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20 posts from March 2012

Ubuntu User Surveys 2012 – Part 4 and Final

By Canonical, 29 March 2012

I wanted to know what the reasons were for people choosing Ubuntu. After all there are other better-known choices out there. For the respondents across all...

Ubuntu User Surveys 2012 – Part 3

By Canonical, 27 March 2012

So as promised let’s take a look a the next set of results from the Ubuntu Survey.  I am going to bundle together the broader world of Ubuntu looking at other...

Holistic UI is smarter UX

By Mark Shuttleworth, 27 March 2012

It’s only by looking at the whole, that we can design great experiences. And only by building a community of both system and application developers that care...

The Pangolin wallpaper selection takes flight

By Canonical, 23 March 2012

For another cycle a selection of images has been put forward for inclusion in Ubuntu. As there have been some questions on other blogs about the process I...

Ubuntu User Surveys 2012 – Part 2

By Canonical, 22 March 2012

Yesterday we looked at the demographics of the respondents to the survey and some observations about the validity of the date. I recommend you read that post...

Ubuntu User Surveys 2012 – Part 1

By Canonical, 21 March 2012

Ok, we got a lot of response to the user survey poll, so thank you to everybody that took part. I will publish access to all the results through the fantastic...

World Hosting Day Dell OpenStack-Powered Cloud Solution with Ubuntu

By Canonical, 21 March 2012

At World Hosting Day in Germany today, Dell announced its partnering with Canonical to deliver and support Dell OpenStack-Powered Cloud Solution with Ubuntu...

Ubuntu Cloud Day in India – April 4th, Bangalore

By Canonical, 19 March 2012

Ubuntu Cloud Day is Canonical’s first Cloud event in Bangalore. With keynote speeches from various members of the Canonical team and a more focussed technical...

Task switching in Ubuntu, and a introduction to ‘The Spread’

By Canonical, 16 March 2012

Introduction to task switching A key part of any operating system user interface is how it enables the user to switch between multiple tasks. In most desktop...

Official Ubuntu Cloud Guest from Canonical Now Available on Amazon EC2

By nickbarcet, 14 March 2012

We’re pleased to announce that official Ubuntu Cloud Guest Images are now listed on the Amazon EC2 quick start. Users can now find and launch official Ubuntu...

Ubuntu Server: the best choice for business

By Canonical, 13 March 2012

Leading Linux-based operating system Ubuntu Server is engineered to support the needs of business in 21st century. In this why paper we look at 11 top reasons...

Ubuntu and Hadoop: the perfect match

By Canonical, 13 March 2012

In many fields of IT, there are always stand-out technologies. This is definitely the case in the Big Data space, where Hadoop is leading the way. However,...