Posts tagged 'Ubuntu'

DigitalOcean Indicator

DigitalOcean Indicator screenhot

The other weekend I took some time to play around with the DigitalOcean API, and this is what resulted. The DigitalOcean indicator allows you to monitor and manage your droplets directly from your panel. You can:

  • Quickly see which droplets are active.
  • Reboot, power on, and/or power down you ...

Introducing StackBrowser (and random thoughts on the new Ubuntu SDK)

If you follow me on Google+, you already know about this, but it seems like it’s time to introduce this to a larger audience. Mostly an excuse to play with the new Ubuntu SDK, I’ve created StackBrowser. It allows you to explore the StackExchange network natively on Ubuntu ...

Automation with Google Apps Script

I maintain a GCal of the Ubuntu release schedule, and I just updated it to contain the proposed schedule for the Q-series. As you can imagine, adding all those events by hand can be annoying. Luckily you can use Google App Script, which is more or less JavaScript for the ...

Formalities are boring.”

Old Faithful

I’ve been following the discussion around the potential switch from Banshee back to Rhythmbox for Precise, and I really don’t have all that much to add. Though I did come across an interesting post from an upstream Tomboy developer that deserves some wider attention. He argues that “upstreams ...

Fun with graphs

For awhile now, I’ve felt like the ubuntu-motu mailing list has been a shadow of its former self. It turns out that empirical data backs up this feeling. I produced a histogram of mailinglist volume over time:

motu

I also figured I should take a look at ubuntu-devel:

devel

That graph ...