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19 posts from March 2010

Reasons to celebrate: 24th March 2010

By Canonical, 24 March 2010

Today is Ada Lovelace day.Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace was born on 10th December 1815, the only child of Lord Byron and his wife, Annabella. Born...

Dell announces support for Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud

By admin, 24 March 2010

On Wednesday Dell announced a comprehensive overview of its enterprise strategy. Significant in its announcement, was the addition of Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud...

Ubuntu Server Survey 2010 released

By Canonical, 24 March 2010

We are ready to release the report on the server survey, the information for which was gathered at the tail end of 2009 by the server community in...

Ada Lovelace and the Turing Test

By Canonical, 24 March 2010

In Computing Machinery and Intelligence, Alan Turing describes the famous Turing test for detecting machine intelligence. Did you know that Turing’s thesis...

It’s Ada Lovelace Day

By Canonical, 24 March 2010

I’ve always liked Ada. She was the first to see the musical potential of computers. Here, look at this old blog post in which I mention her. As proof!...

Workarounds

By Canonical, 18 March 2010

I was looking for new phone wallpapers last night and stumbled across loads of examples of this. The iPhone doesn’t have a main calendar screen like other...

Not that kind of bored

By Canonical, 14 March 2010

Inspired by this brilliant picture and wee post over at the Panic Inc. blog I’ve not been able to shake the idea of making a similar status view for us to use...

Andalusia deploys 220,000 Ubuntu desktops in schools throughout the region

By Canonical, 13 March 2010

Summary The Andalusian Regional Government, Spain, wanted to improve access to IT in schools throughout the region. It asked IT services company...

Love it from it’s Lucid ears to little Lucid toeses!

By Canonical, 12 March 2010

I really can’t tell you how exciting a place to be Canonical towers is right now! Yes, it’s hard work keeping up with all the feedback from the community,...

Intel, Eucalyptus and Canonical join forces to help user build cloud infrastructures confidently

By Canonical, 11 March 2010

A few weeks ago myself and Dustin Kirkland had the privilege of travelling to the Intel facility in Hillsboro, Oregon to work with Billy Cox, Rekha Raghu,...

Those pesky buttons

By Canonical, 10 March 2010

Many of you have been asking for some correspondence regarding the button position in the window manager.Here it is.At Ubuntu we have a golden opportunity not...

OS X Ubuntu USB Creator

By Canonical, 9 March 2010

I’ve spent some time attempting to make a Cocoa that lets you burn an Ubuntu ISO to a USB memory stick on OS X.I think I’ve got as far as I’m gonna get with...