Archive › July, 2013

Put the Ubuntu Edge Indigogo Widget on Your Website

A fantastic way of supporting the Ubuntu Edge campaign is to embed the campaign widget into your website. It looks like this: It is as simple as pasting the following code into your site sidebar/widget/page: <iframe src=”” width=”224px” height=”486px” frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no”></iframe> Thanks!

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One Week In. Seven Million Dollars. Keep On Pledging!

One week ago today we kicked off the Ubuntu Edge Indigogo Campaign; a campaign to raise $32million using the crowd-funding site Indigogo to build the beautiful Ubuntu Edge device that can run Ubuntu Phone and Android and boot a full Ubuntu desktop running off the phone itself. Be sure to see ( This campaign is […]

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Ubuntu Edge: The Road To Making Crowd-Sourcing History

Ever since we announced the Ubuntu Edge campaign, we have seen a remarkable amount of interest in the campaign. Here are some highlights: T3 Techcrunch Techcrunch, BBC Jane Silber, Canonical CEO on CNBC Mark Shuttleworth, Ubuntu Founder, doing a Reddit AMA The Telegraph I also strongly recommend you see Marques Brownlee’s video overview of Ubuntu […]

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12 Hours In, Nearly 10% Raised

We are about 12 hours into the Ubuntu Edge Indigogo Campaign and we are about to hit 10% of the full goal. Awesome. Be sure to go and support the campaign!

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Announcing the Ubuntu Edge

Last week many of you will have seen the teasers that were shared on As you can imagine, our community, the press, and others picked up on this with rampant curiosity of what was to come. I am delighted to see the news is now out there, and boy, is this exciting. In a […]

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Community Leadership Summit 2013 and OSCON Action

If you are going to be in Portland, Oregon in the next few weeks, I wanted to share some of the things I will be doing. If you want a meeting while I am at the Community Leadership Summit and OSCON, please get in touch and we can coordinate. Community Leadership Summit 2013 I founded […]

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Write a Charm, Win $10,000!

Many of you will be familiar with Juju, the powerful cloud orchestration platform we have been building. Ubuntu has become the most popular Operating System in the world for cloud deployments, and Juju brings a powerful orchestration platform with over 100 services ready to deploy. It enables you to build entire environments in the cloud […]

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Mir For Everyone

Earlier today Mark Shuttleworth blogged about the evolution of Mir, the powerful display server we are building as one component in the Ubuntu convergence story across desktops, phones, tablets, and more, but also as a general purpose display server that other distributions, desktops, and other upstreams can use too. Mir will be landing by default […]

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Remembering Seth Vidal

Today is a sad day for Free Software. We discovered today that Seth Vidal was killed in a bike accident. Seth was very active in Fedora. He was the lead developer of Yum, a Fedora Project Board Member, active in CentOS, among many other contributions. I didn’t know Seth well personally, but professionally he was […]

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Ubuntu Carrier Advisory Group Updates

A few weeks ago we announced the Ubuntu Carrier Advisory Group (CAG). The CAG is designed to provide a place where carriers can help influence the development and requirements of Ubuntu for smartphones. The founding members of the CAG were Deutsche Telekom, Everything Everywhere, Korea Telecom, Telecom Italia, LG UPlus, Portugal Telecom, SK Telecom and […]

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