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30 posts from August 2015

Canadian OpenStack Cloud VEXXHOST Joins Ubuntu Certified Public Cloud

By Udi Nachmany, 31 August 2015

As we’ve mentioned before, Ubuntu is the world’s most popular operating system for OpenStack. OpenStack is, in fact, built on Ubuntu, and its cycles of development are based on Ubuntu’s release schedules. In the public…

Windows 10: is it finally time to migrate to Ubuntu?

By Maria Bonnefon, 27 August 2015

Public and private enterprises across the world have been using Microsoft Windows for years, but it calls into question whether this is in fact the best choice or simply force of habit? With recent security and performance issues coming to…

Another successful Developer Hackathon in China

By April Wang, 27 August 2015

The second in a series of Chinese developer hackathons took place last weekend (22nd and 23rd August) in Shenzhen. Once again there was an overwhelming positive response, with over 170 people signing up online for the pre-hackathon and 30…

Winners crowned in the China Mobile and Ubuntu developer contest

By April Wang, 26 August 2015

Just recently the ‘’And your Dream come true’’ Innovation contest, launched by China Mobile and Canonical, drew to a close. The competition attracted both Ubuntu enthusiasts and developers nationwide, affording them the opportunity to help…

A midsummer night’s Juju Office Hours

By Jorge O. Castro, 24 August 2015

Our biweekly catchup of all things happening in the land of Juju. Here’s our summary of today’s session, first off, all the URLs we discuss during the list, followed by some handy shortcuts if you want to skip around this…

Deploying a Juju Cluster on Brightbox Cloud

By Canonical, 24 August 2015

Juju is described as a state-of-the-art, open source, universal model for service oriented architecture and service oriented deployments. It takes the configuration scripts written in other tools and wraps them into a charm which can be…

Publishing Vanilla

By Tristram Oaten, 24 August 2015

We’ve got a new CSS framework at Canonical, named Vanilla. My colleague Ant has a great write-up introducing Vanilla. Essentially it’s a CSS microframework powered by Sass. The build process consists of two steps, an open source build, and…

Aquaris E4.5 and E5 Ubuntu Editions debut in India with Snapdeal

By Canonical, 20 August 2015

The Aquaris E4.5 and Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Editions to be sold through Indian online marketplace, Snapdeal Marks the inaugural launch of Ubuntu phone in India following a successful rollout of the Aquaris E4.5 and Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Editions in…

AppFormix newest member of Charm Partner Programme

By Canonical, 18 August 2015

Canonical is excited to announce that AppFormix has joined the Charm Partner Programme. Canonical’s Charm Partner Programme helps solution providers make best use of Canonical’s universal service modeling tool, Juju; enabling instant…

Django behind a proxy: Fixing absolute URLs

By Robin Winslow, 18 August 2015

I recently tried to setup OpenID for one of our sites to support authentication with login.ubuntu.com, and it took me much longer than I’d anticipated because our site is behind a reverse-proxy. My problem I was trying to setup…

IO Visor Project Could Change Cloud Networking

By Canonical, 17 August 2015

The Linux Foundation and PLUMgrid are set to open source IO Visor technology The IO Visor is more than just a new networking technology, it’s a relatively new concept in how we lay the foundation for any new network technology altogether.…

IBM and Canonical plan Ubuntu support on IBM z Systems Mainframe

By Jane Silber, 17 August 2015

  Today, at LinuxCon 2015 in Seattle, Canonical and IBM announced plans to create an Ubuntu distribution for LinuxONE and z Systems. The collaboration with Canonical brings Ubuntu scale-out and cloud expertise to the IBM z Systems…