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Re-Energizing LoCo Teams

I believe that in the entire history of Ubuntu we are at the most exciting time we have ever experienced. With Ubuntu we set out with a clear mission: to build an elegant, beautiful, Free Software platform that brings powerful, easily accessible, technology to all. We are gritted in our determination around this mission. All […]

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Ubuntu In a Nutshell: Unity and Convergence

This article is part of a series of blog posts covering the many different areas of work going on in Ubuntu right now. See the introduction post here that links to all the articles. Unity is the graphical environment that we ship in a default Ubuntu installation. Released for the first time about three years […]

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Ubuntu Developer Summit This Week!

This week from Tues 27th – Thurs 29th August 2013 from 2pm – 8pm UTC we will be running our online Ubuntu Developer Summit. This is an event we run every three months to discuss, debate, and plan the next three months of Ubuntu as well as wider goals. All sessions will run using a […]

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Start With Art In Indianapolis

Yesterday I took a few days off to fly out to Indianapolis to provide the keynote for the annual Start With Art event run by the Arts Council Of Indianapolis. Many thanks to Dave Lawrence for the kind invitation. The event I spoke at was a luncheon attended by 1000 people which included awards given […]

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Ubuntu In a Nutshell: The Ubuntu SDK and Developer Story

This article is part of a series of blog posts covering the many different areas of work going on in Ubuntu right now. See the introduction post here that links to all the articles. In my last article I talked about the new app upload process, but today I am going to talk about how […]

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Onwards and Upwards

As many of you will have seen, unfortunately the Ubuntu Edge campaign did not reach our goal of $32million. The final total reached was $12,812,776. I am hugely proud and thankful to everyone who pledged, supported the campaign, wrote about it, and helped to spread the word. Some have described us not meeting the goal […]

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Ubuntu In a Nutshell: App Upload Process

This article is part of a series of blog posts covering the many different areas of work going on in Ubuntu right now. See the introduction post here that links to all the articles. In this article I am going to discuss some improvements we making to significantly simply and speed up how app devs […]

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Ubuntu In a Nutshell Series

There is some really awesome work going on right now in Ubuntu, and much of it is fixing and resolving issues and bottlenecks that have been an issue in Ubuntu for many years. Not only are we building an awesome convergence platform and cloud orchestration story, but we are re-building much of the core foundations […]

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Mir Update and Testing Mir in Ubuntu 13.10

Some time ago we announced Mir; a thin, efficient, multi form-factor display server that will form the foundation of Ubuntu moving forward across desktops, phones, tablets, and TVs. Our goal has been clear that in Ubuntu 13.10 we will include Mir by default for cards that support it and fall back to X for cards […]

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