Want to know more about Ubuntu on Dell? Next week, we’ll be hosting a live thread session that features two key folks behind Dell’s recent Ubuntu initiative. Tune into this thread on the Linux Community site on Wednesday, June 27 at either 8am – 10am CST or 8pm – 10pm CST to join the conversation.
Here’s some background on both:
Ben Collins has been a Debian developer for 10 years, and served as Debian Project Leader. During this time he has worked on many Open Source projects, including OpenLDAP and Subversion (not the same as Ben Collins-Sussman). Ben brought Debian’s sparc port to a stable release, and has worked on the UltraSPARC kernel port. In addition, he maintained the Linux1394 firewire stack for several years. Ben has been employed with Canonical for nearly 2 years as the Kernel Team Lead for Ubuntu.
John Hull is the manager of the Linux Engineering team in Austin. He has worked at Dell for 8 years, 7 of them on the Linux Engineering team. His past roles on the Linux team have included test engineer, lead engineer for the Precision Workstation Linux program, and lead engineer for the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on PowerEdge Servers program. His favorite desktop distributions are Ubuntu 7.04 and openSUSE 10.2.
John led the Engineering team responsible for bringing Ubuntu machines to customers in the United States.
Both will be on hand from 8am – 10am CST and again from 8pm – 10pm CST on Wednesday, June 27 to have discussions with you about Ubuntu on Dell.