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Matthew Helmke
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I was laid off today from +Canonical and am looking for a new job. No hard feelings, but much sadness.

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Not everyone knows that I also have a YouTube channel. This is the latest entry.

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The new edition just arrived!
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I was the sole editor and contributor of new content for Ubuntu Unleashed 2017 Edition. This book is intended for intermediate to advanced users.

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Amazon has banned incentivized reviews, meaning it is now prohibited to post a review of a product that you received for free or that you received payment for writing. I’ve seen this coming and I agree with it in principle. From a practical standpoint, it…

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I was privileged to again lead the team that updated The Official Ubuntu Book for this ninth edition. The book continues to serve as a quality introduction for newcomers to Ubuntu, both the software and the community that surrounds it.

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My copy just arrived.
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Starting a New Job

Starting today, I’m very excited to be working as a technical writer for Canonical. It is a thrill to be able to earn money while learning and writing about something that I am already passionate about: Ubuntu. Some readers of my blog may not know this:…

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I don’t think I have mentioned my YouTube channel on this blog. It is time. I recorded a couple covers of Blind Willie Johnson songs this week as my most recent contributions. In this video, I mention a really cool collection of covers that I supported on…

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