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Bring. It. On.

Everyone has a list of bands that they wish they got to see, but never did. One such band on my list is Carcass, one of the first death metal bands I ever heard, and a huge inspiration for my own music. Well, metal-fans, good news: Legendary British death metal band, CARCASS, will reunite for […]

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November 2007 Ubuntu Community Report

Ladies and Gentleman, the November 2007 Community Report is now available! Go and read it to find out what many of the Ubuntu teams have worked on this month. Rock and roll. As ever, we are looking for more and more teams to take part in the reporting process – to get involvement, and to […]

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Black Crusade

I just wanted to say a huge thank-you to Jason Meers and Jim. A few days back Jason contacted me to say that he knew I liked metal and wanted to offer me a free spare ticket to the Black Crusade tour in Manchester. On this tour Shadows Fall, Arch Enemy, Dragonforce, Trivium and Machine […]

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The MOTU train rolls on

MOTU arse-kicking sponsor by Super Hard Steel Toe Capped Dr Martin boots: Effie Nicolas Philip Join the revolution!

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Smart. Enthusiastic. Decent.

In my last post I uttered the following words: You know, every so often it is tempting to get wrapped up in minutia and having it obscure the bigger picture. Sometimes its easy to forget we are surrounded by incredible, genuine, inspiring individuals, and this is a privilege and not something we should take for […]

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Realising what is important

You know, every so often it is tempting to get wrapped up in minutia and having it obscure the bigger picture. Sometimes its easy to forget we are surrounded by incredible, genuine, inspiring individuals, and this is a privilege and not something we should take for granted.

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Bringing home the MOTU

With all the fun going on encouraging people to get involved with Ubuntu packaging, I was really psyched to see this blog post in which Efrain is writing a short diary of his progress going through MOTU. This is excellent, and will help us to continually improve and refine how people can get involved in […]

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LugRadio Season 5 Episode 5 released!

LugRadio Season 5 Episode is out! Go and grab it! On this episode: Havoc Pennington and Colin Walters from Red Hat talk about the Gnome Online Desktop project (1.23) Do we need rockstar programmers? Prompted by Thomas “marnanel” Thurman talking about the hard but unglamorous work that he and the rest of the Metacity team […]

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Fire up your MOTU engines

You know what? Packaging is super-important in the Ubuntu world. We need more and more packagers to help make sure the software in Ubuntu is up to date, high quality and reliable. With this in mind, we need more and more packagers, and this means you. We are working to make it as simple as […]

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Facebewk

I can feel my fingers curling as I write this post, and I can feel my peers looking on in dismay, but I have to say, I continue to love Facebook. I am not sure what it is about it, but it really is helping me stay abreast of what my friends are doing, is […]

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