Riccardo Padovani

Changing the world bit by bit

Ubuntu Phone: Announcing two new launches!

As Ubuntu Phone Insider, I just received this mail from Canonical. I’m over-excited and I want to share the awesome news with you all :-)

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My new bazaar workflow

This weekend I went to DUCC-IT, an italian event about Debian, Ubuntu and all the opensource world.

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How to start to contribute to Ubuntu

In my last blog post I wrote to contact me if you have any question on how to start to develop for Ubuntu.

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My opensource contributions in April 15

Another month is gone, so it’s time to summarize what I did for the opensource world. I like to find half an hour to think to last month: it helps me to understand what I did, and where I can improve. Also, I always hope that this can be an inspiration for those two/three readers of this blog.

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My vps configuration

As I anticipated in the last blog post, thanks to your donations I bought a VPS, and now let me explain why and how I configured it (suggestions are welcome!)

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My first job

Those of you that are in my Linkedin’s network maybe already known: since the beginning of April I’ve a job. It’s not in Canonical, unfortunately, or in any other opensource project.

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Calculator 2.0.155: Here we are

We finally did it! The calculator reboot became the default calculator on Ubuntu for Phones.

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My opensource contributions in March 15

This month was amazing: first Ubuntu Phones reached users, and so now we have feedbacks from actual customers, and we’re seeing platform growing.

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Calculator Reboot 2.0.139: The final countdown

I know, it’s more than a month I published a blog post about calculator reboot status. But don’t worry, also if I didn’t write any post, Bartosz and I worked hard on it, and now it should be ready to become the default calculator app on the phone, we just need a green light by the QA team!

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Two years later...

In three days firsts Ubuntu phones will be send to real users, people who paid to buy them. It’s amazing and exciting, and it’s incredible to think that a little company as Canonical was able to create a OS for smartphones in two years.

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