Ubuntu has now held its first Ubuntu Live conference, which was a decent first effort but nowhere near as polished as Red Hat's annual get-togethers.
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Ubuntu also holds two tightly focused developer summits every year. Ubuntu Live is supposed to be an “All Things Ubuntu” gathering, which made it seem a little scattered. “Just who is this event supposed to attract?” I asked a number of Canonical executives. (Canonical is the commercial company that sponsors Ubuntu.)