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Demise of Ubuntu One

I’ve been using Ubuntu One for cloud storage since sometime in 2012. I received an e-mail on Sunday the 13th of April 2014 informing me that service was closing so I had to find an alternative. 263 more words


Saying Goodbye to Ubuntu One

Back in the days when Windows XP was exciting and new, I recall enthusing about ‘the cloud‘. More specifically, in those days, the… 622 more words


Ubuntu One falls from the clouds

I’ve been a huge advocate of Ubuntu for as long as I can remember. As I watched Canonical grow the distribution into something that could easily become a household name, I felt they could do no wrong. 469 more words


Bye Bye UbuntuOne

So anyway about a week ago I decide to check my UbuntuOne account to see what files I had stored on it.  When I did this I was rather surprised to get… 92 more words

Canonical Is Shutting Down Ubuntu One

On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, Jane Silber of Canonical announced that Canonical will be shutting down the Ubuntu One file services.

As Silber noted, “the free storage wars aren’t a sustainable place for us to be, particularly with other services now regularly offering 25GB-50GB free storage.   107 more words


Canonical Shuts Down Cloud Storage Service Ubuntu One

Ubuntu creator Canonical just announced that it is shutting down its cloud storage service called Ubuntu One. Among the reasons cited, increased competition is an important one — maybe the service didn’t really take off as Canonical intended. 224 more words