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56 posts from 2009

Canonical announces availability of Ubuntu 9.04 Server Edition

By Canonical, 20 April 2009

Canonical, the sponsor of Ubuntu, announced today that Ubuntu 9.04 Server Edition is available to download from Thursday 23 April. Canonical offers assessment, deployment, migration, training and support services to ensure that companies…

New, shiny, condensed and hugely effective: The new Ubuntu Certified Professional course

By Canonical, 16 April 2009

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) has recently (April 1st) updated its LPIC1 objectives significantly to come in line with advancements made over the past four years. This provides Canonical with the opportunity to readdress the…

Microsoft, FUD and the netbook market

By Chris Kenyon, 8 April 2009

Microsoft, FUD and the netbook market Brandon Le Blanc from Microsoft posted an interesting post about Netbooks and Linux last week. While we agreed with his comments about customers wanting choice and looking for outstanding hardware…

Ubuntu Server Edition – Updates from the Canonical Training Camp

By Canonical, 23 March 2009

Following the growing success of Ubuntu Server Edition, and in response to requests from both students and partners, Canonical has now launched an Ubuntu Server-dedicated course, called ‘Deploying Ubuntu in the Enterprise…

Ubuntu 7.10 reaches end-of-life on April 18, 2009

By Canonical, 23 March 2009

Ubuntu announced the release of 7.10 almost 18 months ago, on October 18, 2007. As with the earlier releases, Ubuntu committed to ongoing security and critical fixes for a period of 18 months. The support period is now nearing its end and…

HP and Canonical work towards Ubuntu certification on servers

By Canonical, 16 February 2009

Moving Ubuntu into the enterprise, especially on the server, has been a significant undertaking. While the Ubuntu Server Edition has been around since late 2005, it really came into its own in mid 2006 with Ubuntu 6.06LTS — the first…

Ubuntu Training Strengthened in the USA

By Canonical, 16 February 2009

Canonical has recently signed and trained up instructors from Fast Lane and Bridge Education, the latest two partners to join the Ubuntu Training Partner Programme. Ubuntu courses are now available in many locations across the USA. Two, 5…

Redmonk and Ubuntu survey: results are in!

By Canonical, 4 February 2009

Over the last two months Canonical and the Ubuntu server community ran a user survey to delve into the detail of Ubuntu server use. You can see the original launch plan here. The audience was self-selecting; we promoted it through the…