Monthly Archives: January 2012

Multi-monitor support coming to the Ubuntu greeter

After all the work that went into testing variations of multi-monitor support in the Unity Launcher, the design team is at it again with a prototype for lightdm, the default login greeter in Ubuntu. You can download the prototype and … Continue reading

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Learn Ubuntu Development in just 3 days!

Starting today at 1500 UTC, we’ll be conducting a series of online classes for Ubuntu Developer Week.  Whether you are interest in developing new applications for Ubuntu, or want to make an existing app take advantage of all of Ubuntu’s … Continue reading

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Looking for Quickly template help

If you have written or know how to write a Quickly template, I’d like to get some help making one for Singlet Lenses and Scopes.

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Singlet, part 0.2

I’ve finally had a little extra time to get back to working on Singlet.  There’s been a lot of progress since the first iteration.  To start with, Singlet had to be upgraded to work with the new Lens API introduced … Continue reading

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Let’s chat about Unity

In an effort to increase the exposure of the work being done to improve the Unity desktop, we are moving discussions from the code-named #ayatana channel on freenode to the more discoverable #ubuntu-unity channel (still on freenode).  If you want … Continue reading

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Ubuntu TV: the case for Unity

By now you should have heard that Canonical is branching out from the desktop and has begun work on getting Ubuntu on TVs.   Lost in all the discussion of OEM partnerships and content distribution agreements is a more exciting … Continue reading

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Simplified Unity Lens Development with Singlet

Back when I first started writing Unity lenses, I lamented the complexity required to get even the most basic Lens written and running.  I wrote in that post about wanting to hide all of that unnecessary complexity.  Well now I … Continue reading

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