Canonical is the company that provides commercial support for Ubuntu and related services, such as Ubuntu One and Landscape.

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Will Ubuntu 14.04 DVDs be available for buying in Canonical Store?

Times ago, Canonical announced that in the Canonical Store will be available for buying only CDs / DVDs of LTS releases: ...
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Has Canonical really sold to Facebook? [closed]

As stated above,has Canonical really sold to Facebook?
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Commercial support for Ubuntu Server OS [duplicate]

As we all know that Canonical provides commercial support for Ubuntu Server OS. I am not able to find the pricing structure for the same. I have tried to reach them through their site here, but i have ...
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Issues when installing Adobe Acrobat Reader

Actually I'm trying to install the acro reader on my 13.10 Ubuntu desktop. I have activated the Canonical repositoy (already availble in my software packages) by ticking the checkbox but when opening ...
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Canonical Apprenticeships?

I am currently a student doing my 4th year at college passing 3 separate courses, My issue is that when I finish my course I will need to get a job or some sort of way to get income, I was thinking on ...
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Does Ubntu contain Non-free kernel blobs and other non-free system components?

I heard Richard Stallman say that Ubuntu contains non-free blobs. Why does it have such blobs and what functions do these non free blobs and system components do that free software can't? Does ...
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What are the types and prices of Licences available?

what are the types of licence that we can get for the Ubuntu server and if any of the editions costs money how much would that be around?
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How to pay to Ubuntu by Master Card

In my country IRAQ, there's just Master Card available to pay. So its possible to pay with it to Ubuntu or the lonely way is by Paypal. Thanks
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Smart Scope Server side application?

As SmartScopes start to become reality and are quite central parts in the Ubuntu Unity experience it would be interesting to know a bit more about the heart (or maybe brain??) of this feature. What I ...
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Link for purchase a pack of 10 install CDs of Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit?

I can see the link to purchase a pack of Ubuntu 12.04 32-bits CDs on shop.canonical.com, but I haven't found the link for the 64-bit install CDs. Where can I find it?
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Will I be notified if Canonical is required to disclose my personal information? [closed]

In the Canonical privacy policy terms is mentioned under: What do we do with the information we collect: To comply with legal and regulatory requirements (including responding to court ...
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Does Ubuntu deliberately contaminate its binaries to help NSA? [closed]

A week ago asking this question of Microsoft or such would have got me labelled as paranoid, and asking this question about Ubuntu would have seemed plain stupid, bordering offensive. Then we found ...
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Extreme privacy setting in Ubuntu 13.04

Ubuntu is one of the greatest OS that I have ever used. However, I just wonder about the privacy because some of my activity will be sent to Cannonical server. Are there any ways to prevent my data ...
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How can I invest in ubuntu?

Is this even possible for a private person with no major funds?
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How does Ubuntu earn money? [duplicate]

From the moment that I used your OS I have become a fan. Fan of it's simplicity and beauty, but I worry about the creators. Creating something that is so simple and easy to use plus a beautiful OS ...
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Is it true that Canonical shares some user's information with Amazon without asking for permission to Ubuntu's user? [duplicate]

I heard Richard Stallman saying it... He says Ubuntu violates the privacy of the user by giving information to Amazon without permission.
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What kind of connection this is?

I happened to use netstat program this morning. And what I couldn't understand were its results. The snapshot of the output is given below: Can somebody explain to me the last entry in the results, ...
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What Licenses am I allowed to use when selling Ubuntu wallpapers?

I am making Debian packages containing wallpapers that I want to sell through Canonical (https://myapps.developer.ubuntu.com/dev/). Canonical does not (that I have found) list allowed licenses for ...
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Ubuntu design website duplication [closed]

Why Ubuntu maintaining two website for the same purpose. One is http://design.ubuntu.com and another one is http://design.canonical.com.
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How is Ubuntu/Canonical organized?

Ubuntu is a big project that has a lot of community involvement over many different aspects. From who is in charge - to how decisions are made. How is the work on Ubuntu organized and who organizes ...
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Is buying merchandise or Ubuntu One storage a viable alternative to donating?

Canonical offers merchandise and cloud storage (Ubuntu One). Of course, just donating will make Canonical more money then buying merchandise/cloud storage, but is buying merchandise and cloud storage ...
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Does Canonical have other deals with companies like the Amazon search feature?

I was interested to find out if Canonical, the producers of Ubuntu, have other financial dealings for integrated features of their operating system, other than the controversial Amazon search feature? ...
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How to contact Canonical to sponsor an Event

The question should really start with "Is this possible to do", but assuming one can ask Canonical for permission to sponsor an event, I was wondering if they could help with gear. For example several ...
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How do we get Canonical to fix their certificates? I can't access Ubuntu Wiki

I'm getting certificate errors when accessing Ubuntu Wiki. This is forcing me and I assume others who have rigorous security with their web browsing to create exceptions for these sites. They have ...
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why does Ubuntu downloads apps from 93.184.215.223?

