Ubuntu Community Appreciation Day: Nov 20th

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“We gain strength from diversity, and actively seek participation from those who enhance it”. That’s part of our code of conduct, it’s what makes Ubuntu work, it’s what makes us shine. Ubuntu is an amazing mix of users and contributors from every corner of the world, each of them sharing their time and knowledge, their personality and ideas, their context and history, to build this community. I am what I am because of who we all are.

On November 20th we celebrate our community, our diversity and our commitment to make the best free software! The idea is very simple, and yet very powerful: say thanks. Show your appreciation to somebody in the community and make that person have a nicer day. Leave a reply here (in any language) naming somebody who had a positive impact on your life; or do it on twitter, facebook, by mail or phone, or in any way that makes you comfortable.

And let’s keep working together to make this a more welcoming space. Let’s make everybody feel safe, respected and appreciated. I am very thankful for being part of this community and I want to let everybody know that they can fit here, we will help each other to make that happen.

There is still one week to go, so if you have any ideas for this celebration, please leave a reply.

ubuntuwithlove

español/

«Ganamos fuerza de la diversidad, y buscamos de forma activa la participación de quienes la realzan». Eso es parte de nuestro código de conducta, es lo que hace que Ubuntu funcione, es lo que nos hace brillar. Ubuntu es una asombrosa mezcla de personas usuarias y contribuyentes de todas las esquinas del mundo, cada una de ellas compartiendo su tiempo y conocimiento, su personalidad e ideas, su contexto e historia, para construir esta comunidad. Yo soy lo que soy gracias a lo que todos y todas somos.

¡El 20 de noviembre celebramos nuestra comunidad, nuestra diversidad y nuestro compromiso de hacer el mejor software libre! La idea es muy simple, pero muy poderosa: decir gracias. Mostrar su aprecio hacia alguien de la comunidad y hacer el día de esa persona un poco más bonito. Deje una respuesta aquí (en cualquier lenguaje) nombrando a alguien que ha tenido un impacto positivo en su vida; o hágalo en twitter, facebook, por correo o teléfono, o de cualquier forma que le haga sentir cómodx.

Y sigamos trabajando juntxs para hacer este espacio más acogedor. Hagamos que todas las personas se sientan seguras, respetadas y apreciadas. Yo estoy muy agradecido de ser parte de esta comunidad y quiero que todas las personas sepan que pueden caber aquí, vamos a ayudarnos para hacerlo posible.

Aún queda una semana, entonces si tienen ideas para esta celebración, por favor dejen su respuesta.

ubuntuwithlove-es

português/

“Crescemos com diversidanederlandsde, procurando participações ativas de quem nos potencia ativamente”. Faz parte do nosso código de conduta, é o que faz o Ubuntu funciona, é o que nos faz brilhar. A Comunidade Ubuntu é uma mistura fantástica de utilizadores e contribuidores de todos os cantos do mundo, cada um partilhando o seu tempo e conhecimento, as suas personalidades e ideias, os seus contextos e histórias para construir esta comunidade. Sou o que sou pelo que nós somos.

No dia 20 de novembro, vamos celebrar a nossa comunidade, a nossa união, o nosso compromisso para fazer o melhor software livre! A ideia é muito simples, embora poderosa: Agradece! Mostra o teu apreço por alguém da comunidade e contribui para que essa pessoa tenha um dia mais preenchido. Deixa uma resposta (em qualquer língua) e nomeia alguém que teve um impacto positivo na tua vida, ou falo através do Twitter, Facebook, email ou telefone, ou qualquer outro meio que te sintas confortável

Continuaremos a trabalhar juntos para melhorarmos e nos tornarmos mais acolhedores. Vamos fazer todos sentirem-se seguros, respeitados e apreciados. Sou muito grato por fazer parte da comunidade e quero que toda a gente saiba que há lugar para todos aqui. Nós ajudaremos a tornar isso possível, a todo o custo!

