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10 posts from February 2011

Legislators in Kerala, India work better with Ubuntu laptops

By Canonical, 17 February 2011

Tens of thousands of dollars saved on software licensing Summary The Government of Kerala wanted to provide 141 members of its legislative assembly with new laptop computers to help increase productivity and collaboration.Working with…

Thunderbird in the Usability Lab!

By Canonical, 16 February 2011

 I have just completed sessions of usability testing of Thunderbird. This time, I had the pleasure of working with Andreas Nilsson, who came to London to observe the sessions. It was very useful to get his feedback and to work…

DanRabbit on the Ubuntu One Desktop

By Canonical, 16 February 2011

Hey Ubuntu One and Design fans! This is my first post here, and I have to say I feel priveledged to be able to write to you all. Recently I’ve been working with the Ubuntu One team on the desktop syncing apps, and trying to give them…

Happy Valentine’s Day

By Canonical, 14 February 2011

10 reasons to migrate

By Canonical, 11 February 2011

The computing world is extremely polarised when it comes to proprietary vs. open source, and a million industry voices tell a million different stories. Even so, there are still very real differences between the two philosophies and…

Canonical releases world’s most comprehensive, up-to-date component catalog for Linux

By Canonical, 10 February 2011

Canonical today announced that for the first time it was making publicly available its complete database of certified components for Ubuntu and Linux — rapidly reducing the the time-to-market for Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs)…

Dell releases OpenManage 6.4 for Ubuntu

By nickbarcet, 3 February 2011

In the spring of 2010, members of the Ubuntu development team worked with Dell to build and test OpenManage 6.3 for Ubuntu. Several of our engineers took several weeks working with Dell Linux engineers to build out a process for ensuring:…

Canonical joins the OpenStack community

By nickbarcet, 3 February 2011

OpenStack today have made a number of announcements about the Bexar release of their cloud stack and we were delighted to be able to confirm its inclusion in the repositories for Ubuntu 11.04 as well as officially joining the community. We…

Dell customers use Ubuntu to deploy cloud

By Canonical, 2 February 2011

Canonical today announced the availability of Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) running on Dell PowerEdge C2100 and C6100 servers in an integrated solution enabling Dell's U.S.-based customers to easily deploy Infrastructure as a Service…

Agora Games makes dramatic time and cost savings with Ubuntu

By Canonical, 2 February 2011

Gaming company cuts server infrastructure by almost half with Ubuntu and VMware Summary Agora Games creates custom online gaming communities and develops video-game middleware. As a fast-growing company, Agora Games realised that it needed…