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21 posts from May 2016

Snaps on NAS: IOT apps for your private network

By Thibaut Rouffineau, 31 May 2016

QNAP selects snaps and Ubuntu to bring IOT apps to its NAS On Friday QNAP announced that they were adopting snaps as the application format of choice for their NAS going forward. Behind this decision are two factors, the ease of…

Building a nervous system for OpenStack

By Guest, 31 May 2016

Big Software is a new class of software composed of so many moving pieces that humans, by themselves, cannot design, deploy or operate them. OpenStack, Hadoop and container-based architectures are all byproducts of Big Software. The only…

Edge education

By Grazina Borosko, 24 May 2016

Last year we were working on OOBE redesign with the aim to improve first user experience with Ubuntu phone. Now the Design Team is working on the second part of this project which we call Edge Education. The purpose of Edge Education is to…

Autopilot: benefits of early release

By Carla Berkers, 24 May 2016

OpenStack is the leading open cloud platform, and Ubuntu is the world’s most popular operating system for OpenStack. Over the…

Colour palette updates

By Rae Shambrook, 20 May 2016

Over the past few months, we’ve given you a peek into our evolving Suru design language with our wallpaper, convergence and Clock App blog posts. Suru is based on Japanese aesthetics: minimalism, lightness and fluidity. This is why you…

Digital signage solution Screenly chooses Canonical’s Ubuntu Core

By Thibaut Rouffineau, 18 May 2016

Increased security, reliability and ease of use, now available on Raspberry Pi May 18, 2016, London. Today Screenly, the most popular digital signage solution for the Raspberry Pi, and Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, the world’s most…

Thank you CC

By Mark Shuttleworth, 17 May 2016

Just to state publicly my gratitude that the Ubuntu Community Council has taken on their responsibilities very thoughtfully, and has demonstrated a proactive interest in keeping the community happy, healthy and unblocked. Their role…

Forrester Research report: accelerate your cloud expansion

By Alexia Emmanoulopoulou, 16 May 2016

Cloud is now mainstream, but what’s holding it back, what are the biggest concerns of technology decision makers? Are industry leaders choosing public, private or hybrid clouds? Canonical has commissioned Forrester Consulting to explore…

eBook: CTO’s guide to SDN, NFV & VNF

By Alexia Emmanoulopoulou, 16 May 2016

  Networking and communications standards and methodologies are undergoing the greatest transition since the migration from analogue to digital. The shift is from function-specific, proprietary devices to software-enabled commodity…

Ubuntu Core sees the light on NXP/Freescale i.MX 6 and HiKey

By Thibaut Rouffineau, 16 May 2016

This week the worlds of open source and embedded development are all gathering in Austin for OSCON and the NXP FTF. This is the opportunity for Canonical to showcase the progresses done with Ubuntu Core, a slimmed down version of Ubuntu…

App design guide to go live (bit by bit)

By Canonical, 11 May 2016

In the coming months we will be rolling out the new app design guidelines, which will give you the latest toolkit best practices and patterns so you can make your own convergent app for Ubuntu. Why do we need design guidelines? The…

Another Ubuntu Hackathon, with a blend of #convergence

By April Wang, 11 May 2016

As we continue our hackathon journey around China, we are back in Beijing! Since the last time we were here in Beijing, Ubuntu’s first tablet, the BQ M10 Ubuntu Edition became available worldwide. It’s more than just another tablet, it’s…