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UbuCon Europe: 27th, 28th, 29th of April 2018 in Gijón/Xixón, Spain

By Canonical on 14 December 2017

The next Ubucon Europe will take place at the Antiguo Instituto Jovellanos in Gijón/Xixón (Asturias, Spain), the 27th, 28th & 29th of April 2018. The Antiguo Instituto was built in 1797 as a centre for scientific and technical…

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Announcing snapcraft 2.35

By Sergio Schvezov on 22 November 2017

The snapcraft team is pleased to announce that version 2.35 has been released. Contributions This release saw some excellent contributions from outside the snapcraft core team, and we want to give a shout out to those folks. A team thank…

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Wavebox snap: A central hub for Gmail, Outlook, Trello, Slack and more

By luciadecastro on 12 September 2017

Wavebox is an app that brings together most of the tools you’ll need on an everyday basis, like Gmail, Outlook, Office 365, Slack and more, and is now available as a snap! We had a chat with Thomas Beverley, Co-founder &…

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Project Sputnik: crazy idea to community driven developer systems

By Guest on 14 June 2017

This is a guest post by Barton George from Dell. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact ubuntu-iot@canonical.com Five years ago, I pitched a crazy idea to an internal innovation team at Dell: what if Dell took its…

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Amazon Greengrass launches as a snap on Ubuntu

By Canonical on 13 June 2017

Last week, Amazon launched Greengrass, their new IoT platform allowing developers to create intelligent edge software. Amazon is collaborating with a variety of manufacturers to make Greengrass available on as many devices as possible from…

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Build.snapcraft.io gets your code ready to distribute in minutes

By Thibaut Rouffineau on 30 May 2017

The public beta release of build.snapcraft.io is now open! build.snapcraft.io is an easy and free to use platform for publishing your software to the tens of millions of machines running Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, OpenSuSE, Arch, Gentoo,…

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Why language choices can be irrelevant when choosing the right IoT OS

By Sarah Dickinson on 10 May 2017

This is the first in a series of two blogs exploring the finding from the latest Eclipse Foundation IoT Developer Survey. A couple of months ago we posted a blog inviting developers to contribute to the 3rd Eclipse Foundation IoT Developer…

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ROS production: create Ubuntu Core image with snap preinstalled [5/5]

By Kyle Fazzari on 9 May 2017

This is the fifth (and final) blog post in this series about ROS production. In the previous post we created a gadget snap to allow confined access to the Turtlebot. In this post, we’re going to put all the pieces from this series…

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Eclipse foundation: IoT developer survey

By Amrisha Prashar on 13 February 2017

The third annual IoT Developer Survey, hosted by Eclipse IoT has just been launched. In previous years it has provided interesting insights about how developers are building IoT solutions, for example – did you know that 73% of…

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How to snap: introducing classic confinement

By David Callé on 9 January 2017

Last Thursday, January 5, the snapd team was delighted to announce a new release of snapd (2.20), the daemon that enables systems to work with snaps and provides the snap command. It’s time we take a look at the most prominent feature of…