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29 posts from July 2016

Skype for Ubuntu…available in Beta mode!

By Canonical, 13 July 2016

Super exciting news for the Ubuntu and Linux community! News has just been announced that the Beta version of a new Skype for Linux has been launched! A brand new WebRTC version of Skype for Linux will be available from today which will…

Etisalat partners with Canonical to Deploy NFV Telco Infrastructure

By Canonical, 13 July 2016

Etisalat, the Middle East’s leading telecoms provider announced today (download PDF) that it has built and launched its first live Network Function Virtualization telco cloud in Abu Dhabi. The NFV-based telco infrastructure has been built…

Snapd 2.0.10: new media interfaces, channel switching

By Canonical, 11 July 2016

If it hasn’t already, snapd 2.0.10 should be making its way to your 16.04 systems. Here is what’s new! The 2.0.10 release contains a number of improvements and fixes over the 2.0.9 release that was available before. The…

See our designs on Behance and Dribbble

By Canonical, 8 July 2016

You can now follow us on Dribbble and Behance for design inspiration. See things like: the Ubuntu #reinvent digital campaign, Juju embeddable card and Suru app icon designs. Follow us 🙂

Contributing to the world of snaps

By Canonical, 7 July 2016

Zygmunt Krynicki wrote about the availability of bite-sized bugs for the snapd project. I took this as an opportunity to go through the snapcraft bugs…

Getting started: Creating Ubuntu apps with Cordova

By David Barth, 7 July 2016

A few weeks ago we participated in Phonegap Day EU. It was a great opportunity to meet with the Cordova development team and we had a range of app developers gather for this occasion. The latest Ubuntu 16.04 LTS release was demoed, running…

The difference an OTA update can make!

By Amrisha Prashar, 7 July 2016

Just over 2 months ago we launched our first convergence device, the Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet with partners BQ. Since then we’re constantly working to evolve the platform to provide better overall performance and speed with our…

Digital Signage meets IoT Series continues!

By Amrisha Prashar, 7 July 2016

Last month we kicked off our first in our Digital Signage meets IoT series focusing on Building success with a RaspberryPi. It was a great session from Screenly founder, Viktor Petersson and Sixteen:Nine editor Dave Haynes who touched on…

Mycroft: The open source answer to natural language platforms

By Amrisha Prashar, 7 July 2016

We’re thrilled to be working with Mycroft, the open source answer to proprietary natural language platform. Mycroft has adopted Ubuntu Core and Snaps to deliver their software to Mycroft hardware, as well as Snaps to enable desktop users…

10 Desktop Snaps written in June

By Didier Roche, 7 July 2016

For those that may not know, Snaps are a new way for developers to package their apps, bringing with it many advantages over the more traditional package formats such as .deb, .rpm, and others. Snaps are secure, isolated, secure and allow…

Canonical and Pivotal Collaborate to Deliver Cloud Native Platform

By Canonical, 6 July 2016

Ubuntu to Become Preferred Linux OS for Pivotal Cloud Foundry Leveraging Canonical’s Ubuntu Advantage (UA) Support Services Automated Approach to Security Patch Management Provides Game-changing, Rapid Response Approach to Linux…

Announcing new snap desktop launchers

By Didier Roche, 6 July 2016

Background Integrating desktop applications with snaps has been a little bit challenging in terms of getting them looking and behaving as part of the system. This means following general desktop theming, having…