Articles Tagged Canonical

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Exclusive: The Official Ubuntu Shop Has Closed Down

The Ubuntu Shop, also known as the Canonical Store, has closed down. The store sold Ubuntu merchandise including t-shirts, pens, and Ubuntu stickers.

4 May 2019
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Snap Apps Are More Popular Than You Think [Infographic]

Linux users install more than 3 million Snap apps every month, a new infographic from Canonical reveals.

6 March 2019
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Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS Released, Fixes Major APT Security Issue

Ubuntu 16.04.6 is a security-fix only release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus. It protects new installs from a APT vulnerability.

28 February 2019
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10 Benefits of Publishing Your App in the Snap Store [Video]

Canonical's Alan Pope lists 10 benefits of publishing apps in the Snap store. His talk was recorded at the FOSDEM Linux conference in Belgium.

15 February 2019
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Ubuntu 14.04 Snags Extended Security Maintenance Support

Canonical has confirmed that Ubuntu 14.04 Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) support will be available from next year. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ‘Trusty Tahr’ will reach end of life (EOL) in April 2019, but Canonical is aware […]

20 September 2018
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Mark Shuttleworth Says Canonical WON’T Go Public This Year

Mark Shuttleworth says his company will IPO at the 'right time'

29 May 2018
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Ubuntu 18.04 Makes it Easier to Install Kernel Updates without Rebooting

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS makes it easy to enable linux kernel live patching via the Canonical Livepatch Service via a new sign-in option in the updates manager.

11 April 2018
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Canonical Has Joined the GNOME Foundation Advisory Board

Canonical has joined the GNOME Foundation advisory board, a move that makes sense given that the popular Linux distro now uses the GNOME Shell desktop.

1 November 2017

Canonical CEO Jane Silber Announces She’s Stepping Down

Jane Silber is to step down as Canonical CEO, with Mark Shuttleworth taking her place. Silber revealed the news in a blog post, following speculation on her future role.

12 April 2017
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How Linux Figures Reacted to Ubuntu’s Unity Bombshell

News that Ubuntu is to u-turn on Unity, can Convergence, and scrap its smartphones took the open-source community by total surprise last week. In this post we roundup the reactions that some prominent free software stalwarts, Linux pundits, and former Canonical employees had to […]

11 April 2017
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Canonical to Cut Jobs, Axe Unprofitable Projects

Jobs are to go at Canonical as the company looks to pull itself into fitter financial shape for the future, Mark Shuttleworth has confirmed.

6 April 2017
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Canonical Launches New Ubuntu Tutorials Website

Canonical has launched a new Ubuntu tutorials website to help make 'development and devops activities on Ubuntu machines' easier.

8 March 2017