Posts from December 2010

  • Blog: Certification of HP Desktops

    The well-earned accolade that it ‘just works’ is one of the reasons that Ubuntu has been propelled to the position of the most widely shipped and installed Linux desktop. Behind that accolade are an army of community and professional developers working closely towards the goal of offering a superb quality desktop experience. For many planners […]

  • Blog: Thanks and good luck to Matt Asay

    Matt Asay joined Canonical in February this year and quickly proved instrumental in aligning strategic goals and operational activities. Unfortunately for us, Matt will be leaving Canonical December 17 for the lure of an early-stage start-up. While his time here has been relatively short, we all appreciate the positive impact he has had in many […]

  • Blog: Ubuntu for the Enterprise: Five Steps to Ensure Successful Adoption webinar

    Please join Canonical and Centrify on Thursday, 2 December 2010 at 9 a.m. PST to learn how organizations are enabling the broader deployment of Ubuntu by integrating it into their existing Active Directory infrastructure and management processes. By using Centrify’s Canonical-certified solution, they can go beyond simply offering transparent sign-on to Ubuntu systems and can […]

  • Blog: Lower the cost of your data centre with IBM and Canonical webcast

    Please join IBM and Canonical on Tuesday, 16 November 2010 at 9:00am PDT / 12:00noon EDT / 15:00pm GMT to hear how the combination of IBM and Canonical technologies help organizations build or expand a data centre operating environment that IT staff can rely on and quickly incorporate for significantly lower cost than competing alternatives.

  • Blog: The Ubuntu community contributes towards saving the Iberian Lynx

    With only three days until Ubuntu 10.10 (a.k.a Maverick Meerkat) is released and available to the world, it seems quite possible that Ubuntu’s 10.04 LTS (a.k.a Lucid Lynx) distribution will seem like a thing of the past. If we cast our minds back, to about 6 months ago, we recall that one of the features […]

  • Blog: Multi-touch Support Lands in Maverick

    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 through to applications. Our multi-touch team has worked closely with the Linux kernel and X.org communities to improve drivers, add […]

  • Blog: More tickets released for Ubuntu in Business event in London

    Canonical and the Ubuntu UK community have joined forces to host and promote an ‘Ubuntu in Business‘ event in Brick Lane, London on July 13th – and it’s proving pretty popular. We sold out out initial allotment of 140 tickets but by rearranging things in the venue we can open up another 70 tickets. Tickets […]

  • Blog: Canonical gives businesses the Ubuntu Advantage

    Canonical over the last four years or so has brought businesses a growing range of services and software tools to help them make better use of the Ubuntu platform. Many of these services, such as Landscape systems management and technical support, have proven valuable for companies that want to more easily manage and maintain Ubuntu […]

  • Blog: Landscape 1.5 Released with new Enterprise Features

    The number of subscribers to the Landscape Systems Management application has grown dramatically over the past year with much of this growth coming from enterprises using the Landscape Dedicated Server which we released just 8 months ago. These users prefer the Dedicated Server because they can keep all of their systems management functions behind their […]