Category Archives: Projects

My UbBloPoMo plan

So it’s not February first yet, but what the heck I’ll go ahead and get started early.  I tried to do the whole NaBloPoMo thing a year or so ago, but didn’t make it more than a week.  I hope … Continue reading

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UbBloPoMo, a solution to the Planet Ubuntu problem

Ubuntu community advocate Randall Ross has recently started off a conversation about Planet Ubuntu, the blog aggregator for Ubuntu Members.  In it he details things that he thought were broken, and offered up some ideas for how to fix them. … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Touch on the OPPO Find 5

Last month I announced a contest to win a new OPPO Find 5 by porting Ubuntu Touch to it.  Today I’m pleased to announce that we have a winner! Below is a picture tour of what Ubuntu Touch running on … Continue reading

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Getting through the Trough and closer to the Edge, Together

When we announced the Ubuntu Edge crowd-funding campaign a week ago, we had one hell of a good first day.  We broke records left and right, we sold out of the first round of perks in half the time we … Continue reading

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Stock Ticker Hackfest

This is it, the final day of the Ubuntu Core Apps Hack Days!  It’s been a long but very productive run, and it doesn’t mean the end of your chance to participate.  You can always find us in #ubuntu-app-devel on … Continue reading

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Dropping Letters Hackfest

We only have 2 days left in the Ubuntu Core Apps Hack Days!  I hope everybody who has participated has enjoyed it and found it informative and helpful.  If you haven’t participated yet, it’s not too late!  Come join us … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Terminal Hackfest

We’re back again for another Ubuntu Core Apps Hack Day!  As always you can find us in #ubuntu-app-devel on Freenode IRC from 9am to 9pm UTC, you can ping me (mhall119) or Alan Pope (popey) and we’ll help you get … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Document Viewer Hackfest

Last week was certainly an exciting one, between the Ubuntu Edge campaign announcement and several coworkers being at OSCON, I wasn’t able to keep the Hack Days going.  So we’ve decided to pick up where we left off this week, … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Edge: What it is, what it isn’t, and why it’s important

There’s been a lot of talk about the Ubuntu Edge, and our associated Indiegogo campaign to fund it. There has been a lot of positive coverage on news sites, social media, Reddit and even one television interview. But there have … Continue reading

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Living on the Edge

So you may have heard (seriously, how could you not?) that Canonical is crowd-funding a showcase phone called Ubuntu Edge.  This is very exciting for a number of reasons, which I will get to below, but first go look at … Continue reading

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