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50 posts from October 2015

Snappy Core unlocks IoT value within the Dell Edge Gateway 5000 Series

By Canonical, 21 October 2015

Yesterday marked the launch of the Dell Edge Gateway 5000 Series, a purpose-built IoT gateway designed to work in the most extreme conditions and to enable customers to perform analytics on the edge of the network; pre-transmitting them to…

Ubuntu’s path to convergence

By Richard Collins, 20 October 2015

Ubuntu device convergence is now starting to happen as we move closer to bringing the first smartphones to market carrying a full Ubuntu desktop interface. The real test for a smartphone which can double up as a PC is to give users the…

Juju Big Data at Strata+Hadoop World

By Andrew McLeod, 19 October 2015

Earlier this month, myself and Kevin — another member of the Juju big data team — attended the 2015 Strata+Hadoop World conference in New York City. As my first big data conference since joining the Juju team, it was an impressive…

Announcing the 2nd Juju Charmer Summit

By Jorge O. Castro, 19 October 2015

After a wonderful start in Washington DC the Juju Charmer Summit is back! This time we’ll be colocated with Config Management Camp, 1-3 February 2016, in beautiful Gent, Belgium. Join us for three full days of training, workshops,…

Phone update: OTA-7

By Amrisha Prashar, 19 October 2015

The full list of Ubuntu Phone updates are provided below: Scopes Improved social media handling – support for ‘Likes’ and ‘Retweets’ Browser Add search to history view Improved context menu with options to…

Tendering with Ubuntu

By Maria Bonnefon, 19 October 2015

Why are companies still panic stricken about the use of Linux? When you ask the general public how they feel about Android, Chrome or Chromium, most individuals have few concerns. They tend to cite numerous reasons for choosing a preferred…

Origami Wily Werewolf Competition

By Amrisha Prashar, 16 October 2015

In March we held a competition that asked participants to create their best version of a Unicorn Origami to celebrate our design theme for the Ubuntu Phone. With the upcoming launch of 15.10, we’d love to see your best version of Wily…

PiGlow API: one small snap for humanity…

By Maarten Ectors, 16 October 2015

Victor Palau created a very nice blog post around the PiGlow. With his permission we are reproducing it here. My first steps into snappifying, I have publish a RestApi for PiGlow (glowapi 0.1.2). I though it might be a good first step and…

Dell World

By Amrisha Prashar, 15 October 2015

Dell World 20th-22nd October 2015 Austin, Texas Austin Convention Center Dell World is a three day event held in Austin, Texas bringing together technology leaders and decision makers from organisations of all sizes across a variety of…

Update on Ubuntu Phone security issue

By Olli Ries, 15 October 2015

A security vulnerability has been discovered on the Ubuntu Phone. We take security very seriously, and want to provide clear information as to what happened; and what steps have been taken to rectify the issue and protect against future…

Quobyte joins the Charm Partner Programme

By Canonical, 15 October 2015

Canonical is excited to announce that Quobyte has joined the Charm Partner Programme. Canonical’s Charm Partner Programme helps solution providers make best use of Canonical’s universal service modeling tool, Juju; enabling instant…

Community interview – Dan Chapman

By James Mulholland, 14 October 2015

We sat down with Dekko star Dan Chapman to get an insight into how he got involved with Ubuntu and his excitement for the release of the Pocket Desktop. Dan has been an active member of the Community since 2013, where he has worked closely…