Ubuntu And The Opportunistic Programmer

Today I wanted to talk a little about how Ubuntu and its underlying platform comprised of many upstream components is opening up tremendous possibilities for the opportunistic programmer. I am by definition an opportunistic programmer, and many Open Source folks are...

Next Ubuntu Open Week Announced!

Today we are proud to announce the schedule for the next Ubuntu Open Week, which takes place from the 2nd – 6th November 2009. Ubuntu Open Week is a week of free live online tuition and Q+A sessions that are provided on a range of topics by many of the movers...

Back From The Abyss

Today Aq and I just did a server upgrade and jonobacon@home should be much faster now. In the interim there may be a few quirks here and there. Just let me know and I will get them fixed. Thanks for your patience, folks!

Ubuntu Server Eucalyptus Testers Needed

Koalas love eucalyptus, they spend three hours a day munching away on the sturdy plant. Likewise, Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala loves Eucalyptus, the Open Source system for implementing on-premise private and hybrid clouds using the hardware and software infrastructure...

This Is What Awesome Looks Like

This is a screenshot of a conversation I had today with Rick Spencer, leader of the Ubuntu Desktop Team at Canonical. Using the Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala, we are having a video chat using Empathy, while also sharing Rick’s desktop, also using Empathy, and he was...