Archive › October, 2007


This weekend I fly to Portugal for the Open aLANtejo\07 event. Fellow Ubuntu and Canonical bod Mirco Müller will be there, and I am going to hassle him to teach me how to spin upside down. Then, on the 26th October I fly to Cambridge, Massachusetts for FOSSCamp and the Ubuntu Developer Summit. Both events […]

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Ever so quick shout out to my French friend and cheese lover, Edward Hervey, for releasing 0.11.0 of PiTiVi. I know this release has been a long time coming, and we are starting to see video editing functionality being rolled into it – with this release you can import video, cut, move clips around, transcode […]

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A little later than I would have liked due to busyness, but following on from Matthew, Jorge, Brandon and Steve, here are my guitars: (large image) Yep, the Jackson Kelly on the right has a chunk missing. I was warned against putting it on top of my rack while at university, and a poo-pooed the […]

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UDS Draft Schedule Up

Well, UDS is growing nearer, and I am more excited about this UDS than any other. In fact, I often have to ask close friends to slap me in the face to calm me down. I am looking forward to meeting each and every one of you. In the same tradition as Ubuntu’s open development […]

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History Lesson

A few days ago I got an interesting email from a young chap: hi jono, my name is David and I am a fan of your website and your work in ubuntu and lugradio (my chin!!!!). i know you are a well known open source guy and community hero, and one day I want to […]

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Stunned. Peturbed. But Still Stunned.

The web is a wonderful invention. A word-wide network of computers that brings knowledge, education, news, new perspectives, experiences, culture and diversity on a global scale, helping to break down the education divide, helping to free people of restrictive governments, helping people around the world over to learn the knowledge that can help them improve […]

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Ubuntu Open Week is a-coming

Mon 22nd Oct – Sat 27th Oct @ #ubuntu-classroom on Freenode Digg it! With the up-and-coming release of Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon coming, I am pleased to announce another Ubuntu Open Week, this time taking place the week following the Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon launch – Mon 22nd Oct – Sat 27th Oct on #ubuntu-classroom […]

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Wiki wiki wild wild west…

I love wikipedia. I have always been a pretty curious person, and I have wasted hours learning about all manner of things on there. It never ceases to amaze me how quickly things can get updated there, such as when Chris joined LugRadio – the page was updated pretty shortly after it was announced. Stunning. […]

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You gotta fight, for your right, to partaaaaay

(unashamed Beastie Boys reference for the title of this post) Well, we are steaming ahead to the Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon release, and I am hoping that each of you, my special Internet friends, are testing the beta and submitting your bugs. If not, read this. In the meantime, it is also full-steam ahead in […]

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LugRadio, Season 5 Episode 2

In the latest episode of LugRadio, “Lock, Stock, and One Smoking Barrel”, the team talk to Greg Kroah-Hartman from the Linux Driver Project, explore the potential of Open Source online office suites, discuss how the Free Software community approaches criticism and takes another mystery tour to find a long-lost free software project, all presented with […]

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