New Ubuntu Patch Pilot Scheme

When someone is new to Ubuntu and they want to get started helping to package bug fixes and software, they engage in the Sponsorship Process. In a nutshell, you get the source code for the package, apply the fix (or create the fix yourself), and then because you...

No Maverick PPA For Unity

Despite original plans to ship a Unity PPA for Maverick, the team in trying to make this work happen have come to the conclusion that it is going to be too complex, and also put Maverick desktops at risk of breakage. I just wanted to ensure everyone is aware of this...

Ubuntu Global Jam: Let’s Make This Rock

Every cycle we organize the Ubuntu Global Jam; an event in which our global community gets together to help make Ubuntu better. The Ubuntu Global Jam is a great opportunity to get together and meet other Ubuntu fans and contributors, make new friends in your area, and...

Reflections On Respect

Before I go on, a few clarifications. Firstly, this blog post represents the views of me, myself, and I, and not the views of Canonical or the Ubuntu project. Secondly, throughout this blog entry when I say “community” I am referring to the wider Open...