Category Archives: Ubuntu LoCo Council

Get involved with App Development during Global Jams!

Calling all Local Community teams! Do you wanted to know what App Development in Ubuntu and Ubuntu touch is all about? Then read on… Daniel and David from the Canonical Community Team have put together some materials on App Development in Ubuntu and they are planning sessions to help you also to contribute to the […]

Interim Report on 2014 Census Effort

With regards to the recent census effort by the LoCo Council, it is necessary to provide an interim report as to our results. Out of the 161 teams that could potentially be contacted, members of the Council were able to send messages to 156. Five teams were not contacted: New Zealand, Yemen, Panama, Idaho, South Dakota. […]

Team Check-Ins, coming soon to your LoCo Team!

Hello again! This time we would like to announce that we have just started a process of team check-ins. Most team contacts should get an email from any of the members of the LoCo Council with some questions, so please make sure to respond to it as soon as you have time to. This will […]

Defining Bug Status for the ubuntu-locoteams Project

And as promised, more news from us are coming in. We are starting this year with new plans, new ideas, and trying to refresh some things. The ubuntu-locoteams Project on Launchpad is where issues against LoCo Teams can be filed, but is mostly used by the LoCo Council to keep track of the (re-)verification processes […]

New Logos Announced!

As many of you know, we opened a contest to find the new logos for the LoCo Teams and LoCo Council. After a while, we have finally decided that the winner is… Sam Hewitt! You should be seeing the new logos in place in a couple minutes on the ~locoteams and ~ubuntu-locouncil teams on Launchpad. […]

The Situation in Thailand

A prime minister fled police protection. Protesters are assaulting police who have been ordered not to resist the assaults. A financial wire notes on their Twitter feed that the Army chief won’t step in to stop the political unrest. Protesters even sought the removal of barriers to police headquarters and Government House as part of […]

Three Teams Verified

Due to time zone constraints, LoCo Council also handles Verification check-ins with teams via private bug e-mails in Launchpad. The Council recently closed out three separate check-ins with communities across the planet. Communities that have been recently verified include: Ubuntu Morocco (Check-in Application) Ubuntu Brazil (Check-in Application) Ubuntu Portugal (Check-in Application) Leaders of Ubuntu communities […]

LoCo Logo Contest!

Hello all! Here in the LoCo Council we think that out current logos are quite old, so we are opening a proposal for everyone who would like to participate. We are asking you to design one logo for the LoCo Teams and one for the LoCo Council, so we use that logos in all our […]

The New Era: From Approval To Verification

The “Trusty Tahr” development cycle has begun. The LoCo Council has a new look heading into the cycle as it has new members. In light of some statements by Jono Bacon about our local communities, it is time to recap what the LoCo Council does and does not do for the community across Earth. Our […]

Results of the LoCo Council Meeting – Oct 15th 2013

Today, the LoCo Council hosted its usual monthly meeting. We had some re-verification applications, and did some announcements. With regards to the applications, two teams applied for re-verification. These were the California Team and the Pennsylvania Team. Both of them presented successful applications, gaining a verified status for two more years. Photos from the California […]