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29 posts from September 2016

Leostream joins Canonical’s Charm partner programme

By Ellen Arnold, 21 September 2016

Leostream Corporation, a leading developer of hosted desktop connection management software, has joined the Charm partner programme to facilitate the deployment of virtual desktops on Ubuntu OpenStack. The partner program helps solution…

Low Graphics Mode in Unity 7

By Will Cooke, 19 September 2016

Unity 7 has had a low graphics mode for a long time but recently we’ve been making it better. Improvements have been made to reduce the amount of visual effects that are seen while running in low graphics mode. At a high level this…

Ubuntu OpenStack is available today on all IBM servers

By Canonical, 19 September 2016

IBM and Canonical expand Hybrid Cloud Alliance as Ubuntu OpenStack is available today on all IBM servers Ubuntu OpenStack support included with Canonical’s Ubuntu Advantage enterprise-grade support offering. Ubuntu OpenStack is the only…

Over-The-Air 13 has landed

By Richard Collins, 19 September 2016

Our latest OTA-13 has landed and we’re excited to share the key updates below! General Features Copy/paste can now be carried out with legacy apps   Settings and indicators New notifications panel with per-app settings for…

Nextcloud Box – a private cloud and IoT solution for home users

By Thibaut Rouffineau, 16 September 2016

Companies launch Raspberry Pi-based device to enable consumers greater control over their data Stuttgart, Germany – September 16, 2016 – Nextcloud, Canonical and WDLabs, are today launching the Nextcloud Box, a secure, private, self-hosted…

The future of your smart home

By Maarten Ectors, 15 September 2016

You can’t hide from the Internet of Things [IoT] any more. IoT is mentioned in the press almost weekly now, if not daily. Even your grandmother is talking about IoT. Smart thermostats, devices that listen to and understand you, buttons you…

Why open source matters to the IoT market

By Maarten Ectors, 15 September 2016

With everything becoming connected through IoT, security will be key to its success. And the best way to secure a system is to allow anybody to inspect the code and contribute a patch. The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to…

Big data gets super-fast with Ubuntu on Bigstep Metal Cloud

By Canonical, 14 September 2016

Bigstep gains Ubuntu Public Cloud certification Ubuntu Server images are optimized for performance, security, dependability on Bigstep Metal Cloud, with enterprise security updates Ubuntu Advantage support available through the Bigstep…

Deploying a Spark job using Juju

By Guest, 13 September 2016

Juju makes it easy to setup and monitor a Spark cluster with a few commands. In this guide we will setup a new cluster and deploy a Spark job using this tool. According to the official definition, Juju is a service modelling tool that…

Webinar: Using snaps to deliver enterprise and consumer software

By Amrisha Prashar, 9 September 2016

We’ll be hosting our next webinar on using snaps to deliver enterprise and consumer software. This webinar will be hosted by Nextcloud founder Frank Karlitschek who’ll explain the story of the box and how they managed to get the…

MAAS 2.0: high availability API-driven bare metal provisioning

By Christian Reis, 8 September 2016

This week, the result of over a year of work by our engineering team is concluded: the final release of MAAS 2.0 is now available for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and additionally from our stable release PPA. If you’ve never heard of MAAS…

Cloud Chatter: September 2016

By Canonical, 7 September 2016

Welcome to the latest issue of Cloud Chatter. This month, don’t miss: A look at Facebook’s new lab, testing software solutions including Juju and MAAS The launch of our new Ubuntu Advantage store QTS’s new private, fully…