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

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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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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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Canonical Projects [on hold]

I'm a broadcast engineer. We recently upgraded our LiveU banded cellular units and the interface on all of them looks shockingly like Ubuntu. I was wondering if this is one of the corporate projects ...
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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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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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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 OS installed on one of the cloud VM,now I need to buy Canonical Ubuntu Advantage License. So how can I buy it and apply it to Ubuntu OS on my cloud VM. Will this license provide me any ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?

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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...