Posts from August 2011

  • Blog: Oil Rush is now available in the Software Center!

    Unigine Corp has made their Oil Rush game available in the Ubuntu Software Center for pre-order. Oil Rush is a Naval Strategy game and is currently in beta. According to the press release from Unigine, Oil Rush is a real-time naval strategy game based on group control. In Oil Rush players build up defenses and […]

  • Blog: Crunch time on the Enterprise Desktop

    Remember when Windows was the best desktop OS for business users? Seems like a while ago. The rise of browser-based apps, an increasingly mobile workforce and the ever-present threat of malware mean few CIOs would choose Windows if it was launched today.   Yet many believe there’s no viable alternative. We, of course, think there […]

  • Blog: Cloud Foundry Platform as a Service (PaaS) in Ubuntu 11.10

    Great news that Ubuntu 11.10 will include Cloud Foundry, an open source Platform as a Service (PaaS) that enables developers to build, deploy and run Cloud applications. Other PaaS offerings have typically locked you into using specific frameworks and services defined by the PaaS vendor as well as proprietary host platforms. This has made migrating […]

  • Blog: Ubuntu Server for ARM processors

    Fitting more computing capacity into a limited power envelope is one of the key challenges facing data centre designers today. It impacts companies whether they are building a £500 million data centre or simply working how much compute that can fit into a couple of racks at a shared facility. One of the emerging approaches […]

  • Blog: Why Buy An Ubuntu Certified System?

    What do Chianti wines, Organic foods, and Spanish Ham have in common with Ubuntu Certified? The simple answer is that they all stand for quality. Chianti is an Italian standard (DOCG) for Tuscany wines that requires using defined methods, satisfying set quality standards. Organic Foods are foods free of artificial components such as synthetic pesticides […]

  • Blog: New game titles in the Ubuntu Software Center

    We’ve recently added a few titles to the Ubuntu Software Center and have been hard at work on getting more diverse applications landed there. BEEP! by Big Fat Alien and Heileen from Hanako Games have recently landed in the Software Center. BEEP! BEEP! by Big Fat Alien allows the player to take control of a […]