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23 posts from April 2010

Reasons to celebrate 29th April 2010

By Canonical, 29 April 2010

One of the first things I did when I joined Canonical just over a year ago was conduct some user research. The idea was to identify some broad areas that needed to be addressed and so I devised sessions that included topics like dealing…

Ubuntu visual identity

By Canonical, 29 April 2010

Drum roll please….After a *lot* of amazing effort from the Canonical design team I am pleased to announce that preliminary Ubuntu visual identity is online and available to all!.If you’ve never worked through such a process…

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Desktop Edition: faster boot speed and a new design

By Canonical, 27 April 2010

Long-term support (LTS) version of popular desktop operating system generally available on 29 April Canonical announced today the upcoming release of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Desktop Edition, the latest version of the popular Linux desktop…

When it comes to social networking what are you? Door, Mirror, Room?

By Canonical, 27 April 2010

Everyone belongs to one, two or more social networking sites. At Canonical, we wondered “What does social networking mean to people?” I set off to find out. I went to people’s homes, sat with them at their computers, looked at the…

A global menu for Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition

By Mark Shuttleworth, 27 April 2010

The Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition will use a single consolidated menu, displayed in the panel, rather than individual menus in each application window.

Canonical announces strong ISV and open source ecosystem support for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

By Canonical, 27 April 2010

Canonical announces strong ISV and open source ecosystem support for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Canonical today revealed strong software vendor support for the upcoming Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Long-term Support) release for both server and desktop. Ubuntu…

Canonical’s Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server Edition features the ideal deployment platform for Linux server workloads and cloud computing

By Canonical, 27 April 2010

Long-term support (LTS) version of popular server operating system generally available on 29 April Canonical today announced the upcoming release of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server Edition which includes extended security and maintenance updates…

Refining the battery status menu

By Matthew Paul Thomas, 23 April 2010

As part of the notification area transition, we’re adapting the Gnome Power Manager item to be a system status menu. We’re interested in your feedback on the design and any improvements we can make.

Magical Mystery Cafe

By Canonical, 23 April 2010

There will be those of you reading this who will say “only in Japan” and ordinarily I would shy away from that sort of thing but in this case I think you’re right. Cabel Sasser is co-founder of a software company…

New strategic plan!

By Canonical, 23 April 2010

Came across this on the delightful Swissmiss. We are always in the process of reviewing our development processes a both design and technical to keep them Lean and agile and the chap quoted here is Herb Kelleher of Southwest airlines fame.…

Curious displays

By Canonical, 23 April 2010

Video on Vimeo by Julia Yu Tsao showing an interesting, and very futuristic, concept to display information in a physical environment.

Future of eBooks?

By Canonical, 22 April 2010

Video from YouTube of the Element iPad application.