Ainda resta uma semana mas, se tiveres uma ideia para esta celebração, deixa nos comentários!

ubuntuwithlove-pt

asturianu/

“Medramos cola diversidá y buscamos la participación de los que puxen dafechu por esa diversidá”. Esto ye parte del códigu de conducta de nós, ye lo que fai qu’Ubuntu furrule, ye lo que nos fai medrar. Ubuntu ye un amestáu ablucante d’usuarios y collaboradores dende toles esquines del mundu, cada ún d’ellos compartiendo’l so tiempu y conociencia, la so personalidá ya idegues, el so contestu ya hestoria, pa construyir esta comunidá. Soi lo que soi gracies a lo que toos somos.

¡El 20 de Payares vamos festexar la nuestra comunidá, la nuestra diversidá y el compromisu pa facer el meyor software llibre! La idega ye mui cenciella, pero mui grande: dar les gracies. Amosar el to apreciu pa daquién de la comunidá y face-y el día un poquitín más prestosu a esa persona. Dexa una rempuesta equí (en cualisquier llingua) nomando a esa persona que tuvo un impactu positivu na to vida; o failo en twitter, facebook, per corréu o teléfonu, de cualesquier forma que te preste.

Y sigamos trabayando xuntos pa facer esti espaciu más acoyedor. Faigamos que tol mundu tea seguru, respetáu y apreciáu. Toi mui agradecíu de ser parte d’esta comunidá y quiero que tol mundu sepa que ye bienveníu, vamos ayúdanos pa facelo posible.

Inda queda una selmana, entós si tienes idegues pa esti eventu, por favor dexa un comentariu.

ubuntuwithlove-es

srpski(latinica)/

“Jačamo zahvaljujući raznolikosti i aktivno tražimo učešće onih koji je unapređuju”. To je deo našeg kodeksa ponašanja, to je ono sto pokreće Ubuntu, to je ono zbog čega sijamo. Ubuntu je neverovatan
skup korisnika i saradnika iz svakog dela sveta, gde svako od njih deli vreme i znanje, njihove ličnosti i ideje, njihov kontekst i istoriju, da bi zajedno gradili ovu zajednicu. Ja sam to što sam
zato što smo svi takvi kakvi smo.

Slavićemo ovu zajednicu 20. Novembra, našu raznolikost i našu posvećenost pravljenju najboljeg slobodnog softvera. Ideja je jednostavna koliko i snažna: kaži hvala. Pokaži svoju zahvalnost nekom u zajednici i
učini da ta osoba ima lepši dan. Ostavi komentar ovde (na bilo kom jeziku) imenujući nekog ko je imao pozitivan uticaj na tvoj život ili to uradi na Twitteru, Facebooku, elektronskom poštom, telefonom ili
na bilo koji drugi način koji ti odgovara.

Nastavimo da radimo zajedno da ovo mesto učinimo gostoljubljivijim. Učinimo da se svi osećaju bezbedno, poštovano i cenjeno. Ja sam veoma zahvalan što sam deo ove zajednice i hoću svima da stavim do znanja
da mogu da se uklope ovde, mi ćemo nastaviti da pomažemo jedni drugima da dostignemo taj cilj.

Do proslave ima još nedelju dana, ako imate neke ideje u vezi ovog događaja, molimo da ostavite komentar!

ubuntuwithlove-rs-latin

cрпски(ћирилица)/

“Јачамо захваљујући разноликости и активно тражимо учешће оних који је унaпређују”. То је део нашег кодекса понашања, то је оно што покреће Убунту, то је оно због чега сијамо. Убунту је невероватан
скуп корисника и сарадника из сваког дела света, где свако од њих дели време и знање, њихове личности и идеје, њихов контекст и историју, да би заједно градили ову заједницу. Ја сам то што сам
зато што смо сви такви какви смо.

