Mark Shuttleworth

14 posts by Mark Shuttleworth

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#10 Ubuntu is built on IAAS for IAAS users

by Mark Shuttleworth on 31 March 2014

Ubuntu is famous for “making things easy”. That’s just as important on the cloud as it is in consumer devices, and we bring the same user-centric design to...

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The very best edge of all

by Mark Shuttleworth on 8 March 2014

The bottom edge is the most natural one to use, and Ubuntu has given it to developers to make the most of. Some design guidance establishes a framework for...

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Holistic UI is smarter UX

by Mark Shuttleworth on 27 March 2012

It’s only by looking at the whole, that we can design great experiences. And only by building a community of both system and application developers that care...

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… for human beings

by Mark Shuttleworth on 5 March 2012

The goodness of free software in the hands of humanity – from hard-core engineers to spreadsheet warriors to kids at play to artists dreaming. That’s what we...

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Introducing the HUD. Say hello to the future of the menu.

by Mark Shuttleworth on 24 January 2012

The HUD replaces traditional menus in applications targeting Unity. Say what you mean, instead of navigating through a tree of options. Initially the HUD is...

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Ubuntu TV discussions hot up

by Mark Shuttleworth on 27 November 2011

Threads are coalescing around the concept of an Ubuntu TV experience, driven by Unity.

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Dash takes shape for 11.10 Unity

by Mark Shuttleworth on 16 August 2011

Feature freeze for 11.10 brings the likely look and feel of Unity for this release into focus. We’ve moved from Dash Places to Scopes and Lenses, introduced...

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Ayatana overlay scrollbars: something truly Natty

by Mark Shuttleworth on 3 March 2011

Natty will feature a world first – overlay scrollbars in desktop applications. The goal is to put content first and banish chrome, while still paying...

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Something New and Beautiful: Ubuntu, distilled, in type

by Mark Shuttleworth on 28 September 2010

The Ubuntu font represents the values of Ubuntu and Canonical, distilled into a typeface that is highly legible on screen, clean and balanced in print,...

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10.10.10.10.10…..

by Mark Shuttleworth on 20 August 2010

Here’s a way to show off your movie-making creative skills AND promote whatever you think the coolest things in 10.10 are: make a Maverick Movie!

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Gestures with multitouch in Ubuntu 10.10

by Mark Shuttleworth on 16 August 2010

Gestures are a powerful interaction language that will be as relevant for desktops as it is on phones and tablets. Ubuntu 10.10 has a gesture framework that...

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Making room in the sound indicator

by Mark Shuttleworth on 4 August 2010

Showing a few mockups of track data overlayed on album art in the new sound menu in Maverick Meerkat, 10.10.