33 posts from September 2010

Ubuntu supports technology-enabled teaching at The Johns Hopkins University

By Canonical, 30 September 2010

Cost-effective, easy-to-use and reliable, Ubuntu proved to be the open source platform of choice on which to build a support system for technology-enabled classrooms at The Johns Hopkins University. Background America’s first research university, The Johns …

Ubuntu provides a secure and easily accessible system for german pilots

By Canonical, 30 September 2010

Enhanced security, outstanding support and reduced maintenance times – Ubuntu was the optimal choice for Contact Air GmbH. Summary Contact Air is a regional airline operating exclusively for Lufthansa German Airlines. They run a fleet of …

Ubuntu proved the optimal choice for a non-profit radio station

By Canonical, 30 September 2010

Simplicity in switching, ease-of-use, great client/server side management and outstanding reliability – Ubuntu proved the best choice for KRUU-FM Radio Station. Background KRUU-FM, a non-profit community radio station based in Iowa, USA, broadcasts locally 24 hours …

Locatrix deploys mobile applications on Ubuntu

By Canonical, 30 September 2010

Locatrix Communications is a developer of mobile location-based application services, for deployment by enterprises and mobile network operators. The four-year old Brisbane-based company is the brains behind the Uandme™ social networking service, which lets mobile subscribers …

Ubuntu enables advanced computer research into killer diseases

By Canonical, 30 September 2010

Delivering training courses to researchers in developing countries – Ubuntu was the first choice for The Wellcome Trust Sangar Institute. Background The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute is a charity at the forefront of research into the …

Ubuntu delivers significant cost-savings for specialist sports school

By Canonical, 30 September 2010

Stability, reduced maintenance and significant cost-savings – Ubuntu proved an outstanding choice for Skegness Grammar School. Background Skegness Grammar School is a small selective school on the Lincolnshire coast. It acts as a specialist college for …

Integrating Ubuntu 8.04 LTS into Microsoft Active Directory using Likewise Open

By Canonical, 30 September 2010

Microsoft Active Directory is a widely-deployed directory service that is commonly used for identity management and authentication across the enterprise. Its ubiquity makes it a fixture of the IT landscape. As a result, interoperability with Active …

29 days later

By Inayaili de León Persson, 29 September 2010

It’s been 29 days since I’ve started working at Canonical and, let me tell you, they went by really fast. In the past few weeks I have worked on lots of projects and there is a …

Something New and Beautiful: Ubuntu, distilled, in type

By Mark Shuttleworth, 28 September 2010

The Ubuntu font represents the values of Ubuntu and Canonical, distilled into a typeface that is highly legible on screen, clean and balanced in print, professionally designed yet imbued with the wisdom of the whole Ubuntu …

Intial Hebrew trials

By Canonical, 23 September 2010

The Ubuntu project is going full speed. We have started intial work on the Hebrew and would like to share a few thoughts with you. This PDF illustrates how we arrived at some of the basic …

The future of books?

By Canonical, 22 September 2010

Check out these lovely ebook touchscreen concepts from IDEO. The Future of the Book. from IDEO on Vimeo.

Canonical hosts leading ODMs at Ubuntu Hardware Summit

By Canonical, 21 September 2010

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and original design manufacturers (ODMs) learn latest techniques about shipping Ubuntu, hardware enablement and more Engineers and product managers from device and computer manufacturers and designers will meet in Taipei, Taiwan for …