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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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ReadFeeder.net

As we get ever closer to ReadFeeder going live, two very important milestones have recently been met.  First and foremost, I have registered the domain name readfeeder.net, which will be the eventual home of the live service.  Secondly, I’ve just … Continue reading

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Fun with Django, Meta-classes and dynamic models (Updated)

I’ve started a new project at work that’s proven to be both fun and challenging.  The request was simple enough, our clients wanted something like MS Access, where they could define their own record types, run queries, edit data and … Continue reading

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Community Website Foundation

As I talked about in my last post, Chris Johnston, Daniel Holbach and I are going to be creating a foundation for Ubuntu community developed web applications along the lines of Summit and LoCo Directory.  The first glimpse of what … Continue reading

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Just released Qimo 2.0

It has been a little over a year since I put Qimo 1.0 together using little more than a Wiki page and long sessions of trial and error.  I learned a lot during that, including a large amount of what … Continue reading

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My Desktop: Then and Now

So Jono Bacon and Jonathan Carter have started this meme where you post a picture of your very first Linux desktop and a picture of your current Linux desktop.  Now I wasn’t quite as cool as those two sporting Red … Continue reading

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Just released Beta1 of Qimo 2.0

After much hard work, lots of learning, and a fair amount of falling behind, I just released beta 1 of the new Qimo ISO. This is my second release based on Xubuntu 10.04 (the first being alpha 2). More importantly, … Continue reading

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Bzr is amazing

I’ve recently been doing some development with the Ubuntu LoCo Directory project, and am fully impressed with the power of Bzr.  Just take a look at the branch relationships in this picture, all the merging from one to another to … Continue reading

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