Topic: Canonical News

Introducing Ubuntu Web Apps: setting the web free of the browser

Canonical News, Desktop, open source

These days, we spend more time online – working with docs, email, music and occasionally even accessing social media. But, our online and desktop experiences have been disjointed. We give applications the full run of our desktops, where they have their own icons and windows, but we trap the whole Internet inside one overworked application, […]

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Valve Games and Steam on Ubuntu 12.04

Canonical News, Desktop

Yesterday, the Valve Linux team publicly announced their ongoing work to bring Steam to Linux. A major part of that announcement is the choice of Ubuntu 12.04. Valve has been a major force in gaming since 1996. Gabe Newell and the Valve team have created some of the best game series EVER. Half-Life, Counter-Strike, Day […]

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Another major game platform to support Ubuntu; Unity 4 to support Ubuntu

Canonical News, Desktop

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 […]

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Dell Extends Ubuntu Retail into India

Canonical News, Desktop

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 […]

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Official Ubuntu Images Now Available on Windows Azure

Canonical News, Cloud

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 […]

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Canonical Success at Computex

Canonical News, Phone

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 […]

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Canonical debuts at Computex 2012

Canonical News, Phone

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 […]

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Humble Indie Bundle 5 comes to the Ubuntu Software Centre

Canonical News, Desktop, Partners

Good news for Ubuntu gamers! We’re excited to be partnering with the Humble Indie Bundle for their newest collection of incredible games, which is available now. This means that following the purchase of the games from Humble Bundle, Ubuntu users will be able to install their games on Ubuntu more easily than ever, using the […]

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A UDS restrospective

Canonical News, Cloud, Desktop, Engineering, Server

The Ubuntu Developer Summit  last week was an incredible event. The energy, excitement and passion around Ubuntu was palpable in the sessions, hallways and the neighbouring streets and restaurants. (The riot police were there for the Occupy protest, not UDS!) Over 650 attendees came from all over the world, the local environs, and we even […]

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The new Business Desktop Remix is out now

Canonical News, Desktop

Today, we released the latest version of the Ubuntu Business Desktop Remix, based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Most businesses deploying Ubuntu on corporate desktops perform a similar set of tasks – from removing consumer-focused applications and integrating with existing infrastructure, to installing commercial software for application virtualisation. Designed for corporate and government organisations evaluating Ubuntu […]

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