Author Archives: boredandblogging

Ubuntu 10.10 is Released

Some time ago a group of hyper-intelligent pan dimensional beings decided to finally answer the great question of Life, The Universe and Everything. To this end, a small band of these Debians built an incredibly powerful distribution, Ubuntu. After this great computer programme had run (a very quick 3 million minutes…or 6 years) the answer […]

Canonical: Take 60 seconds with Henrik Omma

This Month we have profiled a member of the Canonical family, who has been with us almost from the start *Henrik Omma* Read on to see his recollection of what Canonical was like in the early days and why he enjoys working here. *Take 60 seconds with Henrik Omma* Henrik works as the Enterprise Applications […]

Call for testing, Gwibber (Lucid and Maverick)

Today is the day affectionately known as “Twitter’s OAuthpocalypse”. Twitter is shutting down basic auth completely, which Gwibber has relied on. So after today Twitter will cease to work for anyone that hasn’t updated to the OAuth enabled version of Gwibber. I have uploaded packages for both Maverick and Lucid to the ~ubuntu-desktop PPA for […]

Announcing Ubuntu App Developer Week!

Announcing Ubuntu App Developer Week! It’s that time again! Ubuntu App Developer Week (Formally Ubuntu Opportunistic Developer Week), is happening online between September 27th through October 1st, 2010. “What is Ubuntu App Developer Week?” Ubuntu App Developer Week is a week of sessions aimed at enabling and inspiring developers to write applications that scratch their […]