Coinciding with the 2011 Ubuntu Hardware Summit, we are launching a new portal aimed to help engineers at device manufacturers shipping Ubuntu systems:

The Ubuntu community is great. It provides users and developers with lots and lots of useful information. This means that sometimes finding the right informationfor you can take a bit longer than expected.

The portal content is a selection of the best articles in the Ubuntu community sites that are relevant to device manufacturers (OEM and ODMs) engineers. The content has been selected by the Canonical Hardware Enablement team and builds on the good work of the Ubuntu Kernel team.

We will continue to add and improve the content of the portal over the coming months, including news on tools and techniques to help you better integrate Ubuntu with your hardware. Please let us know if there is specific content you would like to see there.

Community online events – lots to learn

Over the last few weeks we have been preparing for the Bug Squad launch on the 29th of March.  I will be blogging more in detail about the Bug Squad soon, but today I wanted to share with you our experiences with organising an online community event.

This week we run a one hour pre-launch meeting with over 10 members of the squad team. We wanted to ensure we were able to communicate with the team and host a good discussions on the topics for the meeting.

The challenges that we faced were: Continue reading “Community online events – lots to learn”