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January 3, 2013  9:59 AM

Linux-based Ubuntu comes to the phone

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Canonical, Linux, Mobile, Open source, Ubuntu

The London and Isle of Man headquartered company that oversees commercially supported services for the Linux-based Ubuntu operating system has confirmed that a smartphone interface has been produced that will offer PC capability when docked. The new 'mobile Ubuntu' will use all four edges of the...

August 21, 2012  9:21 AM

Ubuntu One offers 20GB of free cloud storage

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Canonical, Open source, Ubuntu

Ubuntu One referrals is a way to earn free cloud storage up to 20GB by "simply spreading the word" and inviting family and friends to join Ubuntu One. NOTE: It's actually not as "simple" as it could be, but it is possible. Users can now see a referrals invite link in their Ubuntu...


August 2, 2012  1:31 PM

I killed a MacBook Pro because I liked Ubuntu

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Canonical, Open source, Ubuntu

Having just spent the last 36 hours with my head in Ubuntu Server 12.04 I think I have my Ubuntu radar about as fully tuned as is humanly possible right now. Analysing Ubuntu Server 12.04 is a pleasant enough experience, the free and open source operating system's commercial parent Canonical has...


April 27, 2012  9:53 AM

IBM plays nice with Red Hat and SUSE on Linux, Canonical not in the gang

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Canonical, IBM, Linux, Red Hat, SUSE, Ubuntu

IBM took its time to release its new PowerLinux systems and solutions series and with good reason; the company wanted to host the cream of the enterprise-grade Linux crop on its shiny new black boxes. What are these units? IBM PowerLinux systems are intended to... "exploit the cost efficiency of...


April 13, 2012  12:15 PM

TOWIOSE: The Only Way Is OpenStack Essex

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Canonical, Cloud Computing, Open source, OpenStack, Rackspace, Ubuntu

The OpenStack open source cloud operating system project has this month blinged over to its fifth version known affectionately as the "Essex" release. Essex is said to be the first fully-functional version of OpenStack to ship with its dashboard management portal and identity authentication...


August 1, 2011  7:44 AM

OSCON 2011: Open Source has moved from “disruption to default”

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Canonical, community, Open source, OSCON

Portland Oregon is (apparently) famous for rain, rose gardens and (now) OSCON, the open source conference now in its 13th year. Staged under the banner of O'Reilly technical publishing, this event's ex-post "content" is now all online, so rather than...


February 4, 2011  7:55 AM

Canonical: open source is the driving force of cloud computing

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Canonical, Dell, Open source, Servers

Canonical is forecasting clear skies for the Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC), which is now available on Dell PowerEdge C2100 and C6100 servers as an option to build a business's Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) foundation.

This shrink-wrapped off-the-shelf cloud computing foundation is...


August 3, 2010  9:22 AM

Red Hat Is Number One Gnome, Is There A Control Freak Problem?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Canonical, Fedora, IBM, Open source, Red Hat, RHEL

Open source veteran Red Hat has confirmed its status as top corporate contributor to the Gnome desktop environment project. A study of 106 companies that have contributed to Gnome...


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