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Daily Digest: Windicator Mock-ups, QuickShot Plans & Ubuntu On TV

Winidicator Mock-ups

Over on the increasingly-dense-to-navigate Ayatana mailing list Daniel Planas posted some wonderful mock-ups of his take on the “Windicators” pencilled in to feature in Ubuntu 10.10.softwarecenter

Aside from stirring some discussion the mock-ups also caught the attention of the Mark Shuttleworth himself who seemed quite taken with them!

QuickShot

The QuickShot team have announced their plans for the this development cycle which will aim to “support other projects that might wish to capture screenshots for documentation”, adding a project advertising feature to the main QuickShot website and, most impressively, making “everything accessible and managable [sic] using a browser, to allow for development deployment on any server”

Ubuntu on TV

As you may likely have heard by now Ubuntu was recently referenced in popular American ‘geekcom’ The Big Bang Theory. You can see the clip below: -

This isn’t the only TV show that has featured, used or referenced Ubuntu ” it recently appeared in the long running British science fiction show ‘Doctor Who’ and is used off-screen in spin-off Torchwood to run the ‘hub’ displays.