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30 posts from June 2016

The Changelog Podcast — Ubuntu Everywhere

By Dustin Kirkland, 18 June 2016

I had the honor and privilege a couple of weeks ago, to participate in a recording of The Changelog, a podcast dedicated to Open Source technology.You can listen to it here.These guys — Jerod and Adam — produce a fantastic…

QtDay 2016: Developing Ubuntu convergent apps with Qt

By Andrea Bernabei, 17 June 2016

QtDay is the only Italian event dedicated to Qt. It is held yearly by Develer and brings together company products that are developed using Qt, as well as Qt developers and customers who want the latest developments and solutions in the Qt…

Leveling up snapd integration tests

By Gustavo Niemeyer, 16 June 2016

Over the last several months there has been noticeable and growing pain associated with the evolving integration tests around snapd, and given the project goal of being a <a…

sudo purge-old-kernels: Recover some disk space!

By Dustin Kirkland, 16 June 2016

If you have long-running Ubuntu systems (server or desktop), and you keep those systems up to date, you will, over time, accumulate a lot of Linux kernels.Canonical’s Ubuntu Kernel Team regularly (about once a month) provides kernel…

Juju Made the Deadline

By Konstantinos Tsakalozos, 15 June 2016

Ok… I am exaggerating. Juju did not make the deadline, Panagiotis and his co-authors with their hard work made the deadline. Ah, ok you caught me lying again… One of Panagiotis co-authors (me) did not work hard, actually he did not work on…

Special report: Low latency and real-time kernels for telco and NFV

By Canonical, 15 June 2016

The kernel is the fundamental core of a computer operating system. It is the first program to load, and it manages all core functions of the computer. With the expanding role of the Linux kernel in systems today, Canonical is often asked…

Universal “snap” packages launch on multiple Linux distros

By Canonical, 14 June 2016

Developers from multiple Linux distributions and companies today announced collaboration on the “snap” universal Linux package format,  enabling a single binary package to work perfectly and securely on any Linux desktop,…

The App Design Clinics are back!

By James Mulholland, 14 June 2016

We’re very happy to announce the return of the Ubuntu App Design Clinics. The first session is planned for 4.00PM BST on Friday the 17th of June, with subsequent sessions occurring at 4.00PM BST on Thursdays. We’ll be on camera talking to…

June 2016: big software, new releases, and a CIO’s guide to telco

By James Donner, 10 June 2016

Welcome to our brand new monthly blog! This month, learn about the industry trend toward Big Software, highlights of the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS release, and our latest eBook – “CIO’s guide to SDN, NFV and VNF”. Be sure to check out our…

What’s the easiest way to start using big software? Meet Conjure-up

By Adam Stokes, 9 June 2016

Have a big software project you want to get in front of users with the least amount of barriers? Maybe it has a lot of dependencies, target runtimes, and/or micro-service type relationships. Don’t feel like writing a book’s worth of…

LXD 2.0: LXD and Juju [10/12]

By Stéphane Graber, 8 June 2016

Juju is Canonical’s service modeling and deployment tool. It supports a very wide range of cloud providers to make it easy for you to deploy any service you want on any cloud you want. On top of that, Juju 2.0 also includes…

Apache Bigtop and Juju: a charming approach to big data

By Jorge O. Castro, 7 June 2016

Juju users have been enjoying our collection of Big Data charms for over two years. During this time, we’ve learned a lot about what our users want from this complex corner of big software. The Apache Bigtop community distills best…