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187 posts from 2013

The next decade of innovation | Ubuntu at Le Web 2013, Paris

By Canonical, 5 December 2013

Over the last decade, we’ve seen the arrival of the first smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and other connected devices; the Web completely transformed with the introduction of the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia; cloud services, music …

Ubuntu helps millions of Indian students to learn

By Canonical, 4 December 2013

Ubuntu and its hardware partners like HP are at the forefront of supplying computers to Indian students. Government in India understands that IT literacy will help drive the already fast-growing Indian economy into the sustainably profitable …

The Weather Channel comes to Ubuntu on smartphones

By Canonical, 4 December 2013

The Ubuntu phone is developing fast. Today, it includes all the functionality you’d expect from a smartphone and, with growing support from App partners, relevant apps will be included on Ubuntu smartphones from launch. We’re working …

App Design Clinic #5

By Canonical, 3 December 2013

Over the last few months we have been running the App Design Clinic and we want to thank you for all your submissions, contribution and feedback! The Design Clinic happens every two weeks and the last …

vUDS November: Design Track sum up!

By Canonical, 2 December 2013

On 19-21 November we had our vUDS where we got to discuss and share with the community some of the design work we’ve been doing recently. Our topics ranged from our design blog to convergence designs …

Asus and Ubuntu deliver affordable world-class laptops to USA Education

By Canonical, 26 November 2013

A quiet revolution is taking place in the global education sector: more and more institutions and students are discovering the value of the Ubuntu operating system. In the USA, Ubuntu partner ASUS has added to its …

Nearly 60% of OpenStack deployments use Ubuntu

By Mark Baker, 22 November 2013

The OpenStack Foundation recently conducted a survey, asking their members about how they used OpenStack.

Latest from the web team — November 2013

By Inayaili de León Persson, 21 November 2013

Even though Ubuntu 13.10’s release is behind us, we always find ways to keep busy. Here are the highlights of the past four weeks. In the last few weeks we’ve worked on: Ubuntu Resources alpha release: …

MAAS and Juju in a VM on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS – Part 2

By Canonical, 19 November 2013

Enterprise environments rely on Ubuntu’s LTS (Long-term Support) release. Its established two year release cadence and five year security and maintenance updates means sysadmins and developers can plan updates and migrations in advance. So it comes …

Juju ice-cream icon design

By Matthieu James, 19 November 2013

Who doesn’t like ice-cream? Here in the design team we sure do! In the last few weeks we’ve been preparing a special Juju demo for the OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong and we’ve created some very …

Video: Ubuntu Cloud technologies on Dell PowerEdge servers

By Canonical, 18 November 2013

This video published by the DellTechCenter shows the optimisation of Ubuntu’s cloud technologies, “Juju” and “MAAS”, as used with the Dell PowerEdge servers. Canonical’s Kent Baxley and Dell’s Jose De La Rosa, are the two experienced …

The new Ubuntu Resources

By Inayaili de León Persson, 18 November 2013

Today we’ve launched the alpha version of our latest project: the Ubuntu Resources website. This is our first responsive project that follows the mobile-first methodology and we’re very excited to share this with everyone! As you’ll …