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Canonical exhibiting at CeBIT 5-9 March 2013

Canonical News

We are exhibiting at this year’s CeBIT event on March 5-9th, 2013 in Hannover Germany, in conjunction with our partner in the region, Teuto.net and we’re giving away number of free tickets to selected customers and partners. If you are interested in one of these tickets, please contact me at anthony.beckley@canonical.com for more information. The […]

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Ubuntu helped set the stage for today’s inauguration

Cloud, open source

Today’s inauguration of Barack Obama to his second term provides a good opportunity to look back at last year’s campaign and appreciate it in a bit more detail. We’ll skip discussion of the adverts, polls, photo ops, sound bites, political theatre and even the much appreciated informed debate on the issues, and focus instead on […]

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It’s official: Ubuntu now fits phones

Canonical News, Phone

Today we’re announcing our latest and, in my opinion, our most important ever product: Ubuntu is coming to the phone.   When we began developing Unity a few years ago, the aim was to create a single family of interfaces that work the same way on different devices. This means that unlike most of our […]

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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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Juju GUI for visual cloud orchestration

Cloud, Server

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 […]

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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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Unity Technologies releases 4.0 including game export for Ubuntu

Canonical News, Desktop, Partners

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, […]

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Cloud Model Checklist

Cloud, open source

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 […]

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Splice, Walking Mars, Machinarium, and Crayon Physics Deluxe debut in Ubuntu Software Center

Canonical News, Desktop

Another selection of mobile games from the Humble Bundle has been released with the fourth installment of the Humble Bundle for Android. As always we have awesome Ubuntu Desktop debuts: Splice, Walking Mars, Machinarium, and Crayon Physics Deluxe all now available in Ubuntu Software Center which is the easiest way to download and receive game […]

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