Topic: Desktop

Introducing the Ubuntu Business Desktop Remix, by Canonical

Canonical News, Desktop

Ubuntu Business Desktop Remix based on Ubuntu 11.10 is now available for corporate and government institutions evaluating Ubuntu as a desktop solution. The combination of Ubuntu’s ease of use, outstanding free software applications, certified commercial apps, and Canonical’s management solution makes for a compelling enterprise desktop scenario that saves time and money while keeping users […]

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Canonical at CES, Las Vegas, 10th – 13th January 2012

Canonical News, Cloud, Desktop

Canonical will have a presence at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, from the 10th – 13th January. The booth, in the Upper Level of South Hall 4, is at location 35379 within the Las Vegas Convention Center. On display will be the latest in Desktop, Cloud and demonstrations on Ubuntu One, plus […]


VMware View Tech Preview now available in the Ubuntu Software Centre

Desktop, open source

The ‘VMware View Client Tech’ Preview for Linux is now available through the Ubuntu Software Centre. This reinforces the great work done by ecosystem partners in making their latest and greatest technology available on Ubuntu. New devices are proliferating across all industries, with the Education sector being particularly strong. Ubuntu is the natural choice within […]

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Ubuntu Hardware Summit 2011

Cloud, Desktop

Last week saw the third annual Ubuntu Hardware Summit (UHS) taking place in Taipei. With over two hundred attendees present, the show is fast becoming one of the must-attend events within the software, ODM and OEM environments across Taiwan. With standing room only at the back of the room during the Keynote speech, Canonical set […]

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Five Golden Rules for a Successful Ubuntu Desktop Migration

Desktop, Services

So, you like the idea of deploying an Ubuntu desktop to all or some of your users. You like the way Ubuntu’s light-client model can give  your older desktop machines a new lease of life. You like the fact that Ubuntu is secure, portable, and easy to manage. Best of all, you like that it […]


Building a Precise Pangolin: A summary of UDS success

Cloud, Desktop, Server

The Ubuntu Developer Summit – UDS – is a major event in the Canonical calendar. Taking place every six months, it is the Ubuntu event which defines the focus and plans for our up-coming version of Ubuntu. In the first week of November, over 800 people, from Canonical engineers and employees, Ubuntu community members, partners, […]

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Ubuntu Hardware Summit 2011 December 8th, Taipei

Cloud, Desktop, Server

This year’s Ubuntu Hardware Summit (UHS) will take place on December 8th at the Grand Victoria Hotel in Taipei. You can register your place at Building on the success of 2010 (with over 200 attendees), the 2011 Ubuntu Hardware Summit promises to deliver more. With keynote speeches from various members of the Canonical team […]

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Retail Stores in China


On Wednesday in Beijing, Canonical and Dell announced the start of an exciting retail program to sell machines pre-loaded with Ubuntu, initially rolling out to 220 retail stores in China. The stores will feature Ubuntu on a range of Dell computers, and will carry branded marketing collateral in-store, trained staff positioning the benefits and advantages […]

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Ubuntu 11.10 on ARM

Desktop, Server

I have been using Ubuntu 11.10 on ARM now for a couple of days and I have to say: It is great! Ubuntu has had a long history of supporting ARM Systems on a Chip (SoC) since 2008, but Ubuntu 11.10 is a significant milestone. Introducing.. Ubuntu Server on ARM – Technology Preview Canonical announced […]

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New titles in the Ubuntu Software Center

Canonical News, Desktop

Things are really ramping up with submissions into the Ubuntu Software Center. With a app per day being submitted, the packaging team is getting busy keeping up with the cool applications arriving! TRAUMA is likely the most interesting new submission. Very unique. You are in the mind of a traumatized young woman as she has […]