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I want to fix a bug. Where do I start?

Although I am not a professional programmer, I have written a program or two. Yet, nowadays every engineer and scientist learns to program a bit as well, and as such I am used to writing programs in ...
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How do I organize an Ubuntu party or get together?

I would like organize some Ubuntu party with my school, but how to improve Ubuntu with our time? (easily)
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Will I be able to contribute to Ubuntu in the future through other services in addition to PayPal?

Now on Desktop Contribute Page, I can donate only using PayPal. Will I be able to donate in the future, using, for example, VISA credit card?
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I am looking for a small (Ubuntu) open-source-project for which I can code

I have basic C and C++ programming skills as well as a little bit experience with gtkmm and Linux-programming in general (not to forget I have lots of spare time). I want to participate in an Ubuntu ...
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How can I read man pages in my native language?

How can I read man pages in my mother tongue? I'd also like to contribute some translations. Where should I go? Is there a community supported by Canonical?
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Where can I suggest spell check improvements?

I've been surprised by some of the words that applications in Ubuntu think deserve a red underline. How can I contribute to Ubuntu to by improving the spell checking in its applications?