Ubuntu is one of the most popular Linux distributions, based on Debian and produced by Canonical and friends.
Canonical runs Ubuntu as an open project to enable others with diverse ideas to benefit from work of Canonical developers, and in turn to contribute their volunteer hours to the vital tasks of QA and testing, translation, user support, community organizing, community documentation, in addition to development.
As a result, Ubuntu is far bigger and more interesting than anything a single company could produce.
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Ubuntu Unity is a remix of Ubuntu featuring the Unity7 desktop environment (the default desktop environment used by Ubuntu from 2010-2017).Ubuntu Unity
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Transform an Ubuntu install into a complete game-ready (!) setupGamebuntu
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Find out what will be new in Jammy and how to get involved, especially in documentation!Kubuntu
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There are some fantastic distros built on top of Ubuntu. Get to know three of them better at our Downstream Distro Panel
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Flutter Development Video and Q&A with desktop PM Oliver Smith
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Ubuntu Frame post-video live Q&A with members of the Mir Team
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Everyone and their beverage of choice is welcome as we celebrate being together (virtually) at FOSDEM!
Our mission is to bring the best of Free Software to the widest audience. Bringing down barriers and empower individuals and communities, to strive on the modern world. Free Software and Open Source Software, allows individuals to shape the technology we all use.
The ease of use, toughfullness and consideration with which we strive to build Ubuntu, respects the rich cultural diversity, and all sorts personal characteristics, and establish rich human connections while we do it. The Ubuntu Community is a world wide rich and diverse crowd. It's organized around teams, organized by specific types of contributions, geographical locations, native languages, preferences of software, etc...
Local Communities (LoCo), are one of the most common self-organized community within the broader Ubuntu Community; they organize meetups, workshops, parties, conferences, promote Ubuntu within their own cities, regions, or even (most often) within their countries.
Flavours, remixes, and derivatives are a spectacular way of individuals and/or groups to build upon Ubuntu and other projects to augment the technical diversity and freedom of choice within the Ubuntu universe.
As the Linux and FOSS community in general the Ubunteros, also enjoy many different things, like different desktop environments, or just to optimize to specific workloads. This is what leads to the creation of flavours such as:
But flavors are not the only way to taste the Ubuntu diversity, so we also like to remix:
But because Ubuntu is Linux, and the community has such a wonderful vision, creativity, and technical ingenuity, there are also derivatives like (but not just):
Life at Canonical is anything but corporate. As a company that exists to support Ubuntu, one of today’s most important open source projects, we are changing the world on a daily basis. It’s a collaborative environment, but one in which every member of the team takes personal responsibility for everything they produce.
Be also part of it, and explore a career at Canonical at https://canonical.com/careers/start
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