Славићемо ову заједницу 20. Новембра, нашу разноликост и нашу посвећеност прављењу најбољег слободног софтвера. Идеја је једноставна колико и снажна: кажи хвала. Покажи своју захвалност неком у заједници и
учини да та особа има лепши дан. Остави коментар овде (на било ком језику) именујући неког ко је имао позитиван утицај на твој живот или то уради на Твитеру, Фејсбуку, електронском поштом, телефоном или
на било који други начин који ти одговара.

Наставимо да радимо заједно да ово место учинимо гостољубљивијим. Учинимо да се сви осећају безбедно, поштовано и цењено. Ја сам веома захвалан што сам део ове заједнице и хоћу свима да ставим до знања
да могу да се уклопе овде, ми ћемо наставити да помажемо једни другима да достигнемо тај циљ.

До прославе има још недељу дана, ако имате неке идеје у вези овог догађаја, молимо да оставите коментар!

ubuntuwithlove-rs-cyrillic

nederlands/

“Onze kracht ligt in diversiteit, en zoeken daarom actief naar deelnemers die deze verbeteren”. Dit is een deel van onze Gedragscode, dit maakt dat Ubuntu werkt, dit is wat ons doet stralen. Ubuntu is een mix van gebruikers en bijdragers vanuit elke hoek in de wereld, ieder van hen deelt zijn tijd en kennis, persoonlijkheden en ideeën, context en geschiedenis, om deze gemeenschap op te bouwen. Ik ben wie ik ben door wat wij allemaal zijn.

Op 20 November vieren we onze gemeenschap, onze diversiteit en onze inspanningen om de beste vrije software te maken. Het idee is heel simpel, maar toch heel krachtig: zeg bedankt. Toon uw appreciatie naar iemand in de gemeenschap en maak op die manier iemands dag leuker. Plaats hieronder een bericht (in eender welke taal) noem iemand die een positieve impact heeft gehad op uw leven, of doe het via Twitter, Facebook, mail, telefoon of op eender welke manier dat voor jou het meest comfortabel lijkt.

Laten we samen verder werken om deze plaats meer welkom te maken. Laten we iedereen zich veilig, gerespecteerd en geapprecieerd voelen. Ik ben heel erg dankbaar dat ik deel mag uitmaken van deze gemeenschap en wil dat iedereen weet dat jij hierin past, samen maken we dit voor elkaar mogelijk.

Er is nog maar één week te gaan, heb je nog ideeën voor de viering, laat het ons weten door op deze post te antwoorden.

ubuntuwithlove-nl

हिंदी/

“हमें विविधता से ताकत मिलती है, और जो लोग इसे बढ़ाने में सक्रिय हैं, उनसे भागीदारी करना चाहते हैं।” यह हमारे आचार संहिता का हिस्सा है, यही ऊबणटु की चालाक शक्ति है, वही है जो हमें चमक देता है। ऊबणटु दुनिया के हर कोने से उपयोगकर्ताओं और योगदानकर्ताओं का एक अद्भुत मिश्रण है, उनमें से प्रत्येक इस समुदाय का निर्माण करने के लिए अपने समय और ज्ञान, उनके व्यक्तित्व और विचारों, उनके संदर्भ और इतिहास को साझा करता है। मैं वही हूं जो मैं सभी के कारण हूं।

20 नवंबर को हम अपने समुदाय, हमारी विविधता और सर्वश्रेष्ठ मुफ्त सॉफ्टवेयर बनाने की हमारी प्रतिबद्धता को मनाते हैं! विचार बहुत सरल है, और फिर भी बहुत शक्तिशाली: धन्यवाद दीजिये समुदाय में किसी के लिए अपनी प्रशंसा दिखाएं और उस व्यक्ति को एक अच्छा दिन बना लें। एक उत्तर छोड़ दो (किसी भी भाषा में) किसी व्यक्ति का नाम देना जो आपके जीवन पर सकारात्मक प्रभाव डाला हे ; या ट्विटर या फेसबुक पर, मेल या फोन से, या किसी और तरीके से जिसे आप संतुष्ट हो ।

