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29 posts from September 2016

Cloud Chatter: September 2016

By Canonical, 30 September 2016

Welcome to our September edition. This month, We begin with Canonical introducing enterprise support for its own distribution of Kubernetes across public clouds and private infrastructure. Next up we give you a preview of what you can…

Meet ORWL. The first open source, physically secure computer

By Guest, 29 September 2016

This is a guest post by Daniel Nelson from Design Shift, makers of ORWL. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact ubuntu-devices@canonical.com If someone has physical access to your computer with secure documents…

The making of the Nextcloud Box

By Guest, 29 September 2016

This is a guest post by Jos Poortvliet, Marketing and Communications Manager from Nexcloud. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact ubuntu-devices@canonical.com The story of the Nextcloud box – a feature in our…

I took a circular saw to the Nextcloud box and you won’t believe…

By Victor Tuson Palau, 29 September 2016

…what happened next! Ok, ok.. sorry for the click-bait headline – but It is mainly true. I recently got a Nextcloud box , it was pretty easy to set up and here are some great instructions. But this box is not just a Nextcloud box, it…

Releasing the 4.1.0 Ubuntu SDK IDE

By Canonical, 29 September 2016

The testing phase took longer than we have expected but finally we are ready. To compensate this delay we have even upgraded the IDE to the most recent 4.1.0 QtCreator. Based on QtCreator 4.1.0 We have based the new IDE on the most recent…

Learning to snap with codelabs

By Canonical, 28 September 2016

I always felt that learning something new, especially new concepts and workflows usually works best if you see it first-hand and get to do things yourself. If you experience directly how your actions influence the system you’re…

Canonical expands enterprise container portfolio

By Canonical, 27 September 2016

Canonical Expands Enterprise Container Portfolio with Commercially Supported Distribution of Kubernetes Canonical’s distribution of Kubernetes is supported, enterprise Kubernetes Support is available on public clouds, private…

First setup of my Nextcloud Box

By Canonical, 27 September 2016

Article cited below by Hagen Cocoate and source here Last Saturday at Nextcloud conference in Berlin the Nextcloud Box was announced. Frank said it’s a part of his promise/desire to make the world a better place by bringing your data home.…

Snap interview with Rocket.Chat

By Michael Hall, 27 September 2016

Snap packaging has been gaining a lot of momentum recently, from desktop apps to cloud services, and everything in between. To learn more about the people and projects that are building snaps Michael Hall, Ubuntu Community Manager, reached…

Canonical joins Linaro and co-founds LITE project

By Thibaut Rouffineau, 26 September 2016

Canonical joins Linaro as one of the founding members of the LITE project, fostering collaboration and interoperability in the IoT and embedded space. “Linaro the collaborative engineering organization developing open source software for…

Rocket.chat, a new snap is landing on your Nextcloud Box and beyond

By Thibaut Rouffineau, 22 September 2016

Last week Nextcloud, Western Digital and Canonical launched the Nextcloud box, a simple box powered by a Raspberry Pi to easily build a private cloud storage service at home . With the Nextcloud box, you are already securely sharing files…

Monitoring “big software” stacks with the Elastic Stack

By Charles Butler, 22 September 2016

Big​ ​Software​ ​is​ ​a​ ​new​ ​class​ ​of​ ​application.​ ​It’s​ ​composed​ ​of​ ​so​ ​many moving​ ​pieces​ ​that​ ​humans,​ ​by​ ​themselves,​ ​cannot​ ​design,​ ​deploy​ ​or operate​ ​them.​ ​OpenStack,​ ​Hadoop​ ​and​ ​container-…