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11 posts from December 2010

Canonical and the Ubuntu project say Happy Holidays with the Ubuntu Font Family released for the web

By Canonical, 21 December 2010

Google and the Ubuntu project have today released the Ubuntu Font Family to the world through the Google Font Directory.Through the magic of the Google Font API any web designer can now pick Ubuntu from the Google Font Directory and bring…

Design Museum exhibition London

By Marcus Haslam, 20 December 2010

Something exciting next year Bruno Maag from Dalton Maag has been asked by the Design Museum London to put on an exhibition of his work. This is a collaboration between ourselves and DM, the exhibition will be in two parts a substantial…

Skalica City Hall reduces costs by 70 per cent with Ubuntu

By admin, 16 December 2010

Landscape systems management simplifies maintenance Summary Based in Slovakia, the Skalica City Hall IT team must provide a reliable and easy-to-use desktop infrastructure to 120 users. The team found that its existing Microsoft Windows…

Ubuntu helps KnowledgeTree build client base and reduce costs

By Canonical, 16 December 2010

Innovative cloud solution serves 200 times the clients for a quarter of the cost Summary KnowledgeTree wanted to introduce a Software as a Service (SaaS) version of its popular document management solution. Its new infrastructure needed to…

Surveying contributions

By Canonical, 14 December 2010

If you have ever contributed to an open source project or wish you had got round to it then please can you fill in this survey? http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/... It isn’t a quick one, but if you have about 20 minutes to spare…

Certification of HP Desktops

By Canonical, 10 December 2010

The well-earned accolade that it ‘just works’ is one of the reasons that Ubuntu has been propelled to the position of the most widely shipped and installed Linux desktop. Behind that accolade are an army of community and professional…

Thanks and good luck to Matt Asay

By Jane Silber, 8 December 2010

Matt Asay joined Canonical in February this year and quickly proved instrumental in aligning strategic goals and operational activities. Unfortunately for us, Matt will be leaving Canonical December 17 for the lure of an early-stage start-…

Looking at Ubuntu Brainstorm: Idea #25801

By Canonical, 8 December 2010

The Ubuntu Technical Board is currently conducting a review of the top ten Brainstorm issues users have raised about Ubuntu, and Matt asked me to investigate Idea #25801: Help the user understand when closing a window does not terminate…

So, you want to provide an API for the world to use?

By Canonical, 7 December 2010

I conducted 5 qualitative interviews with developers and here are some findings. You have two problems. The first problem is to design the API. The second is to help people learn to use it. Great API design Is consistent, predictable,…

Ubuntu for the Enterprise: Five Steps to Ensure Successful Adoption webinar

By Canonical, 1 December 2010

Please join Canonical and Centrify on Thursday, 2 December 2010 at 9 a.m. PST to learn how organizations are enabling the broader deployment of Ubuntu by integrating it into their existing Active Directory infrastructure and management…

Canonical celebrates new UA: Landscape interface with Ubuntu Advantage free trial offer

By Canonical, 1 December 2010

New interface significantly eases feature deployment for systems management tool Canonical today announced a free trial to showcase the entirely new interface for its systems management solution, Ubuntu Advantage: Landscape. Landscape has…