A smartphone that can work as a desktop may be a long shot but the pursuit of mobile technology has brought many benefits to Ubuntu, according to Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth.
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Linux users loves Ubuntu. Technology businesses, though... not so much. Canonical is working on improving its corporate partnership relationships.
The Ubuntu release, code-named Maverick Meerkat, will ship on Sunday, with new technology for the server variant including the ability to run cloud images in offline mode
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I interview Matt Zimmerman, Chief Technology Officer of Canonical Ltd, the company which produces the Ubuntu Linux distribution.
Ubuntu is a great operating system that almost nobody uses. That tells us much about the balance between technology and marketing
Fellow ZDNet blogger, Dana Blankenhorn, asked an interesting this morning: "Will Google Android Wreck Ubuntu?" At least in the land of educational technology, though, I think that Android has the potential to break Windows strongholds, opening doors for Ubuntu and other distros that they simply couldn't open by themselves.
The folks behind the open source community-developed operating system Ubuntu are alll excited about Ubuntu Mobile. They view this as a technology that can turn Mobile Internet Devices (their CAPS) into a "new class of computers.
Deal between Ubuntu and Linspire to integrate each other's technology is a step toward reducing Linux fragmentation, an analyst says.
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