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18 posts from February 2014

Latest from the web team — February 2014

By Inayaili de León Persson, 27 February 2014

Time flies! February is mostly behind us now and hopefully spring won’t take too long to show up in London. In the last few weeks we’ve worked on: Ubuntu Resources: we’ve released a new iteration of the site this week — have a look and let…

Easy app publishing on Ubuntu

By Canonical, 27 February 2014

Developing your app for Ubuntu? Want to understand Ubuntu’s app publishing process? Today we have released a step by step video guide which shows just how easy it is to publish your app on Ubuntu. Jono Bacon, Head of Community at…

Ubuntu Resources — beta!

By Inayaili de León Persson, 27 February 2014

Today we’ve released a new version of Ubuntu Resources with some new functionality and design improvements, and we’ve now moved from alpha to beta! Feedback We asked visitors to the site to give us their feedback based on their…

Announcing the third Ubuntu app showdown contest!

By Canonical, 26 February 2014

Today we announce the launch of our third Ubuntu App Showdown contest! We are excited to bring you yet another engaging developer competition, where the Ubuntu app developer community brings innovative and interesting new apps for Ubuntu…

Ubuntu looks stunning on phones and tablets at MWC 2014

By Canonical, 21 February 2014

The latest development of Ubuntu for phones and tablets is on show at this year’s Mobile World Congress – including the visually stunning “scopes”, a new mobile UI paradigm. Ubuntu has announced partnerships with Meizu, a hot…

When it comes to cloud and scale out, Ubuntu has the winning model

By Mark Baker, 20 February 2014

Two of the most frequently asked questions about Ubuntu and Canonical are: * So, just how do you make money when Ubuntu is free? and * Ubuntu is great for developers, but is it really suitable for ‘enterprise use’? We’re trying to do…

Canonical welcomes Joyent to its Certified Public Cloud Programme

By Mark Baker, 20 February 2014

Launching applications and workloads in the cloud should be a seamless experience, so today we announced a partnership with Joyent to bring optimised and fully supported Ubuntu server images to users of Joyent’s cloud platform. Ubuntu is…

Canonical announces first partners to ship Ubuntu phones

By Canonical, 19 February 2014

bq and Meizu sign agreements to deliver and ship Ubuntu phones Online campaigns with bq and Meizu will make Ubuntu phones available globally Strong support for Ubuntu devices has also been received from carriers worldwide 19th February…

Growing app ecosystem for Ubuntu phones

By Canonical, 18 February 2014

It is an exciting time for Ubuntu on phones, with the ecosystem growing positively. We are delighted to announce new partnerships across key app categories from those that bring entertainment and productivity, to developer tools as well as…

Update on Ubuntu for smartphones

By Canonical, 17 February 2014

Everyone is welcome to join our Town Hall Hangout this Wednesday, 19 February at 16.50 UK / 17.50 Europe / 08.50 Pacific / 11.50 Eastern. Just visit: http://ubuntuonair.com/ to hear an update about Ubuntu for smartphones and direct your…

Canonical/Ubuntu enables instant NFV

By Canonical, 14 February 2014

Mobile World Congress (MWC) taking place in Barcelona next week is arguably the biggest event in the Telco and Operator calendar attracting upwards of 72,000 visitors. It is renowned as the venue where the leading vendors launch new…

Ubuntu Kylin booms in China with over 1,300,000 downloads in less than

By Jon Melamut, 14 February 2014

The Chinese love Ubuntu Kylin, a version of Ubuntu optimised for them. Its popularity has built quickly with 400,000 downloads after its first release in April 2013 and a rise to over 1,300,000 new downloads after its second release in…