और आइए हम इसे और अधिक स्वागत स्थान बनाने के लिए मिलकर काम करते रहें। चलो सबको सुरक्षित, सम्मान और सराहना करते हैं। मैं इस समुदाय का हिस्सा बनने के लिए बहुत आभारी हूं और मैं सभी को यह बताना चाहता हूं कि वे यहां स्थान बना सकते है, हम एक दूसरे को ऐसा करने में मदद करेंगे।

अभी भी एक हफ्ते बाकी है, इसलिए यदि आपके पास इस उत्सव के लिए कोई विचार है, तो कृपया यहाँ बताये |

ubuntuwithlove-hi

中文/

“我们从多样性中汲取力量,并积极地在维护多样性的人中寻求参与。”这是我们行动准则的一部分,是让Ubuntu走到今天的力量,也是让我们得以闪耀的重要力量。Ubuntu是全世界用户和贡献者的杰作,每个人都贡献出自己的时间与知识、个性与意见、背景与历史,来建设这个社区。我能成为今天的我,都是因为“我们”的力量。

十一月二十日,我们将庆祝我们的社区、我们的多样性和我们为制作出最好的自由软件所付出的努力!我们的想法很简单,不过也很有力:表达感谢。对社区里的一个人表示感谢吧,让他的那天过得更好。在此留言(任何语言都可以),提名一个对你的生活有积极影响的人;或者是在Twitter上,Facebook上,或者是发邮件,打电话,任何你喜欢的方式都可以。

让我们通力合作,让这里成为一个更加舒适的空间,让每个人感到安全、被尊重、被感激。我很幸运能成为这个社区的一员,我希望让每个人都知道,任何人都可以在此安身,我们会互相帮助来实现这一目标。

距庆典开始还有一周的时间,如果关于此次庆典还有任何想法,请留言。

ubuntuwithlove-zh-hans

português do brasil/

“Nos fortalecemos com a diversidade, e procuramos ativamente a participação de quem a aumenta”. Isto é parte de nosso código de conduta, é o que faz com que Ubuntu funcione, é o que nos faz brilhar. Ubuntu é uma mistura incrível de usuárixs e colaboradorxs de todos os cantos do mundo, cada um deles partilhando seu tempo e seu conhecimento, sua personalidade e suas ideias, seu contexto e sua história, para construir esta comunidade. Eu sou o que sou graças ao que nós todos e todas somos.

No dia 20 de novembro celebramos nossa comunidade, nossa diversidade e nosso compromisso em fazer o melhor software livre! A ideia é muito simples e, no entanto, muito poderosa: agradecer. Demonstre sua gratidão a alguém na comunidade e torne o dia dessa pessoa um pouco mais bonito. Deixe uma resposta aqui (em qualquer idioma) mencionando alguém que teve um impacto positivo em sua vida; ou faça-o pelo twitter, facebook, por email ou por telefone, ou de qualquer modo que lhe pareça confortável.

E continuemos trabalhando juntxs para tornar este um espaço cada vez mais acolhedor. Façamos com que todo mundo se sinta segurx, respeitadx e apreciadx. Sou muito grato por ser parte desta comunidade e quero que todo mundo saiba que pode se encaixar aqui, e que nos ajudaremos mutuamente a fazer com que isso aconteça.

Ainda há uma semana pela frente, então, se você tem ideias para esta celebração, por favor, deixe sua resposta.

ubuntuwithlove-pt

ελληνικά/

"Η ποικιλομορφία είναι που μας δίνει δύναμη και αναζητούμε ενεργά τη συμμετοχή εκείνων που την ενισχύουν ". Αυτό είναι μέρος του “κώδικα συμπεριφοράς” και είναι αυτό που κάνει το Ubuntu να λειτουργεί, είναι αυτό που μας κάνει να “ακτινοβολούμε”.
Το Ubuntu είναι ένας εκπληκτικός συνδυασμός χρηστών και συντελεστών από κάθε γωνιά του κόσμου, ο καθένας από τους οποίους μοιράζετε το χρόνο και τις γνώσεις του, την προσωπικότητα και τις ιδέες του, το πλαίσιο και την ιστορία του, για να οικοδομήσουμε όλοι μαζί αυτή την κοινότητα.
“I am what I am because of who we all are”.

