[16 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 164 views]

I blogged a couple of weeks ago about the addition of the key performance indicators to the Ubuntu QA Dashboard. Since that post the QA team has been hard at work. We have added a bootspeed KPI to the dashboard, giving you a quick look at today vs yesterday. Another cool feature that has been added to the dashboard is the addition of bug information. Previously the dashboard just provided a link to the bug in Launchpad. The dashboard now fetches the bug data from Launchpad and displays it for …

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[18 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 125 views]

On April 1st the Ubuntu Florida LoCo Team will be hosting a Summit Jam in Lakeland, Florida at 10 AM EST. For those of you who do not know, ‘Summit‘ is the web application that is the back bone of the Ubuntu Developer Summit. Summit, written in python and django, tracks blueprints, meetings, schedules, and rooms (and probably more) for the Ubuntu Developer Summit. Each cycle we try to improve the features of Summit, and this cycle Michael Hall and I have decided to have a Jam during this cycles …

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[7 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 118 views]

In recent months, there have been a large number of changes to the translation strings for the LoCo Team Directory. We have also done our best to fix some issues identified by translators to make translating easier. I would like to make even more improvements (if possible) to assist in translating the LoCo Team Directory. I would ask that translators take a look at the translations portion of the LoCo Directory project on Launchpad and complete any translations that are not done. I would also ask that translators file bugs …

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[24 Apr 2010 | One Comment | 430 views]

The Ubuntu IRC Bots team is looking for volunteers who know python, or are interested in learning python to help out with development of the Ubuntu IRC bots. They recently created a tag called Junior Tasks for people who are interested in getting started with the Ubuntu IRC Bots team. If you are interested in helping out, join in at #ubuntu-bots-devel on freenode and visit the ubuntu-bots project on launchpad. We look forward to seeing you there!

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[21 Apr 2010 | 4 Comments | 253 views]

Today Jono Bacon made a blog post about starting a Ubuntu Power Users Community. I personally think that this is a great idea and would love to help out with starting this community. I spoke with Jono about this on IRC, and would like to hear from other people who are interested in getting this setup. Jono originally tweeted calling this new community ‘Ubuntu Tweakers’ and nixternal quickly pointed out that a tweaker is a meth head, another definition according to Urban Dictionary is “Someone who constantly makes slight alterations …

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[19 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 957 views]

Steve Langasek sent an email to the Ubuntu Announcement mailing list a few minutes ago announcing the release of Ubuntu 10.04 Beta 1. 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) is a Long Term Support release.
I have been using 10.04 since the Alpha 1 phase, and absolutely love it. I truly do believe that Ubuntu is moving in the right direction to solve Bug #1. Please download yourself a copy and give it a try!