Posts from June 2012

  • Blog: Helping Zentyal offer an open-source alternative for small businesses

    As of last week, we are supporting our Spanish partner, Zentyal, in their provision of software and services to small and medium-sized businesses. Zentyal distribute an operating system of the same name – and it’s based on Ubuntu. It’s designed to offer small and medium-sized businesses easy, low-maintenance access to all the essential business IT […]

  • Blog: An update on Ubuntu and Secure Boot

    In October 2011, Canonical discussed our activities and recommendations related to Secure Boot, including recommendations for OEMs. Since that time, we have continued to consult industry partners, the technical community and users on the topic. Today’s post provides an update on how Ubuntu will implement Secure Boot for 12.10. The Secure Boot portion of the […]

  • Blog: Another major game platform to support Ubuntu; Unity 4 to support Ubuntu

    Unity Technologies announced Monday that the next version of Unity will support publishing to Ubuntu. This is fantastic news because it will enable developers to deliver their new and existing games to Ubuntu users very easily. The Unity 4 game engine delivers new features like the Mecanim animation technology and a boost in game fidelity […]

  • Blog: Dell Extends Ubuntu Retail into India

    Back in October 2011 we launched a joint initiative with Dell in China to sell machines pre-loaded with Ubuntu through their retail stores. The stores featured Ubuntu on a wide range of Dell computers, carried Ubuntu branded marketing collateral in-store, had trained staff positioning the benefits and advantages of Ubuntu to consumers and were supported […]

  • Blog: Official Ubuntu Images Now Available on Windows Azure

    We’re announcing today that you can obtain and launch Official Ubuntu Images from Canonical on Windows Azure. Windows Azure is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) from Microsoft that now includes the ability to manage individual virtual machines so that you can fully customize and control the infrastructure behind your cloud instances. Many developers and […]

  • Blog: Canonical Success at Computex

    We’ve been extremely busy at Computex, with over 1,000 people visiting the Ubuntu booth, and over 25 media interviews about Ubuntu for Android, Ubuntu Cloud and Ubuntu TV. One of the highlights so far was ARM’s Ian Ferguson, director of server systems and our very own Mark Shuttleworth presenting a keynote session at the Computex […]

  • Blog: Canonical debuts at Computex 2012

    Canonical will be exhibiting at Computex in Taipei, June 5th – 9th, 2012,  Asia’s largest ICT trade show. We will be at the show alongside some our partners and biggest names in the industry. At the booth (at M0106 in the Nangang exhibition hall) we will be showcasing new products and services, including Ubuntu for […]