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Translation Help Needed! How To Translate Ubuntu Accomplishments

At the heart of the Ubuntu Accomplishments system is the idea that you can read documentation in your own language about how to participate in different parts of the community. The motivation here is to provide plenty of help and guidance of how to participate so it makes the Ubuntu experience easier, more fun, and […]

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Drawing a Wooden Cabinet in a GTK Application

I have a question for you GTK and/or WebKit folks. For Ubuntu Accomplishments we would like to take this: …and make it look more like a wooden trophy cabinet, like this: Currently the icons in the client are displayed using a gtk.IconView, but I am not sure how we could accomplish the wooden cabinet look. […]

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Quick Ubuntu Accomplishments Update

It has been a few weeks since I last posted an update about the Ubuntu Accomplishments project. As such I wanted to take a few moments to update you lovely people with some of the progress being made in the project and show off some juicy screenshots too. Let’s take a look at the eye-candy […]

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Looking Towards Ubuntu 12.04

Here we are, just a matter of weeks away from the Ubuntu 12.04 release on 26th April 2012, and what a cycle it has been. Ubuntu 12.04 is a release that has been talked about within the Ubuntu community for quite some time. It marks our next Long Term Support (LTS) release, an important milestone […]

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Important Speaking Requirements

Over the years I have spoken at various conferences and events. As time has gone on and I have become an increasingly big deal in my own mind I have decided to follow in the guidelines of my spiritual leader and draft some speaker requirements to ensure that you peasants know how I should be […]

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Help Needed: Packaging Ubuntu Accomplishments

Back from a wonderful few weeks vacation in Italy and I am catching up with Ubuntu Accomplishments. Today I merged in various contributions and things are looking in great shape. An important change that I merged in was support to run the Ubuntu Accomplishments back-end service as a twistd daemon service (thanks to Duncan McGreggor!). […]

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