Articles Tagged Canonical

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Ubuntu User Survey Results Reveal Some Interesting Things

Ubuntu has shared the results of a user survey that close to 22,000 people took part in. Feedback included calls for better gaming support and more Snaps.

24 April 2020
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New Webpage Intros the Benefits to using Ubuntu and WSL on Windows 10

Interested in kicking the tyres on Ubuntu via Microsoft’s Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)? If so, a new web page has been added to the Ubuntu website to help get you started. Striking and well […]

16 March 2020

Canonical’s New Cloud Tech Streams Android Apps to Other Devices

Most of us are familiar with the idea of streaming music and content on our phones, thanks to services like Spotify and Netflix — but what about apps?

21 January 2020

Ubuntu: 10 Years, 10 Defining Moments

Below are 10 of Ubuntu’s most defining moments from the past decade. With the leading desktop Linux distribution about to enter a brand new decade — along with the rest of us — it’s sure […]

30 December 2019

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Survey Launched — You Can Help Shape Ubuntu’s Future

Ubuntu turned 15 this year and is still going strong — but what next for the leading desktop Linux distribution? Well, to find out Canonical has launched a brand new user survey. The responses collected […]

9 December 2019
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How Ubuntu Helped Make GNOME Shell Faster (And Why The Work Continues)

Canonical Software Engineer Daniel Van Vugt provides detail on the work done to improve the performance of GNOME Shell in Ubuntu 19.10

25 October 2019
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Canonical Has a New Director of Ubuntu Desktop

Martin Wimpress, head of the Ubuntu MATE project, has been announced as Canonical's new Ubuntu desktop director. He replaces Will Cooke in the role.

23 October 2019

Happy 15th Birthday, Ubuntu!

It's Ubuntu's 15th birthday! October 20 2019 marks the 15th anniversary of Ubuntu 4.10 'Warty Warthog', which schlepped out on to the world stage in 2004.

20 October 2019

There’s an Ubuntu 19.10 Release Party in London, Tomorrow – And You’re Invited!

You're invited to the Ubuntu 19.10 release party in London, UK, tomorrow evening. Mingle with like-minded Linux users and celebrate Eoan Ermine's release.

16 October 2019

Ubuntu Devs Detail Plan for 32-bit Support in Ubuntu 19.10

Ubuntu developers have detailed the process by which 32-bit library and app compatibility will be maintained in Ubuntu 19.10 and up.

17 September 2019
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Panic Over! Valve Say Steam WILL Support Ubuntu 19.10

Ubuntu gamers can breathe a sigh of relief as Valve has confirmed that Steam for Linux WILL support Ubuntu 19.10. Valve developer Pierre-Loup Griffais says Ubuntu’s recent rethink over plans to axe its i386/32-bit archive […]

27 June 2019
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Ubuntu Changes Its Mind, Says it WILL Continue to Support 32-bit Apps

Canonical has issued a statement on Ubuntu’s 32-bit future — and gamers, among others, are sure to relieved! The company says Ubuntu WILL now continue to build and maintain a 32-bit archive going forward — […]

24 June 2019