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16 posts from July 2010

This week in design – 30 July 2010

By Canonical, 30 July 2010

This week we’ve been to GUADEC, researched Shotwell and released an update to the new font! And it’s nearly the end of July?! When did that happen?!

Ubuntu Font Beta: now with added Bold

By Canonical, 30 July 2010

I am happy to announce that we have just updated the Ubuntu Font Beta ppa. Enjoy!

Design by enthusiasm

By Canonical, 30 July 2010

As many of you are most probably aware I work for Canonical and some of my blog posts from here are syndicated to design.canonical.com. I was asked a rather interesting question on that blog and partly due to the impatience of the asker…

Guadec Day 2: In pursuit of critical mass

By Canonical, 27 July 2010

Today I was reminded of this quote by Jane Goodall: If everyone could think a little bit about small choices they make every day: What do you eat, does it result in animal cruelty? What do you wear, how was it made, does it damage the…

Guadec Day 1

By Canonical, 26 July 2010

This week I am at Guadec in Den Haag. For those less familiar with working on open-source projects Guadec is the annual gathering of developers, users and businesses primarily focused on GNOME. GNOME, for those of you who don’t know…

This week in design – 23 July 2010

By Canonical, 23 July 2010

Edition 2 of this week in design kicks off with news of Stack Exchange, a bit about the distro sprint in Prague and an amazing achievement by our Design Team Lead as she walks for a very very long time in aid of Oxfam!

Native readers: extending the Beta

By Canonical, 22 July 2010

It is time to extend the Ubuntu Font Beta Testing. We need to make sure that the Ubuntu font is being fully exercised beyond the English language and I do not want to rely on accidental incidents but rather explicitly add people from the…

Canonical brings IBM DB2 software to Ubuntu on the coud

By Canonical, 21 July 2010

Virtual appliances of DB2 for Ubuntu users enable fast, easy deployment OSCON, Portland Oregon – Canonical Ltd., the company behind Ubuntu, has launched a virtual appliance of IBM’s DB2 Express-C software running on the Ubuntu…

This week in design – 16th July 2010

By Canonical, 16 July 2010

In this first ever “This week in design”, Iain updates us on the work the design team have been doing on guidelines, the desktop and the font. We also name some community helpers lending their support.

Friday afternoon treats…

By Canonical, 16 July 2010

I came across a thread this afternoon talking about a piece of promotional work by Goce Mitevski for Ubuntu. Simple, elegant and clean. Lovely.

Vote now for a more supportive future!

By Canonical, 14 July 2010

Evan, seen lurking here in the background, has a favour to ask. Stackoverflow is a website that allows professional and enthusiast developers to ask questions of one another in order to share ideas, solutions and make the life of…

Canonical and the Ubuntu UK community invite you to the “Ubuntu In Business” event on July 13th in central London

By Canonical, 13 July 2010

A new kind of tech event sees advocates combine to bring the open-source message direct to UK businesses Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, and the Ubuntu UK Community are jointly hosting an event aimed at introducing Ubuntu direct to…