Canonical Is Building A Standardized, Open-Source OS Specific To China

Canonical announced via its blog yesterday that it will be building an Ubuntu-based open-source OS for China, in partnership with the Chinese government and members of the Chinese developer community.

Canonical Unveils Ubuntu For Tablets, Developer Preview Available For Nexus Devices On Thursday

Hot on the heels of the announcement of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/01/02/canonical-brings-ubuntu-os-to-phones-official/">Ubuntu on phones</a> comes Canonical's latest announcement: Ubun

Ubuntu Mobile Developer Preview Will Grace The Galaxy Nexus And Nexus 4 On February 21

After <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/01/02/canonical-brings-ubuntu-os-to-phones-official/">spotting it on video</a> and briefly <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/01/08/hands-on-with

The First Ubuntu Smartphones Will Debut In October

Ubuntu's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/01/02/canonical-brings-ubuntu-os-to-phones-official/">recently-announced mobile operating system</a> certainly has some panache, which has prompted m

Canonical’s Ubuntu Phone OS Aims To Steal Everyone’s Customization-Loving Customers

The odds are stacked against Canonical's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/01/02/canonical-brings-ubuntu-os-to-phones-official/">late-comer Ubuntu phone OS</a>. But by seducing hardcore mobile

The Ubuntu Phone OS Doesn’t Stand A Chance

Of course proponents will say that the mobile market is still in its infancy and there is a need for an open OS. While I agree, I am not convinced that Ubuntu will become a winner on the scale of Andr

After Teasing Its Touch-Friendly Future, Canonical Officially Reveals The Ubuntu Phone OS

Ubuntu isn’t exactly a stranger to the mobile space — it started showing off its <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/02/21/canonical-announces-ubuntu-for-android/">Ubuntu for Android</a> pro

Free Software Leader Richard Stallman: Amazon Search Integration In Ubuntu Amounts To Spyware

Free software leader <a target="_blank" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman">Richard Stallman</a> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.fsf.org/blogs/rms/ubuntu-spyware-what-to-do">clai

Canonical’s Mark Shuttleworth Tires Of Critics, Moves Key Ubuntu Developments Out Of Public Eye

Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth says parts of Ubuntu 13.04 will be kept a secret, out of the public eye until its unveiling. The move, which he writes about on his<a target="_blank" href="http://w

Canonical’s Ubuntu One Cloud Storage Service Comes To The Mac

Canonical isn't just the company behind the popular Linux distribution <a target="_blank" href="http://www.ubuntu.com/">Ubuntu</a>, but with <a target="_blank" href="https://one.ubuntu.com/">Ubuntu On

Ubuntu Users: Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

The <a target="_blank" href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/tag/ubuntu">Ubuntu</a> Linux distribution has always been free. It's also always welcomed donations from users. Historically, though, the do

Canonical Releases Updated Enterprise Management Solution for Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu Linux, which started with the tagline "Linux for human beings," was originally an easy-to-use Linux distribution for desktop users. Canonical picked what they considered to be the best of breed

Ubuntu Web Apps Aim To Bridge Browser/Desktop Divide

Most days I have only three or four browser tabs open: GMail, Twitter, Google Reader, and whatever link I've clicked through from one of the previous three. I know folks, though, who regularly have tw

Dell Gives Linux Laptops Another Chance

Today Dell announced its official re-entry into the Linux laptop market. Project Sputnik, first announced <a target="_blank" href="http://bartongeorge.net/2012/05/07/introducing-project-sputnik-develo

Mark Shuttleworth is Passionate About Canonical, Patents, and Space

<a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/tag/mark-shuttleworth">Mark Shuttleworth</a> is the founder and former CEO of <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/tag/canonical">Canonical</a>, the commerci

Canonical Metal-as-a-Service: Not Quite As Cool As It Sounds

<a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/tag/canonical">Canonical</a>, the corporate sponsor of the <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/tag/ubuntu">Ubuntu</a> Linux distribution, has been doing a l

Canonical Announces Ubuntu for Android

Canonical's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/01/09/i-want-my-ubuntu-tv/">Ubuntu TV</a>, unveiled earlier this year, was the first in a series of announcements about "Ubuntu on devices". The n

Mark Shuttleworth Unveils New Head-Up Display for Ubuntu 12.04

Every time I write about <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/tag/ubuntu">Ubuntu</a> and its (not-so) new Unity interface, I see lots and lots of comments decrying it as useless, an abomination, th

I Want My Ubuntu TV!

<a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/ces2012">CES</a> is upon us, and is no doubt chock full of the usual suspects of consumer electronics OEMs, ODMs, and more. One interesting new attendee this ye

Ubuntu Developer Summit Kicks Off, Mark Shuttleworth Shares Plans for Ubuntu 12.04 and Beyond

The Ubuntu Developer Summit, starting today in Florida, is a gathering of Canonical employees, industry partners and Ubuntu community members to "define the focus and plans for [the] up-coming versio
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