Archive for August, 2010



At the end of last week I upgraded to Maverick and blew up my installation of Ubuntu – this happens every release when I say that I’m going to upgrade at Beta and then I get overly excited at Alpha, update early, do something stupid like update to 64-bit instead of 32 and then it […]

I was reminded of this video by a piece of music that came on shuffle as I was working. Splendid short film, beautiful colour, and that noise!

It’s that time again! We’ve been accepting submissions on the Ubuntu Artwork Flickr group for a while now but with the deadline fast approaching for Beta we need to get together a shortlist and finalise the photo wallpapers that will be in the next Ubuntu release in October.

My new friend has gone missing! Have you seen Rick?

My new friend


Very kindly donated to me by Ale on the design team here at Canonical. Maverick, Rick for short, sits proudly on my desk. He joins the lovely plush Lynx from the last release. Incidentally you can buy your own Lynx as well and help save the Lynx from extinction with a donation to the SOS […]