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New Ubuntu and Canonical sites

By • May 26th, 2010 • Filed under: Extras, Ubuntu

“The new Ubuntu and Canonical sites went live today! We hope you like them. As well as the visual refresh to include the new brand, the objective was to bring the sites up-to-date and provide a framework for them to evolve. This is the first step in the life of the new sites… we have […]

Canonical reverses it decision, Google to ride Firefox in Ubuntu 10.04

By • Apr 8th, 2010 • Filed under: Ubuntu

“The default search provider for new installations of Ubuntu 10.04 ‘Lucid’ and upgrades will no longer be Google but Yahoo!” – i wrote that statement on this blog a few months ago. Then, Canonical tried to convince every one that was the right choice, the “revenue sharing deal” with Yahoo was going to bring in […]

Jane Silber to become CEO of Canonical [Ubuntu]

By • Dec 17th, 2009 • Filed under: Open-Source, Ubuntu

From March next year, I’ll focus my Canonical energy on product design, partnerships and customers. Those are the areas that I enjoy most and also the areas where I can best shape the impact we have on open source and the technology market. I’m able to do this because Jane Silber, who has been COO […]

Canonical to resell IBM’s DB2 Express-C Server

By • Feb 22nd, 2008 • Filed under: Linux Packages, Open-Source, Ubuntu

After making Parallel the first commercial software in Ubuntu, Canonical, the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu has announced the availability of another commercial software through the Ubuntu Partner Repository. The commercial software is IBM’s DB2 Express-C 9.5. “IBM DB2 Express-C is a no-charge data server for use in development and deployment of applications. Ideal for small […]

Canonical adds commercial software into Ubuntu

By • Feb 11th, 2008 • Filed under: Linux Packages, Linux Tips and Tricks, Open-Source, Ubuntu

Canonical Ltd, the official sponsor of Ubuntu surprises Ubuntu users and non by adding commercial software into Ubuntu via the Ubuntu Partner Repository. The Ubuntu Partner Repository (Applications -> Add/Remove -> Third Party Applications) that originally included the Opera Browser and the VMware Server now includes the Parallels Workstation. Parallels formerly known as Swsoft is […]