Στις 20 Νοεμβρίου γιορτάζουμε την κοινότητά μας, την ποικιλομορφία μας και τη δέσμευσή μας να δημιουργήσουμε το καλύτερο Ελεύθερο Λογισμικό! Η ιδέα είναι πολύ απλή, και όμως πολύ ισχυρή: Πείτε Ευχαριστώ.
Δείξτε την εκτίμησή σας σε κάποιον από την κοινότητα και κάντε αυτό το άτομο να έχει μια ωραιότερη μέρα. Αφήστε μια απάντηση εδώ (σε οποιαδήποτε γλώσσα) αναφέροντας κάποιον που είχε θετικό αντίκτυπο στη ζωή σας ή κάντε το στο twitter, το facebook, μέσω email ή τηλεφώνου ή με οποιονδήποτε τρόπο νιώθετε άνετα.

Ας συνεχίσουμε να εργαζόμαστε μαζί για να δημιουργήσουμε έναν ακόμη πιο φιλόξενο χώρο. Ας τους κάνουμε όλους να αισθάνονται ασφαλείς, σεβαστοί και ευγνώμονες. Είμαι πολύ ευχαριστημένος που συμμετείχα σε αυτήν την κοινότητα και θέλω να ενημερώσω όλοι ότι μπορούν να χωρέσουν εδώ, θα βοηθήσουμε ο ένας τον άλλον για να συμβεί αυτό.

ubuntuwithlove-el

français/

“Nous tirons notre force de la diversité et recherchons activement la participation de ceux qui la valorisent”. Cela fait partie de notre code de conduite, c’est ce qui fait fonctionner Ubuntu, c’est ce qui nous fait briller. Ubuntu est un incroyable mélange d’utilisateurs et de contributeurs de tous les coins du monde, chacun d’entre eux partageant son temps et ses connaissances, sa personnalité et ses idées, son contexte et son histoire, pour construire cette communauté. Je suis ce que je suis grâce à ce que nous sommes tous.

Le 20 novembre, nous célébrons notre communauté, notre diversité et notre engagement à faire le meilleur logiciel libre! L’idée est très simple, et pourtant très puissante: dire merci. Montrez votre reconnaissance à quelqu’un de la communauté et faites en sorte que cette personne passe une meilleure journée. Laissez une réponse ici (dans n’importe quelle langue) en nommant quelqu’un qui a eu un impact positif sur votre vie; ou faites-le sur twitter, facebook, par courrier ou téléphone, ou de n’importe quelle manière qui vous sera confortable.

Et continuons à travailler ensemble pour rendre cet espace plus accueillant. Faisons en sorte que tout le monde se sente en sécurité, respecté et apprécié. Je suis très reconnaissant de faire partie de cette communauté et je tiens à ce que tout le monde sache qu’ils peuvent s’intégrer ici, nous nous aiderons mutuellement à faire en sorte que cela se produise.

Il vous reste encore une semaine, donc si vous avez des idées pour cette célébration, veuillez laisser une réponse.

ubuntuwithlove-fr

/فارسی

«ما از تنوع و گوناگونی نیرو میگیریم، و به طور فعال از کسانی که آنرا تقویت کنند مشارکت میطلبیم». این قسمتی از مرامنامه ما هست، چیزی هست که باعث میشود اوبونتو کار کند، و باعث میشود ما بدرخشیم. اوبونتو ترکیب شگفتانگیزی از کاربران و همکاران از گوشه کنار جهان است که زمان و دانش، ایدهها و شخصیت، پسزمینه و تاریخشان را به اشتراک میگذارند تا این جامعه را بسازند. من، من هستم به خاطر اینکه همه ما، ما هستیم.

