9 posts from September 2009

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 offered:Naturally, a panic ensued while I tried to work out …

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 – some scientific enterprise for the benefit of humankind. Earlier this year, when the credit …

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 new default background and, 19 photos …

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 those not in the know the way that you install software …

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 OSV has run this type of event in …

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 can incorporate cloud computing into their existing datacenter …

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 scope creep mean that there’s always more to …

Canonical adds advanced Ubuntu service and support offering

By Canonical, 3 September 2009

Premium Service Engineer provides support for mission-critical and complex Ubuntu environments Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu project, announced today an advanced service and support offering that gives large enterprises with complex IT environments a highly-skilled, …