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

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Missing Canonical partners and independent repositories in ubuntu 14.04

I have encountered a strange problem today when I found that Canonical partners and independent repositories have gone missing from "other software" tab of "software and updates". I also noticed that ...
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Does Ubuntu 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 does one contact Canonical to suggest a change?

I am wanting to contact Canonical to suggest that they push all changelogs to changelog.ubuntu.com so that apt-get changelog <package> will work for PPAs too, but how do I contact Canonical ...
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Purchasing Landscape

My organisation is interested in purchasing Ubuntu Advantage Essential Server, in order to use Landscape. But I have filled every forms I have found on canonical web site and on their "shop", and did ...
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Is there any Ubuntu Certification?

I am a Windows Server Administrator and MCSE/MCTIP. I have been attracted towards UBUNTU for long time and want to become a active participent and help businesses to use and grow using Ubuntu. But I ...
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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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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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Apport error reporting privacy issues

As apport is enabled by default since 12.04 I thought it would be important to get some much needed clarifications on certain privacy questions that have been bugging me. How paranoid is apport ...
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How to run software which requires the latest Intel modules

I used this utility to upgrade all of my Intel modules on my machine, but soon after learned that it was a really bad idea to upgrade these because of incompatibilities, and especially with Unity. I ...
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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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Which Juju's OpenStack Charms am I using (Community or Canonical)?

To give you better idea, let me just give you a little context I had a MAAS setup with 6 nodes in ready state. One of my node became Juju bootstrap node. After that I deployed OpenStack Juju charms ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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What is Knowledge Base in Ubuntu Advantage support package?

In Ubuntu Advantage support package, paid commercial service provided by Canonical, one of the mentioned features is The Canonical Knowledge Base and official description is: Technical library ...
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What's the relation between Juju project and Ubuntu/Canonical?

Juju: www.juju.ubuntu.com Who is the owner of Juju, Canonical?
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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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Did I support Canonical financially, when I bought the BQ Aquaris? [closed]

I love the phone. I love the company. I certainly love Ubuntu. Lately I've been feeling bad just taking and not giving. So did I give a little back, when I bought the phone?
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Landscape fails when using openstack-installer (even /experimental fails)

Here's the pastebin log http://pastebin.com/cXjC8rzP We are doing an Ubuntu cloud PoC, and are in the process of going with a 100 node license.
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“A fatal error has occured: Couldn't create admin” error when installing Ubuntu OpenStack - Canonical Distribution

I'm trying to install the new Canonical Distribution on a virtual environment following the guide published here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/install-ubuntu-openstack but during the ...
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Is Amazon a sponsor of Ubuntu development?

When I installed Ubuntu, the launcher included these icons: Search your computer and online sources Files Firefox LibreOffice Writer LibreOffice Calc LibreOffice Impress Ubuntu Software Center ...
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Has Canonical really sold to Facebook? [closed]

As stated above,has Canonical really sold to Facebook?
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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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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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How to contact Canonical?

So I am doing a College research project for my Computer Information Systems department and it is about alternative Linux server distribution for small businesses. From my findings I would really like ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Does Canonical collect data about how I use Ubuntu?

Does Canonical collect any user data about me or my habits during my use of Ubuntu? And if so, how can I stop this data collection?
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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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Integrated Projects of openstack on the last release of The Canonical Distribution of Ubuntu Openstack

What are the different projects of openstack included in the last release of The Canonical Distribution? I didn't find if Trove, Heat, Ceilometer, Sahara and some features of Neutron (Firewall as a ...
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juju bootstrap fails with connection timed out errors

This is a follow up question to my earlier question. Back then, juju was hanging trying to connect to the MAAS node. God knows what happened, it went ahead and is now failing with Connection timed out ...
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How does the package update process work/happen at Canonical/Ubuntu? [closed]

After trying to look through this site and also searching for an answer, there seems to be no clear information concerning how this process is done. What I would like to know is how the folks at ...