S04E11 – The Trooper

20.07.11 | 5 Comments

Laura Cowen, Mark Johnson, Alan Pope, and Tony Whitmore are live again in Studio A for episode 11 of season 4 of the Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo Team!

In this week’s show:-
    • We talk about what we’ve been doing including going to noisy heavy metal concerts and going to noisy motorsports events, as well as attending more peaceful conferences, and installing Moodle and Natty.
    • We talk about Google+.
    • In the news:-
    • Events:-
      • It’s Ubuntu Community Week! Now! With sessions from Alan Bell, Jono Bacon, Laura Czajkowski, and some dodgy bloke called Popey.
      • 13th – 14th August 2011 – OggCamp11 – The Maltings, Farnham, UK. More information will be going up on the website this week, including a schedule for the weekend:
        • Friday evening: informal get-together in William Cobbett pub over the road from the venue.
        • Saturday 10am: doors open (OggCamp11 starts!)
        • Saturday lunchtime: geeknic (more details to follow), with soft drinks sponsored by O’Reilly
        • Saturday afternoon: live joint recording by UUPC and Linux Outlaws
        • Saturday 7pm: drinks and entertainment in the Cellar Bar at the venue, sponsored by Bitfolk
        • Sunday 10.30am: doors re-open (bit more bleary-eyed this time)
        • Sunday 4pm: we all pack up and get out
        • Sunday evening: those left over adjourn to Premier Inn Aldershot for informal goodbye drinks
      • And other stuff like:
        • Parking fees apply at the venue on Saturday, £3.50 for whole day; free on Sunday
        • New speaker, Wayne Myers, will speaking about professional music production on Linux
        • Instructions on how to submit talks on the day using our funky new txt and Web system written by Jon “the nice guy” Spriggs
        • How to volunteer to be on the CREW (get involved and get a free t-shirt)
        • Wifi! We’re looking into it and should be okay for speakers during talks but for general wifi use, please bring your own 3G dongle
        • And all our lovely sponsors: Bytemark (our top dogs!), Chris Procter on behalf of lug.org.uk, Bitfolk (sponsoring our Saturday night party), and Linux Format, our media partner (including discounted subscriptions for attendees).
      • We have an interview with Jorge Castro
      • We announce the winner of our TextBookStuff competition.
      • We introduce a new competition to win one of those HP Microservers that we talked about last episode. Entries to competition@ubuntu-uk.org by Sunday 31st July
    • Finally we have your feedback.

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