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

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What happened to Ubuntu Certified Professional? [duplicate]

I would like to study and get some sort of qualification behind my name. I see there is a Linux Professional Institute exam - but what happened to the Ubuntu version? How do I prove my knowledge of ...
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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 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?
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Error on Ubuntu server? [Canonical not handling load?] [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get apt to use a mirror close to me, or choose a faster mirror? With update manager I got: Failed to fetch ...
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Does Canonical have any plans for selling/certifying laptop hardware? [closed]

One large advantage for Apple and their developers, is that they get to pick the hardware they want to support. Ubuntu, and Linux in general, needs a great deal of extra complexity due to the need to ...
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Where can I order pressed Ubuntu 12.04 64bit Desktop CDs with professional graphics?

Canonical have confirmed today they will be shipping 32-bit Desktop CDs of 12.04 from their store, with the product page just updated to reflect this. I prefer 64-bit, I thought it was now the ...
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Where can I obtain Ubuntu Software and Server CDs and a manual

I live in nigeria and I need to obtain the CDs + a manual for the desktop and server versions of Ubuntu 11.10. Is there any information available where i can order these?
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What is exactly Juju? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a Juju Charm? I am a sys-admin and I heard about Juju from Canonical. What is it and what could be his utility for someone like me ?
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No response on Ubuntu One Support [closed]

I submitted a support question to ubuntuone-support@canonical.com 6 days ago, received an automated response and nothing since. I have replied a few times looking for an update and nothing. This is ...
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Why is Ubuntu not publicized in big conferences?

I am simply wondering why the Ubuntu OS is not presented in big conferences at launches? I see other OS-es gaining a lot of market share by doing so. I think that Ubuntu even if it is free of charge ...
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In what program was this official Ubuntu ad made in

I have previously stumbled upon the official 10.10 UDS ad: What program was this ad made in? Is the program on ubuntu? Is there a template?
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What are the requirements of the Canonical Reseller Partner Program?

I am planning to start a company to sell Open Source Software solutions, like Ubuntu in enterprise space. I have around 6 years of experience in IT and Software sales, so I think this is the right ...
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will Canonical still be splitting revenue from Ubuntu One Music Store in 12.04? [closed]

With the release of 12.04, Ubuntu will be moving back to Rhythmbox as the default music player. Will Canonical still give Banshee a share of revenue from Ubuntu One Music Store purchases made using ...
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What are the current legal issues going on between Ubuntu and Microsoft? [closed]

I know this is none of my business, still, since Microsoft always tries to bump its competitors, i was wondering what current legal issues are going on between Ubuntu and Microsoft Corp., and is ...
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Can a person contribute directly to the Ubuntu project?

I know that Ubuntu receives funding via support, merchandize, hardware company agreements, etc, but many projects out there offer the option to donate directly allowing and supporting further ...
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In which countries would Ubuntu TV be made available?

Will Ubuntu TV be made available outside of UK/USA when it is released for public use? For example in Germany?
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Can I legally build and sell desktops with Ubuntu pre-installed?

I'm starting a business and this is part of what I'm going to be offering. I'm almost complete with my certification in Linux Administration, but I don't know all of the ins and outs of the law Linux ...