Community interview: Victor Thompson and Andrew Hayzen

By Canonical on 13 November 2014

Victor and Andrew are two inspiring Community developers that have devoted their spare time to contribute to the Ubuntu Touch Music App team. I sat down with them during the Washington Device Sprint in October where they told us how they…


Community interview: Riccardo Padovani and Filippo Scognamiglio

By Canonical on 4 November 2014

We sat down with some of Ubuntu’s unsung Community heroes at the recent Devices Sprint in Washington D.C. Riccardo and Filippo are two young and passionate developers who have adapted their own software to benefit the whole of the Ubuntu…


London OpenStack & MySQL Meetups May 23rd

By Mark Baker on 13 May 2013

If you are interested in either OpenStack or MySQL (or both) then you need to know about 2 meetups running the evening of May 23rd in London. The London OpenStack meetup. This is the 3rd meeting to take place and promises to be a good one…

Phone and tablet

Rapid progress keeps development on target

By Canonical on 11 April 2013

An interview with Richard Collins, product manager for Ubuntu phones.


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…


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…


Most northerly Ubuntu fan?

By Canonical on 4 July 2011

This week we got a fun update from our traveling team member Ivanka! While passing through Dawson City in northern Canada Ivanka and Nick met Chalsie Warren and she recognised the Ubuntu stickers on their bike! This got me wondering…


Bright, light and beautiful!

By Canonical on 13 January 2011

That’s what we want the Ubuntu desktops in Natty to feel like. We’re changing things a little bit for the coming release too. We’ll still feature some fantastic photography sourced from our Flickr group but this time…


Papercuts: Litmus test

By Canonical on 26 November 2010

Papercuts Natty cycle depends on you! What’s new this cycle and How you can get involved.


By Mark Shuttleworth on 20 August 2010

Here’s a way to show off your movie-making creative skills AND promote whatever you think the coolest things in 10.10 are: make a Maverick Movie!


Multi-touch Support Lands in Maverick

By Canonical on 16 August 2010

Canonical is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu’s multi-touch and gesture stack. With Ubuntu 10.10 (the Maverick Meerkat), users and developers will have an end-to-end touch-screen framework — from the kernel all the way…


Canonical and the Ubuntu UK community invite you to the “Ubuntu In Business” event on July 13th in central London

By Canonical on 13 July 2010

A new kind of tech event sees advocates combine to bring the open-source message direct to UK businesses Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, and the Ubuntu UK Community are jointly hosting an event aimed at introducing Ubuntu direct to…