Mark Shuttleworth Wants Pictures Of Your Desktop
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu on 17 December 2008 at 07:44 AM EST. 5 Comments
Mark Shuttleworth, the space tourist and founder of Canonical, has made a special request: he wants to see your desktop. Mark is requesting that everyone send him screenshots of your desktop in action. He would like as many pictures of computer desktops as possible in order to study the desktop experience and design, which in turn will hopefully lead to some Ubuntu interface improvements down the road.

It doesn't matter what you have open on your screen, Mark would just like to see it and he'll try to keep it private. He has requested the desktop be running at 1024 x 768, but if you can send in a bunch at a different resolution he'll gladly accept.

To see what Mark Shuttleworth had to say or to get his email address to send in your screenshots, it's all available on the ubuntu-devel mailing list.
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