A a first timer at the Ubuntu Global Jam and as a
Linux Beginner, can you
please elaborate as to how I can contribute?
Welcome to the Ubuntu community!
As a beginner, you can start with just installing the new version of
Ubuntu and testing if it works well with your hadware. Once you have
completed these tests, you can report them online so that other people
can also benefit from the same. This is called image and hardware
After that, you can explore many other options. You can write / update
documentation about various applications
). If you would like to see your
favourite applications in your own mother tongue, you can contribute
to translations (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Jams/Translations
). If you
have a favourite application that is not packaged for Ubuntu or it
does not install well in Ubuntu, then you can contribute to packaging
). If you are good at
programming, you can fix bugs (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Jams/Bugs
you know how to write Ubuntu Touch apps, you can conduct an App Dev
There are tons of options available if you want to contribute to
Ubuntu. You can pick any one Jam and work on a task. Once you finish
with one task, you could even pick another Jam and work on some other
So, just come to the event and we'll help you find something to your
liking! And the best part is that contributing to Ubuntu is simple!