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I Never Realized…

…that this part of my desktop could feel so sleek: Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx, we are ready for you.

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International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day, and it provides an opportunity for the world to focus on women’s rights, and society’s attitudes towards women. International Women’s Day has been celebrated since the early 1900′s and has been a key milestone through many key events that have affected women’s rights and is now recognized as a national […]

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Live Announcement Of Ubuntu International Women’s Day Competition Winners!

At 10am PSt / 1pm EST / 8pm UTC/GMT on Monday I will be doing another live videocast, and this one is a really special one. That day, March 8th, is International Women’s Day and the Ubuntu Women team have been running a competition to gather a wonderful collection of stories about how women discovered […]

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The Grand App Writing Challenge Submissions!

As many of you will be aware, this week Ubuntu Opportunistic Developer Week took part, and the week has been wonderful so far. There has been so much excitement and interest, and I have been tickled pink at just how many people have been telling me that the week has re-invigorated their interest or given […]

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This Is Exactly What We Want

A user called Eric left a comment on my Ubuntu Opportunistic Developer Week and Python Snippets Day blog entry which I felt really needs highlighting: Thank you and the entire Canonical team for putting the Opportunistic Developer Week together! I’ve been stuck doing heavy, back end enterprise Java programming for the past few years. My […]

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Ubuntu Opportunistic Developer Week and Python Snippets Day

Ubuntu Opportunistic Developer Week day 4 kicks off and we have some incredible events today: 5pm UTC – Hot rodding your app for translations support – David Planella 6pm UTC – Learning through examples with Acire and Python-Snippets – Jono Bacon 7pm UTC – Write Beautiful Code (and Maintain it Beautifully) – rockstar 8pm UTC […]

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Refreshing The Ubuntu Brand

The new style of Ubuntu is driven by the theme “Light”. We’ve developed a comprehensive set of visual guidelines and treatments that reflect that style, and are updating key assets like the logo accordingly. The new theme takes effect in 10.04 LTS and will define our look and feel for several years. Ubuntu has seen […]

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Ubuntu Opportunistic Developer Week Day 3 Kicks Off In An hour

Just a quick note to let you all know that Ubuntu Opportunistic Developer Week day 3 kicks off in an hour! Here is the order of events for today: 5pm UTC – Creating stunning interfaces with Cairo – Laszlo Pandy 6pm UTC – What’s new in Quickly 0.4 – Didier Roche 7pm UTC – Create […]

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Announcing The 10.10 Ubuntu Developer Summit

I am tickled pink to announce the details of the next Ubuntu Developer Summit taking place at Dolce La Hulpe Hotel and Resort in Brussels, Belgium from the 10 – 14 May 2010. The Ubuntu Developer Summit one of the most important events in the Ubuntu calendar and at it we discuss, debate and design […]

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Ubuntu Opportunistic Developer Week Day 2 Kicks Off In An Hour

Just a quick note to let you all know that Ubuntu Opportunistic Developer Week day 2 kicks off in an hour! Here is the order of events for today: 4pm UTC – Gooey Graphics with GooCanvas – Rick Spencer 5pm UTC – Writing a Rhythmbox plug-in – Stuart Langridge 6pm UTC – Microblog from your […]

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