Posts Tagged ‘desktop’

Hello everyone! It’s that time of year. Spring is starting to spring out there and now’s the time to grab a camera, pick up a pencil or wet your brush and start working on wallpaper submissions for this release of Ubuntu. Every six months when a new version of everyone’s favourite free and open-source desktop […]


Ubuntu was once described to me by a wise(ish 😉 ) man as a train that was leaving whether you’re on it or not. That’s the beauty of a 6 month release cycle. As many of you will already know, each release we include photos and illustrations produced by community members. We ask that you submit your […]


Since we closed the group on Flickr, a team of crack wallpaper viewers have been going through the submissions and picking out the ones we like. We’re getting close to having a selection of images but as with all of these things we’re being somewhat held up by the supply of images from selected contributors […]


It’s getting to that time again. The next release of the Ubuntu desktop is under development and I’d like to propose that we get cracking on finding some fantastic backdrops to go into the release. This time I thought it would be good to specify some theme or common thread to help this set of […]


  It’s all about the pressing deadlines in the world of Ubuntu at the moment! On the one hand we await with baited breath the end of the Ubuntu Edge campaign, which I’ve backed incidentally, and for compelling reasons for you to do so head over to Ivanka’s blog post on the matter. More pressing […]


10 days to go!

06Aug13

  Right! We have 10 days until the Flickr group closes for this cycle! I know there are some of you out there thinking about submitting images so get ’em in! 🙂 If you have any questions don’t forget you can find us on freenode on #1310wallpaper or on the Flickr group itself. Don’t be […]


We’re getting into the couple of weeks of this cycle’s wallpaper process and the group is filling up nicely. There are some fantastic pictures in there but there’s still room for plenty more. You can also hear a bit more about this cycle’s wallpaper process on Ubuntu UK podcast! I was lucky enough to be […]