communication

Task switching in Ubuntu, and a introduction to ‘The Spread’

By Canonical on 16 March 2012

Introduction to task switching A key part of any operating system user interface is how it enables the user to switch between multiple tasks. In most desktop operating systems tasks are encapsulated into windows, and the most frequently…

Introduction to task switching A key part of any operating system user interface is how it enables the user to switch between multiple tasks. In most desktop operating systems tasks are encapsulated into windows, and the most frequently…

The Unity design process (and how you can play a part in it)

By Canonical on 16 February 2012

How is Unity designed? How can I contribute to this process? Why did you make thus and such decision? The Unity Design Team is frequently asked these questions, and this article aims to de-mystify our design process and highlight the…

How is Unity designed? How can I contribute to this process? Why did you make thus and such decision? The Unity Design Team is frequently asked these questions, and this article aims to de-mystify our design process and highlight the…

Ubuntu Brand Guidelines get their own site

By Inayaili de León Persson on 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…

Improving the Multi-Monitor Experience in Ubuntu

By Canonical on 20 December 2011

Over the past few months we have been working on improving the multi-monitor experience in Ubuntu. We took the opportunity at UDS in November to get some feedback on a prototype, which shows how we are planning to develop the multi-monitor…

Ubuntu Phone, Tablet and TV – discussion opened

By Canonical on 16 November 2011

Big thanks to everyone who turned up at the Ubuntu Developer Summit in Orlando to discuss Ubuntu’s future on new devices! Now, following Mark Shuttleworth’s keynote announcement and a number of initial UDS sessions on tablets,…

Getting in touch with us

By Canonical on 16 November 2011

During the past UDS’ we have been repeatedly asked a better way to be reached. There are many reasons why a community member could feel the need of contacting us, and we are more than happy to hear and help if possible! As follow up…