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12 posts from June 2011

What’s round and sticky and how you can make some!

By Canonical, 30 June 2011

Some of you out there may have already seen that funky print shop MOO.com just launched a new product, round stickers. This means that you can now upload round images and make lovely bespoke stickers in a pack of 52. Full disclosure before…

Bridge Construction Set lands on the Software Center

By Canonical, 29 June 2011

Chronic Logic’s award winning game, Bridge Construction Set, is officially for sale in the Ubuntu Software Center. In Bridge Construction Set you build a bridge that hopefully does not break, however having a train plunge into the…

Puzzle Moppet hits the Ubuntu Software Center

By Canonical, 28 June 2011

The newest addition to the Ubuntu Software Center is Puzzle Moppet from Garnet Games. The poor little Moppet is lost and all alone in the wilderness. How are you going to help it get out? This interesting game requires you to solve puzzles…

Ubuntu Billboards: Design on a Grand Scale

By Canonical, 28 June 2011

It’s been five years since people <a…

Kashmiri Arabic script – questions, questions…

By Canonical, 23 June 2011

We are now putting the two complex scripts Hebrew and Arabic together. Although the basic design of the Arabic was finalised some months ago we have been doing a lot of background work investigating language support, and thus defining a…

Sharing Ubuntu with the world

By Inayaili de León Persson, 17 June 2011

We all know Ubuntu is great, but we want even more people to know just how great. With this in mind, we thought we’d give the visitors of ubuntu.com the tools to spread the word about Ubuntu. As of today, you can see Tweet and Like buttons…

Ubuntu Software Center adds Braid

By Canonical, 7 June 2011

Braid is the newest addition to the Ubuntu Software Center. Braid is a really cool puzzle game where the player manipulates the flow of time to solve puzzles. Every puzzle in the game is unique. The puzzles give your mind a workout. The…

Britain's Got Talent and The Cabinet Office – Ubuntu bedfellows in the public cloud.

By Mark Baker, 6 June 2011

Last week saw the culmination of one of the UK’s most popular TV shows – Britain’s Got Talent. The way in which this show over five series has captured the attention of the British public is quite incredible, with the majority…

Family Farm game in Ubuntu

By Canonical, 2 June 2011

We added Family Farm to the Software Center last week and I took a few hours (of non-work time!) to have a look at it. Summary is that it’s a fun simulation game for the whole family where your job is to build up your farm. You start…

ASUS new Eee PC now available with Ubuntu operating system

By Canonical, 2 June 2011

LONDON, June 2nd, 2011: Canonical, the sponsor of the Ubuntu project, today announces that Ubuntu is now available pre-loaded on the new ASUS Eee PC series. The Eee PC, has a slim, lightweight, compact design with stunning graphics and…

Mobica adopting Ubuntu Core for embedded device development

By Canonical, 1 June 2011

Mobica is partnering with Canonical in the adoption of Ubuntu Core, a sub-set of Ubuntu technologies suited for the next generation of Internet-enabled embedded devices such as In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) systems, set top boxes, smart TV…

Pelagicore signs up to Ubuntu Core for in-vehicle infotainment development

By Canonical, 1 June 2011

London June 1st, 2011: Open source automotive infotainment development specialists, Pelagicore has adopted Canonical’s Ubuntu Core to build new embedded experiences based on broad architecture and open source technologies for in-…