Posts from December 2011

  • Blog: VMware View Tech Preview now available in the Ubuntu Software Centre

    The ‘VMware View Client Tech’ Preview for Linux is now available through the Ubuntu Software Centre. This reinforces the great work done by ecosystem partners in making their latest and greatest technology available on Ubuntu. New devices are proliferating across all industries, with the Education sector being particularly strong. Ubuntu is the natural choice within […]

  • Blog: Ubuntu IVI Remix Next Release

    The latest Ubuntu In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) Remix is released as of December 2011. This release contains a number of updates and bugfixes from the previous Beta 1 release, as well as a targeted kernel from the Ubuntu kernel tree. It is now fully in sync with the standard Ubuntu desktop and server releases, allowing developers […]

  • Blog: Vodacom Success !

    Canonical launched Ubuntu at retail with Vodacom in October, and the Vodacom Webbook – embedded with Ubuntu – is currently available to buy in over 1,200 stores in South Africa. The product has been selling well and over the coming weeks is expected to be one of the ‘must have’ Christmas gifts for this year. […]

  • Blog: Ubuntu Hardware Summit 2011

    Last week saw the third annual Ubuntu Hardware Summit (UHS) taking place in Taipei. With over two hundred attendees present, the show is fast becoming one of the must-attend events within the software, ODM and OEM environments across Taiwan. With standing room only at the back of the room during the Keynote speech, Canonical set […]

  • Blog: Introducing odm.ubuntu.com

    Coinciding with the 2011 Ubuntu Hardware Summit, we are launching a new portal aimed to help engineers at device manufacturers shipping Ubuntu systems: odm.ubuntu.com The Ubuntu community is great. It provides users and developers with lots and lots of useful information. This means that sometimes finding the right informationfor you can take a bit longer […]

  • Blog: Learn more about Juju – Join Mark Shuttleworth Thursday 8th December at 3pm GMT

    Juju is Devops Distilled Cloud deployment is different. It involves tighter devops handovers, the ability to scale services both up and down, and hybrid cloud computing: moving services between your private cloud and multiple public cloud providers. Accelerated provisioning through IAAS has put the spotlight on friction in the deployment, configuration and management of services. This […]

  • Blog: Five Golden Rules for a Successful Ubuntu Desktop Migration

    So, you like the idea of deploying an Ubuntu desktop to all or some of your users. You like the way Ubuntu’s light-client model can give  your older desktop machines a new lease of life. You like the fact that Ubuntu is secure, portable, and easy to manage. Best of all, you like that it […]

  • Blog: Building a Precise Pangolin: A summary of UDS success

    The Ubuntu Developer Summit – UDS – is a major event in the Canonical calendar. Taking place every six months, it is the Ubuntu event which defines the focus and plans for our up-coming version of Ubuntu. In the first week of November, over 800 people, from Canonical engineers and employees, Ubuntu community members, partners, […]

  • Blog: Ubuntu launches at retail in Portugal with ASUS

    As of this week, Ubuntu is now on sale in over 100 retail outlets in Portugal. Preloaded on the new ASUS Eee PC 1215P, Ubuntu is available to buy in over 100 Vobis and Worten stores (part of the Sonae group) across the country http://www.worten.pt/ProductDetail.aspx?pid=04826099&oid=30|31|36905&c=2655842. The Eee PC has a slim, lightweight, design and up […]

  • Blog: Ubuntu Hardware Summit 2011 December 8th, Taipei

    This year’s Ubuntu Hardware Summit (UHS) will take place on December 8th at the Grand Victoria Hotel in Taipei. You can register your place at www.ubuntu.com.uhs Building on the success of 2010 (with over 200 attendees), the 2011 Ubuntu Hardware Summit promises to deliver more. With keynote speeches from various members of the Canonical team […]