Category Archives: unity

Introducing Friends!

The Friends Service provides an API for interacting with your social networks. The friends service uses microblogging accounts configured in Ubuntu Online Accounts. Currently there are friends plugins for facebook, twitter, flickr, foursquare and identica. Sound familiar? Friends is actually … Continue reading

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Gwibber logo concepts, opinions?

I’ve had a number of people suggest Gwibber could use a new logo, but nobody has actually stepped up and designed anything.  Recently I had the good fortune to chat with Abi Rasheed on IRC who volunteered to help.  He … Continue reading

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Social Networking in Ubuntu 11.10

Today I hosted an Ubuntu Open Week session on social networking in Ubuntu 11.10.  I decided to convert my notes from the session into a blog post, enjoy! Ubuntu includes a social networking desktop service, Gwibber. Gwibber isn’t new to … Continue reading

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Unity meet XChat-GNOME

Everyone already knows there is plenty of nice bling in Unity and we love it.  Well now we can get a little more, in the form of information displayed on top of the launcher icons. This is a very simple … Continue reading

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