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

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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 ...
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Why doesn't Canonical and Ubuntu run more ads?

Ubuntu, being a hunk of an OS, is not giving out Ads! I mean, See Microsoft for instance, Whichever Blogs or Websites you Visit you get a Nice girl holding a boquet of flowers and saying Windows 7, ...
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Why is downloading the Kubuntu .iso such a horrible user experience?

When I go to ubuntu.com, I click "Get Ubuntu", then I click "Download and Install", then I select my desired option, (Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Edubuntu not being options there, sadly), then the download ...
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When I am using Ubuntu for commercial reasons, do I have to pay Canonical?

I made application which use Ubuntu, when i shift it, i will install Ubuntu myself and install application myself as one unit, i can have more unit for selling it all depends based on my marketing and ...
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How does Canonical report and transfer Software Center sales money to app developers?

I would like to clarify some details of the derivation earned from the sale of application money. If I understood correctly, at the end of each quarter you will send us email to report the amount of ...
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Where can I order or request an Ubuntu Installation CD or DVD?

I need to upgrade my existing Ubuntu system, and I also want to install Ubuntu on a new laptop. I would like to have an installation CD or DVD to do both of these. Where exactly I can order or ...
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Will there be a new selection of ubuntu keyboards? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I buy a keyboard with an Ubuntu logo on the super key? I would like an Ubuntu keyboard for my Mac that I just installed 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) on.
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Why doesn't Canonical have a store in India?

I'm desperate to buy some of those great things up for sale on the Canonical Store. Is there anything that is being done to bring the store to India or have some kind of a retailer to sell the ...
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How can I help Canonical be profitable?

I can buy cloud space from ubuntu one instead of dropbox, etc .... right? Does buying system76 computers help canonical in anyway? What else can we do? Please add to this list.
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Repair and consulting service for home-users?

I have a new Laptop on which I installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (dual boot with preinstalled Windows 7) since about a month. However there are three consistent problems that I have not been able to get rid ...
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If I've signed the Canonical Contributors agreement, do I have to sign the new Harmony Agreement?

The contributors agreement has changed to a broad license harmony agreement. Do I need to resign the new agreement or is it automatic. Does anything prevent me from signing the new agreement and using ...
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Who owns Ubuntu and the ownership of Ubuntu as a going concern [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Who pays for Ubuntu? Ubuntu finances and future of project? How does Ubuntu make money? As I read Mark Shuttlesworth (hope i got it correct) is the one calling the ...
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Does Canonical pay application developers?

When an application becomes default in Ubuntu, does Canonical pay the developer(s) for making it default or do they just use the application for free?
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What should Ubuntu do to greatly increase the number of people who use it? [closed]

I Love Ubuntu. What is the "root" cause of why a FREE, alternative operating system isn't more widely used? I don't mean for this to be a subjective question -- instead I am looking for real, and ...
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How many paid Ubuntu developers are there?

How many paid developers work on developing Ubuntu? How many of them are on Ask Ubuntu? When I say "work" I mean they get a monetary reward (salary) for working/participating in the development of ...
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How much do Canonical track Ubuntu One-users behaviour?

I realised today when signing in, that everytime i use my computer I send some data back and forth to the Ubuntu One service, for obvious reasons, and that would actually mean Canonical could save us ...
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Will Skype be removed from the Canonical Partner repository? [closed]

I just learned that Microsoft has taken over Skype. Will this affect the availability of Skype in the Canonical Partner repository?
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What happened to the default Firefox startup page?

What has gone wrong with the Ubuntu startup page? it look of it has changed so far and in stead of Google being on the left it is on the right with Google custom search. I try to type something into ...
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How do I report a site that is misusing the Ubuntu logo and trademark?

Ok while browsing for an answer to a problem mentioned here at askubuntu I found this site "Ubuntu Addict" which looks like a google advert driver. Is there a place I can report something like that if ...
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Does anybody know what happens to money spent in the Ubuntu One Music Store?

I remember reading on the Canonical website around the launch of the Ubuntu One Music store that after revenue was divided between Canonical, 7 digital and the artists involved that all profit or a ...
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Is Ubuntu doing GUI research?

Is there any serious graphical user interface research for Ubuntu? I mean, are there any improvements planned by Ubuntu in order to improve it's default user interface? Just for example I don't ...
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How does Ubuntu make money?

We get various distros like kubuntu/ubuntu/lubuntu/edu/etc... for free. We get critical updates constantly. We can download any programs we want from Ubuntu repos. Gee, I can't even imagine what kind ...
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What has been your experience with paid support from Canonical? [closed]

I am considering buying "Ubuntu Desktop Support" from Canonical for 2 reasons: I have a couple of issues that I would like professional help with. (Specifically a recurring kernel panic, and a slow ...
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Is there a public list anywhere of people who have signed the Canonical Contributor Agreement?

I know there are lists of Ubuntu Members and rankings of people contributing to the 5-a-day project, but I was wondering if there is a record of signatories of the Canonical Contributor Agreement.
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What happened to Android Execution Environment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Plans to make Android Apps run on Ubuntu abandoned? There was news about Android Execution Environment in 2009 but ...
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Is music store successful?

I am wondering how much money canonical gets from this store and some statistics (how much songs have been bought, ...)
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How to include applications/software in Canonical Partners repo?

There seems to be no publicly documented information about how to get applications included in the Canonical Partners repo. How does an app/software get included there? What are the benefits? Do ...
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Canonical support for linux-headers package

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04. A search for "linux-headers" in Synaptic Package Manager, and selecting the package "linux-headers-2.6.32-26-generic" displays the following notes for this package: ...
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How do I report a bug against Ubuntu.com (the Ubuntu website)

Since the website and wiki have been redesigned, the text is not always readable. The footer text overwrites other text, the links are not uniform colors, and the colors use blend and blur the text. ...
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Why doesn't Canonical use pings from the Update Manager to gauge the size of the Ubuntu installbase?

I've heard from many people, Jono Bacon included, that it's impossible to say how many computers are running Ubuntu since there is nothing in the OS that phones home, and the Ubuntu Census package is ...
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What is the 'canonical-census' package?

Why is (was) there so much fuss about it? Why is it under the 'Canonical Partners' section in the Software Center? Should I install it?
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Why doesn't Ubuntu move to DVDs?

Taking into account hardware requirements, chances are that you will have a DVD reader. I think its a bit silly to keep limiting ubuntu size to 700MB. If they switched to DVD size (4,7 GB) we could ...
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What does it mean when Canonical says that Ubuntu is and always will be Absolutely Free?

In the video linked from this blog entry and other Canonical marketing material, it says things like Ubuntu is and always will be Absolutely Free. What does that mean? Especially considering that ...
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What is the process for getting paid apps into the Ubuntu Software Center?

What is the process for getting paid apps into the Ubuntu Software Center?
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What is the Deal with the Copyrights Issue of Ubuntu and Canonical

I just came across this post via Hacker News and wonder what is all the fuss about? Ubuntu will always be free, right? That is a promise no one is intending to break. More than that, The Ubuntu ...
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Who pays for Ubuntu?

Ubuntu seems expensive to develop and maintain. Bandwidth, development, marketing, and maintenance all cost money, and since Ubuntu is free to download and use, I don't see who pays for it all. I ask ...
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Ubuntu finances and future of project [closed]

What are the chances that the Ubuntu Project will die if its primary source of funds are removed? In other words, how healthy are the finances of the Ubuntu sponsors Canonical? Is Ubuntu losing money? ...