Posts Tagged ‘ubuntu’

Photo copyright Mandy Crandell I’ve not actually checked how many times I’ve helped organise the process of getting new wallpapers into Ubuntu but it’s about two a year since some time in 2009 I think, so that’s quite a lot I suppose. It’s been really fun but I’ve noticed in the last couple of cycles that […]


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 […]


I wanted to share a part of this releases wallpaper story because I think it sums up really nicely what’s great about people getting together and making something like Ubuntu. Every 6 months we get together and take submissions from community members to try and add something fresh to the release and allow people who […]


Just a quick post to let you all know that the community contributors and myself have proposed some wallpapers for inclusion in the next release of Ubuntu! The compressed image file has been added to the correct bug on Launchpad – https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubuntu-wallpapers/+bug/1275798 and hopefully will be picked up and popped in shortly! I’d like to […]


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 […]


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 🙂