'Canonical' Tag Index

Ubuntu and the Unspoken Rules
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published March 25, 2014
Ubuntu's disagreements with the rest of open source are really less about issues than relationships.
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, FOSS, Shuttleworth, Canonical
The Linux Desktop: 2013 in Review
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published December 10, 2013
The Linux desktop’s big trends included crowdfunding, the Ubuntu controversy, GNOME, Steam, and more.
Tags: open source, Ubuntu, Linux desktop, Gnome, Canonical, Steam OS
The Burning Bridges of Ubuntu
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published November 26, 2013
Ubuntu and Canonical are still having community problems -- and at least part of the problem is their public statements and actions.
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, KDE, Canonical, Mark Shuttleworth
Are We Witnessing the Decline of Ubuntu?
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published September 24, 2013
Ubuntu and Canonical are looking as if they've peaked, with a string of questionable moves.
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, Shuttleworth, Canonical
Ubuntu Edge: Canonical's Big Gamble
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published July 23, 2013
Is the new limited edition phone cutting-edge or over the edge?
Tags: open source, Android, smartphone, FOSS, Canonical, Mark Shuttleworth, Ubuntu Edge
Canonical Seeks $32 Million in Crowdfunding for Linux Phone
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 22, 2013
Linux vendor looks to community to fund next generation superphone.
Tags: Linux, smartphone, Canonical
Mark Shuttleworth Says Microsoft No Longer Dominates
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 31, 2013
The Canonical founder has closed Ubuntu's famed "Bug #1."
Tags: open source, Linux, Windows, Ubuntu, Canonical, Mark Shuttleworth
Ubuntu: Restoring the Community Link
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published May 21, 2013
The latest Canonical vs. community uproar has been defused, but for how long?
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, Canonical, community
Ubuntu and the Missing Community Link
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published May 14, 2013
Small events can have big consequences.
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, FOSS, Canonical, community
Raving Ringtail: The Mixed Motives of Ubuntu 13.04
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published April 24, 2013
The latest version of Unity mirrors the increasing conflicts within Canonical and Ubuntu.
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, desktop, Canonical, Mark Shuttleworth
Ubuntu Software Center Explored
By Matt Hartley | Article Published April 15, 2013
Find out where the Ubuntu Software Center came from, how it works and what alternatives are available.
Tags: open source, Linux, software, Ubuntu, applications, Canonical
Dispelling FUD About Ubuntu
By Matt Hartley | Article Published March 18, 2013
You don't have to love everything Ubuntu does, but don't forget its noteworthy achievements and contributions to the Linux community.
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, distribution, desktop, Canonical, community, Unity
Ubuntu's Community Problem
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published March 12, 2013
Are the interests of Canonical and Ubuntu identical? Some Ubuntu contributors are starting to question that assumption.
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, Canonical, community
Why More People Are Choosing Ubuntu
By Matt Hartley | Article Published February 19, 2013
Ubuntu is succeeding in areas where many other desktop Linux distributions have failed.
Tags: open source, Ubuntu, desktop linux, Canonical
Ubuntu Pros and Cons
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published February 19, 2013
Is Ubuntu the last, best hope of Linux? Or the betrayer of everything that open source stands for?
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, Canonical
Can the Ubuntu Phone Succeed?
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published January 08, 2013
The Ubuntu phone faces significant challenges on its way to market.
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, smartphone, Canonical
Is The New Ubuntu Phone An Android-Killer? Probably Not.
By Matt Hartley | Article Published January 07, 2013
Canonical's Ubuntu phone faces some tough challenges if it wants to compete directly with iOS and Android for mainstream smartphone users.
Tags: open source, Linux, Android, mobile, Canonical, IOS, Ubuntu Phone
Top 10 Things Ubuntu Is Doing Right
By Matt Hartley | Article Published December 17, 2012
Its Debian foundations, strong brand name, Canonical support and many other features are helping Ubuntu bring Linux to a wider audience.
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, Debian, Canonical
Consequences of Dell Embracing Ubuntu
By Matt Hartley | Article Published December 10, 2012
At this point, Dell offers only one compelling Ubuntu-based product for home users--not enough to show that it is taking desktop Linux seriously.
