Canonical articles

Canonical's second Ubuntu smartphone to launch next week

The first Ubuntu-powered smartphone arrived earlier this year after two years of planning and a failed crowdfunding campaign. Canonical, the group behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution and the aforementioned handset, isn’t planning for it to take nearly as long for…

Ubuntu-based smartphones announced for Q3 2013

It appears Google's Android and Apple's iOS are about to face some new competition: Ubuntu. Canonical, the primary organization who backs Ubuntu, has announced a mobile-centric version of the OS which aims to debut on two different smartphones. The devices…

Ubuntu releases 12.04 Precise Pangolin LTS Linux

Popular Linux distribution Ubuntu announced the immediate availability of their latest release yesterday, bringing with it Unity and its file searching tool HUD to enterprise users as part of the long-term support release which distribution backer Canonical will offer security…

Canonical unveils Ubuntu TV concept at CES

The much rumored, and somewhat expected Ubuntu TV has finally been unveiled at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. It is joined in the spotlight with the company’s in-car entertainment solution, the Linux powered In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) system. …

Canonical releases Ubuntu 11.04

Canonical has announced Ubuntu 11.04 (codenamed Natty Narwhal). The company says the new version "continues Ubuntu's proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution." You can download Ubuntu 11.04 directly in…