Riccardo Padovani

Changing the world bit by bit

My opensource contributions in Jun 15

June has been a great month. A new Ubuntu device, the Meizu MX4, reached the market. I wrote a little review about it, and now I use it as mainly phone.

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The most inspiring week of my life

If you read my blog you already know that since April I’ve a job as developer at Archon. It’s a thing I enjoy a lot, and the last week has been awesome.

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Thoughts on Meizu MX4

10 days ago I switched my phone, I dismissed the BQ Aquaris E4.5 and started to use the Meizu MX4 (both with Ubuntu for Phones). On Internet there are a lot of reviews about hardware and software, written by people more prepared than me and in a better English. What I want to do here is to highlight how it fits my user case and why it’s 9 months I don’t use a smartphone if it doesn’t have Ubuntu.

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Discerning Duck 0.1.3: call for developers

New feature

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My opensource contributions in May 15

I’m a bit late this month, but here my report about my contributions to opensource world in May ‘15.

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Ubuntu Phone: Announcing two new launches!

As Ubuntu Phone Insider, I just received this mail from Canonical. I’m over-excited and I want to share the awesome news with you all :-)

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My new bazaar workflow

This weekend I went to DUCC-IT, an italian event about Debian, Ubuntu and all the opensource world.

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How to start to contribute to Ubuntu

In my last blog post I wrote to contact me if you have any question on how to start to develop for Ubuntu.

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My opensource contributions in April 15

Another month is gone, so it’s time to summarize what I did for the opensource world. I like to find half an hour to think to last month: it helps me to understand what I did, and where I can improve. Also, I always hope that this can be an inspiration for those two/three readers of this blog.

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My vps configuration

As I anticipated in the last blog post, thanks to your donations I bought a VPS, and now let me explain why and how I configured it (suggestions are welcome!)

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