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Thursday, May 21, 2009

Ubuntu Romanian Team Report for April 2009

Apr 30 2009: Releasing Kiwi Linux 9.04, based on Ubuntu 9.04. Full release notes.

  • May 19 2009 the release of the Ubuntu for Romania, a localized version based on Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope. The installation CD is localised into Romanian and holds the majority of the default Ubuntu applications. The disk has specific network conectivity applications and legal restricted multimedia codecs to ease the transition of the new users to the Ubuntu operating system.

  • There were several Jaunty release parties in cities around the country
    • Release party Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope in Cluj Napoca. After the usual presentation of the operating sistem, the audience and the organizers talked about:

      • Organising the local Ubuntu comunity
      • The help and support offered by the local Ubuntu comunity
      • The statistics regarding the use of the Ubuntu operating system in Romania
      • The means and the methods that should be used to increase the number of the events held by the local comunity
      • The usual group pictures can be found here

    • Release party Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope in Arad

    • Release party Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope in Targu Mures report: almost 25 people were present and this time we had some great discussions and beer talk. We also did some serious presentatations like what is new in jaunty jack : new gnome, new kde, new qt browser like arora or development IDE like qt creator, I also showed the new firefox 3.5 ( abrowser 3.5), quassel, gwibber (microblogging client), firebird 2.1.x and some extensive discussion about ext4 crash-ing and it's amazing speed

  • The local team was reprezented to the Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope release party in Moldova. The pictures can be found here.

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