Management of snaps in a controlled, enterprise environment

Few enterprises want all their computing devices to be fully exposed to the internet. In an environment of ever-growing security threats, isolating internal networks from the wider internet is not simply best practice, but borderline essential. However, with all the benefits that restricted networks provide, it can pose challenges for enterprises who are looking to […]

Jupyter looks to distro-agnostic packaging for the democratisation of installation

When users of your application range from high school students to expert data scientists, it’s often wise to avoid any assumptions about their system configurations. The Jupyter Notebook is popular with a diverse user base, enabling the creation and sharing of documents containing live code, visualisations, and narrative text. The app uses processes (kernels) to […]

Jupyter looks to distro-agnostic packaging for the democratisation of installation

When users of your application range from high school students to expert data scientists, it’s often wise to avoid any assumptions about their system configurations. The Jupyter Notebook is popular with a diverse user base, enabling the creation and sharing of documents containing live code, visualisations, and narrative text. The app uses processes (kernels) to […]

Digital signage platform Xibo launches as a snap

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 the heart of this experience-led offering. Xibo for Linux is completely free and natively built for the Xibo CMS, […]

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

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 and images at the edge is a capability that intelligent IoT applications need to deliver. In this tutorial we […]

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Kubernetes on Mac: how to set up

MicroK8s can be used to run Kubernetes on Mac for testing and developing apps on macOS. Follow the steps below for easy setup. MicroK8s is the local distribution of Kubernetes developed by Ubuntu. It’s a compact Linux snap that installs a single node cluster on a local PC. Although MicroK8s is only built for Linux, […]

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