Author Archives: nhandler

Get ready for Ubuntu Developer Week

Go check your calendar… if you have no concrete plans for the time from Monday 28th February until Friday 4th March yet, make sure you add a note in your calendar. It’s Ubuntu Developer Week again. If you haven’t been to an Ubuntu Developer Week yet, no problem. This is how it works: it is […]

Interview with Carl Richell

I imagine quite a few of you have heard of System76.  System76 is a company that provides and supports Ubuntu pre-installed laptops, desktops, and servers.  What I expect is not so well known is the people behind System76.  I thought it would be a nice idea to get to know them better. 1. Tell as […]

Interview with Michael Vogt

Michael and his daughter Marie Michael has been around for more than 10 years and has always contributed to the APT software family. He’s the author of the first real graphical interface to APT–synaptic. Since then he created “software-center” as part of his work for Ubuntu. Being the most experienced APT developer, he’s naturally the […]

Becoming an Ubuntu Developer: a short guide

I’ve heard and/or read a number of complaints over the past while about how the process of becoming an Ubuntu Developer is difficult, so I thought I’d write up a short guide to one of the many paths to becoming a developer. I send this to the Ubuntu Developers list for maximum distribution, although I […]

Call for Nominations for the Developer Membership Board

Call for Nominations for the Developer Membership Board The terms of 6 of the 7 members of the Developer Membership Board shall soon expire, and new members must be selected. The DMB is responsible for reviewing and approving new Ubuntu developers, meeting for about an hour once a fortnight. Candidates should be Ubuntu developers themselves, […]

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