Archive › May, 2010

Testing Indicator Application Menu Support

In the Ubuntu 10.10 cycle we have committed to implementing application menus in the Ubuntu Netbook Edition release of Ubuntu. There are many benefits to this approach, but I will you to the design rationale that was announced recently. I personally think this is going to be a tremendously valuable feature and continues to optimize […]

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Maverick Community Team Plans

As many of you will know, I manage the Ubuntu Community Team at Canonical, which has horsemen Holbach, Castro and Planella in it. A large chunk of my job is to take into account the wide range of needs from our different stakeholders (community teams, Canonical teams, upstreams etc) and to flesh out a strategy […]

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Why Launchpad Rocks: Great Bug Tracking

This article is part of a series of articles about why I feel Launchpad is a great home for your Open Source project. I am writing these articles not as an employee of Canonical, but instead as a happy Launchpad user who gets agitated that not enough people know how cool Launchpad is. Everyone has […]

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Why Launchpad Rocks: Just Enough Goodness For My Project

Today I want to start contributing to a solution for something that has been agitating me for a while. That is, simply not enough people know who wicked-cool Launchpad is. I am what I would describe as an opportunistic programmer. I like to write programs in my spare time that are fun and interesting, and […]

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IMPORTANT: Ash Cloud Travel Problems And UDS

With the Ubuntu Developer Summit beginning on Mon 10th May, some attendees may face travel disruption due to the recent Eyjafjallajokull volcanic eruption and resulting ash cloud which is affecting travel to and from some parts of Europe. FOR THOSE TRAVELING For those of you who are traveling to the event, you should liaise with […]

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