Samsung announce Linux on DeX with Ubuntu: for developers on the move

The Samsung Developer Conference, held this week in San Francisco, brings creators together to discover and learn about the latest technologies in Samsung’s portfolio and further afield. One of the technologies showcased, following the initial demo in 2017, is Samsung’s Linux on DeX. Samsung DeX, launched last year, lets users of Samsung flagship Galaxy devices […]

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Canonical and Ubuntu – user statistics

Most stories are pretty clear and straightforward, heroes, villains, friends, enemies. There’s clear lines as to who is involved with who and what is going on. Then you arrive at the story of Canonical and Ubuntu and things aren’t quite so clear anymore, lines are blurred. Ubuntu appears everywhere, sometimes accompanied by Canonical, but frequently […]

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Infographic: Snaps in numbers

Coinciding with the release of Ubuntu 18.10 today, we have celebrated the exceptional adoption of snaps by sharing the infographic below. From popular snaps to daily installs, this infographic demonstrates where, when and why users are installing and adopting the secure, Linux application format. For more commentary around these numbers, check out this recent blog. […]

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Ubuntu 18.10:Multi-cloud,new desktop theme & enhanced snap integration

London, UK, 18th October 2018; Canonical today announced the release of Ubuntu 18.10, focused on multi-cloud deployments, AI software development, a new community desktop theme and richer snap desktop integration. “Ubuntu is now the world’s reference platform for AI engineering and analytics” said Mark Shuttleworth, CEO of Canonical. “We accelerate developer productivity and help enterprises operate […]

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Firefox ESR 60 availability on Ubuntu

Mozilla Release Engineering created a special customised packaging of the Ubuntu version of Firefox intended for our enterprise partners of Canonical.  This is particularly useful if partners decide they need to apply policies to Firefox for an install base they administer.  This Extended Support Release (ESR) is similar in concept to the Ubuntu LTS releases. […]

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Plex arrives in Canonical’s Snap Store

The leading streaming media platform is now available to a wider Linux community Visit the Snap Store to see more information on Plex as a Snap and install it on your machine. London, UK: 11th October 2018 – Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, today announces Plex as a Snap, bringing the over-the-top (OTT) media service to millions of […]

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Announcing Extended Security Maintenance for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS – “Trusty Tahr”

Ubuntu is the basis for the majority of cloud-based workloads today. With over 450 million public cloud instances launched since the release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, a number that keeps accelerating on a day-per-day basis since, many of the largest web-scale deployments are using Ubuntu. This includes financial, big data, media, and many other workloads […]

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