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17 posts from January 2012

Multi-Monitor Update and Greeter Prototype

By Canonical, 31 January 2012

We first posted a blog back in December about our work on the multi-monitor experience for Ubuntu. Back then we published the first revision of the Multiple Monitors UX Specification, and got some great feedback. We have taken comments,…

Krux creates revenues from audience data and helps protect privacy

By Canonical, 31 January 2012

Ubuntu and AWS cloud used to capture, protect and monetise data across platforms Summary Krux helps website operators responsibly drive new revenues from consumer data while protecting that data from unauthorised skimming and theft. With…

Ubuntu powers online presence for Heart FM, Capital FM and Classic FM

By Canonical, 30 January 2012

Global Radio uses Ubuntu to steamline management and enhance user experience Summary Global Radio, the home of Heart FM, Capital FM and Classic FM, XFM, Choice FM, BigTop40 and LBC is the UK’s premier radio company. To give listeners…

Ubuntu Brand Guidelines get their own site

By Inayaili de León Persson, 27 January 2012

If you’ve ever had to create Ubuntu or Canonical related design materials, chances are you had a look at the Brand Guidelines, which, until now, have only existed in the form of bulky PDFs. Those days are over, as we happily…

Ubuntu: Designing for a good purpose

By Canonical, 27 January 2012

  Ubuntu is the world’s most popular open-source operating system for phones, tablets, PCs, and TVs. It is used by more…

Some guidelines for warm grey text on the web

By Inayaili de León Persson, 26 January 2012

Warm grey is one of the neutral colours from Ubuntu and Canonical’s colour palette. It has been added to the palette for balance, being a bridge between the vibrant orange and aubergine. The brand guidelines specify that warm grey…

Introducing the HUD. Say hello to the future of the menu.

By Mark Shuttleworth, 24 January 2012

The HUD replaces traditional menus in applications targeting Unity. Say what you mean, instead of navigating through a tree of options. Initially the HUD is shaped as a fast and smart look-ahead search through menus, but over the next four…

JT Global standardises mission-critical production system on Ubuntu

By Canonical, 24 January 2012

Virtualised Ubuntu environment delivers datacentre power and cooling savings of £2,800 per year Summary JT Global, formerly Jersey Telecom, is a leading communications provider in the Channel Islands. It delivers ADSL services to 38,000…

Precisely how we’re going to make the wallpapers in 12.04 the best ever!

By Canonical, 23 January 2012

As developers all over the world sink their teeth into the new features for the next release of Ubuntu it’s time to get out our cameras, brushes and pencils out and start creating the images that will make up the wallpapers for the…

Ubuntu Certification – Website Improvements

By Victor Tuson Palau, 19 January 2012

The Ubuntu Certification Website has just got better. We have roll-out improvements to how we list systems and provided a powerful search feature. We want to ensure that you get as quick as possible to the information that you need. As…

Meeting Prezi

By Canonical, 16 January 2012

While we were sprinting in Budapest, we had the opportunity to meet the team responsible for such an interesting and inspiring product. We have in fact been lucky enough, thanks to some interesting connections, to be invited at Prezi’s! Of…

Janrain powers the next generation of online indentity management with Ubuntu

By Canonical, 12 January 2012

Ubuntu Cloud Guest and Amazon’s public cloud power seamless sign-on and authentication for millions of web users. Summary US technology Janrain makes it simple for web users to access new sites using their existing online accounts,…