UbuCon Europe in Paris


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Ubuntu Europe Convention
ubuntu | oǒ'boǒntoō | "ou-boun-tou" means "Humanity" in Bantu.


The Ubuntu project

Ubuntu and Canonical were created in 2004 by Mark Shuttleworth , a Debian developer who made his fortune and who is known among other things to have been the first African in space.

Jane Silber CEO

Canonical is directed by Jane Silber . With more than 20 years of experience in business development, she has led Canonical since 2010. She is also one of the few women to head a large IT company.

Our events

The French-speaking community organizes 2 major events each year in Paris around Ubuntu and free software, at the Cité des Sciences in Paris. Each edition is attended on average by 3000 people.

The community

Ubuntu has 40 million PC users worldwide. The French-speaking community represented by Ubuntu-fr has more than 2 million people gathered around a forum, documentation in French and events for the general public.

The code of conduct

A code of conduct has been established. It relates to the behavior of Ubuntu Community members for all forums, mailing lists, Wiki, website, IRC channels, install parties, public meetings and private correspondence. A translation in French is available.


Ubuntu is a free operating system, available under the GPL license . It can be used, studied, modified and copied freely. Ubuntu is available in several flavors.


Ubuntu is used for example by the National Gendarmerie , Instagram , Microsoft , and thanks to Snappy in drones or other innovative projects .


Ubuntu is downloaded an average of 30,000 times a day. 200,000 people contribute to free software every day. Ubuntu is the leading cloud system.

The convergence

Ubuntu is one of the only operating systems that runs on all media: PC , tablet , phone, server and home automation. Whether for domestic, professional or institutional use.


Ubuntu Insights

Ubuntu Insights Information on PCs, smartphones, the cloud and the Internet of Things. The press releases come from Canonical, the company that sponsors ubuntu. It's in English.

On Reddit

/ r / ubuntufr sub reddit of the francophone community of Ubuntu users. Featured around Ubuntu, free software, techno monitoring, discussions & exchanges in French.

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