The page is designed to show each of the current teams in the Ubuntu project. If your team is not listed here, please go and add it.

Overall leadership of all Ubuntu Engineering Teams rests with Rick Spencer, Director Ubuntu Engineering Team at Canonical, if you have questions, concerns comments or can't locate the correct Ubuntu Engineering Team Resource.

Team Name



Communication Tools

Meetings (Frequency,Day)

Kernel Team

Maintain the Linux kernel in Ubuntu


Subscribe, #ubuntu-kernel

Weekly, Tuesday

Foundations Team

Deliver the core Ubuntu system, common to the whole Ubuntu family of products and services, i.e. plumbing


Subscribe, #ubuntu-devel

Weekly, Wednesday

QA Team

Develop tools, policies, and practices for ensuring Ubuntu's quality as a distribution as well as providing general advice, oversight, and leadership of QA activities within the Ubuntu project.

Nicholas Skaggs

Subscribe, #ubuntu-quality

Desktop Team

Handle all of the packages which go into the Ubuntu desktop installation

Jason Warner

Subscribe, #ubuntu-desktop


Security Team

Keep Ubuntu and its users secure through fixing vulnerabilities and contributing to its security development.

Jamie Strandboge

Subscribe, #ubuntu-security


Community Team

Inspires, cajoles, teases, coordinates, champions, blogs and motivates members of the Ubuntu community to get involved, take responsibility, take action and Get Stuff Done.

David Planella

BuildingCommunity, #ubuntu-community-team

Tuesday, 16:00 UTC

Server Team

Deliver the best operating system for the cloud and scale-out computing.

RobbieWilliamson, DaveWalker, AntonioRosales

Subscribe, #ubuntu-server


Unity Engineering and Unity Design Teams

These are Canonical lead teams which are open and encourage all forms of community contribution and feedback.

Team Name



Communication Tools

Meetings (Frequency,Day)

Unity Desktop Team

Unity 7 and related desktop shell projects

Stephen M. Webb, #ubuntu-unity


Design Team

Define preferred user experience across desktop, tv, phone and tablet.

Mark Shuttleworth, #ubuntu-design


Professional Engineering Services

Team Name



Communication Tools

Meetings (Frequency,Day)

Ubuntu Arm Team

Ubuntu on ARM


Subscribe, #ubuntu-arm


Community Lead Teams

These are Community lead teams which are open and encourage all forms of community contribution and feedback.

Team Name



Communication Tools

Meetings (Frequency,Day)

Accessibility Team

Improve the accessibility technology and support available with Ubuntu and provide outreach

Pendulum, TheMuso

Subscribe, devel list, #ubuntu-accessibility


Ubuntu News Team

Gather and publish news on Ubuntu-related stories and Posting to the Fridge and UWN


Subscribe, #ubuntu-news


Planet Ubuntu

Planet Ubuntu is a series of RSS feeds which offers a window into the world, work and lives of Ubuntu developers and contributors.

Community Council

Ubuntu Women

Increase the number of women within Ubuntu through several projects

Ubuntu Women Leaders

Subscribe, #ubuntu-women

Monthly, 2nd Tuesday 1800 UTC

IRC Team

Management of the Ubuntu IRC channels on Freenode

The IRC Council



Forums Team


Forum Council



U+1 Team

U+1 is dedicated to testing the Development Releases of Ubuntu and providing information and support for other testers and Ubuntu teams, developers, users and the community.

U+1 Team Council

Contact U+1


Papercuts Ninjas

Papercuts fixing and new contributors supporting.

Alberto Salvia Novella

Mailing list



Team Name



Communication Tools

Meetings (Frequency,Day)

Edubuntu Team

Provide a system targeted towards schools and other education environments

Edubuntu Council

Subscribe, #edubuntu

Ubuntu Kylin Team

Its purpose is to provide exquisite UE and make an operation system with more Chinese characteristics, through adopting the design idea of paltform internationalization and application localization, customizing localized desktop environment and developing application softwares catering to the specific needs of Chinese users.

Ubuntu Kylin Leaders


Kubuntu Team

Provide the KDE desktop and software to integrate KDE with Ubuntu

Kubuntu Council

Subscribe, #kubuntu-devel

Xubuntu Team

To develop and promote the Xfce desktop on Ubuntu, striving for an elegant and easy-to-use OS, that is also light and accessible.

Xubuntu Leaders

Subscribe, #xubuntu-devel


Ubuntu Studio Team

To provide a installable disk for multimedia production machines and better maintain those apps in Ubuntu.

Kaj Ailomaa

Subscribe, #ubuntustudio-devel


Mythbuntu Team

Provide an easy to setup and use media center distribution based on MythTV and Mythbuntu

Mario Limonciello

Subscribe, #ubuntu-mythtv


Lubuntu Team

Provide a lightweight and easy-to-use distribution, based on Ubuntu and LXDE

Julien Lavergne

Subscribe, #lubuntu


Ubuntu GNOME Team

Provide the simple, usable, and beautiful GNOME experience on Ubuntu

Ubuntu GNOME Developers

Subscribe, #ubuntu-gnome


Marketing and Advocacy

The marketing and advocacy teams are here to spread the word about Ubuntu. From organising promotional events to preparing presentation materials, they are here to get Ubuntu noticed.

Team Name



Communication Tools

Meetings (Frequency,Day)

Gaming Team

Promote FOSS Games and Ubuntu through each other

Danny Piccirillo

Subscribe, #ubuntu-gaming


D-I-Y Marketing Repository for the Ubuntu Community

Ruben Romero & Evan Boldt

Website, #ubuntu-marketing


Promotional material for Ubuntu

Quality Assurance and Packaging

The quality assurance teams are tasked with organising and prioritising the hundreds of bugs which get reported against Ubuntu packages each week. The packaging teams are here to get new packages into Ubuntu and update older ones.

Team Name



Communication Tools

Meetings (Frequency,Day)

Bug Squad

Heroically handles the stream of bugs reported by Ubuntu users


Subscribe, #ubuntu-bugs

Ubuntu Universe packaging team

Make Ubuntu's Universe better and better and more attractive; be the optimal starting point for new UbuntuDevelopers


Subscribe, #ubuntu-motu

Support and Documentation

The support and documentation teams aim to help users get to grips with Ubuntu. Whether it's writing system documentation or helping out on IRC support chat, the support and documentation teams are there to help you get the most out of Ubuntu.

Team Name



Communication Tools

Meetings (Frequency,Day)

Documentation Team

Writes and maintains the core documentation for Ubuntu, including the system documentation and the help wiki

Sub-Team Drivers

Subscribe, #ubuntu-doc

Wiki Team

Group of active wiki contributors working as a team to get things done quicker without redundancy

Ubuntu Manual Team

Writes and maintains a comprehensive beginners guide for the Ubuntu


Subscribe #ubuntu-manual

Other Teams

Team Name



Communication Tools

Meetings (Frequency,Day)

Mozilla Team

Are the guys and gals that deal with Mozilla software in Ubuntu

Subscribe, #ubuntu-mozillateam

Localisation and International Users

LoCo teams should not list their teams here. LoCo teams can be found on the LoCo Teams Directory.


If you are interested to get to know other Ubuntu users or see a list of Ubuntu teams outside the general Ubuntu world, check out our social network page.

Teams (last edited 2015-01-27 20:57:45 by knome)