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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Searching for a better method/framework/anything to build deb packages

For those that have downvoted, if you care to let me know why, I can try to improve the question. I have been scouring the pipes for an official page on an officially sanctioned method of building ...
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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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Default Background Donation [duplicate]

This might not be the proper venue for this question, but I'm not sure where else to begin. How would a person go about donating photographs for use as one of the default backgrounds that ships with ...
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installing the canonical version of openstack

I have been working through setting up my servers for openstack http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/install-ubuntu-openstack and I am trying to configure the second NIC. I receive this error in my ...
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How to remove `t=canonical` from Firefox browser searches made on DuckDuckGo?

In Ubuntu 14.04, when I do a search in Firefox using either the address bar or the search bar, the system always adds t=canonical to my searches. So the full string becomes: ...
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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: Canonical Axe Ubuntu Discs for Non-LTS Releases But, now we have Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Is the software center safe? [duplicate]

Is there anyway someone could get some sort of malware onto the Ubuntu Software Center? Or is it all checked thoroughly before being added to the official repositories?
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Why should edx ask for permission to use word UBUNTU?

edx is an online course provider and recently it provided a course about Linux. One thing that was confusing is that it mentioned that they got permission from Canonical Ltd to use the word UBUNTU. ...
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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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How can I buy Canonical Ubuntu Advantage licence for Ubuntu OS installed on one of cloud VM and how can I apply that licence

I have Ubuntu installed in a cloud VM,how can I buy Canonical's Ubuntu Advantage service? Can I buy it and apply it to Ubuntu install on my cloud VM? Will this license provide me any Ubuntu Bug ...
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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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What is the current state of the Ubuntu Professional certification?

I've heard the Ubuntu Professional certification is no longer offered, although the course can be purchased here: http://shop.canonical.com/product_info.php?products_id=533 Is this true? After ...
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Can I donate less than $1 to Ubuntu?

I'd like to donate an amount less than $1. Is that possible?
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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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How do I contact someone in Canonical's organization?

I'm seeking a contact for Canonical's public relations person within the organization. Can anyone provide a phone number or email for this person? Or, at least, some jumping off point to find the ...
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“juju status” error on machines which are already in “allocated” state

I have two VMs in my MAAS setup: node0 and node1 Status of both of these machines are "Allocated to root". Another VM with name "node_juju" was created and "commissioned" through MAAS. With ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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How will they make the Software Centre sync now that U1 is no longer available?

As this questions says, the Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center sync doesn't work. Below there is a comment by MattiJsR: How will they make the sync work now that U1 is no longer available? And my ...
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How to re-install ubuntu that is pre-installed by manufacturer [duplicate]

Actually I wiped off ubuntu 12.04 lts that was pre-installed by manufacturer and want to just have it back is there any of doing this.
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Question regarding a domain name ending with “ubuntu”

I'm building a website like OMG!Ubuntu. I know that when using domain names ending with "Ubuntu" I must get consent from Canonical. How do I get their consent ?
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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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About Ubuntu Support

I want to ask about the Pricing Model for Ubuntu Support for Server Deployments from canonical on the order of 30 instances (12.04 and 14.04 LTS) What is the pricing and support framework that ...
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How can I give an idea to the ubuntu team? [duplicate]

Sorry for my simple question but it is important . I have many ideas for ubuntu . How can I give them all to ubuntu team . Is there Any webpage for that Or just an email ?
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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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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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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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Get the most recent complete installation DVD of Linux and Ubuntu [duplicate]

How do I get the complete installation DVD more recent of Ubuntu and related software? Looked the site but didn't find how to, also there is little information in Portuguese so I need a professional ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Link for purchase a pack of 10 install CDs of Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit? [duplicate]

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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How can I invest in ubuntu?

Is this even possible for a private person with no major funds?
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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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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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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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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 ...