در بیست و نهم آبان، ما جامعه، تنوع، و تعهدمان به ساختن بهترین نرمافزار رایگان را جشن میگیریم. این ایده بسیار ساده، و در عین حال بسیار قدرتمند است: قدردانی کردن. با تشکر کردن از هر کسی در این جامعه باعث شوید آنها روز بهتری داشته باشند. میتوانید این کار را با به جا گذاشتن یک پاسخ در اینجا (به هر زبانی) و نام بردن از کسی که اثر مثبتی در زندگی شما به جا گذاشته است انجام دهید؛ یا در توییتر، فیسبوک، نامه الکترونیکی، یا هر جایی که احساس راحتی میکنید از آنها تشکر کنید.

و بیایید تا با هم به تلاشمان ادامه دهیم و اینجا را به محیطی گرم تر و استقبال پذیرتر تبدیل کنیم. بیایید محیطی ایجاد کنیم که همه احساس امنیت، احترام، و عزت کنند. من از اینکه جزيی از این جامعه هستم خیلی قدردان هستم و میخواهم همه بدانند که برایشان جایی اینجا هست، و همه ما تلاش خواهیم کرد که این موضوع به واقعیت بپیوندد.

هنوز یک هفته باقی مانده است، پس اگر ایدهای برای این جشن دارید، اینجا پیامی بگذارید.

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Because I don’t want to wait a whole week, I will start right now :smile:

Today I feel a lot of appreciation to @nhaines, Bhavani Shankar, @kenvandine, @gsilvapt, @carla-sella, @kyrofa, Naeîl Zouedi, Lina Porras and @tribaal. They are the candidates to form the new Ubuntu LoCo Council. There are Local Community (LoCo) teams in many many regions. They are our link between cultures and time zones, and are our constant reminder that whatever we do, we need to do it in a way that includes everybody.

¡Gracias! :heart:

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Well now I can’t wait too :slight_smile:.
I also want to thank @elopio, @kyrofa, @gsilvapt and everyone who helped me during my first snaps. Thanks for your support and help. I think everyone in the Ubuntu Community deserves a thank you for their help and support when needed. Grazie, everyone :smile:

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Thank you guys, you made my day!

In that case, I want to thank everyone who dedicates a bit of his/her time to help Ubuntu Communities evolve and improve: You guys are awesome! This may feel generic but there are so many heroes without capes that I don’t want to not mention this in this appreciation note.

On a particular note, I have to thank @elopio as I look up to him as a sort of a mentor and, obviously, for being an amazing dude! :grinning:

Thank you all :heart:

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I really appreciate the help that I have received to groom and grow from the Ubuntu Community and like to thank specially Kilos, Belkinsa, wxl, elacheche, tsimonq2, unit193, mhall119, NaeilZoueidi, Billy Quinn aka Bashing-om, Krytarik, inetpro, theblazehen, paddatrapper on @KyleRobbertze and its nice of them @z4kilive and walrider to be around now and then as a company.

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I’m going to send more appreciation. :slight_smile:

Thanks @gsilvapt, @costales, @ajvn, @lennybruyninckx, @meetdilip, @tantalus13a98b5f, @tryggr, @nickthom, @ldnpub and @amirmohtasebi. They quickly answered the call for translators and now we have this announcement in 13 languages! This community is amazing <3.

