UDS 10.10 Sponsorship Deadline Drawing Close

Just a quick note to everyone: Friday 26th March 2010 is the deadline for applications for sponsorship to the Ubuntu Developer Summit happening from 10 – 14 May 2010 in Belgium. For more details of how to apply, see this...

Ubuntu Community Team Opportunities: Second Draft

Last week I posted a blog entry highlighting two internship opportunities on my team at Canonical, one for a Ubuntu Community Documentation Author and one for a Ubuntu Community Web Developer. After the announcement went out there was a little flame and fire...

Quick Acire and Python Snippets Guide

Today someone asked me how to run Acire and Python Snippets from source and contribute more snippets. I just wanted to pop up the instructions quickly here so I can point folks at them. These should work on Lucid and Karmic for sure, and very possibly older versions....

Make a Difference: Ada Lovelace Day

Just a quick reminder to you good folks that Ada Lovelace Day is happening on Wed 24th March 2010. For those of you unfamiliar with it, it is a fantastic initiative that was kicked off last year to highlight and celebrate the achievements of women in technology and...

Help Needed! Reviewing And Merging Patches

Nigel Babu has been working to spread the word about gathering some community steam around patches in Ubuntu. We have an incredibly fortunate situation in Ubuntu where lots of people spend their time and effort producing patches which fix bugs, and they share their...