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11 posts from June 2013

Shorts: add, edit, share and adjust

By Canonical, 28 June 2013

In my previous blog post, we looked at the key screens for Shorts, the organic grid and the reading view. You can read about the list view behaviour in this document. In this post, I would like to look at journeys for adding and editing…

Ubuntu phone press kit

By Canonical, 27 June 2013

Ubuntu is a popular desktop OS that now offers a touch-based phone interface, using gestures from all four edges of the screen to deliver a more immersive experience. It uniquely enables convergence of the mobile and PC worlds, boasting a…

Using Juju to deploy OpenStack

By Canonical, 26 June 2013

See how to deploy OpenStack easily on Ubuntu using Juju and the new Juju Charm Browser.

Latest design guides

By Canonical, 25 June 2013

It’s been a while since our last update to the app design guides so I thought it was about time I shared the latest additions to this growing resource. Screen sizes A brief intro to the framework we use for designing for a scalable…

Ubuntu on smartphones at Mobile Asia Expo

By Canonical, 24 June 2013

Ubuntu mobile OS already in use, and backed by major global carriers Mobile Asia Expo starts this week in Shanghai, and we’re getting ready to show off the rapid progress we’ve made with Ubuntu for mobiles. Despite only launching in…

Solving multiple calendar views

By Canonical, 21 June 2013

One of the key challenges with designing calendar applications is the number of ways you can display your time, whether it’s by year, month, week or day. After a lot of good old fashioned hard work, we refactored navigation by making…

Formation of Carrier Advisory Group for Ubuntu mobile development

By Canonical, 18 June 2013

Canonical announces Carrier Advisory Group (CAG) with founding members: Deutsche Telekom, Everything Everywhere, Korea Telecom, Telecom Italia, LG UPlus, Portugal Telecom, SK Telecom and the leading Spanish international carrier. CAG is a…

Canonical and Autonomic Resources partner to bring Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud to the US federal government

By Canonical, 12 June 2013

Canonical and Autonomic Resources today announced the availability of an integrated product based on Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) and Dell Blade server hardware under the ARC-P cloud product family. ARC-P-UEC is now available for purchase…

Taking the 'fun' out of OpenStack

By Mark Baker, 11 June 2013

“May you live in interesting times.” This Chinese proverb probably resonates well with teams running OpenStack in production over the last 18 months. But, at the OpenStack Summit in Portland, Ubuntu and Canonical founder Mark…

Ubuntu and OpenStack

By Canonical, 7 June 2013

Ubuntu and OpenStack. Find out what makes the partnership so important.

Credit card as organisational changer

By Canonical, 5 June 2013

Why scale out matters Beware the credit card It’s just a little piece of plastic. Yet any part of your organisation can use it to buy infrastructure on demand, in a public cloud, right now. And that’s dangerous. Say marketing want to run a…