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222 posts from 2010

New t-shirts

By Marcus Haslam, 1 October 2010

The new Maverick Meerkat and Natty Narwhal t-shirt delivery came in this morning, looking tip top I have to say. Check out the MM on the shop site in mens and ladies styles. For Natty you’ll just have to wait ’til UDS Im afraid.

Ubuntu emoticons

By Canonical, 1 October 2010

“Say hello to my little friends…” I’ve just completed a set of emoticons that more closely follow our visual identity to replace the defaults on the Canonical Design Blog. The old ones grated rather badly in my…

This week in design – 1 October 2010

By Canonical, 1 October 2010

It’s _almost_ there. Happy “so close to release I can almost taste the Ubuntinis” Day everyone! And if you’ve not tried an Ubuntini, well you should. The next release of Ubuntu releases on the 10th October but the…

Ubuntu supports technology-enabled teaching at The Johns Hopkins University

By Canonical, 30 September 2010

Cost-effective, easy-to-use and reliable, Ubuntu proved to be the open source platform of choice on which to build a support system for technology-enabled classrooms at The Johns Hopkins University. Background America’s first…

Ubuntu provides a secure and easily accessible system for german pilots

By Canonical, 30 September 2010

Enhanced security, outstanding support and reduced maintenance times – Ubuntu was the optimal choice for Contact Air GmbH. Summary Contact Air is a regional airline operating exclusively for Lufthansa German Airlines. They run a…

Ubuntu proved the optimal choice for a non-profit radio station

By Canonical, 30 September 2010

Simplicity in switching, ease-of-use, great client/server side management and outstanding reliability – Ubuntu proved the best choice for KRUU-FM Radio Station. Background KRUU-FM, a non-profit community radio station based in Iowa,…

Locatrix deploys mobile applications on Ubuntu

By Canonical, 30 September 2010

Locatrix Communications is a developer of mobile location-based application services, for deployment by enterprises and mobile network operators. The four-year old Brisbane-based company is the brains behind the Uandme™ social networking…

Ubuntu enables advanced computer research into killer diseases

By Canonical, 30 September 2010

Delivering training courses to researchers in developing countries – Ubuntu was the first choice for The Wellcome Trust Sangar Institute. Background The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute is a charity at the forefront of research into…

Ubuntu delivers significant cost-savings for specialist sports school

By Canonical, 30 September 2010

Stability, reduced maintenance and significant cost-savings – Ubuntu proved an outstanding choice for Skegness Grammar School. Background Skegness Grammar School is a small selective school on the Lincolnshire coast. It acts as a…

Integrating Ubuntu 8.04 LTS into Microsoft Active Directory using Likewise Open

By Canonical, 30 September 2010

Microsoft Active Directory is a widely-deployed directory service that is commonly used for identity management and authentication across the enterprise. Its ubiquity makes it a fixture of the IT landscape. As a result, interoperability…

29 days later

By Inayaili de León Persson, 29 September 2010

It’s been 29 days since I’ve started working at Canonical and, let me tell you, they went by really fast. In the past few weeks I have worked on lots of projects and there is a lot more in the pipeline. I’ve mainly been working on the…

Something New and Beautiful: Ubuntu, distilled, in type

By Mark Shuttleworth, 28 September 2010

The Ubuntu font represents the values of Ubuntu and Canonical, distilled into a typeface that is highly legible on screen, clean and balanced in print, professionally designed yet imbued with the wisdom of the whole Ubuntu community. I…