From across Canonical

Taking the ‘fun’ out of OpenStack

Cloud, open source, Server

“May you live in interesting times.” This Chinese proverb probably resonates well with teams running OpenStack in production over the last 18 months. But, at the OpenStack Summit in Portland, Ubuntu and Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth demonstrated that life is going to get much less ‘interesting’ for people running OpenStack and that is a good […]

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London OpenStack & MySQL Meetups May 23rd

Cloud, Server

If you are interested in either OpenStack or MySQL (or both) then you need to know about 2 meetups running the evening of May 23rd in London. The London OpenStack meetup. This is the 3rd meeting to take place and promises to be a good one with 3 talks planned so far: * Software defined […]

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Enterprise Cloud Computing with Ubuntu on Windows Azure

Canonical News, Cloud

The emergence of public cloud computing has changed the IT landscape for developers and enterprises, making it significantly easier and more cost effective to develop and deploy new applications, services and infrastructure. Enterprises can choose among cloud providers to meet their needs for performance, features, price and flexibility that will support their technology strategy today […]

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Canonical and Dell expand joint PowerEdge Server engineering and support

Canonical News, Partners, Server, Ubuntu Advantage

Today we announced a collaborative support and engineering agreement with Dell.  As part of this agreement Canonical will add Dell 11G & 12G PowerEdge models to the Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS Certification List and Dell will add Ubuntu Server to its Linux OS Support Matrix. In May 2012, Dell launched the OpenStack Cloud Reference Architecture […]

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Ubuntu phone, tablet at Mobile World Congress

Canonical News, Phone, Tablet, Ubuntu One

Ubuntu Phone OS integrates with Orange and Deutsche Telekom in GSMA OneAPI initiative Mobile World Congress kicks off today and we’re gearing up to show off Ubuntu running on multiple devices. We’ll be demonstrating phones, tablets and desktops at the stand, have Ubuntu developers flashing spare hardware, as well as be showing integration and interoperability […]

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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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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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