Birthdays and Blogging
ROSE Blog: Rikki's Open Source Exchange
On October 7, 1996 I gave birth to my one and only child. She turns 13 on Wednesday, so I'll officially be the mother of an official teenager. Yipes.
On March 5, 2009 I wrote about a fellow mom and blogger, Amber Graner, who was putting open source to the mom test. Since then, I've had the pleasure of meeting Amber in person and rooming with her at OSCON in July, admiring her enthusiasm as she helped organize Atlanta Linux Fest in September, and seeing her again a few days later when she attended Ohio Linux Fest. From testing open source to organizing and attending community events – that's a long way to come in a very short short time.
On May 28, 2009 Linux New Media announced the birth of a new magazine, Ubuntu User. I'm excited to have been a part of this magazine from the beginning and I look forward to doing my part to help it grow up, play well with others, mature, and go on to bigger and better things.
On October 5, 2009, exactly seven months after stumbling across the blog of a woman named Amber, I'm pleased to announce that she's started a new blog – You in Ubuntu – over on our steadily growing Ubuntu User site.
Please join me in welcoming Amber Graner as our newest Ubuntu User blogger.
(And please please please wish me luck on this whole "mom of a teenager" thing.)comments powered by Disqus
New release comes with better semantic search and improvements to Kontact.
Annual code quality report shows FOSS is more secure at all project size levels.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.