Posts from December 2008

  • Blog: Ubuntu Server on Amazon Beta

    We have just announced our beta of Ubuntu Server Edition for cloud computing. It uses Amazon’s established cloud service EC2. We’re supplying customised images that are quick to deploy and efficient in production. The images are based on Ubuntu Server Edition so have the same great security, performance, reliability and range of applications. Since they […]

  • Blog: Viva o Ubuntu Training no Brazil!

    Canonical has signed up its first Authorised Training Partner in Brazil. Based in Recife, Fuctura has been an open source training house and avid Ubuntu supporter for some years now. Their instructors have just completed a three day ‘Train The Trainer’ session by Canonical, preparing them to teach the Ubuntu courses in the manner and […]

  • Blog: Ubuntu ARM Port

    We are excited about working with ARM, ARM’s partners and the wider community on delivering a port of Ubuntu to ARM. Today we announced support for the armel architecture which is now also supported through Launchpad, Canonical’s collaboration tool at https://launchpad.net/ Some points to note: Ubuntu will target the new ARM EABI For now, builds […]

  • Blog: Landscape 1.2 Released with More Customizable Features

    We have just released Landscape 1.2 which is the next version of our management and monitoring software that lets you manage multiple Ubuntu systems as easily as one. In addition to provisioning, package and security updates management, Landscape enables you to control and monitor all your systems from a single Web interface reducing the complexity […]

  • Blog: New Ubuntu Server Edition Survey

    The Ubuntu Server Team wants to know how you use Ubuntu Server in day-to-day operations to help the team prioritize the support and development of future Ubuntu Server Editions. In an effort to better understand, support and further the Ubuntu Server Edition we would like to ask you to take this survey which should take […]

  • Blog: Codecs and DVD playback on Ubuntu 8.04 for all users

    For the first time we are making codecs for media playback and a DVD player, from our partners at Fluendo and Cyberlink, available through the Ubuntu store. We have had relationships with these companies for a while and to date we have offered their products to our hardware partners as pre-install options. Now though, we […]

  • Blog: Dell’s new Ubuntu powered Inspiron Mini 9

    Here at Canonical we are pretty excited about the global announcements today from Dell about its new Inspiron Mini 9, which will soon ship in many countries with Ubuntu 8.04 pre-installed. Not only does the Ubuntu version come with a custom launcher that makes the Inspiron Mini 9 fast, safe and easy to use, it […]

  • Blog: Ubuntu 8.04 LTS – whole load of apps going on

    When we released Ubuntu 8.04 LTS we announced that we would soon have more enterprise ready applications that solve real business problems. This year’s Linuxworld Expo will see us working with our partners to demonstrate exactly why Ubuntu is now firmly in the sights of IT Managers and architects in many businesses. Gerry Carr, our […]

  • Blog: QA-IQ to deliver official Ubuntu training in the UK

    Good news for the British, or at least those Brits who are looking to take up Ubuntu training – QA-IQ, the UK’s largest I.T. training provider are adding Ubuntu to their roster with the first classes kicking off in London in September. The initial scheduled courses, Ubuntu Professional courses 1 & 2, aim to equip […]