I hope you all keep helping us to make this hub multi-cultural and multi-language. Here are two proposals where it would be great to get your input:

https://community.ubuntu.com/t/proposal-topics-in-a-language-thats-not-english/1937

https://community.ubuntu.com/t/proposal-topics-in-multiple-languages/1939?u=elopio

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Grand merci à Jono Bacon ! Sa vision des réalités à propos de l’art contre la science ainsi que cette assertion " prendre de la distance pour atteindre l’excellence ; planifier " m’a apporté beaucoup, m’a motivé par ses conseils avisés, judicieux, en rapport à l’humanisme !
Ce fut comme une grande aide reçue.
Grand merci à ubuntu ! et Jono Bacon
Je ne suis qu’un simple utilisateur.
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Big thanks to Jono Bacon! His vision of the realities of art versus science and his assertion " to take a distance to achieve excellence; planificate" has brought me a lot, motivated me, shiny hint, that’s overlaping whith a humanism!
It was like a great help received.
Big thanks to ubuntu! and Jono Bacon
I am a simple user.

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I think @popey @Wimpress and marxjohnson deserve a big shout out for the Ubuntu podcast, their enthusiasm and knowledge proved immensely helpful when I first switched to Linux over a year ago and helped keep me motivated during the tough transition from being a long term Windows user with no IT background.

Now full time on Linux and involved in the OpenSource community myself, albeit in a small way, I continue to listen every week.

Through the recent changes with regards to Unity and Gnome they have continued to be positive and cheerful, despite what must have been difficult times for those at Canonical, and they are a credit to the Ubuntu & GNU/Linux community.

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First shout out: Snapcraft Team.

Disclaimer: Solus is just about the darn weirdest Linux distro you could ever try to support, so I want to extend my thanks (and congratulations) to the Snapcraft team for embracing this! It has been a very interesting journey, with the Snapcraft team enabling new technologies and working alongside us to prepare for the next exciting iteration of snaps (base snaps and proper gaming support :open_mouth:)

They worked with us to provide the necessary help not just so that Solus could be supported, but so that we ourselves could work within (and be accepted by) the Snapcraft community, and share in the upstream success. In terms of community collaboration, this hits the nail on the head. Teach a man to fish, and all that. :slight_smile:

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Second shout out: @Wimpress.

Ah Mr Wimpress… where do I begin :stuck_out_tongue: Again, as part of extended community relationships, Martin has been a vital connection and enabler for Solus and Ubuntu relationships. Since first landing in my inbox like a nuke, Martin has helped to ensure we all work for the common good of open source. As a result of this, Solus is now an active part of the Snapcraft ecosystem, contributes to the upstream MATE project, and has collaborative Solus/Ubuntu MATE projects shared for all MATE Desktop users. Had you asked me a year or 2 ago if I ever thought I’d have my own software in the Ubuntu archives, I think I would’ve been rather puzzled. Martin always looks beyond these pseudo-borders and uses Ubuntu as a vehicle to effect positive change in the FOSS world - this is no small feat. On behalf of Solus, and users of our collaborative projects, I thank Martin.

(OK done with the shout outs now before it gets too mopey and you have something to use against me. :P)

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Thanks for the kind words @ikey-doherty :smiley:

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Appreciate, in particular, @wimpress for his hard work and giving time and attention even to little niggling problems with Ubuntu (MATE) and snappy. Edit: was just looking elsewhere on the forums - the value he adds to Ubuntu really is incredible. @d0od for his great articles and critical enthusiasm for Ubuntu, helping to sustain interest in Ubuntu and keeping the wider community up-to-date with what is going on. Also he’s the only community member I’ve met irl! He may not be an Ubuntu member but I certainly consider him a member of the wider community :blush: @jbicha does a lot to engage with the community and keep things moving too, and thanks to @popey for founding the forum and being a helpful and friendly face in the Ubuntu community.

Tho Canonical-led, snappy is not specifically Ubuntu, but would like to commend @niemeyer for his excellent stewardship of snapd and the snapcraft forums and keeping design discussions so open on the snapcraft forums - which has helped to create a great snappy community.

Oh and of course @ikey-doherty deserves commendation for his hard work which has benefited Ubuntu and every other Linux distribution. The LSI snap looks awesome.

Obviously there are many others who quietly keep things moving (and maybe do that to such an extent that I don’t easily see their work) but the above are those who have stood out to me most so far!

