With the use of Docker containers, Canonical wants Ubuntu Linux to become the operating system for smart devices.
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Today, you know Canonical best for its Ubuntu Linux distribution. Tomorrow you may know it best for its OpenStack cloud distribution.
Are 64-bit ARM processors ready for the datacenter? Applied Micro and Canonical claim they are with an upcoming demo of the OpenStack cloud using Ubuntu Linux on an X-Gene server.
Canonical, best known as the company behind Ubuntu Linux, is entering the private cloud hosting business with an OpenStack-based option for your data center or hosting provider.
Other Linux distributions are moving to MariaDB for their default database management system, but Ubuntu is standing by Oracle's MySQL. Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth explains why.
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.
Instead of going after both the tablet and smartphone market, Canonical is bravely starting 2013 by trying to become a major player in the smartphone market with an upcoming version of Ubuntu Linux.
Canonical appears to be getting ready to release a fully touch-enabled Ubuntu Linux operating system. Will Ubuntu tablets and smartphones be far behind?
Noting that Cisco and HP are running CloudStack-enabled Ubuntu Linux on their cloud platforms, Ubuntu and Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth said today at OpenStack Summit that Ubuntu 12.10 with the latest incarnation of OpenStack called 'Folsom" is now available and that the "'Folsom" upgrade path for Ubuntu 12.04 is also ready
Canonical is integrating Amazon search results into Ubuntu Linux and some users hate the idea so Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth explained why he approved it.
At LinuxCon 2012, and CloudOpen, Canonical touted its pioneering work with OpenStack and said it intends to position its next platform - Ubuntu 12.10 in October -- with Juju and Charm technologies as the Cloud for human beings, much the way it positions its current OS as Linux for human beings. Its five-month-old Ubuntu 12.04 was the first commercial distribution to incorporate OpenStack.
Canonical has released Precise Pangolin, version 12.04 LTS of its Ubuntu Linux distribution, saying that it is aimed at enterprise users and cloud computing in particular.
While Red Hat and SUSE are throwing their support behind IBM's new Linux POWER servers, Canonical, Ubuntu's parent company, has opted to sit this one out.
Ubuntu-backer Canonical has defended its contentious move to the Unity desktop, arguing that the open-source Linux community needs to make design more of a priority."You can't please everybody, but I think it's really important we stood up and did [Unity] and led that charge," Jane Silber, Canonical's chief executive, said on Tuesday.
As expected, Canonical showed a version of its Linux-based Ubuntu operating system for TV sets at CES 2012 in Las Vegas, along with an in-car entertainment system. Ubuntu TV sets could appear this year, to compete with Google TV sets running Android -- which so far have failed in the marketplace -- and the widely-predicted Apple TV.
Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Linux, introduces Ubuntu TV, a universal TV operating system, at CES.
Otherwise known as The Convergence of EverythingMark Shuttleworth, famed trailblazer for Ubuntu Linux and head cheese at Canonical, has written a fascinating, powerful and succint vision of the future.In his own words: “By 14.
Mark Shuttleworth, the multi-millionaire space tourist who bankrolls the Ubuntu effort to take Linux to the mass market, says that the company is now targeting "a broader range of form factors … from the phone through the tablet to televisions", thanks to its "touch framework" and Unity user interface. Products are expected in about 18 months, though Canonical was not announcing a schedule.
Canonical wants Ubuntu Linux to compete with Android, iOS, and Windows on tablets and smartphones. Can it?
Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Linux, plans to take on Android, iOS and Windows on the smartphones, tablets and smart TVs.
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