Posts from December 2009

  • Blog: Management changes at Canonical

    As Mark Shuttleworth has announced I will have the privilege of leading Canonical from March of next year. I am excited about the role, energised by the opportunities in front of us, and humbled by the collection of amazing and talented individuals in Canonical and the Ubuntu community.  Mark will continue to play a major […]

  • Blog: 2009 Ubuntu Server Edition user survey

    The Ubuntu Server Team wants to know how you use Ubuntu Server Edition in day-to-day operations to help the team prioritize the support and development of the product.  This is the second edition of this initiative which was first introduced in 2008. In an effort to better understand, support and further the Ubuntu Server Edition […]

  • Blog: Google Chrome OS and Canonical

    Congratulations to Google on the open sourcing of Google Chrome OS When Chrome OS was announced in June we saw this as a positive development, bringing choice to the consumer. We considered how open source development is as much about co-operation as it is about competition. Google have made it clear that they are keen […]

  • Blog: The much misunderstood Ubuntu 9.10 upgrade poll

    Gavin Clark at the Register recently reported that only 10% of people upgrading to 9.10 had a satisfactory experience. Serdar Yegalup at Information Week then reported that 40% of people upgrading to Ubuntu 9.10 had issues that they considered unfixable. Both of these conclusion were based on a poll on the Ubuntu support forums. Serdar […]

  • Blog: Landscape 1.4 Adds UEC Support

    Cloud management dominates the theme for Landscape 1.4 with new features that allow you to manage your private Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) as easily as you manage your instances on Amazon EC2. Also released are new features that help system administrators be more efficient including time based package updates and role based access. These new […]

  • Blog: Ubuntu Live Cloud Roadshow New York and London

    We are hosting a couple of events aimed at large businesses in New York City and London in over the coming weeks. NYC is next Monday and there are still (a few) slots left. Registration is free and it should be a great evening. The aim is to give an overview of our cloud strategy […]

  • Blog: Keeping Ubuntu CDs available

    The ShipIt program has been at the core of the Ubuntu project since its inception. The goal was to make sure that there are no restrictions, as far as was possible, to people having access to Ubuntu. In the last five years we have shipped millions of CDs and seen Ubuntu’s popularity and reach grow […]

  • Blog: What’s new in Ubuntu One

    The Ubuntu One beta is going very well. We have appreciated every bug, IRC message, Launchpad Answers question, and Ubuntu Forums post about the service since the beta launch in early May. This community feedback has been extremely important to the decisions we make and have made in developing the service. With the release of […]

  • Blog: First Ubuntu Hardware Summit in Taiwan a great success

    The inaugural Ubuntu Hardware Summit in Taipei came to an end on Tuesday evening with over 170 delegates in attendance. This was the first time a major Linux OSV has run this type of event in Taiwan, generating real excitement in the press beforehand (some sample coverage for those who read Chinese). The show was […]