Monthly Archives: April 2011

Ubuntu 11.04 “Natty Narwhal” Available

“Form and function are a unity, two sides of one coin. In order to enhance function, appropriate form must exist or be created.” -Ida P. Rolf The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce Ubuntu 11.04, code-named “Natty Narwhal”. 11.04 continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, […]

Interview with Jessica Ledbetter

Elizabeth Krumbach: Please tell us a little about yourself. Jessica Ledbetter: Hello everyone, I’m Jessica Ledbetter ( I’ve been a web developer for a Department of Energy lab in Virginia for about 10 years, and I code primarily in Java and ColdFusion, plus freelance in PHP. I was the first in my family to go […]

The Power User’s Guide to Unity

Well, we’re a week away from 11.04 so I decided that I would collate the information about Unity on the web and put it into one nice page for everyone to find. Got some more tips you’d like to add? Add them in the comments! Getting Started Home page Hardware Requirements Rick Spencer’s Getting Started […]

Ubuntu 6.06 (Dapper Drake) reaches end-of-life on June 1 2011

Ubuntu announced its 6.06 Server release almost 5 years ago, on June 1, 2006. For the LTS Server releases, Ubuntu committed to ongoing security and critical fixes for a period of 5 years. The support period is now nearing its end and Ubuntu 6.06 LTS Server will reach end of life on Wednesday, June 1, […]

Ubuntu App Developer Week Day 5 and Wrap-up

What an awesome week for application developers. Ubuntu App Developer Week was a week of great speakers, great sessions, great participation, Multitouch, Unity, GObject, Introspection, PyGI, Qt, Qt Quick, QML, Internationalization, KDE, Phonon, Multimedia, Touchegg, Plasma Widgets, Python, Testing, Rapid Prototyping, Thunderbird, GStreamer, Zeitgeist, D-Bus, Ubuntu One, Bazaar, Lenses, Launcher API, Indicators, Launchpad, Translations, Application […]