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36 posts from 2008

Canonical showcases Ubuntu Netbook Remix at Computex

By Canonical, 3 June 2008

Canonical Now Delivers for OEMs a Rapid Route to Market For Netbooks Powered by an Intel Atom Processor Canonical, the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, today announced that it will be demonstrating a reworked desktop image of …

UDS Intrepid

By Canonical, 26 May 2008

I spent the last week in Prague at the Ubuntu Developer Summit working on our next release, the Intrepid Ibex. In my eyes this was the best UDS yet. Pretty soon you’ll be noticing some pretty …

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Desktop Edition released

By Canonical, 21 April 2008

Integrates the Latest Stable Applications with Long Term Support Canonical Ltd. announced the upcoming availability of Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Desktop Edition for free download on Thursday 24 April. In related news, Canonical also announced the simultaneous …

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS server edition released

By Canonical, 21 April 2008

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Server Edition Combines Advanced Functionality With Five Years of Maintenance and Support Canonical Ltd. announced the upcoming availability of Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Server Edition for free download on Thursday 24 April. In related …

‘End of Life’ announcement for Ubuntu 6.10

By Canonical, 25 March 2008

Ubuntu announced the release of 6.10 almost 18 months ago, on October 26, 2006. As with the earlier releases, Ubuntu committed to ongoing security and critical fixes for a period of 18 months. The support period …

Canonical announces general availability of systems management and monitoring tool Landscape launches with free trial

By Canonical, 5 March 2008

Launches With Free Trial Canonical, the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, announced today the general availability of Canonical Landscape, the systems management and monitoring tool for Ubuntu. Available for its commercial support customers and as a standalone …

System 76 rocks!

By Canonical, 26 February 2008

System 76 were one of the first (the first?) to provide Ubuntu pre-installed on their excellent desktop and laptop machines. Carl Richell and the guys have been cranking them out in Denver Colarado for a couple …

System76 announces servers with Ubuntu 7.10 and Canonical support services

By Canonical, 26 February 2008

System76 Inc., a leading provider of Ubuntu pre-installed laptops and desktops, today announced the first available line of certified, pre-installed servers featuring Ubuntu 7.10 Server Edition — delivering a new choice in quality server platforms including …

Mo' Dell

By Canonical, 22 February 2008

You might have missed it but Dell has expanded the availability of machines running Ubuntu to Canada and Latin America. New territories seem to be becoming almost commonplace, which is nice. Lest we forget, consumers can …

Obsidian to provide official Ubuntu Linux training in South Africa

By Canonical, 8 February 2008

Obsidian has partnered with Canonical to provide certified Ubuntu training in South Africa. Obsidian has announced that it will soon commence official training for the 'Ubuntu Certified Professional' programme. Obsidian has concluded an agreement with Canonical …

Ubuntu-fr

By Chris Kenyon, 30 January 2008

Vive le Logiciel Libre! Today the Gendarmerie Nationale (The French national police force) announced the migration of up to 70,000 computers to Ubuntu over the next 3 years. This comes at the end of a two …

Why a Canonical blog?

By Jane Silber, 22 January 2008

Welcome to the Canonical Blog. The goal of the blog is to provide a vehicle for people who work for Canonical to respond to some of the questions we get asked, to explore the issues we …