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116 posts from 2011

Ubuntu launches at retail in Portugal with ASUS

By Canonical, 18 November 2011

As of this week, Ubuntu is now on sale in over 100 retail outlets in Portugal. Preloaded on the new ASUS Eee PC 1215P, Ubuntu is available to buy in over 100 Vobis and Worten stores …

Ubuntu Phone, Tablet and TV – discussion opened

By Canonical, 16 November 2011

Big thanks to everyone who turned up at the Ubuntu Developer Summit in Orlando to discuss Ubuntu’s future on new devices! Now, following Mark Shuttleworth’s keynote announcement and a number of initial UDS sessions on tablets, …

Getting in touch with us

By Canonical, 16 November 2011

During the past UDS’ we have been repeatedly asked a better way to be reached. There are many reasons why a community member could feel the need of contacting us, and we are more than happy …

Ubuntu Hardware Summit 2011 December 8th, Taipei

By Canonical, 15 November 2011

This year’s Ubuntu Hardware Summit (UHS) will take place on December 8th at the Grand Victoria Hotel in Taipei. You can register your place at www.ubuntu.com.uhs Building on the success of 2010 (with over 200 attendees), …

Juju: a logo with a story

By Marcus Haslam, 3 November 2011

Mark Shuttleworth’s keynote this week at the Ubuntu Developer Summit includes introducing Juju, including a big slide showing off the new Juju logo. Below is the story of how that logo it came into being. The …

“When Humans make stuff, we tend to make interesting things.”

By Canonical, 2 November 2011

Last night I watched “Press Pause Play” which in it’s own words is a film about fear, hope and digital culture. If you’ve not heard the talk surrounding the movie one of the trailers is below …

Ubuntu & HP's project Moonshot

By Chris Kenyon, 2 November 2011

Today HP announced Project Moonshot – a programme to accelerate the use of low power processors in the data centre. The three elements of the announcement are the launch of Redstone – a development platform that …

White Paper: Secure Boot impact on Linux

By Victor Tuson Palau, 28 October 2011

Last month Steven Sinofsky from Microsoft announced new requirements for manufacturers wanting to ship Windows 8 systems, including a feature called “Secure Boot”. Canonical, together with Red Hat, today publishes a white paper highlighting the implications …

Retail Stores in China

By Canonical, 27 October 2011

On Wednesday in Beijing, Canonical and Dell announced the start of an exciting retail program to sell machines pre-loaded with Ubuntu, initially rolling out to 220 retail stores in China. The stores will feature Ubuntu on …

Canonical announces partnership with Pearson Technology Group and Linux New Media to add e-books and magazines through the Ubuntu Software Centre

By Canonical, 24 October 2011

Canonical today announced the addition of books and magazines to the Ubuntu Software Center with new content from partners Pearson Technology Group and Linux New Media. The Ubuntu Software Center brings together free and commercial applications, …

Canonical realigns to better serve our customers

By Jane Silber, 21 October 2011

Canonical has grown dramatically over the last several years. This growth is driven by increasing demand for our services and products by end users, businesses and partners, and by investment to deliver our part of the …

Ubuntu 12.04 to feature extended support period for desktop users

By Canonical, 21 October 2011

Five-year Long Term Support (LTS) makes Ubuntu a compelling choice for the business desktop London, October 21st, 2011: Canonical today announced it would be extending the support and maintenance period for its upcoming Long Term Support …