Ubuntu Open Week (11.10): October 17-21, 2011

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What is Ubuntu Open Week?

Ubuntu Open Week is a week of IRC tuition and Q+A sessions all about getting involved in the rock-and-roll world that is the Ubuntu community. We organise this week for the beginning of a new release cycle to help new contributors get involved.

When is Ubuntu Open Week?

Ubuntu Open Week for the Ubuntu 11.10 release will be held on October 17-21, 2011 from 1400 UTC to 1800 UTC.

Where does Ubuntu Open Week take place?

Online in the #ubuntu-classroom and #ubuntu-classroom-chat IRC Channels on irc.freenode.net.

#ubuntu-classroom is where the session leaders will present the information and #ubuntu-classroom-chat is where attendees are voiced to ask questions and chat as it relates the each session.

What are the Ubuntu Open Week Sessions about this time? (please note all times are in UTC)

Ubuntu Open Week for the 11.10 release is packed full of information with sessions on and given by the following:

Monday – October 17, 2011
1400 – Introduction and General Ubuntu Q&A – Jorge Castro
1500 – Contributing to Ubuntu at a Local level: A Roadmap – Randall Ross (rrnwexec)
1600 – Getting the most out of LoCo Teams Portal – mhall119
1700 – Juju: DevOps Distilled – Clint Byrum

Tuesday – October 18, 2011
1400 – Getting Started with Ubuntu Development – Part 1 — Daniel Holbach
1500 – Getting Started with Ubuntu Development – Part 2 — Daniel Holbach
1600 – Is your system Ubuntu Friendly? Contributing to the community hardware testing program — Daniel Manrique (roadmr)
1700 – Ubuntu Brainstorm: Will your idea change the world? – Cheesehead

Wednesday – October 19, 2011
1400 – How to contribute translating Ubuntu — David Planella
1500 – Writing your first Ubuntu app — David Planella
1600 – Volunteer Leadership -What does it take? – akgraner
1700 – Social Networking in Ubuntu: What’s new? -KenVanDine

Thursday – October 20, 2011
1400 – How to Become a Bug Guru! – hggdh
1500 – Ubuntu Orchestra — Servers, Live and in Concert! — DustinKirkland
1600 – Xubuntu: What is that? – charlie-tca
1700 – Advanced dualboot (Win/Ubuntu) config sharing a lot of stuff! – Tiago Carrondo

Friday – October 21, 2011
1400 – How to use Ask Ubuntu effectively – Marco Ceppi
1500 – Accessibility in Ubuntu – charlie-tca
1600 – Using Unity like a Boss, trips and tricks – Jorge Castro
1700 – Best ways to find technical support help in Ubuntu – philipballew

How can I participate in Ubuntu Open Week?

Using your favorite IRC client you can join #ubuntu-classroom and #ubuntu-classroom-chat or if you prefer to join using your browser you can click here.

#ubuntu-classroom is where the session leaders will present the information and #ubuntu-classroom-chat is where attendees are voiced to ask questions and chat as it relates the each session.

If you decide you want to ask a question just make sure you type type it into the #ubuntu-classroom-chat channel and remember to prefix your questions with “QUESTION:” to make them easier to spot and so the bot can pull them for the session leader to post in #ubuntu-classroom.

You can also contact the #ubuntu-classroom-backstage channel on IRC if you have any problems.

Where I can the logs to past Ubuntu Open Week sessions?

As each session ends the logs will be linked to the timetables for each session, you can also find the logs here.

For more information see the Ubuntu Open Week Wiki.

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