Category Archives: Ubuntu LoCo Teams

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 […]

Updating Shippit to the New Term

Hi LocoTeams! In this moment we are working to update the new term -verified- and this change brings some troubles, by instance  the LocoTeams can’t order CDs in this moment, all this is because we are working on the updates to different sites and shippit is one of those. We expect to solve this deal […]

Get Your LoCo Moving – Global Jam is Coming!

Hey all!, the new Ubuntu Global Jam Edition is coming next 13, 14 and 15 September 2013! So this is a great opportunity to get together and meet other Ubuntu fans and contributors, make new friends in your area, and help to make the next Ubuntu release the best it can be so we can bring […]

LoCo Team REBlogs: My second experience of the Ubuntu LoCo Team re- approval process…

Hi, we are starting the inspiring posts about LoCo teams Re Blog, and to start this here’s the blog post of  Airurando about his experience with the reapproval process. Enjoy! My second experience of the Ubuntu LoCo Team re- approval process. Not as straight forward as the first! Back in the Summer of 2011 my first experience […]

Call for Nominations to the LoCo Council

Hello All, We on the LoCo Council are being faced with the challenge of replacing three of our current Council members. A special thanks to Laura, Chris and Sergio for all of the great contributions they have made while serving with us on the LoCo Council. So with that in mind, we are writing this […]

New Local communities health check process

This will be the new process, aiming to replace the current re approval process. It aims to be less formal, more interactive and above all still keep people motivated to be involved in the Ubuntu community. Every team shall be known as a LoCoteam, teams that were previously known as an “Approved LoCoteam” shall be […]