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12 posts from August 2012

12.10 shortlist so far

By Canonical, 28 August 2012

12.10 shortlist, a gallery on Flickr. Today the group closed on submissions for the 12.10 wallpaper selection. The team of us involved are still working to add/ remove and refine this collection before the 30th. We’ve got a few more…

Ubuntu and Unite 2012

By Canonical, 28 August 2012

We’ve already written about Unity Technologies, supporting publishing applications to Linux in the next release of their platform, Unity 4.0. Canonical attended Unity’s Unite developer conference in Amsterdam, held 21-24 August, to…

Prototyping Navigation with JavaScript

By Anthony Dillon, 24 August 2012

I wondered if I could make an easily updateable, prototype site in order to test a number of different IA’s using an XML file to represent the sitemap. This post is about what I did and how to get some sample code if you want to use or…

12.04.1

By Rick Spencer, 24 August 2012

Since its April release, 12.04 LTS has had an enthusiastic reception in organisations that look to the LTS for large scale deployments that will remain in place for many years. For those of you waiting for the first point release, we are…

Calum and Mika’s cakes.

By Canonical, 23 August 2012

We are blogging a lot of cakes, so to economise on space, I’ve paired Mika and I’s latest baking attempts. Last week was my turn to bake a cake. I was nervous. There’s a lot of pressure, and it is no easy task! So I chose…

New focus for wallpaper submissions

By Canonical, 21 August 2012

Quantal is well on the way to being the great release we’ve come to expect from Ubuntu so it’s time to add to that sheen with a set of quality wallpapers from our fantastic community. This cycle we’re going to try to make…

ARM Server Explained

By Victor Tuson Palau, 21 August 2012

You have probably started to notice a continuous buzz around ARM Servers for the last few months: Calxeda (an System on a Chip maker) presented their solution at UDS-Q. HP announced their moonshot program, which Canonical is playing a key…

Fieldrunners, Spirits and BIT.TRIP BEAT debut on Ubuntu, in the Humble Android Bundle 3

By Canonical, 15 August 2012

Starting today, the third Humble Bundle for Android is available, bringing with it three games new to Ubuntu: Spirits, Fieldrunners and BIT.TRIP BEAT. Once again, the Humble Bundle provides for super-easy downloading through the Ubuntu…

Gone to the island

By Canonical, 10 August 2012

The release schedule of Ubuntu is tied to a 6 month cycle, also called cadence. Similarly, a lot of our work and planning falls onto our diaries like country festivals on farmer’s calendar. Ubuntu Developer Summits are obviously the main…

The future is open cloud

By Canonical, 10 August 2012

Open-source software is increasingly at the heart of the biggest changes happening in enterprise computing all over the world. For me, open cloud is a perfect way to illustrate the benefits open source is bringing businesses and this is…

Ubuntu Online Tour

By Anthony Dillon, 9 August 2012

We realise that changing Operating System (OS) is a big thing for anyone thinking of testing something out. That becomes a huge barrier for people trying out Ubuntu for the first time and seeing if they like it. As a member of the web team…

An enterprise summit not to be missed! – October 2012

By Cezzaine Zaher, 8 August 2012

The cloud is disrupting the enterprise computing world, driven by the growth of open-source software. As a result, new opportunities are emerging; it’s time to exploit them. On the 30th October 2012, Canonical will host an Ubuntu…