Posts from July 2013

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  • Blog: OpenStack is 3

    In April at the OpenStack Summit, Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth quipped “My OpenStack, how you’ve grown” as a reference to the thousands of people in the room. OpenStack is indeed growing up and it seems incredible that this Friday, we celebrate OpenStacks’ 3rd Birthday. Incredible – it seems like only yesterday OpenStack was a twinkle […]

  • 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 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: New game titles in the Ubuntu Software Center

    We’ve recently added a few titles to the Ubuntu Software Center and have been hard at work on getting more diverse applications landed there. BEEP! by Big Fat Alien and Heileen from Hanako Games have recently landed in the Software Center. BEEP! BEEP! by Big Fat Alien allows the player to take control of a […]

  • Blog: Ubuntu Certification Is Changing

    Canonical offers a commercial certification programme where manufacturers (OEM & ODM) can apply for their systems to be validated and endorsed to work with Ubuntu.  We had two levels of endorsement for systems: “Ubuntu Certified” and “Ubuntu Ready”. Successful applications to the certification programme results in a certificate for the system being listed at […]

  • Blog: Unity, and Ubuntu Light

    A few months ago we took on the challenge of building a version of Ubuntu for the dual-boot, instant-on market. We wanted to be surfing the web in under 10 seconds, and give people a fantastic web experience. We also wanted it to be possible to upgrade from that limited usage model to a full […]

  • Blog: IBM Client for Smart Work with Ubuntu support released

    At Lotusphere today we announced the availability of the IBM Client for Smart Work complete with support from Canonical. It is a significant milestone both for potential end users and for the Canonical and IBM channel. One of the gating factors to widespread adoption of Linux in the corporate desktop has been the perceived availability […]