I'd like to know whom I should follow on Twitter, to get my daily dose of Ubuntu news, tips, and random bits.

Which members from the Ubuntu community are active on Twitter?


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These are people related to Ubuntu, in some capacity or other. Most of them are developers, and UI designers. Some are fansites. I will keep adding more as I find them.

Ubuntu Evangelist, and owner of Canonical: Mark Shuttleworth.

Unity’s Technical Lead and Canonical DX Team Member: Neil Patel.

Fansite: OMG Ubuntu.

Fansite: Ubuntu Gamer.

Blog and Fansite: Planet Ubuntu.


Canonical Design Team Lead: Ivanka Majic

Ubuntu Engineering Director: Rick Spencer

UX & visual designer for Ubuntu: Mateusz Tomaszewski

Open Source Consultant, Developer: Richard Johnson

Ubuntu Community Manager: Jono Bacon

Official Twitter Channel of The Ubuntu Cloud: UbuntuOne

The Canonical Design Team: Ubuntu Designers

Project Manager at Ubuntu: Iain Farell

  • Marks account is inactive since 10th Oct .
    – Lincity
    May 14, 2011 at 8:18
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    @Alaukik its there, more out of respect ;) If OP wants some doses, he should follow Mark's blog :) May 14, 2011 at 8:35

Jorge Castro (website)

Ask Ubuntu (website) :D

Wepupd8 (website)

Ubuntuka (website)

Ubuntu podcast (website)

Ubuntu podcast UK (website)

Ubuntujames (Website)

Ubuntu chick Nixie pixel (website)

Full circle magazine (website).

Ubuntu Manual (website)

Dutch: Ubuntu NL (website)

  • I am already following him :)
    – Smotko
    May 14, 2011 at 8:06
  • 1
    who doesn't? >:-D
    – Rinzwind
    May 14, 2011 at 8:07

A few that haven't been mentioned from those I'm following:

  • I recommend the Ubuntu UK Podcast, an excellent & enthusiastic bunch of people.
    – scouser73
    May 14, 2011 at 18:48
  • I wish I could accept all of these answers :)
    – Smotko
    May 14, 2011 at 19:58

Our blog, 2buntu (link to the blog here), recently launched a twitter feed as well. We try to regularly post tips etc, and our blog posts are auto-tweeted.

Personally I also follow


New to twitter, a must follow : )


I also recommend following the Ubuntu group in identi.ca:





ubuntusecurity and ubuntudesigners

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