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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
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
Mark Shuttleworth 'Chillin' on Ubuntu 13.04 [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 24, 2013
Shuttleworth calls Ubuntu release 'performance art' and talks about Unity, GNOME, Kylin, Wayland and Mir.
Tags: Linux, Ubuntu, Shuttleworth
Ubuntu's Magical Approach to OpenStack [Video]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 17, 2013
Mark Shuttleworth explains where his Linux company's OpenStack cloud is headed and why Juju is the charm that makes it happen.
Tags: Linux, cloud computing, Ubuntu, Shuttleworth, OpenStack
The Dilemma of the Linux Desktop
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published January 31, 2012
Between Ubuntu's Unity and Linux Mint's Cinnamon, we have a snapshot of the Linux desktop in crisis.
Tags: Linux, Gnome, KDE, Shuttleworth
Shuttleworth: Linux Power Users Aren't too Cool for Unity
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 31, 2011
Ubuntu now has 20 million users as founder takes aim at Unity interface criticism and lays out a plan for the cloud, desktop and everything in between.
Tags: Linux, Ubuntu, Shuttleworth, Unity
Ubuntu: Where Did the Love Go?
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published February 22, 2011
Once the darling of the open source crowd, Ubuntu is now increasingly criticized.
Tags: Ubuntu, Linux downloads, Gnome, Debian, Shuttleworth
Shuttleworth on Ubuntu's Future
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 27, 2010
Ubuntu Developer Summit (UDS), Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth talked about his hopes for the future of Linux, among other topics.
Tags: Linux, Ubuntu, Linux desktop, open source software, Shuttleworth
Ubuntu Aims for Linux Desktop Unity
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 25, 2010
Mark Shuttleworth announces a major shift for Ubuntu as new Unity interface will be default for next release – just don't call it a fork of GNOME.
Tags: Ubuntu, Linux desktop, Linux downloads, Gnome, Shuttleworth
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
Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha: Slouching Toward Ubuntu GNOME
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published August 25, 2010
The upcoming changes in Ubuntu GNOME inspire mixed feelings in many Linux users.
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, Gnome, Shuttleworth
Shuttleworth: Oracle's Java Lawsuit 'An Extremely Unsophisticated Move'
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 16, 2010
Founder of Ubuntu Linux sees little constructive outcome from Oracle's Java legal actions against Google and Android.
Tags: Java, Linux, Oracle, Ubuntu, Shuttleworth
Does Ubuntu Contribute its Share to Free Software Projects?
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published August 03, 2010
The dispute about this issue reflects a clash of changing values about the future of open source.
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, Gnome, Shuttleworth
Ubuntu Linux Getting 'Light' Edition
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 11, 2010
New Unity user interface effort aims to deliver lightweight versions of Ubuntu for desktops and notebooks.
Tags: Linux, Ubuntu, Linux desktop, open source tools, Shuttleworth
Ubuntu, Buttons, and Democracy
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published March 23, 2010
No matter how the war over the Ubuntu buttons ends, it highlights the tension between democracy and meritocracy within Ubuntu and the greater FOSS community.
Tags: open source, Ubuntu, Linux desktop, FOSS, Shuttleworth