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Canonical Launches Ubuntu One Music Streaming App For iPhone & iPod


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For the ones who are not familiar with Ubuntu One, it is a web based storage services from Canonical just the same as Dropbox. A basic account of Ubuntu One offers you upto 5GB of storage space unlike DropBox which offers only 2GB and talking about popularity of the Ubuntu One service, we have already…

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By Debjit on August 14th
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Canonical Says Unity 2D Not Part Of The Ubuntu 11.04 Plan


Last week, Bill Filler from Canonical created a flutter when he announced Unity 2D for computers which cannot run the normal Unity 3D. Unity 3D requires Compiz and thus requires computers capable of 3D-acceleration to run. Unity 2D, technically known as Unity-Qt, is based on Qt/QML and has been designed to run on the slower computers….

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By Ricky on January 18th
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Why Is Canonical Selling An Ubuntu Branded Keyboard With A Windows Key?


Why Is Canonical Selling An Ubuntu Branded Keyboard With A Windows Key?

Canonical has a new Ubuntu branded keyboard for sale on their website. The keyboard is made from silicon which makes it moisture resistant, easy to clean and it is flexible – you can just roll it up and take it with you. It even has a screaming huge Ubuntu logo on the left.

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By Ricky on January 4th
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What Does Canonical Contributor Agreement Mean?


What Does Canonical Contributor Agreement Mean?

Ideological conflict has carved the pathway of human experience. Imagine how different history would be without it. There would have been no crusades. Northern Ireland would have been relatively untroubled. The Mitfords would have been an unremarkable aristocratic family. In reality individual philosophy is a very powerful force, which now looks set to define the…

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By Ricky on December 21st
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No, Ubuntu is Not Moving To A Rolling Release


No, Ubuntu is Not Moving To A Rolling Release

Well now we have official words from Canonical. Rick Spencer, the Engineering Director of Ubuntu at Canonical has said the Ubuntu is not moving to a rolling release.

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By Ricky on November 25th
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GNOME Shell – Then And Now (Or How Unity Has Influenced It)


GNOME Shell – Then And Now (Or How Unity Has Influenced It)

In the past I have commented on how GNOME Shell’s redesign is heading towards what Canonical’s Unity looks like currently. Well, today a reader, Frederico Araújo,  left a very interesting side-by-side comparison of GNOME Shell during its initial stage and now. He also added comparison with Unity. It is a very interesting comparison and we thought we’d share it. Do leave your…

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By Ricky on November 16th
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OpenOffice Forked As LibreOffice


Today the OpenOffice community made a big decision to break away from Oracle and have formed The Document Foundation. Development for OpenOffice has been going on form about a decade now under Sun Microsystem. However, after Oracle’s acquisition of Sun Microsystem, the community have decided to fulfill the promise of independence mentioned in the original…

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By Ricky on September 28th
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Canonical Contributes Only 1% To GNOME; Red Hat Contributes 16%


Canonical Contributes Only 1% To GNOME; Red Hat Contributes 16%

At GUADEC, Dave Neary presented the results of the GNOME Census. The results reveal some very interesting findings. Around 70% of the developers identify themselves as volunteer and 70% of the commits made in the GNOME releases are made by paid developers. Now, here is the part that has started out something like a war…

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By Ricky on July 30th
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Canonical releases Ubuntu One Music Store to the public


We all knew that the Ubuntu One Music Store was coming. It had been in closed beta for quite some time now and all that we knew about it came from the few beta testers. However, today Canonical has released the Ubuntu One Music Store to the public. It is still a beta mind you….

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By Ricky on March 23rd
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