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Ubuntu's Canonical and Google partner to create Chrome

http://blogs.computerworld.com

Some people may see Google's Chrome operating system as competing with existing Linux desktop distributions. Canonical, the company behind popular Linux distribution Ubuntu, isn't one of them. They're working with Google to make Chrome.

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Google Chrome OS: Should Ubuntu and Canonical Worry?

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Google, as expected, has taken its Chrome OS effort and offered it up as an open source project called Chromium OS. As you may recall Chrome OS will target netbooks and other thin mobile devices - core markets that  Canonical is pursuing with Ubuntu. Should Canonical be worried?

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Ubuntu One Music Store: A Real Business?

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During the Ubuntu 9.10 launch a few weeks ago, Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth hinted that Ubuntu may ultimately gain music and entertainment store capabilities - similar to offerings from Apple (iTunes) and Amazon.com. Fast forward to the present, and Canonical appears to be preparing the Ubuntu One Music Store. Here's why.

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Canonical's Jono Bacon on the agony, ecstacy of Ubuntu Karmic

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Jono Bacon goes on at length at his blog on the contrast between the euphoria over the release of Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) and the reports of problems by users. Read the 10 or so entries below this one and you can see the problems I've had. It's time to put this in perspective. I've had plenty of problems with all manner of Linux and other Unix-like operating systems over the past few years.

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Canonical and Creative Commons Meet Donations Target

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Melissa from the Creative Commons pointed me to the rather good news that Canonical's offer to match Creative Commons donations up to $3000 has already been matched

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Canonical Matching Creative Commons Donations

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This means that if you donate $1 to the Creative Commons, Canonical will also provide $1 until the $3000 total has been reached.

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Ubuntu’s Encrypted Home Directory: A Canonical Approach to Data Privacy

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How can users protect themselves from the loss of important data when a computer goes missing? Well, the latest release of Ubuntu makes this not only possible, but frighteningly easy!

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Canonical Takes on Win 7 With Ubuntu 9.10 RC

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Canonical on Thursday made available the Release Candidate of its latest Linux-based operating system, Ubuntu 9.10, on the same day Microsoft launched the long-awaited Windows 7.

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Apple and Linux Forces Rain on Windows 7 Parade

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Apple and Linux advocate IBM both tried hard to cramp Microsoft's style this week before the Windows 7 rollout even got under way. On Tuesday, Apple launched a new iMac, MacBook, and Mac Mini line, while IBM joined with Linux distributor Canonical to introduce a new "cloud-and-Linux-based" offering called IBM Client for Smart Work.

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IBM and Canonical team up against Windows 7

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IBM and Canonical, the commercial entity behind Ubuntu Linux, on Tuesday are launching a combined cloud and Linux desktop package designed for Netbooks and low-end PCs.

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Keeping Ubuntu CDs Available

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Due to the sheer growth of Ubuntu, we are making a few changes to ShipIt which we wanted to ensure we share with you. For the details, we’re going to turn the mic over to everyone’s favorite Canonical COO, Jane Silber:

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IBM & Canonical to launch Ubuntu desktop for business

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Today IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Canonical are introducing a cloud- and Linux-based desktop package in the U.S. designed for use on a company's existing fleet of personal computers (PCs) or even low-cost netbooks.

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Canonical pushes out Ubuntu 9.10 server

http://www.theregister.co.uk

If you are getting ready to build your own internal cloud-style virtual infrastructure, Canonical - the commercial entity behind the Ubuntu distro of Linux - really wants you to think outside of the box and consider the forthcoming "Karmic Koala" Ubuntu 9.10 Server Edition.

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Bazaar 2.0.0: interview with Martin Pool

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"The Bazaar project released their version 2.0.0 this week. I spoke to Martin Pool, the project’s lead, about the release and Bazaar generally..."

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Fedora Mini: A New Netbook Competitor?

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For a long time, Ubuntu was the only big-name Linux distribution with a specially tailored netbook version.  That changed recently with the announcement of Fedora Mini, which stands poised to compete with Ubuntu Netbook Remix on Linux-based netbooks and similar devices.  Here are some thoughts on what this development means for Ubuntu and Canonical's netbook strategy, and Linux netbooks in gener

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