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37 posts from November 2015

An expanded device mono icon set

By Matthieu James, 26 November 2015

We will soon push an update of the Suru icon theme that includes more device icons in order to support the Ubuntu convergence story. Because the existing icon set was focused on mobile, many of the new icons are very specific to the…

#MadeWithJuju: Apache Analytics SQL

By James Donner, 25 November 2015

With last week’s announcement of Autopilot GA, we’re making the installation of OpenStack easier than ever. But once you’ve deployed OpenStack using our Autopilot tool, what’s next? Have you considered Juju for Big Data? Canonical’s…

Juju plugin: search charmstore

By Adam Stokes, 25 November 2015

Sometimes it is just quicker to type a few commands on the cli than opening your browser window, going to jujucharms.com and typing out a search term to see what is available to you. So I wrote a tiny plugin to speed that up a bit. Install…

Diving into Juju

By Adam Israel, 24 November 2015

In my last post, I introduced you to Juju and talked about how it could help you. Now I’d like to walk you through some real world examples of Juju in action. Workloads Bundles are used to represent workloads. Bundles can be simple,…

Opus 2 develops the “legal cloud of the future” on Ubuntu OpenStack

By Canonical, 24 November 2015

London-based Opus 2 International is an independent software and services provider specialising in technology for the legal profession. Opus 2’s flagship service, Magnum™, is built entirely on Ubuntu OpenStack and has dramatically…

Vanilla: theme wrapping

By Graham Bancroft, 23 November 2015

If you’ve been following our Vanilla framework series of blog posts you’ll be aware of why we needed this new framework and have a little insight into how we’ve set about using it. With this post we’ll be delving a…

Snickerdoodle: the maker board with robotic powers!

By Thibaut Rouffineau, 20 November 2015

  Snickerdoodle is no ordinary maker board… it will let you achieve your wildest maker dreams from robotics to advanced networking! And their crowdfunding campaign is about to finish… so it’s your last chance to grab…

Juju Charmer Summit: Designing For Success

By James Donner, 20 November 2015

In our next video, watch Marco Ceppi, a prolific Juju Charmer, deliver a follow-up to Mark Shuttleworth’s keynote. This one is entitled “Designing For Success.” This talk provides a comprehensive introduction to the pieces that make Juju…

Ubuntu Community Appreciation Day

By Canonical, 20 November 2015

Today we celebrate our amazing Ubuntu Community and show our appreciation for all the hard work put into making Ubuntu what it is today. Ubuntu is not just an operating system, it is a whole community in which everybody collaborates with…

The Top 5 Telecom Problems can be Solved

By Maarten Ectors, 20 November 2015

This year’s TAD Summit was a success but it was another sign that telecom operators are more likely to follow Kodak than become the next Google. The future of telecom will look very red, blood red, not Vodafone red, unless telcos…

Phone Update: OTA-8

By Canonical, 19 November 2015

The full list of Ubuntu Phone updates are provided below: New weather application Improved Contacts sync (implements a new syncronisation engine) The sound indicator now provides audio playback controls – currently play and pause…

Using Vanilla with Jekyll

By Anthony Dillon, 19 November 2015

We’re using NPM as Vanilla’s package manager. Which gives us a number of advantages such as, an easy way to install and update the CSS framework. This all worked fine until we hit an issue with Github Pages. They do not…