Archive › May, 2012

Ubuntu Community Accomplishments Collection 0.1.1 Released

I just released a new update for the Ubuntu Community Accomplishments collection. This new release (0.1.1) includes the following new community accomplishments: Accomplishments Contributor Attend LoCo Team Event Bug Squad Member Ubuntu Forums Council Member Ubuntu Forums Staff Member Imported an SSH Key Ubuntu Beginners Team Council Member Ubuntu Beginners Team Member Bug Control Member […]

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Precision and Reliability in Ubuntu Accomplishments

In the Ubuntu world we have some common values that are not just focused on freedom, but also in how we build Ubuntu. Values such as cadence, design, quality and precision help guide us in building the best Ubuntu that we can. These values continued to be common themes at the recent Ubuntu Developer Summit […]

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EA Games and Ubuntu

Electronic Arts are delivering two games into Ubuntu, Command & Conquer Tiberium Alliances and Lord of Ultima. They are currently available in the Ubuntu Software Center. While some may focus on the fact that these are loading web apps, the really exciting opportunity here is that EA have identified Ubuntu as an exciting channel to […]

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Oakland Ubuntu Folks: Severed Fifth Playing Tonight

Just a quick reminded that my band Severed Fifth will be playing tonight at: Roosters Roadhouse, 1700 Clement Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501 This is about a 5 – 10min cab ride from the Oakland Marriot hotel. Get down there for about 7.30pm to ensure you get your tickets as the show has sold out of […]

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Accomplishments Needed: Can You Help?

Some of you may have seen the news of our very first Ubuntu Accomplishments release. Thank-you to everyone for testing the system; the feedback has been wonderful so far. The power of the Ubuntu Accomplishments system is dependant on the range of accomplishments available to our users; a comprehensive range of accomplishments that span the […]

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Ubuntu Accomplishments Lens Released

Yesterday I announced the first Ubuntu Accomplishments release. It is wonderful to see so many of you trying the system; many thanks! As part of the 0.1 release, we have added David CallĂ©‘s Ubuntu Accomplishments Unity lens to the 0.1 PPA. It looks like this: The lens neatly integrates into your desktop your trophies and […]

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First Ubuntu Accomplishments Release

Back in January I first posted about initial progress on the Ubuntu Accomplishments project; an effort to present our users with fantastic documentation and guidance for a range of different community activities and automatically award our users with trophies when they accomplish those activities. The end-goal is to make opportunities on your computer and in […]

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