Online integration and commercial search results in Ubuntu‘s Unity interface are here to stay–and will grow more comprehensive in the next release of the operating system, according to Canonical. But so, too, will tools for controlling and filtering results.
When it comes to Ubuntu, Canonical’s Linux distribution, most pundits keep close tabs on April and October. Like clockwork, Canonical always releases Ubuntu upgrades during those months. Indeed, Canonical is beta testing Ubuntu 12.04 (code-named Precise Pangolin) now and expects to ship the new Linux release on April 26.
Mark Shuttleworth, founder and CEO of Ubuntu commercial sponsor Canonical, announced on Thursday that he is stepping aside to develop cloud products and begin new partnerships. He named Chief Operating Officer Jane Silber to take his place as CEO of Canonical.
Sources at Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, tell me that Canonical will be announcing new partnerships with Intel, SanDisk, and RealNetworks. To me, the biggest news is that Canonical will be demonstrating the Moblin version of the UNR (Ubuntu Netbook Remi
Open source industry veteran Matt Asay joins Canonical as chief operating officer
LONDON, February 5, 2010
Ltd., the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, announced today that open
source industry veteran Matt Asay has joined the company as chief
operating officer (COO) -- responsible
for aligning strategic goals and operational activities, the
optimization of day-to-day o
Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail has been announced by Mark Shuttelworth a couple of weeks ago, but it seems that the usual release schedule is out the window.Canonical had a very strict release schedule in the past, at least until Ubuntu 12.10, but it's bout to change.