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Daylight saving has now taken effect in most of the Eastern states. In addition, there is a high possibility that Western Australia will also have daylight saving within a few months. This also then affects our IRC meeting times, as these are based on UTC.
This was raised at the last meeting, and the decision was made to try moving the meetings forward an hour, to 0900UTC, which will keep the meetings at 8.00pm EST. Therefore, the next meeting, on November 13, will commence at 0900UTC.
If the rumours are true, the free Internet terminals at Sydney Airport's International Terminal run Ubuntu.
Just the way to while away the hours for those inevitable flight delays.
The next Ubuntu release, 7.04, due in April 2007 will be codenamed "Feisty Fawn".
You can read Mark Shuttleworth's announcement here.
Well he was actually referring to the African concept of community. That's what the distribution that is "Linux for human beings" is named after.
But we'll take it! :-)
Promotion that money just can't buy.
BBC News online has the story.
Open Source On The Air have interviewed Luke Yelavich (aka TheMuso on Freenode) regarding accessibility for Linux in general and Ubuntu in particular.
Luke is an Ubuntu and Ubuntu-Au Member and is a key member of the Ubuntu Accessibility Team. The interview is a fantastic insight into a side of computing that many of us would know very little about.
Download it here.
The next meeting of the Australian Team will be held in #ubuntu-au on Freenode, on Monday, October 2 at 1000 UTC. For the agenda as it currently stands, please see AustralianTeam/Meetings on the Ubuntu wiki.
The next Australian Linux conference will be held in Sydney from Jan 15-20th 2007. The conference is internationally admired as a fun, informative and intimate technical conference focused on Linux and Open source. For more see