16th: irc meeting for choosing the place and organization for next release party, Nicolau Copèrnic Institute in Terrassa.

China Team

Chilean Team

Ubuntu Colombia

Czech Team

Danish Team

Dutch Team


Ecuador Team

French Team

German Kubuntu Team

Greek Team

  • Report of January 2012
  • 2st Translation IRC meeting for Ubuntu 12.04.

Honduras Team

Hungarian Team

Indian Team

Ubuntu Ireland

  • Regular Monthly IRC Meeting was held at 9pm Irish time on Wednesday the 18th of January, 2012. The meeting logs can be found here.

  • Our first Ubuntu Hour of 2012 was held in Dublin on Saturday 7th of January, 2012. Details here.

  • Activity was logged on both the mailing list and our IRC channel.

  • A member of our team distributed Oneiric Ocelot CDs at CAMPUSCON on Saturday the 21st of January, 2012. A picture can be found here.

Ubuntu Israel

Japanese Team

Korean Team

Nicaraguan Team

Norwegian team

Philippine Team

Quebec Team

Romanian Team

Russian Team

Serbian Team

South African Ubuntu team

Please add your event details for January:

Swedish Team

  • Due to inactivity no LoCo meetings took place this month.

  • Project "Svenska videoguider" (Swedish Screencasts) continued their work.

Swiss Team

Ubuntu Tunisian LoCo Team

  • Organization of a physical meeting 12.01 at hackerspace

  • Ubuntu flash coffee
  • Meeting open source communities

Ubuntu United Kingdom LoCo Team

Describe UKTeam/TeamReports/12/January here.

United States Teams

US Teams Project

Ubuntu California

Ubuntu Chicago LoCo Team

District of Columbia Team

Florida LoCo Team

Please update with team activity from 12/January here.

Iowa Team

New York State Team

Team Meetings:

  • State Wide IRC Meeting on Tuesday, 31 Jan. 2012 at 21:00 UTC

Team Events:

  • Erlang, Bash Scripting and R on Thursday, 19 Jan. 2012 at 19:00 EST
  • Hands on Linux Lab on Saturday, 21 Jan. 2012 at 12:00 EST


  • 2012 Team Survey Sent Out

Ubuntu North Carolina LoCo Team

Ohio Team

Oregon Team

Pennsylvania Team

Virginia Team

Washington Team

Wisconsin Team

* Event: This month's Madison Ubuntu Hour was January 21. This event is on the third Saturday of each month, and is hosted by Madison LUG. The next Madison Ubuntu Hour will be February 18.

* Workshop: Cheesehead led an IRC session on Brainstorm January 14 at Ubuntu User Days.

* Monthly Meeting: There was no monthly meeting this month.

Ubuntu Venezuela Team

Zimbabwe Team

Additional Ubuntu Teams

Ubuntu Accessibility Team

Ubuntu Beginners Team

Ubuntu Classroom Team

Ubuntu NGO Team

Ubuntu Women

TeamReports/January2012 (last edited 2012-02-04 07:43:07 by lyz)