Does anyone know I why my ubuntu machine makes a connection to 93.184.215.223 when I use apt-get? I thought all the software repositories were at *.canonical.com. I haven't added any 3rd party ...
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Where can I apply for jobs at Canonical? [closed]

I'm web-developer, and now I want to learn a new technology stack. I'm interested in working Canonical on ubuntu-desktop or possibly the ubuntu-phone project. I want to apply for a job at Canonical ...
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When did Ubuntu become a “by Canonical” product? [closed]

I keep reading in the news about this "Ubuntu by Canonical" thing, and it seems to me that this isn't entirely accurate. I have, for instance, spent about fifteen thousand hours working for Ubuntu, ...
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possible careers [closed]

I am currently a college freshman and I am curious about what kind of careers I could possibly get working on ubuntu and what kind of requirements are there like education to get said jobs. My dream ...
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How do Ubuntu updates appear on Amazon EC2?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed in Amazon EC2 machine. Sometimes when I SSH into the machine I see a notice asking me to update some packages. Please see the screenshot image below My Question ...
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Registering attendance to Ubuntu Developers Summit in Copenhagen [closed]

I have registered to attend the upcoming developers summit in Copenhagen. I am trying to register as an attendant to events like this, and despite the fact that I login normally with my launchpad ...
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What is the cost for becoming a reseller partner of Ubuntu? [closed]

I'm interested about Ubuntu Reseller partnership, but I'm not getting full info for this; like How I need to pay them (will it be case to case, annually or monthly)? When I'll sale their Ubuntu ...
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Problem with Canonical partners repository?

I enabled the canonical partners repository but I can't install Acrobat reader (acroread). I've found only a few programs in Ubuntu Software Center in the Canonical Partners section. Is this bug due ...
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Why is the traditional countdown absent in the Ubuntu homepage now?

We used to get more excited just seeing how close the next release date is and how game we are to download our latest favorite OS. Is the traditional homepage countdown in ubuntu.com gone for good?
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What kind of support does Canonical provide on a business level?

I was wondering about support for Ubuntu in general. If a small and or large business is running Ubuntu, what type of issues does Canonical help out with? examples: if a business is running a ...
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Will I be able to contribute to Ubuntu in the future through other services in addition to PayPal?

Now on Desktop Contribute Page, I can donate only using PayPal. Will I be able to donate in the future, using, for example, VISA credit card?
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Is Zentyal an official Ubuntu derivative?

I notice here that Canonical has partnered with Zentyal - does that make them an official derivative?
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How do I make sure that Canonical get affiliate benefits when I buy from amazon?

Ubuntu 12.10 has a new feature to search and buy from Amazon, either from the Dash, or from a unity WebApp. This is quite controversial, but for my part, I quite ok with it. So when I buy something ...
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Is there any legal things I need to discuss with Canonical before publishing an Ubuntu-based distribution?

I would like to know if there is some legal stuff I should fix with Canonical in order to make my distro publicly available as it is based in Ubuntu. Thanks.
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Can I get online support from Canonical for improving performance?

I am a real techno-tard. I need help optimizing my pc performance. Does Canonical offer any online support (such as online chat) to help people like me? I try to understand the posts but the language ...
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What's the difference between Ubuntu for free and the Official CD for $5?

What's the difference between Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for free and the Official CD of Ubuntu for $5? I didn't know the difference.
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Are the ubuntu sites down? [closed]

I just logged in toady and wanted to update my software and apparently apt-get update cannot fetch the launchpad repos. When I checked in my browser neither launchpad.net nor ubuntuforums can be ...
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Why are the latest releases of programs not in the Software Centre? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why don't the Ubuntu repositories have the latest versions of software? The way I understand the Ubuntu project from a corporate point of view is that companies can ...
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Ubuntu Distribution: Original Investor

I just have seen a "Canonical Limited" is the investor of Ubuntu Linux. First time I downloaded Ubuntu Linux a US Corporation was investor of Ubuntu. Sameways many different guesses about why it has ...
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How green are Ubuntu and Canonical?

im a student of Environmental Engineering, currently searching for a Bachelor Thesis Theme. I am curious, if there any internal information about Ubuntu related to CO2/Energy saving compared to other ...
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Are Palestinians out of the Ubuntu App Showdown Contest?

Canonical does not support shipment to Palestine. Are we (Palestinians) out of the Ubuntu App Showdown Contest because of that? Edit I contact canonical shipment team, and they told me they don't ...
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How does Canonical sustain its finances? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does Ubuntu make money? Since Ubuntu is, and will always be, free and no many I know go for anything that is paid for ( like paid games or ubuntu one's paid features ...
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Where are the Ubuntu and Ubuntu One servers located?

I would like to know where the Ubuntu Main repository and Ubuntu One servers are located.
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Is there any donors list?

I wonder if there is any list for companies that donate money to Ubuntu. These companies are not necessarily from IT and since they are using ubuntu in their daily bases intensively, they would like ...
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Why isn't Fluendo software showing up in 12.04 for purchase?

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 (32 Bit) and I have noticed that none of the previous software available for purchase from Fluendo is available. Does anyone know why? While trying to find a ...
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Why did Ubuntu stop free shipping of its CDs?

Earlier, if we registered on the Ubuntu site, we would get a CD shipped freely to our home. Why has Ubuntu stopped it?