Posts Tagged ‘open source’

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 […]


The submissions process for Ubuntu 14.04 is now closed. If you’d like to look at the images head over to the Flickr Group. From here on a group of dedicated and splendid individuals will get together to select the images that are going to go into the next release of Ubuntu. We’ll be hanging out on #1404wallpaper on Freenode and you can come listen in 🙂


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 […]


Each cycle we get together as a community to select some fine default wallpapers for the new release of Ubuntu. Your pictures and illustrations could be in the 13.10!