UbuCon Europe in the retrospective

Posted on Sun 27 November 2016 in Events • Tagged with ubuntu-planet

Last weekend the very first UbuCon Europe took place in Essen, Germany. It was the second UbuCon where I was the head of the organisation team. But this one was the first international UbuCon, which had a few more challenges compared to a national UbuCon. ;)

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UbuCon Europe Plannings and Call for Contributions

Posted on Sat 02 April 2016 in Events • Tagged with ubuntu-planet

It's been a while, since my first announcement about UbuCon Europe 2016 which will take place from the 18th to 20th November 2016 in Essen, Germany. That means: Mark your calendars! Check out our travel page on how to get to Essen! And finally: Submit your talks and ideas for …


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UbuCon Summit and SCALE 14x in Pasadena

Posted on Sat 06 February 2016 in Events • Tagged with ubuntu-planet

From the 21st to the 24th the 14th Southern California Linux Expo took place in Pasadena. Since many years, there is also an UbuCon happening. This year was the first time when the newly created "UbuCon Summit" took place.

The people who are involved in the international Ubuntu-Community probably heard …


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Attending UbuCon Summit US in 01/2016

Posted on Sat 19 December 2015 in Ubuntu • Tagged with ubuntu-planet

2016 will be my favourite „UbuCon-year“. The first UbuCon Summit in Pasadena will take place and at the end of the year the first UbuCon Europe will take place in Essen, Germany from 18th to 20th November. In the latter I'm the head of the organisation team.

The UbuCon Summit …


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This was the Ubucon 2015 in Berlin

Posted on Sun 01 November 2015 in Ubuntu • Tagged with ubuntu-planet

Last weekend the 9th Ubucon in Germany took place in Berlin. It was the first time that I was the head of the organisation team for the vent. After 2012, it was the second time that we were guests at HWTK in the Center of Berlin. It was as always …


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UbuContest recapped

Posted on Thu 15 October 2015 in Ubuntu • Tagged with ubuntu-planet

The last weeks and months were very intensive in terms of my Ubuntu activities. I'm not only doing the last preparations of this years Ubucon Germany where I'm the head of the organisation team for the first time, also we successfully ran the first community-driven app developer contest called UbuContest …


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Review: Beginning Ubuntu for Windows and Mac Users by Nathan Haines

Posted on Mon 12 October 2015 in Rezension • Tagged with ubuntu-planet

Fellow Ubuntu Member Nathan Haines has recently published his first book "Beginning Ubuntu for Windows and Mac Users". Nathan asked me to review his book, I couldn't decline it.

What is in it?

The book is divided into six different chapters and two appendices. It was written by Nathan Haines …


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Visiting bq: How bq tests and develops their devices

Posted on Sun 11 October 2015 in Ubuntu • Tagged with ubuntu-planet

Recently, I got an invitation from bq for the launch of their first Android One in Spain and Portugal. The event took place in Madrid. A couple of journalists and bloggers from Germany (including me) and France were also invited for a tour through the offices and labs from bq …


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Interview with Ronnie Tucker about Full Circle Magazine

Posted on Thu 10 September 2015 in Ubuntu • Tagged with ubuntu-planet

This is an interview with Ronnie Tucker, the creator and founder of „Full Circle Magazine“. You can find the translated German article in this Ikhaya Article.


Hey Ronnie, thanks for joining this interview. First of all, the most of our readers might not know you, so can you say a …


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Visiting FrOSCon …

Posted on Tue 25 August 2015 in Events • Tagged with ubuntu-planet

Last weekend, on the 22nd and 23rd August, the FrOSCon took place in St. Augustin (next to Bonn) in Germany. It is one of the bigger Open Source Conferences and my first visit. Short summary: It was great! There were many talks, too bad there were many on talks on …


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