Monthly Archives: April 2011

Off to a Great Start: Ubuntu App Developer Week – Day 1

Ubuntu App Developer Week – Day 1 Summary A great start for a great week. Looking at the lots of participation and questions during the first day shows that developing applications in Ubuntu is a hot topic. Here is a small summary from yesterday’s schedule. Enabling Multitouch and Gestures Using uTouch By Chase Douglas and […]

Ubuntu 8.04 reaches end-of-life on May 12 2011

Ubuntu announced its 8.04 Desktop release almost 36 months ago, on April 24, 2008. For the LTS Desktop releases, Ubuntu committed to ongoing security and critical fixes for a period of 36 months. The support period is now nearing its end and Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop will reach end of life on Thursday, May 12, 2011. […]

Ubuntu App Developer Week Kicks Off Today

Ubuntu App Developer Week kicks off today with a rich set of interesting sessions to showcase and teach how to develop awesome applications on the Ubuntu Platform. It’s going to be on the #ubuntu-classroom IRC channel on Freenode, during the whole week, so be sure to add it to your calendars. If you can’t make […]

Winning countdown banners chosen

I’m excited to say that the winning countdown banners have been chosen and published to the website. There were many superb entries and it was hard to agree on which should be selected. I’d like to thank Riku, Takashtuka and Dave for contributing the artwork that made the final cut. You can see the winning […]

Another Upgrade Update

Back on March 9th I posted a Upgrade Update which outlined a tentative timeline for the upgrade of Today the Community Council received another update from Charlie Schluting of Canonical: We have openid (with teams) working in the latest moin. A test upgrade (of another wiki) that we started working on this week […]