on 24 May 2016
OpenStack is the leading open cloud platform, and Ubuntu is the world’s most popular operating system for OpenStack. Over the
on 28 August 2014
On release day we can get up to 8,000 requests a second to ubuntu.com from people trying to download the new release. In fact, last October (13.10) was the...
on 2 July 2013
Edges are special to us. We use them for finding apps, tools and system services, so using the edges will be second nature to Ubuntu phone users. By using the...
on 9 August 2012
We realise that changing Operating System (OS) is a big thing for anyone thinking of testing something out. That becomes a huge barrier for people trying out...
on 16 March 2012
Introduction to task switching A key part of any operating system user interface is how it enables the user to switch between multiple tasks. In most desktop...
on 2 March 2012
Every three months, I conduct benchmark usability testing. I’m calling these tests ‘benchmark testing’ because the aim of these sessions is to measure our...
Back in 2008 Nick Ellery noticed that the default printer test page used more ink that it really needed to: Bug #298935 (“test print uses far too much ink”)....
on 6 January 2012
For the multi-monitor design project, we have been making use of prototypes to develop and test some of the finer interactions of the system. One such crucial...
on 20 December 2011
Over the past few months we have been working on improving the multi-monitor experience in Ubuntu. We took the opportunity at UDS in November to get some...
on 3 November 2011
Mark Shuttleworth’s keynote this week at the Ubuntu Developer Summit includes introducing Juju, including a big slide showing off the new Juju logo. Below is...
on 15 August 2011
A beta of Ubuntu Font Family Arabic, in print as part of the testing and debugging process for the Arabic coverage.The magazine is an intriguing tri-lingual...