Articles Tagged Canonical

mark shuttleworth

Mark Shuttleworth Says Canonical WON’T Go Public This Year

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

29 May 2018
canonical kernel live patch option in ubuntu 18.04

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
ubuntu news

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
reaction roundup

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
mark shuttleworth

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
Ubuntu Development

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

Canonical Takes a Seat On The Document Foundation’s Advisory Board

Canonical has joined the project advisory board for The Document Foundation, the non-profit organization who shepherd development of LibreOffice.

26 July 2016

Canonical Respond to Web Browser App Icon Brouhaha

The design team as Canonical has responded to concerns raised in the community about the design of the Ubuntu Web Browser icon.

9 June 2016

Ubuntu Is Coming to Windows 10. No, Really.

Don’t rub your eyes: you’re not misreading. Microsoft and Canonical are, according to a reliable rumour out of ZDNet, working together to bring Ubuntu to Windows 10 desktops. In what is surely an early contender for […]

30 March 2016

The Ubuntu Phone Team Lead Has Quit Canonical

Cristian Parrino, team lead for the Ubuntu Phone project within Canonical, has announced that he has left the company. What he does next may save the planet.

2 September 2015

Canonical Explain Why Ubuntu Is A Better Choice Than Windows 10

Canonical say businesses who switch to Ubuntu could save as much as 70 percent versus the cost of upgrading to Windows 10.

27 August 2015