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56 posts from 2009

Canonical releases source code for Launchpad

By Canonical, 21 July 2009

Release of Launchpad to encourage innovation Canonical, the founder of the Ubuntu project, announced today that it has open-sourced the code that runs Launchpad, the software development and collaboration platform used by tens of thousands…

Featured paper cut: Nautilus, simplified

By Canonical, 20 July 2009

I thought I’d share a fun paper cut from this week’s milestone that has seen some interesting developments. The proposed changes (and discussion) have grown larger than paper cut size, but some progress was made (resulting in a…

Ubuntu Flickr photo submissions

By Canonical, 17 July 2009

The flickr group photos are coming along very well! ( http://www.flickr.com/groups/u... ) Keep up the good work!

Karmic wallpapers

By Canonical, 9 July 2009

Ubuntu would like to include a beautiful set of images for our users to choose from in our next release. In order to accomplish this we have set up a wiki page to explain things and guidelines for inclusion.In addition we’ve started…

Test drive Ubuntu on your Mac with Ubuntu.app

By Canonical, 7 July 2009

During Gran Canaria Desktop Summit, Ivanka Majic, Kalle Persson, Andreas Nilsson, and I had a conversation about exposing designers to the growing momentum behind free software usability and design. People interested in contributing…

Canonical delves deeper into the cloud, launches Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud services

By Canonical, 1 July 2009

Partners with Eucalyptus to offer ‘private cloud’ assessment, proof-of-concept and support services. Canonical, the founder of the Ubuntu project, today launched new professional services to help and support users building…

More of Ubuntu Training for Europe

By Canonical, 8 June 2009

With numerous new government backed Open Source initiatives kicking off in The Netherlands, we’ve decided to lead the way and ensure that Ubuntu training is widely available. Having training locations in every major Dutch city, AT…

Computex sees Ubuntu at the heart of the computing ecosystem

By Canonical, 2 June 2009

Computex starts on June 2 in Taipei and, as every year, sees the world’s PC industry come together to discuss the development of the next generation of notebooks, netbooks and soon-to-be-released products. Canonical has been…

Sandisk collaborates to improve SSDs on Ubuntu netbooks

By Canonical, 2 June 2009

Canonical announces detail of collaboration with SanDisk to better support Ubuntu Ubuntu sponsor and leading solid state drive manufacturer share expertise to provide better Linux experience on both netbooks and laptops Canonical today…

Breathe icons 1st release

By Canonical, 31 May 2009

The Breathe icon team just announced their initial release. Check it out if you haven’t seen it yet on the ubuntu wiki or on gnome-look.They’ve come a long way and are moving ahead at a steady pace. Breathe is an excellent…

Landscape 1.3 now Manages Ubuntu Server on Amazon EC2

By Canonical, 18 May 2009

Announcing the release of Landscape 1.3 – the next version of Canonical’s management and monitoring software that lets you manage multiple Ubuntu systems as easily as one. In addition, Landscape enables you to monitor all your…

Canonical announces availability of Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop Edition

By Canonical, 20 April 2009

Faster boot speed, enhanced application suite and more visual appeal — give users more reasons than ever to choose Ubuntu Canonical, the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu,announced today that Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop Edition is free to…