October 2021

How to Install Skype Application on Ubuntu Linux 1

How to Install Skype Application on Ubuntu Linux

This brief guide shows how to install Skype on Ubuntu Linux. If you are a beginner or a new user and want to install the latest version of skype in your ubuntu Linux machine then this short tutorial is useful and handy for you. Skype is a very popular telecommunications application that is provides VoIP-based video and …

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Provisioning bare metal Kubernetes clusters with Spectro Cloud and MAAS

Bare metal Kubernetes (K8s) is now easier than ever. Spectro Cloud has recently posted an article about integrating Kubernetes with MAAS (Metal-as-a-Service. In the article, they describe how they have created a provider for the Kubernetes Cluster API for Canonical MAAS (Metal-as-a-Service).  This blog describes briefly the benefits of bare metal K8s, the challenges it …

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How to make snaps faster 4

How to make snaps faster

A great user experience is (or at least, should be) an integral part of any software that involves user interaction. On the desktop, this starts with the application launch, and continues through the session. The overall time to completion of tasks as well as interactive responsiveness are a core element in this journey. If you’re …

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Data centre networking: what is SDN? 5

Data centre networking: what is SDN?

The recent contexts have shown that enterprises needed to take a different approach regarding their digital transformation and its prioritisation. They’ve experienced the need to run new configurations and operations remotely on their infrastructure. This quickly showed the benefits of automation solutions to run those changes from few central locations, which highly facilitated the task …

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Why your snap’s name, description, summary may have been changed, and what we’re doing about it 9

Why your snap’s name, description, summary may have been changed, and what we’re doing about it

As you may be aware, last month, a few users reported seeing some of their snaps’ metadata (description, name, summary) being overwritten by what seemed to be old information. On closer inspection, this affected snaps for which the authors had modified the metadata via the Web publisher interface, and the metadata had reverted to the …

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Setup SFTP Server Ubuntu

Data security and credentials encryption are the thumb rules for a system administrator. FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is great for transferring files, but it is not as secure to use over the network. By using this protocol, your data and credentials are transferred without any encryption method. SFTP, abbreviated as Secure File Transfer Protocol, is …

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How Do I Set Up a SOCKS5 Proxy on Ubuntu with Dante?

Proxy servers have been there for many years and in computer networks, a proxy is a computer that is located between you and the server by acting as a gateway between a local network and a large scale network for example internet. Socks stands for Socket secure and is an internet protocol that has the …

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Canonical launches Ubuntu Frame, the foundation for embedded displays 41

Canonical launches Ubuntu Frame, the foundation for embedded displays

Canonical’s Ubuntu Frame is an easy-to-use, reliable and secure fullscreen shell to power edge devices, with 10 years of support from Canonical. October 6th, 2021: Canonical announces the release of Ubuntu Frame, a solution that allows developers to easily build and deploy graphical applications for interactive kiosks, digital signage solutions, or any other products that …

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