Monthly Archives: March 2011

Next after Natty?

The naming of cats is a difficult matter It isn’t just one of your holiday games. – T S Eliot, The Naming of Cats For the next cycle, I think we’ll leave the oceanic theme behind. The “oddball octopus”, for example, is a great name but not one we’ll adopt this time around. Perhaps in […]

Developer Membership Board vote results

The vote ended on 2011-02-14 as no official announcement of the vote results was done yet, I want to catch up on it. The result of the vote is: Emmet Hikory (persia) Michael Bienia (geser) Stéphane Graber (stgraber) Iain Lane (Laney) Makenzie Morgan (maco) Cody Somerville (cody_somerville) The current Developer Membership Board members are: Benjamin […]

Natty Narwhal Alpha 3 Released!

Welcome to Natty Narwhal Alpha 3, which will in time become Ubuntu 11.04. Pre-releases of Natty are *not* encouraged for anyone needing a stable system or anyone who is not comfortable running into occasional, even frequent breakage. They are, however, recommended for Ubuntu developers and those who want to help in testing, reporting, and fixing […]

Interview with Valorie Zimmerman

Elizabeth Krumbach: Please tell us a little about yourself. Valorie Zimmerman: I’m a writer, wife, mother and grandmother. Besides Free software and Free culture, social justice is important to me. Right now I’m finishing up the Amarok Handbook, which has been a year-long project. During the recent Google Code-In project, I mentored quite a few […]