Posts from December 2012

  • Blog: Four new hot indie games arrive in Ubuntu Software Center

    The Humble Indie Bundle 7 is in the Ubuntu Software Center and just in time for some holiday gaming. The masterful indie games coming to Ubuntu this time are Closure, Shank 2, Snapshot and Legend of Grimrock. These games debut in Ubuntu thanks to the Humble Indie Bundle 7 which is our favorite cross platform, […]

  • Blog: Juju GUI for visual cloud orchestration

    As clouds for IT infrastructure become commonplace, admins and devops need quick, easy ways of deploying and orchestrating cloud services.  As we mentioned in October, Ubuntu now has a GUI for Juju, the service orchestration tool for server and cloud. In this post we wanted to expand a bit more on how Juju makes it […]

  • Blog: Searching in the Dash in Ubuntu 13.04

    The Ubuntu 12.10 release saw the Dash take another important step towards fulfilling its intended purpose of being an online, global search tool that helps users find anything, instantly, right from their home environment. There are a number of exciting improvements planned for 13.04 that will make the Dash more comprehensive, more online and as […]

  • Blog: Sputnik – Dell’s Ubuntu-based developer laptop is here

    Ubuntu has long been a favourite with developers – especially in the worlds of web and cloud development. We’re excited that, from today, serious (and not-so-serious) developers will be able to get their hands on the super-sleek Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition, preloaded with and fully optimised for Ubuntu. The Dell XPS 13 is a […]

  • Blog: Unity Technologies releases 4.0 including game export for Ubuntu

    The Unity cross-platform development tool version 4 has been released from beta into the growing world of Ubuntu game development. Every Unity developer is now only a few clicks away from publishing in the Ubuntu Software Center with Unity 4.0’s new Linux Deployment Preview. You can download a 30-day preview of all the Pro features, […]

  • Blog: Cloud Model Checklist

    You have critical decisions ahead as you take your first steps into cloud computing. One of them will be whether to build a private cloud infrastructure in your own data centre, make use of one of the public cloud services offered by vendors like Amazon, Rackspace and HP, or combine the two in a ‘hybrid […]

  • Blog: Catch the cloud with OpenStack webinars

    OpenStack, your foundation for Cloud computing 14 November 2012 at 4pm GMT   The open cloud, based on OpenStack, is fast becoming one of the most popular cloud platforms. OpenStack delivers open standards, modularity and scalability, and avoids vendor lock-in. Join this webinar to find out why OpenStack is surging ahead, learn about the OpenStack […]

  • Blog: The new Juju GUI: because a picture paints a thousand words

    Hardened sysadmins and operators often spurn graphical user interfaces (GUIs) as being slow, cumbersome, unscriptable and inflexible. GUIs are for wimps, right? Well, I’m not going to argue – and certainly, command line interfaces (CLIs) have their benefits, for those comfortable using them. But we are seeing a pronounced change in the industry, as developers […]

  • Blog: Get the lowdown on enterprise computing at Ubuntu Insights

    If you’re considering the adoption of new technology in your business, there’s a new resource launching today that could give you everything you need to make the right decisions in what can be confusing and sometimes costly field. With sections on the desktop, server and the hot topic of the moment – cloud computing – […]