More posts about “Canonical”

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Off and away: Ivanka Majic hits the road on leave from the design team

Canonical's Creative Strategy Lead Ivanka Majic is taking a break from coordinating the design of Ubuntu to enjoy her honeymoon on a motorbike trip from the top of North America to the bottom of South America.

28 May 2011
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Canonical CTO Matt Zimmerman stepping down

One of Canonical's founding members and current CTO (Chief Technology Officer), Matt Zimmerman, is to leave the company after seven years. In a statement published on the Canonical blog this morning, Matt spoke of his reason for leaving, saying that the 'the time is right for [him] to move on' and go in 'search of new challenges'. He will formally leave the position in June of this year.

6 May 2011
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The Official Ubuntu 11.04 Disc Artwork

To help tide us all over until the Ubuntu 11.04 discs go on sale in the Canonical Store we thought we'd share with you the new artwork the 11.04 disc will be using. Make the jump to see...

27 April 2011
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Natty Narwhal T Shirts now available in Canonical store

Just in time for the release of Ubuntu 11.04, Canonical have unleashed the Natty Narwhal T Shirts into their online store. The navy T Shirts sport a large centered orange Narwhal design on the front and “Natty Narwhal 11.04? on the back.

12 April 2011
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Canonical retires free CD Shipping programme

Canonical have announced that they will be discontinuing the free CD shipping service Shipit. Writing on the Canonical blog Ubuntu's Gerry Carr said that the company would instead focus on their CD distributor programme and shipping CDs directly to LoCos - Local Ubuntu community teams - instead.

5 April 2011
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UDS-P, planning Ubuntu 12.04, to be held in Orlando (again)

UDS-O - scheduled to be held in Budapest next month to plan the Oneiric Ocelot (11.10) release - hasn't even happened yet, but the location and date for UDS-P has been booked for later this year.

4 April 2011
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Google Earth renders cheeky Narwhal outside Canonical’s London office

Google are known to be a cheeky company. A cheeky company that also has many employees that use Ubuntu and are looking forward to Natty Narwhal. That aside, we were still pretty surprised to see that the Google Maps team have added a giant Narwhal swimming in the Thames outside Canonical's office in the Millbank Tower for a little Ubuntu-related April Fooling.

1 April 2011
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Hercules unveil new eCAFE netbooks running Ubuntu Netbook Remix

Little known and obscure laptop manufacturer Hercules have today rolled out a couple of new ARM netbooks into the UK market dubbed the "Slim HD" and "Ex HD," touting Ubuntu Netbook Remix.

31 March 2011
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New look Ubuntu mug goes on sale

It's a mug from Ubuntu.

25 March 2011
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Canonical unveils new web ‘Business’ section, shows off Ubuntu success stories

With every new release of Ubuntu comes a rare but welcomed update to the official website. Only a month away from Natty, the Server section of the website has been completely replaced by a new Business section.

21 March 2011
Unity in Ubuntu 11.04

What’s wrong with Unity & how we can fix it

Unity is Ubuntu's innovative new user interface, designed to catapult Ubuntu into the revolution of contextual search, launchers and social integration. The unique design provides an enticing alternative to the likes of Windows and OS X. But could Unity be better?

17 March 2011

Ubuntu Netbook Edition To Be Discontinued

Canonical has announced that 'Ubuntu Netbook Edition' - the netbook-orientated version of the Ubuntu operating system - will be 'folded' into 'Ubuntu Desktop Edition' for Ubuntu 11.04, with the latter being rebranded simple as 'Ubuntu'.

9 March 2011