56 posts from 2009

Management changes at Canonical

By Jane Silber, 17 December 2009

As Mark Shuttleworth has announced I will have the privilege of leading Canonical from March of next year. I am excited about the role, energised by the opportunities in front of us, and humbled by the collection of amazing and talented…

Canonical announces commercial services for its version control system, Bazaar

By Canonical, 10 December 2009

Set up, support and troubleshooting now available for new and existing deployments Companies and open source projects interested in using Canonical's popular version control system now have access to a suite of commercial services…

Excuse me!?

By Canonical, 9 December 2009

Excuse me!?

A bug in two parts

By Canonical, 8 December 2009

I finally got round to going through the photos on my camera this morning – I still haven’t got round to putting my holiday (August holiday!) photos on Flickr so I thought this could be the way to spend a chilly Saturday…

2009 Ubuntu Server Edition user survey

By Canonical, 3 December 2009

The Ubuntu Server Team wants to know how you use Ubuntu Server Edition in day-to-day operations to help the team prioritize the support and development of the product. This is the second edition of this initiative which was first…

One Hundred Paper Cuts: Karmic summary and Lucid plans

By Canonical, 24 November 2009

Karmic Retrospective Long story short: we fixed 76 paper cuts for Karmic. Hooray! Congratulations! For more details, see the Ubuntu wiki page. (I believe we actually reached 100, but many paper cuts were fixed without being…

Fresh off the press

By Canonical, 24 November 2009

I just got my copy of “The Book of Inkscape” by Dmitry Kirsanov. It has excellent information for inkscape users both new and old 😉

Google Chrome OS and Canonical

By Chris Kenyon, 19 November 2009

Congratulations to Google on the open sourcing of Google Chrome OS When Chrome OS was announced in June we saw this as a positive development, bringing choice to the consumer. We considered how open source development is as much about co-…

The much misunderstood Ubuntu 9.10 upgrade poll

By Canonical, 6 November 2009

Gavin Clark at the Register recently reported that only 10% of people upgrading to 9.10 had a satisfactory experience. Serdar Yegalup at Information Week then reported that 40% of people upgrading to Ubuntu 9.10 had issues that they…

The most beautiful blog post ever*

By Canonical, 26 October 2009

Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to share with you the short-list for the Ubuntu Karmic Koala Wallpaper’s Competition. We had so many fantastic entries and so little space on the final CD. At last count, 19 fabulous…

Landscape 1.4 Adds UEC Support

By Canonical, 26 October 2009

Cloud management dominates the theme for Landscape 1.4 with new features that allow you to manage your private Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) as easily as you manage your instances on Amazon EC2. Also released are new features that help…

Ubuntu 9.10 server edition released

By Canonical, 26 October 2009

Latest version of popular operating system allows businesses to build on proven Ubuntu server technology Canonical today announced the general availability of Ubuntu 9.10 Server Edition for free download on Thursday 29 October. Ubuntu 9.10…