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Microsoft Will Offer 3 Flavors of Linux in the Windows Store

Microsoft made headlines at last year's Build developer conference when it announced that it would build support for the Bash shell and Ubuntu Linux binaries directly into Windows 10. Doing so enables devs to run command-line tools while building apps as well as allows power users to run limited...
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Supply Chain Case Study: Canonical and Ubuntu

I love talking about supply chain management in an open source software context, especially as it applies to managing collaborative processes between upstream projects and their downstream products. In the article linked above, I called out a couple of examples of supply chain management: an...
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GNOME Unity
Jack Wallen looks at the similarities and differences between Unity and GNOME to help Unity users effortlessly make the transition.

Getting to Know GNOME (From a Unity Perspective)

Unless you’ve lost all network connections over the past couple of weeks, you know the big news: Canonical announced it was dropping Ubuntu Unity and returning to its GNOME roots. Whether you think this is good or bad news, it’s happening. When the official Ubuntu 18.04 is released, it will be all...
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Ubuntu 17.04: The Bittersweet Linux Release

It's been a heck of a month for Canonical, Ubuntu Linux's parent company. The company dropped its smartphone and tablet plans. This, in turn, ended to its plans to make Unity its universal default interface. Instead, Gnome will become Ubuntu's once and future desktop. Days later, long-time CEO Jane...
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Heather Kirksey
Heather Kirksey, Director of OPNFV (a Linux Foundation Project) has been nominated for a Women in Comms award by Light Reading: a recognition of leaders empowering women and disrupting the gender bias.

This Week in Open Source: Heather Kirksey Nominated Finalist in WiC Awards, Ubuntu's Uncertainty Continues & More

This week in open source and Linux news, The Linux Foundation/OPNFV's very own Heather Kirksey is recognized for her leadership as a finalist in Light Reading's WiC awards, Ubuntu's uncertainty grows, and more. Read on to say current in developing OSS stories! 1) The Linux Foundation/OPNFV's...
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The Future Of Ubuntu Linux Desktop — What’s Next?

Short Bytes: After announcing that Ubuntu 18.04 LTS will ship with GNOME as the default desktop environment, Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth has shared some details regarding Ubuntu’s future. In a Google+ post, he made clear that Canonical will be investing in Ubuntu GNOME with a motive to...
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Ubuntu Rejoins the GNOME Fold

Today we all read the announcement of Ubuntu's decision to refocus on cloud and IoT activities, dropping Unity 8 to move back to a GNOME-based desktop for the 17.04 LTS. This marks a return to the fold, with Ubuntu having originally shipped GNOME all those years ago, and lest we forget, having...
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How to Deploy Node.js Applications with pm2 and Nginx on Ubuntu

pm2 is a process manager for Node.js applications, it allows you to keep your apps alive and has a built-in load balancer. It's simple and powerful, you can always restart or reload your node application with zero downtime and it allows you to create a cluster of your node app. In this tutorial, I...
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Dockerizing LEMP Stack with Docker-Compose on Ubuntu

Docker-Compose is a command line tool for defining and managing multi-container docker applications. Compose is a python script, it can be installed with the pip command easily (pip is the command to install Python software from the python package repository). With compose, we can run multiple...
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How to Install Elastic Stack on Ubuntu 16.04

Elasticsearch is an open source search engine based on Lucene, developed in java. It provides a distributed and multitenant full-text search engine with an HTTP Dashboard web-interface (Kibana) and JSON documents scheme. Elasticsearch is a scalable search engine that can be used to search for all...
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