28 posts from July 2019

Digital signage platform Xibo launches as a snap

By Canonical, 31 July 2019

The open source digital signage platform, Xibo, is now available as a snap – the universal Linux app packaging format. Xibo provides a comprehensive suite of digital signage products, with its Content Management System (CMS) at …

Amazon EC2 On-Demand Hibernation for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS now available

By Canonical, 30 July 2019

AWS and Canonical today announce the public release of Amazon EC2 Hibernation support for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Amazon EC2 Hibernation gives you the ability to launch Amazon EC2 instances, set them up as desired, hibernate them, …

A shift to the Linux app store experience

By Alex Cattle, 30 July 2019

Linux software developers historically have faced a number of challenges including fragmentation, distribution complexity and a lack of metrics into the success of their applications. Once an application is built, the journey does not end there …

Manjaro, snaps and the spirit of collaboration

By Sarah Dickinson, 29 July 2019

Linux distributions are all about freedom of choice for the end-user. However, there is a natural element of competition too. So, why did Philip Müller, one of the founders of the Manjaro distribution, come to the …

Edge computing monitoring with Kubernetes

By Galem KAYO, 29 July 2019

This blog demonstrates how to easily deploy monitoring tools at the edge using Kubernetes. In IoT scenarios, such a deployment brings the benefits of privacy, latency and minimal bandwidth cost. Luckily, MicroK8s the single node Kubernetes, …

Getting started with AI

By Alex Cattle, 25 July 2019

From the smallest startups to the largest enterprises alike, organisations are using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to make the best, fastest, most informed decisions to overcome their biggest business challenges. But with AI/ML complexity spanning …

Handy productivity software for your home and office

By Igor Ljubuncic, 25 July 2019

Discovery is an integral part of any store experience. Sometimes, you know what you want and need, and the experience can be short and transactional. On other occasions, you want to explore, and search for new …

The 10 new rules of open source infrastructure

By Stephan Fabel, 25 July 2019

Recently, I gave a keynote at the Cloud Native / OpenStack Days in Tokyo titled “the ten new rules of open source infrastructure”. It was well received and folks pointed out on Twitter that they would …

Getting Started with Serverless Computing using Knative

By Carmine Rimi, 25 July 2019

A portable, multi-cloud install for Knative, using Microk8s.

Mir support for Wayland

By Alan Griffiths, 24 July 2019

What is Mir, what is Wayland, do I care? Shells for graphical interfaces come in many forms, from digital signage and kiosks that just show a single full screen application; to desktop environments that manage multiple …

BT turns to Canonical Ubuntu to enable next generation 5G Cloud Core

By Canonical, 24 July 2019

Today, Canonical announces its Charmed OpenStack on Ubuntu has been selected by BT as a key component of its next generation 5G Core. Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, will provide the open source virtual infrastructure manager …

Getting started with Ubuntu Core – streaming video from a Raspberry Pi

By Galem KAYO, 23 July 2019

Artificial intelligence relies on machine vision just as much as human intelligence relies on vision. Image sensors are, therefore, crucial for AI applications because of the richness of data that they capture. Capturing and processing video …