Tag Archives : Ubuntu


Ubuntu Users Win Back Privacy

Ubuntu users and privacy advocates have won a big victory as Canonical’s Michael Hall announced yesterday that future versions of Unity will give users the option to opt-in to searches using online sources. Back in September 2012, I had reached out to both the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and Free Software Foundation (FSF) and blogged […]

Ubuntu's Unity Home Search

Happy International Privacy Day!

Privacy is an important issue that every user should strive to protect and while privacy means many different things to different people, the fact is that privacy is about real choices being given to a user in regards to how their information (searches, personal information etc) is shared and handled. I would like to highlight […]

Privacy in the Digital Age

Cody at a Ubuntu Global Jam in 2013.

Interview with Ubuntu Contributor Cody Smith

I recently reached out to Cody Smith who is a long time contributor to the Ubuntu Oregon LoCo. He has ran an Ubuntu Hour nearly every Friday for last couple of years and his passion for Free Software and getting people involved is contagious.   Benjamin: When did you first start contributing to Ubuntu and […]