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154 posts from 2012

Four new hot indie games arrive in Ubuntu Software Center

By Canonical, 19 December 2012

The Humble Indie Bundle 7 is in the Ubuntu Software Center and just in time for some holiday gaming. The masterful indie games coming to Ubuntu this time are Closure, Shank 2, Snapshot and Legend of Grimrock. These games debut in Ubuntu…

Top 10 questions about Ubuntu

By Canonical, 14 December 2012

It’s the end of the year, we met with lots of people from all around the world, at various conferences and events and wherever they were from and whatever their role in IT was, the same questions always seem to come back. So we…

To prepare for the hybrid future, try OpenStack now

By nickbarcet, 12 December 2012

Nigel Beighton, International VP of Technology, Rackspace Cloud computing is changing everything we know. Immense mathematical problems like the sequencing of the human genome and the discovery of the Higgs Boson simply wouldn’t have…

Juju GUI for visual cloud orchestration

By Mark Baker, 10 December 2012

As clouds for IT infrastructure become commonplace, admins and devops need quick, easy ways of deploying and orchestrating cloud services. As we mentioned in October, Ubuntu now has a GUI for Juju, the service orchestration tool for server…

Searching in the Dash in Ubuntu 13.04

By Canonical, 7 December 2012

The Ubuntu 12.10 release saw the Dash take another important step towards fulfilling its intended purpose of being an online, global search tool that helps users find anything, instantly, right from their home environment. There are a…

Windows 8 part 3: Don’t let legacy apps block the benefits of open source

By Canonical, 4 December 2012

Hidden away in the dark corner of every business there are monsters that scare the bejesus out of many an IT manager. They are little legacy applications, often unsupported by their creators, running on old spreadsheets, an ageing Access…

How will consumerisation of personal devices affect the choice of OS?

By Canonical, 4 December 2012

Best of our webinars – (Relates to content in this webinar) Along with the cloud, one of the big trends in corporate IT in recent years is the consumerisation of personal computing. Telecoms contracts have made smartphones affordable…

Design and arts in education

By Canonical, 30 November 2012

Ubuntu’s design team supports #includedesign, which is a important initiative – supported by many design organizations and companies.

Sputnik – Dell’s Ubuntu-based developer laptop is here

By Canonical, 29 November 2012

Ubuntu has long been a favourite with developers – especially in the worlds of web and cloud development. We’re excited that, from today, serious (and not-so-serious) developers will be able to get their hands on the super-sleek Dell…

Ubuntu and BitNami

By Canonical, 29 November 2012

Learn why BitNami uses Ubuntu on Amazon Web Services to help developers adapt their applications to work on the desktop, the server and the cloud.

What’s next for OpenStack?

By Canonical, 29 November 2012

OpenStack is an open source phenomenon. What started as a disruptive force for early adopting developers has morphed into the platform of choice for some of the world’s biggest clouds.

llgo update #10: "hello, world!" redux

By Canonical, 25 November 2012

It’s about time for another progress update on llgo. I’ve made decent progress recently, so let’s go through what’s new.HighlightsI’ve been refactoring bits of code and fixing bugs aplenty, so there is a mass…