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On Planet Ubuntu

Recently Randall did some research into what people want to see on Planet Ubuntu. This has been followed up by Stuart with a set of concerns. I agree with both of them. I think the gist of Randall’s view is that he would like to encourage more fun, interesting, and diverse Ubuntu-related content. I think […]

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Growing an Active Ubuntu Advocacy Community

Like many of you, I am tremendously excited about Ubuntu’s future. We are building a powerful convergence platform across multiple devices with a comprehensive developer platform at the heart of it. This could have a profound impact on users and developers alike. Now, you have all heard me and my team rattling on about this […]

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Ask Me Anything on Monday

On Monday 13th Jan starting at 6pm UTC (10am Pacific / 1pm Eastern) I will be doing an AMA on Reddit. For those unfamiliar with this – this is where you can ask me anything on Reddit, and the most popular questions and responses are up/down voted. The post will go live about 30mins before […]

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Ubuntu Loco Team App Dev Schools – Volunteers Needed!

2014 is going to be a great year for Ubuntu App Developers. We laid down some fantastic foundations in 2013, but this year we want to extend and grow our community in multiple directions…building a solid, empowered on-ramp for creating awesome apps for Ubuntu. …but we can’t do this alone, we need your help! One […]

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Ubuntu In 2014

Happy new year, friends! 2013 was a phenomenal year for Ubuntu. It is difficult to believe that it was just a year ago today that we announced Ubuntu for phones. Since then we have built and released the first version of Ubuntu for phones complete with core apps, delivered Mir in production on the phone, […]

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Partners, Community, and Success

Recently the Ubuntu newswires have been buzzing with the news that we have won our first smartphone partner. Now, let’s get the elephant in the room out of the way – I am not telling you who it is. It is not my place here to share confidential details about business-to-business relationships such as this. […]

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Ubuntu Events Coming Up!

In every release cycle we have a number of events organized that brings our community together to create things, share ideas and knowledge, and more. I just wanted to share the latest raft of planned events: Ubuntu App Development Sprint – 12th Dec – an online sprint where we will continue where we left off […]

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Ubuntu Developer Summit Schedule Ready

Just a quick note that the Ubuntu Developer Summit schedule is pretty much ready for next week. Be sure to check it out and plan your time to join the sessions you are interested in. Thanks!

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Project Community Computers

Free Software is not just software or a philosophical attitude to freely available software. Free Software is a catalyst for change in a constantly evolving world that is becoming more and more dependent on technology. Unfortunately while many of us are getting faster and faster computers on our desktops and in our pockets, for many […]

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Convergence In The Cloud

Many of you will have heard about Ubuntu’s convergence goals on the client side — running a single, consistent code-base and experience that adapts to phones, desktops, tablets, and TVs…but are you aware of our convergence on the cloud? Ubuntu and our cloud orchestration service, Juju, provides a platform and the tools to be able […]

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