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30 posts from August 2016

Lunch and learn with OpenStack containers

By Mark Baker, 15 August 2016

Follow the instructions in this article to spend around an hour over your lunch time to get an entire Ubuntu OpenStack cloud up and running in containers on a single machine. The resulting cloud will launch container based workloads. News…

Introducing React Native on Ubuntu

By Richard Collins, 9 August 2016

Application development for mobile and desktop using web technologies is becoming increasingly popular. If you are one of these developers then Ubuntu has a great choice of frameworks you can use to create new apps. The Webapps team at…

Professional support for Ubuntu now easier than ever

By Ellen Arnold, 9 August 2016

Canonical’s professional support subscription Ubuntu Advantage (UA)—for cloud, server and desktop—is now even easier to purchase or renew with the launch of the UA store [buy.ubuntu.com]. UA helps organisations around the world to manage…

Howdy, Windows! A Six-part Series about Ubuntu-on-Windows for Linux.com

By Dustin Kirkland, 9 August 2016

I hope you’ll enjoy a shiny new 6-part blog series I recently published at Linux.com.The first article is a bit of back story, perhaps a behind-the-scenes look at the motivations, timelines, and some of the work performed between…

Competition winner – Timer App

By Canonical, 9 August 2016

Back in June we hosted a competition that asked developers to use the AdaptivePageLayout component from the UI toolkit to create an app that converges across devices. We had some very impressive entires that used the component in different…

Web team hack day

By Anthony Dillon, 8 August 2016

Last week the developers in the web team swapped the office for the lobby of the hotel across the street. The day was geared up to allow us to leave our daily tasks in the office and think of ideas that we would like to work on. The…

Refreshed scrollbars!

By Andrea Bernabei, 8 August 2016

You may have noticed that the scrollbars available on Ubuntu Touch and the Unity8 environment have recently received a huge overhaul in both visual appearance and user experience. More specifically, we redesigned the Scrollbar component…

IBM and Canonical: This Is Just The Beginning

By Canonical, 5 August 2016

The partnership between Canonical and IBM continues to thrive. As we embark on the era of Containerization, Cloud, NFV, IoT, and Machine Learning, companies like IBM are innovating to meet the demands of modern computing. We caught up with…

Layer Docker deep dive

By Charles Butler, 5 August 2016

Juju is all about modeling your application. That means that an application can be in a docker container, use a configuration management utility on top of a traditional machine, or is a single binary golang application. This is the beauty…

App Design Guides phase 2 release: Patterns

By Canonical, 4 August 2016

Last week we released phase 1 of the new App Design Guides, which included Get started and Building blocks. Now we have just released phase 2: Patterns. This includes handy guidance on gestures, navigation and layout possibilities to…

Our IoT webinar series continues: Industrial IoT edge gateway

By Amrisha Prashar, 4 August 2016

We’re into our third webinar in our IoT series with a focus on Industrial IoT edge gateway. The next session will focus on The Convergence of Information and Operational Technology . We’ll deep dive into why this is a key benefit to IoT…

How the M10 tablet can save you luggage space

By Amrisha Prashar, 4 August 2016

Heading away for the summer? Looking to fit as much in your suitcase as possible? Well…we have a solution! We didn’t design the M10 tablet to be as light as possible but that’s one of the advantages. The M10 is so versatile that it…