Topic: Desktop

Ten years of Ubuntu

Canonical News, Cloud, Desktop, open source, Phone

Today marks 10 years of Ubuntu and the release of the 21st version. That is an incredible milestone and one which is worthy of reflection and celebration. I am fortunate enough to be spending the day at our devices sprint with 200+ of the folks that have helped make this possible. There are of course […]

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Ubuntu Security Update on Poodle (CVE-2014-3566) and SSLv3 Downgrade Attack

Canonical News, Cloud, Desktop, open source, Server, Ubuntu Advantage

The following is an update on Ubuntu’s response to the latest Internet emergency security issue, POODLE (CVE-2014-3566), in combination with an SSLv3 downgrade vulnerability. Vulnerability Summary “SSL 3.0 is an obsolete and insecure protocol. While for most practical purposes it has been replaced by its successors TLS 1.0, TLS 1.1, and TLS 1.2, many TLS implementations remain backwards­ […]

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Ubuntu pre-installed and in retail worldwide

Desktop, Partners

In the early days of Ubuntu, it was always a challenge to promote an OS that was so new and little known to the market; we were often asked ‘Ubun what…?”! Over the years, Canonical has grown rapidly, has innovated even faster and the community has spread the word all across the globe. Today, with […]

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Canonical showcasing Cloud and Desktop solutions at Dell Solutions Summit, Beijing, China

Cloud, Desktop, Partners, Ubuntu Advantage

We’re excited to announce that Canonical is sponsoring and exhibiting at the forthcoming Dell Solutions Summit, August 27-29th, 2013 in Beijing, China. Danica Han, our Director of Cloud Alliances for APAC, will be speaking at the summit about Canonical’s commitment to the Chinese market, how we meet the specific needs of Chinese users and how […]

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UbuntuKylin steals the show at OCOW Summit

Canonical News, Desktop, open source

UbuntuKylin was awarded the Number 1 China Open Source Project for 2013 at the eighth Open Source China – Open Source World Summit in Beijing at Beihang University.

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Dell’s Ubuntu based Developer laptop just got better

Cloud, Desktop, Partners

Dell announced today an updated XPS 13, preloaded with Ubuntu, which has a full high-definition 1080p display. It will be available for sale in the USA  and Canada, but as part of this update Dell will also be making it available in parts of Europe, the Middle East and Africa.   As we reported in […]

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Steam Client now available in Ubuntu Software Center

Canonical News, Desktop, TV

Starting today, users can install the Steam Client with a few simple clicks in our Software Center, the fastest and safest way to install thousands of paid and free applications on Ubuntu. Canonical and Valve have worked closely together to make Ubuntu the best performing open platform for gaming and now the ultimate entertainment platform […]

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Four new hot indie games arrive in Ubuntu Software Center

Canonical News, Desktop

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, […]

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Searching in the Dash in Ubuntu 13.04

Canonical News, Desktop

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 […]

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

Cloud, Desktop, Partners

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 […]

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