Listen to UBOS instigator Johannes Ernst being interviewed by Bruce Sinclair of IoT Inc. As Bruce puts it:
Beta 9 has arrived with new software packages, new features and the obligatory bug fixes. Here are some of the highlights:
The Mozilla IoT folks invited me (Johannes Ernst) to give a talk at their Connected Devices meetup in San Francisco last night. I talked about “UBOS and the Indie IoT”. It features:
If you have a site that currently doesn’t use SSL/TLS encryption, or you use a a certificate from a different provider, UBOS lets you easily move to a Letsencrypt certificate.
Unfortunately, the state of WiFi on Linux in general is a mess. We can’t fix that general mess single-handedly on UBOS I’m afraid. But when your WiFi dongle has the “right” chip set, using WiFi on UBOS can be surprisingly easy. Such as when using Element14’s Wi-Pi (datasheet) with the Raspberry Pi.
Beta 7 was a major feature release. This time around, the improvements are more incremental. Here are the highlights:
In this end-to-end tutorial, Johannes Ernst shows how to download and install UBOS on a Raspberry Pi 3, without a keyboard or a monitor, and get Nextcloud running on it.