Author Archives: Jorge Castro

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Unity Contributor Report: Ready for Beta 2, Lenses API ready to go

This is a guest post from Ahmed Kamal and Jorge O. Castro, who will be posting Unity updates over the coming weeks (Original Post) The roll up to Beta two begins as the archive starts […]

14 September 2011
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Brave Compiz Pre-release Testers Wanted!

We're looking for a few brave souls to break their computers...

17 August 2011
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Unity Contributor Report: So Long Feature Freeze!

Ubuntu hit feature freeze last week, which means for most intents and purposes the features for 11.10 and are now in place, and the remainder of the cycle is left for bug fixing and polish, as you can see the contributor team has been quite busy!

16 August 2011
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Unity Progress Report: More, more, more

This is a guest post from Ahmed Kamal and Jorge O. Castro, who will be posting Unity updates over the coming weeks (Original Post) This week the Unity team has still been concentrating on feature […]

4 August 2011

Unity Progress Report – Alt-Tab style

Ubuntu's Ahmed Kamal and Jorge O. Castro are here with their weekly round up of what's been happening in Ubuntu 11.10 development land...

26 July 2011
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Run Ocelot, Run! (Unity Report for 13 July)

This is a guest post from Ahmed Kamal and Jorge O. Castro, who will be posting Unity updates over the coming weeks (Original Post) Welcome to another installment of the Unity progress report. Many Unity […]

13 July 2011
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Unity Progress Report – Irish Edition

This is a guest post from Jorge O. Castro, External Developer Relations Liaison, who will be posting Unity updates over the coming weeks (Original Post) This is the Unity weekly report for 6 July. The […]

6 July 2011
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The Unity Report – Carving Away the Stone

This is the Unity weekly report for 22 June. We're sliding into the week before the Ubuntu Platform Rally in Dublin, Ireland, and after that we're in Alpha-2 mode, so the team is getting a bunch of house cleaning out the way. In many ways, this should be the last super-boring Unity report as things will get more exciting from here on out, as such we continue to chip away at the rock.

22 June 2011
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What’s up with Unity – contributor report for 14 June

There's been a lot happening in the Unity world as of late, with a tonne of new contributors fixing loads of bugs, and the list of major bugs and features is growing ever longer. Read on for more!

14 June 2011
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Unity Community Contributor plans for 11.10

For Ubuntu 11.04 we made an effort to make Unity easy to contribute to, so that anyone who wanted to participate could help out and help drive the development of Unity forward. During UDS in Budapest, Hungary, we had a session on how we're going to improve this program. As luck would have it this was a video'ed session, and what you'll read in this post is a result of that session and some other feedback from people.

7 June 2011
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Look what we built together, a retrospective on Unity bitesize bugs.

This cycle we started off determined to make it easy for anyone who wanted to contribute to Ubuntu Unity to have no roadblocks in their way. Read on for a breakdown and overview of how well the 'Bitesize bugs' initiative went...

12 April 2011
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Unity Bitesize Bug Status for 29 March

While there is no exciting new bling to talk about this week, there are plenty of bugfixes to be had for this Unity release. This week the team welcomes Nico van der Walt as he makes his introduction fixing Bug #731212: "Applications" and "Files & Folders" keyboard shortcut overlays not drawn correctly with scalable launcher and Bug #741346: superkey shortcut labels does not scale properly.

30 March 2011