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?


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

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  • Marks account is inactive since 10th Oct . – Lincity May 14 '11 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 :) – theTuxRacer May 14 '11 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)

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  • I am already following him :) – Smotko May 14 '11 at 8:06
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    who doesn't? >:-D – Rinzwind May 14 '11 at 8:07

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

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  • I recommend the Ubuntu UK Podcast, an excellent & enthusiastic bunch of people. – scouser73 May 14 '11 at 18:48
  • I wish I could accept all of these answers :) – Smotko May 14 '11 at 19:58
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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

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New to twitter, a must follow : )

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


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ubuntusecurity and ubuntudesigners

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