Posts Tagged ‘ canonical ’

Canonical to fund upstream Linux usability improvements

Sep 15th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Linux

Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth announced Wednesday that his company, Canonical, will hire professional designers and interaction experts to improve the usability of the Linux desktop software ecosystem. They will work closely with upstream developers to bring a better experience to users of the open source operating system.

Canonical: 11% of U.S. Businesses Use Ubuntu Linux

Aug 12th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Linux

For more than a year, Canonical - the company behind the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution - has been piecing together a global channel of partners, distributors and solutions providers. Now, Canonical is telling resellers that 11 percent of U.S. businesses already run Ubuntu.

IBM, Canonical, Novell, Red Hat to Deliver Microsoft-Free Desktops Worldwide

Aug 6th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Linux

The four vendors are working with their local business partners in markets around the world to build and distribute a pre-loaded PC offering that features IBM’s Lotus Notes, Lotus Symphony and Lotus Sametime; the Linux operating system of each distributor; and software applications and installation services from the various local affiliates.