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The first thanking I’ll do starts with Mark, then Thorsten Stettin (packaging), Joey Sneddon, Nathan Haines (information and discussion), then Community Team members new and old for all their wonderful content on youtube and ask.ubuntu, I’d be nowhere without you all: Daniel, Alan, Michael, Leo, Nick, Didier, David P, David C, Pat, Julia, Sergio, Kyle, Ken, and other people I can’t think of off the top of my head. Ikey and Martin also thank you, for your contributions to the wider community which directly benefit me indirectly.

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I’d like to give thanks to the unsung snap advocate at large @ads20000 :wink:

It’s inspiring to see someone in the Ubuntu community who is so enthusiastic, so supportive and so encouraging to new users, app devs, and other community members. From blog comments to twitter replies to the issues you open on Github: you’re always constructive, patient, measured and positive when engaging with others. The community dearly needs more folks with your can-do attitude and outlook!

Also, on a more personal level, I’m impressed that you manage to find as much time to do what you do despite your uni work load and your internet access issues.

I’d also like to give a shout out to @jbicha, another community face who is nothing but positive, supportive and encouraging.

Those who aren’t on here who also deserve lots of lubbing: Alex aka WOGUE (for keeping us all on our toes), and Chris Coulson (for keeping us all up-to-date with Firefox).

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español/
Hoy quiero demostrar mi aprecio a @franciscomol, quien lleva 10 años liderando el equipo de traducción de ubuntu al español. Su trabajo ha sido fundamental para toda la comunidad latinoamericana. ¡Gracias!

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He’s not on this forum, but I’d first like to thank Kamal in the kernel team for starting me on this crazy journey in the first place.

I’d also like to thank @elopio and @sergiusens for welcoming me onto their team and showing me the ropes.

@didrocks deserves his own line for all his attention to detail on the desktop and willingness to help with pretty much anything.

Finally a big shout out to @popey and @wimpress for all the time they give to the community at large. It would not be Ubuntu without you!

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Oh my gosh, waaaaay too many people to thank. I’ll pick some off the top of my head.

  • Adam Conrad/infinity for all his hard work with release stuff. He’s always there to help and always with a level head, regardless of how annoying the situation.
  • @valorie-zimmerman is the coolest Linux grandma in the world. She’s also got such a great attitude and has an uncanny knack with leadership. Seriously wonderful person, too.
  • @tsimonq2 for his enthusiasm and his willingness to learn and grow.
  • Unit193 for really being instrumental in hooking me into the community. I don’t think I could say what he did and I don’t think he knows what he did, but whatever he did convinced me the community was great.
  • Julien Lavergne/gilir for pretty much singlehandledly maintaining Lubuntu.
  • Rafael Laguna/redwolf for being a great designer and an even greater friend.
  • Clive Johnson/clivejo and @acheron for always being there to help with packaging.
  • I’ll also throw down to @elopio for his enthusiasm. I’m excited to be a part of the Community Council, but especially sharing that role with him.
  • @Wimpress for leadership, ideas and drive. This guy has so much to contribute in so many places!
  • @popey for always serving the community. For a looooooooong time, too.
  • generally, to all the flavour contributors. Being a part of two flavours, I know it’s often a real labour of love, and I for one, really appreciate your effort.
  • more generally, to every single contributor of Ubuntu. Whether you are a team lead, developer, tester, designer, documenter, supporter, evangelist, leader, advocate, or simply a user filing bugs and working with the team to make things better, you are making Ubuntu better. And that is truly awesome.
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I tried to be a bit more traditional although a bit late. Today was busy. I wrote a blog post which should show up on Planet Ubuntu eventually.

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Thanks to everyone who is

  • Kind and patient with new users everyday in the support venues,
  • Welcoming and mentoring to new participants on their teams,

YOU make our OS and our community great.

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FYI lots of stuff on Twitter, too, so make sure to check that out.

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