Collaboration between Canonical and Microsoft has certified plugins that let Windows Server run as a guest operating system on Ubuntu and OpenStack.
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Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth announces that Ubuntu Linux bug #1 -- "Microsoft has a majority market share" -- is closed. Rather than simply boasting of Linux's victory, Shuttleworth offers an olive branch.
A Canonical executive has said it would be unrealistic for Ubuntu to try to displace Microsoft from the desktop, but Linux is flourishing among those who 'live in the browser'
As Microsoft gets set to launch Windows 7, Linux desktop vendors are trying to make some waves.Yesterday, IBM and Canonical announced availability of a cloud and Linux-based business desktop alternative for existing PCs or low cost netbooks.
IBM and Canonical, the outfit behind Ubuntu Linux, are partnering to target Africa's netbook market. Target: Microsoft.
I've spent the last day and half immersed in Intel's Classmate PC Eco System Summit, talking to Intel developers, folks from Microsoft and Canonical, local OEMs handling Classmate sales and distribution, and hardware and software vendors developing for the Classmate platform. Scanning Google News tonight, however, I came across a headline claiming "Disney, Asus bring Netpal Netbooks to kids.
Microsoft has praised the retail giant's decision, but Ubuntu backer Canonical says the battle is not over yet
Canonical, the company that sponsors the Ubuntu Linux distribution, has attacked a Microsoft blogger's claims about why Windows netbooks outsell their Linux counterparts.On 3 April, Brandon LeBlanc wrote on the Windows Experience Blog that, in the United States in February, 96 percent of netbooks sold had Windows as the preinstalled operating system.
Canonical, the company that sponsors the Ubuntu Linux distribution, has attacked a Microsoft blogger's claims about why Windows netbooks outsell their Linux counterparts.
Companies such as Mozilla and Canonical have extended a welcome to Google's browser, while Microsoft says Internet Explorer can rest on its record
Seizing on slow enterprise uptake of Vista, IBM has teamed up with Canonical, Novell and Red Hat to globally promote PCs without Microsoft software.
Seizing on slow enterprise uptake of Vista, IBM has teamed up with Canonical, Novell and Red Hat to globally promote PCs without Microsoft software
The Linux computing crowd smells blood and wants to make a run at Microsoft's Vista operating system.Coinciding with LinuxWorld, IBM, Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, Novell and Red Hat issued a joint statement promising "Microsoft free" desktops across the globe.
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery then Apple must be feeling pretty flattered now that both Canonical (the company behind Ubuntu) and Microsoft have expressed a desire to be more like Apple. Start your photocopiers!
Maybe not for the average corporation yet, or even the average home user, but every time Canonical releases a new version of Ubuntu (and with it comes Edubuntu), Microsoft becomes a little less the default vendor of choice for educational computing.I'm still 2 years from a major tech refresh, including server hardware and software.
Mark Shuttleworth says patent agreements create a "false sense of security" and do not protect users from the threat of Microsoft lawsuits.
Canonical CEO says patent agreements create a 'false sense of security' and do not protect users from the threat of Microsoft lawsuits