Tags: Ubuntu, Dell, laptop, Canonical, ultrabook, XPS
The Cost of Ubuntu
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published November 26, 2012
It seems unlikely that the Ubuntu desktop will ever turn a profit.
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, desktop, Canonical
Proprietary Software for Ubuntu--What Will It Mean?
By Matt Hartley | Article Published November 21, 2012
Ubuntu-only versions of proprietary software could lead to a divide within the Linux community.
Tags: open source, Linux, software, Ubuntu, Skype, Canonical, Proprietary, Steam, Valve Software
Canonical Releases Ubuntu 12.04, Precise Pangolin
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 26, 2012
The update includes desktop virtualization capabilities and OpenStack cloud computing software.
Tags: open source, Linux, cloud computing, Ubuntu, Canonical
Ubuntu-Android Phone: Canonical's Big Move?
By Matt Hartley | Article Published February 27, 2012
With a few simple tweaks, the Ubuntu-Android phone could be a major player.
Tags: Android, mobile, Ubuntu, Canonical
Canonical Maps out Ubuntu Strategy at CES
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published January 11, 2012
TVs, cars, phones -- Ubuntu isn't just about Linux anymore. And, oh yeah, desktops, too.
Tags: Linux, Ubuntu, Canonical
Is Linux Mint an Ubuntu-Killer?
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published December 01, 2011
User traffic and key design changes suggest that Mint is a serious challenger to the King of Linux.
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, distro, Canonical, Mint
Judging Ubuntu: Failures and Successes
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published October 25, 2011
On Ubuntu's seventh anniversary, the dominant Linux distribution has a mixed record.
Tags: Ubuntu, Linux desktop, Linux downloads, Canonical
Canonical Brings Ubuntu One to Apple iPhone
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 12, 2011
 Linux vendor expands its music streaming service with iOS app.
Tags: Linux, Ubuntu, Canonical, IOS
How Ubuntu's Unity Can Be Improved
By Matt Hartley | Article Published May 09, 2011
Ubuntu's developers could follow these tips to improve user experience for both existing and new Ubuntu users.
Tags: Ubuntu, Linux desktop, Linux downloads, Canonical, Unity
Why Is Ubuntu's Unity Squeezing out GNOME 3?
By Matt Hartley | Article Published April 25, 2011
Given that Unity might be the Windows Vista of the Linux world, shouldn’t GNOME get more focus?
Tags: open source, Ubuntu, Linux desktop, Gnome, Canonical
Ubuntu Embraces QT Toolkit: Blurring Linux Development?
By Matt Hartley | Article Published January 24, 2011
Ubuntu succeeded with lots of GTK applications. Do we really want QT being tossed into the mix?
Tags: Linux, Ubuntu, Gnome, Canonical, Qt
Ubuntu's Real Contribution to Free Software
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published October 05, 2010
Often overpraised or falsely criticized, Ubuntu’s most significant contribution to open source is often overlooked.
Tags: Ubuntu, Linux downloads, open source software, Shuttleworth, Canonical
Ubuntu, Canonical Wallow in Muddy Waters with Contributors' Agreements
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published September 21, 2010
The Canonical Contributor Agreement is riddled with potential difficulties, causing concern among various parties.
Tags: Ubuntu, Linux desktop, open source tools, Shuttleworth, Canonical
Inside Ubuntu's Development Process
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published September 10, 2010
Canonical executive Matt Zimmerman discusses the nuts and bolts of the open source distribution's build process.
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, Linux downloads, Canonical
Can GNOME Regain the Evolutionary Advantage over KDE?
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published April 16, 2009
Perhaps feeling the pressure as KDE 4 gains acceptance, GNOME seems to have been panicked into a hasty decision. But what if no one wants to share its new, apparently radical vision?
Tags: software, Gnome, KDE, Canonical
Commercial Linux Distro Support: Which is Best?
By Kenneth Hess | Article Published March 03, 2009
Between Canonical, Red Hat and Novell, which company offers the best Linux support?
Tags: Linux, services, Red Hat, Novell, Canonical




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