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.
In a recent change of pace Firefox has moved to rolling release over its bi-annual release. This has had an impact on other software releases as well. Most have chosen to include rapid releases with their software updates.
Canonicals’ recent blog post on an – exclusive concept design- just days before the start of CES 2012 has set the open source community abuzz, with speculation, if the concept will be that of a tablet or a Smartphone.
As usual, Canonical is on schedule with development of Ubuntu 12.04 “Precise Pangolin”. This is perhaps the reason for Ubuntu’s success over the years. With the completion of the Ubuntu Developers Summit, the clear course for development of Precise Pangolin is now established. This also means a list of changes that will come the new […]
Canonical has restructured its Enterprise support delivery channels for Ubuntu. Calling it the Ubuntu Advantage, Canonical is following its early June announcement with a partner program for technology businesses.
lubuntu has grown into an amazing project over the last two years. There are more than 460 people who signed up with the project on Launchpad. Contributors are engaging to keep the wiki updated. Designers create lubuntu interface designs and others make videos. Under the head of development, Julien Lavergne, the distro has become a […]
Canonical has announced, “with some regret” that it is terminating the ShipIt program and for Ubuntu 11.04, users will no longer be able to apply for a free CD claiming “Technology moves on and as we look at ways to spread Ubuntu further, a CD distribution programme, especially one of that size and delivered in […]
For those with multi-touch capable hardware like Dell’s XT2 tablet, the Apple Magic TrackPad, or 3M/N-Trig hardware, there’s good news if you are an Ubuntu user as Ubuntu 10.10 is set to ship with multi-touch support by default. However, the Ubuntu 10.10 multi-touch support isn’t based on the recent port to Linux of the Synaptics