Canonical to boost Ubuntu usability by tackling “papercuts”

Canonical aims to improve the Ubuntu user experience by fixing a multitude of minor usability glitches. The project, which is called One Hundred Paper Cuts, will entail a collaborative effort by Canonical’s new design team and the Ubuntu community to fix one hundred usability bugs before the release of Ubuntu 9.10.

Canonical, the company behind the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution, is launching a new project to improve the usability of the platform. The developers aim to identify and resolve 100 minor bugs that negatively impact the Ubuntu user experience before the release of the next major version in October.

The initiative, which is called One Hundred Paper Cuts, will be implemented by Canonical’s new design and user experience team in collaboration with the Ubuntu community. Canonical’s design experts have called for Ubuntu users to participate by helping to identify relevant bugs.

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