I'm a long time Linux (Ubuntu since Breezy) user who's decided it's time to contribute.
[https://launchpad.net/gumshoe/ Gumshoe] - An search engine built on Ferret and Rails. This project is has very little of my attention right now but it's always cooking in the background.
I recently purchased a new lap top LaptopTestingTeam/DellLatitudeD830 that fails when attempting to install Ubuntu. As I continue to experiment with getting this fixed I'll record my efforts here.