The Ubuntu distribution is known to everybody nowadays, right? The company behind its development is Canonical, something also known to a lot of people, right? Well, I bet you didn’t know that Cisco, the worldwide known giant of networks and communications will be working alongside Canonical. Ubuntu Openstack is the leading openstack operating system in […]
Canonical is reviewing Ubuntu’s release cycles for next year. The expectation is to adopt a rolling release for Ubuntu 14.04 onwards. The roadmap is to adopt a Long Term Support version, where updates are released every two years.
Canonical has come under some heavy criticism in the past couple of weeks with its controversial decision to include Amazon shopping results in the Ubuntu Dash search results. I have to admit, when I first read of the news I was also enraged with a certain amount of anger and honestly couldn’t believe that our […]
Canonicals’ offer of desktop integrated apps is a step forward in Ubuntu’s growth. The tool will now have all of your favorite sites and apps running from the desktop itself rather than a host of tabs on your browser. This is aimed at providing a more native Ubuntu-type user-experience allowing better workflows on desktops.
The recent announcement by Jane Silber, chief executive officer, Canonical that, “India is one of the countries where Ubuntu is most successful and well received. We see significant growth in Ubuntu adoption in India.
Canonical has been recently engaged in attracting third party application developers to their Ubuntu Platform. Last year, Canonical launched a special developer program that was aimed at facilitating developers to distribute stand-alone applications through the Ubuntu Software Centre. Now, once again, Canonical in its attempt to attract developers, is hosting a contest called the Ubuntu App […]
The reason for posting this, is because I have the feeling that something isn’t going quite right to our favorite OS. This is strongly my personal opinion and of course I retain every right to be wrong :)
The Linux world is preparing for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS official release to use and evaluate the next “big” version of the world’s most successful Linux distribution. Much has been said about the last Ubuntu versions and Canonical’s strategies. Many expressed delight with the new technologies introduced lately by Canonical, while others expressed disappointment with some […]
Ubuntu on Android! So you are guessing that your Android smartphone will have a dual boot or you will be able to boot Ubuntu on your Android phone? Certainly none of that is possible as yet. Ubuntu for Android is simply full-fledged Ubuntu hidden in your Android phone that that remains inoperative until docked. Once […]
While Canonical has a well established business desktop scenario with Ubuntu, finding laptops with preinstalled laptops is sometimes a challenge. Laptops are usually available in two formats. First is the ODM (Original Design Manufacturers) who make the laptops. Second, is OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) who purchase from ODM but install their own brand of CPU, hard drive […]
Once Kubuntu 12.04 is released, Canonical will stop supporting it financially. This sea change for Kubuntu will mean that like other KDE flavors this too will like Edbuntu, Xubuntu and Lubuntu will have only infrastructural support from Canonical and will have to look towards the community and donations for financials.