Posts from March 2013

  • Blog: Canonical and Dell expand joint PowerEdge Server engineering and support

    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 […]

  • Blog: Canonical exhibiting at CeBIT 5-9 March 2013

    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 […]

  • Blog: Humble Indie Bundle 6 brings six new games to the Ubuntu Software Center

    UPDATE: We’ve just added four more amazing titles to the Humble Indie Bundle 6! If you’ve already picked up a bundle, you’ll find BIT.TRIP RUNNER, Gratuitous Space Battles, Jamestown, and Wizorb available now if you beat the average. This brings the bundle to ten games strong! Humble Indie Bundle 6 is upon us – and […]

  • Blog: Dell Extends Ubuntu Retail into India

    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 […]

  • Blog: Make your voice heard in the open standards debate

    If you’re a keen follower of all things open source, you might already know about the UK Government’s consultation on open software standards. In short, the Government wants to reduce its IT costs and improve interoperability across all its departments and agencies; sensible aims, indeed. It is therefore considering making the adoption of open standards […]

  • Blog: Ubuntu for Android success at Mobile World Congress

    The Ubuntu booth at Mobile World Congress has been a resounding success. In the first two days of the show alone, over 4,000 delegates visited the stand to see the first live views of Ubuntu for Android. The reception has been overwhelmingly positive among hardware manufacturers and operators, and indeed among hundreds of individuals and […]

  • Blog: Canonical to showcase ‘Ubuntu for Android’ at MWC in Barcelona

    Mobile World Congress begins tomorrow, and for the first time, Canonical has a presence at the show. Further to our announcement earlier this week, for the first time in public, we will be showcasing the brand new concept ‘Ubuntu for Android’. Ubuntu for Android is the world’s first full-featured desktop on a docked smartphone. You […]

  • Blog: Ubuntu Success @ CES 2012

    Canonical and Ubuntu have made their CES debut this week, and already it’s been a resounding success. Ubuntu TV and Ubuntu One have both been of particular interest to a constant flow of visitors from media to manufacturers, exhibitors and developers. It is almost the end of day two and there have been over 5,000 […]

  • Blog: Ubuntu Hardware Summit 2011 December 8th, Taipei

    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 www.ubuntu.com.uhs 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 […]

  • Blog: Why Buy An Ubuntu Certified System?

    What do Chianti wines, Organic foods, and Spanish Ham have in common with Ubuntu Certified? The simple answer is that they all stand for quality. Chianti is an Italian standard (DOCG) for Tuscany wines that requires using defined methods, satisfying set quality standards. Organic Foods are foods free of artificial components such as synthetic pesticides […]