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Google Summer of Code Update #3

Last week was a rather slow week. I did some work on allowing the dashboard to store and process information that does not come from the BTS. This exposed a few issues with the way we were storing and presenting … Continue reading

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irssi bansearch.pl script

As a freenode staffer and Ubuntu Operator, a frequent question that I am asked is, “Why can’t I join #channel?” or “Why can’t I talk in #chanel?”. To answer this question, I normally check the ban and quiet lists for … Continue reading

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Google Summer of Code Report #1

Here is my first official Google Summer of Code report. As I still had classes, the first week of coding was rather slow. However, after my first phone call with my mentor, Matt Zimmerman, things started to pick up. I … Continue reading

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Google Summer of Code Update #2

I’ve been spending the past few days working on a dashboard for DEX. I’ve been using Python, javascript, and jquery to create this dashboard (partially as a learning exercise). Earlier today, I started thinking that a visual mockup of the … Continue reading

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Google Summer of Code Update #1

I just got off the phone with my Google Summer of Code mentor, Matt Zimmerman. Some things that we discussed were that Debian Developers are quite partial to the BTS. We agreed that using the BTS to store as much … Continue reading

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Hello Planet Debian

Hello everyone. Per tradition, I will use my first post to Planet Debian as a bit of an introduction. My name is Nathan Handler. I am Ubuntu Developer and a member of freenode staff. Currently, I am participating as a … Continue reading

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dvd-slideshow

For a while now, I have been attempting to use the various popular video editing applications to create basic photo slideshows with music. However, I have recently discovered a tool called dvd-slideshow. This blog post is designed to serve mainly … Continue reading

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SSH Key Support Added to cr-48

A while ago, I was lucky enough to receive one of Google’s cr-48 laptops to test out. I decided not to flip the switch to put it into developer mode (for several reasons). This meant that I was stuck with … Continue reading

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Ubuntu IRC Council Nominations

As was previously announced on the mailing list, the terms of Benjamin Rubin and Jussi Schultink on the Ubuntu IRC Council are coming to an end. There is currently an open call for nominations to fill these spots. All nominations … Continue reading

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Ask Ubuntu Stats on Ubuntu Hall of Fame

Ask Ubuntu has been gaining more and more popularity each day. I recently created a script that parses http://stackexchange.com/leagues/31/week/askubuntu to find the top 10 ranked people for the week. Thanks to some help from the awesome Daniel Holbach, the output … Continue reading

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