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26 posts from August 2010

Building Apps for the Cloud: How KnowledgeTree Used Ubuntu for Rapid Development of Its SaaS Offering

By Canonical, 31 August 2010

Would you like to find out about how Ubuntu is being deployed in the cloud space? Would you like to see how KnowledgeTree uses Ubuntu for its SaaS offering? If so, please join KnowledgeTree and Canonical on Wednesday 8 September 2010 at 11…

Raw Photo Treatment Photos and More

By Canonical, 29 August 2010

I just uploaded a few examples of the “raw” photos taken recently at the Canonical London office. Hopefully some of these photos, when properly edited, will help define the future Canonical/Ubuntu photo…

On being famous…

By Canonical, 27 August 2010

I called the registrar’s office the other day to ask a question. The person on the phone was very helpful and quickly answered my question. In order to do so, he asked me for my name, which I told him. He started making odd…

This week in design – 27 August 2010

By Canonical, 27 August 2010

Frozen in time (c) Alyssa Nicole via Flickr This week we caught a chill in the form of our UI Freeze. That meant that from here on we should only be fixing bugs in the next release of Ubuntu. A highlight of the design contributions this…

Boo-yah!!!

By Canonical, 27 August 2010

105 papercut bugs have been fixed in Maverick already! Read on to find out how you can help us clear even more.

Second update to the Ubuntu Light themes

By Canonical, 26 August 2010

Hi guys I’m Andrea Cimitan! 😉 Sorry for the delay but here we are, with an abundance of updates for Ambiance and its complementary bright theme, Radiance! It has been a great couple of weeks for me, where I continued working jointly with…

This week in design – 20 August 2010

By Canonical, 20 August 2010

In honour of a comment made about design this week, we are rocking out as the heading to this weeks update on work in the design team. One area we’re rocking out HARD is the papercuts. Vish now informs me that we’ve fixed over…

Meet Shinya Kimura

By Canonical, 20 August 2010

I was reminded of this video by a piece of music that came on shuffle as I was working. Splendid short film, beautiful colour, and that noise!

A true italic

By Canonical, 20 August 2010

In this latest post from Dalton Maag Lukas Paltram updates us on the development thinking that went into the italics in the new Ubuntu font family.

10.10.10.10.10…..

By Mark Shuttleworth, 20 August 2010

Here’s a way to show off your movie-making creative skills AND promote whatever you think the coolest things in 10.10 are: make a Maverick Movie!

Get your photos on millions of computers!

By Canonical, 16 August 2010

It’s that time again! We’ve been accepting submissions on the Ubuntu Artwork Flickr group for a while now but with the deadline fast approaching for Beta we need to get together a shortlist and finalise the photo wallpapers…

Multi-touch Support Lands in Maverick

By Canonical, 16 August 2010

Canonical is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu’s multi-touch and gesture stack. With Ubuntu 10.10 (the Maverick Meerkat), users and developers will have an end-to-end touch-screen framework — from the kernel all the way…