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19 posts from May 2014

Making ubuntu.com responsive: adapting our navigation to small screens (9)

By Inayaili de León Persson, 30 May 2014

This post is part of the series ‘Making ubuntu.com responsive‘. One of the biggest challenges when making the move to responsive was tackling the navigation in ubuntu.com. This included rethinking not only the main navigation…

Ubuntu’s support model fosters a strong ecosystem for OpenStack

By Canonical, 29 May 2014

Ubuntu was the first platform to embrace OpenStack, and OpenStack development largely happens on Ubuntu. As the reference platform for OpenStack, the majority of production deployments of OpenStack are on Ubuntu. Canonical, the company…

Making ubuntu.com responsive: making our grid responsive (8)

By Inayaili de León Persson, 29 May 2014

This post is part of the series ‘Making ubuntu.com responsive‘. A big part of converting our existing fixed-width desktop site to be responsive was to make sure we had a flexible grid that would flow seamlessly from small to…

Canonical joins the Cloud Foundry Foundation

By Canonical, 29 May 2014

Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, is pleased to join the Cloud Foundry Foundation. Cloud Foundry has been a PaaS platform of choice for developers and Ubuntu has been all about developers since its inception. Even before the foundation…

Making ubuntu.com responsive: approach to content (7)

By Inayaili de León Persson, 23 May 2014

This post is part of the series ‘Making ubuntu.com responsive‘. If you’re transitioning a fixed-width website into a responsive one with several time and resource constraints, updating all your content to be mobile-friendly…

Latest from the web team — May 2014

By Inayaili de León Persson, 22 May 2014

We’re fast approaching the summer, and the first few sunny days have already arrived in London. The web team cannot slow its pace though… In the last few weeks we’ve worked on: Responsive ubuntu.com: we’ve had a sprint to clean up our…

Ubuntu Cloud documentation – 14.04 LTS

By Canonical, 21 May 2014

This article is out of date. Please visit ubuntu.com/autopilot for up-to-date instructions on installing OpenStack. Deploying production grade OpenStack with MAAS, Juju and Landscape This documentation has been created to describe best…

Cloudbase Solutions partnership

By Dustin Kirkland, 20 May 2014

We are happy to announce a partnership with Cloudbase Solutions for bringing Windows support in Juju and MaaS. During the keynote of the OpenStack Summit in Atlanta we presented OpenStack integration with Hyper-V as well as Active…

Sticky notes and a mobile first approach

By Carla Berkers, 20 May 2014

As the number of Juju users has been rapidly increasing over the past year, so has the number of new solutions in the form of charms and bundles. To help users assess and choose solutions we felt it would be useful to improve the visual…

Making ubuntu.com responsive: scoping the work (6)

By Inayaili de León Persson, 19 May 2014

This post is part of the series ‘Making ubuntu.com responsive‘. Following the designers and developers sprint, we had a full web team workshop day to discuss our findings and plan the work for the following weeks. Planning and…

Huge downloads for Ubuntu Kylin 14.04 LTS, first OEM partner announced

By Jon Melamut, 15 May 2014

Over the last few months we’ve seen significant traction with Ubuntu Kylin among users and PC hardware manufacturers. Downloads from the Ubuntu Kylin community sites in China are continuing to gain momentum, with over three million people…

The browser is dead. Long live the browser!

By Canonical, 15 May 2014

With the unstoppable rise of mobile apps, some pundits within the tech industry have hastily demoted the mobile web to a second-class citizen, or even dismissed it as ‘dead’. Who cares about websites and webapps when you can deliver a…