Archive › Planet GNOME

Staring Into The Abyss: Some Thoughts

Last week Benjamin Otte shared some thoughts about GNOME that were pretty stark. It gathered some steam and hit Slashdot and this all happened the week GUADEC was taking place in A Coruña. I wasn’t at GUADEC but I can imagine there was some fervent discussion about the blog entry. The gist of Benjamin’s blog […]

Comments ( 58 )

Humble Indie Bundle in Ubuntu

We are delighted to announce that the Humble Indie Bundle, that was just announced will have all the games available in the Ubuntu Software Center running natively on Ubuntu. For the next few weeks you can go and donate whatever you like to buy Amnesia: The Dark Descent, Psychonauts, LIMBO, Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery EP […]

Comments ( 11 )

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Today we released the highly-anticipated Ubuntu 12.04 LTS release after a busy six month development cycle. The release is available in Desktop (see OMG! Ubuntu!’s great summary), Server, and Cloud Infrastructure form. You can also install the desktop easily from Windows by clicking here. I am hugely proud of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS; I believe it […]

Comments ( 9 )

DirecTV Charge You To Fix Their Service Issues

I don’t write a lot on my blog about issues with companies, service providers, and otherwise, but yesterday my wife and I discovered something which I wanted to make people aware of as I don’t want you good people to fall into the same trap. We have cable TV provided by DirecTV. We saw what […]

Comments ( 112 )

Ubuntu Global Jam: Walnut Creek

Speaking of the Ubuntu Global Jam, if you are in Northern California, you should come and hangout with us fun Ubuntu folks in sunny, beautiful, Walnut Creek on Fri 2nd March 2012 at Caffe La Scala in Walnut Creek. What will we be doing? Hanging out, working on Ubuntu, sharing tips, tricks and other ideas, […]

Comments ( 0 )

Ubuntu Global Jam: The Dashboard

This weekend is the Ubuntu Global Jam happening all over the world with 31 LoCo Teams participating across 22 countries. Be sure to find an event near you! Much of the fun of an Ubuntu Global Jam event is keeping up to date with what is going on around the world and knowing things that […]

Comments ( 0 )

Kudos, LibreOffice

I just wanted to offer my thanks to the LibreOffice team for their continued efforts in slimming down, refining, and bringing new features to the office suite. People sometimes talk a bit of smack about LibreOffice, but the team has been doing a great job in not only liberating the codebase from an unhealthy previous […]

Comments ( 6 )

Severed Fifth Release Party this Friday in San Francisco

Can’t see the video? Watch it here. Just a quick note to let you know that this Friday, 3rd February in San Francisco we will be having the Severed Fifth CD Release Party. The new album ‘Liberate’ was funded by donations from the Severed Fifth community and will be released soon under a Creative Commons […]

Comments ( 3 )

Python GTK Documentation

After my recent blog post about the lack of Python GTK documentation since the new era of GIR bindings, I was delighted to find this awesome online documentation. I am certainly not presuming that this documentation was as a result of someone reading my blog post; I assume I didn’t see it online before, but […]

Comments ( 2 )

Ubuntu Developer Summit Sponsorship Now Open

The Ubuntu Developer Summit (UDS) is the most important event in the Ubuntu calendar. It is where we get together to discuss, design, and plan the next version of Ubuntu; in this case the Ubuntu 12.10 release. The next UDS takes place at The Oakland Marriott City Center, Oakland, California, USA from the 7th – […]

Comments ( 0 )