56 posts from 2009

Ubuntu 9.10 desktop edition release

By Canonical, 26 October 2009

Integrates dozens of new features and improvements to take user experience to next level Canonical announced today the upcoming release of Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop...

Ubuntu Live Cloud Roadshow New York and London

By Canonical, 21 October 2009

We are hosting a couple of events aimed at large businesses in New York City and London in over the coming weeks. NYC is next Monday and there are still (a...

Keeping Ubuntu CDs available

By Jane Silber, 21 October 2009

The ShipIt program has been at the core of the Ubuntu project since its inception. The goal was to make sure that there are no restrictions, as far as was...

What's new in Ubuntu One

By Canonical, 6 October 2009

The Ubuntu One beta is going very well. We have appreciated every bug, IRC message, Launchpad Answers question, and Ubuntu Forums post about the service since...

On the Ubuntu 9.10 default wallpaper

By Canonical, 29 September 2009

The first thing I did after installing Ubuntu 9.04 was to head straight for the Appearance settings to choose a desktop picture. Here’s what I was...

So.. I got this new job..

By Canonical, 29 September 2009

I always planned to make my millions and then spend them philanthropically, on a technological venture. Nanotech, bioengineering or artificial intelligence –...

It’s a typewriter too!

By Canonical, 28 September 2009

Everyday Linux from Linux Eats, via Ivanka.This is a great sign.

Ubuntu Karmic desktop

By Canonical, 25 September 2009

Yesterday was a big day for the Karmic desktop. Lots of pieces came together like switching icon themes, colour changes in the UI, a new dark theme for GDM, a...

Installing applications. There _is_ already a better way

By Canonical, 20 September 2009

I read with interest an article over at which pointed to a Mozilla piece about the complexities of installing applications on the Mac. For...

First Ubuntu Hardware Summit in Taiwan a great success

By Canonical, 18 September 2009

The inaugural Ubuntu Hardware Summit in Taipei came to an end on Tuesday evening with over 170 delegates in attendance. This was the first time a major Linux...

An On-line Panel Discussion – The Convergence of Physical, Virtual and Cloud

By Canonical, 18 September 2009

The cloud is getting a lot of attention. Understandably and rightly so – it is one of the hottest topics around. An on-line panel discussion on how businesses...

Unwatching the detail?

By Canonical, 11 September 2009

Big problem just about every project I’ve ever worked on has been the rush to get something out the door. Estimates rarely stack up. Last minute changes and...