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41 news from 2013

Pioneering community develops app for Evernote

By Canonical, 9 December 2013

Over 300 Ubuntu community developers registered their interest and willingness to work on the open-source Evernote-powered app for Ubuntu on phones, following a call for members back in September. A team of 10 have been finalised and work…

The Weather Channel comes to Ubuntu on smartphones

By Canonical, 4 December 2013

The Ubuntu phone is developing fast. Today, it includes all the functionality you’d expect from a smartphone and, with growing support from App partners, relevant apps will be included on Ubuntu smartphones from launch. We’re working with…

Ubuntu OIL announced for broadest set of cloud infrastructure options

By Canonical, 5 November 2013

Today at the OpenStack Design Summit in Hong Kong, we announced the Ubuntu OpenStack Interoperability Lab (Ubuntu OIL). The programme will test and validate the interoperability of hardware and software in a purpose-built lab, giving…

The open cloud future is here: Ubuntu 13.10 and OpenStack Havana

By Mark Baker, 17 October 2013

We’re very happy to announce the arrival of Ubuntu 13.10 and OpenStack Havana. Ubuntu is the fastest and easiest way to deploy an OpenStack Havana-based cloud. Of course, we’re not the only way to deploy an OpenStack cloud – the diversity…

Latest Ubuntu 13.10 includes first step to mobile / PC convergence

By Canonical, 17 October 2013

13.10 desktop gains Smart Scopes and performance improvements from mobile and desktop convergence effort, paving the way for full converge across all devices. 13.10 includes the first true mobile release of Ubuntu, enabling OEMs, carriers…

Ubuntu 13.10 delivers faster cloud setup and management for scale-out environments

By Canonical, 10 October 2013

Ubuntu Server 13.10 is available from 17th October; first fully supported release of the new OpenStack Havana, with faster node installation and a new version of Juju that supports ultra-dense containerised application deployment.…

Charm Championship to be judged by industry leaders

By Canonical, 19 September 2013

As we approach the final month of the Juju Charm Championship, we’re excited to announce the panel of expert judges who will be reviewing submissions and selecting the winners for the competition’s six categories. Canonical is proud to…

HP releases Ubuntu loaded machines in 1,500 stores in China

By Canonical, 17 September 2013

Ubuntu’s retail presence has grown again as HP brings a range of laptops pre-installed with a Chinese-centric version of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to over 1,500 of its stores across all major cities in China. Consumers in China will now be able to…

Ubuntu on Windows Azure gets the Juju magic

By Mark Baker, 17 September 2013

September 17th, 2013. Today, Canonical, in cooperation with Microsoft, is announcing that Juju fully supports deploying services on Ubuntu into Windows Azure. This means that Ubuntu users can use Juju with its intuitive GUI to design and…

Landscape updates Ubuntu with hyperscale management

By Canonical, 12 September 2013

Today we’re introducing some new features into Ubuntu’s systems management and monitoring tool, Landscape. Organisations will now be able to use Landscape to manage Hyperscale environments ranging from ARM to x86 low-power designs, adding…

Facebook comes to Ubuntu phone

By Canonical, 10 September 2013

The Ubuntu community is developing a Facebook application for Ubuntu smartphones ready for launch later this year. It will be an Ubuntu Web App, which takes web based applications, such as Facebook, and enables them to act just like native…

Juju Charm Championship expands with more categories, more prizes

By Canonical, 27 August 2013

The Charm Championship is underway, but there’s still plenty of time to get involved. Today we’re announcing the addition of three new entry categories, each with a $10,000 prize on offer for the most innovative bundle of charms. The full…