Release channel update
The first commercial products based on UBOS, UBOSbox Nextcloud, are shipping, and they ship on the all-new “green” release channel, which is now generally available. What does that mean? Well, as described in more detail in the documentation, UBOS is developed and released in several “release channels”: The gory, technical operating-system level work is performed in the “dev” release channel. Nobody except for OS developers should ever have to use it. [Read More]
Indie Computing announces UBOSbox Nextcloud and UBOS Live
At the Nextcloud conference in Berlin, Germany, Indie Computing Corp., the company sponsoring UBOS Linux, announced new products and services that bring the benefits of UBOS to non-technical users. UBOSBox Nextcloud is a hardware appliance which pre-installs UBOS, and auto-installs Nextcloud, the open-source file management and collaboration app. UBOSBox Nextcloud allows non-technical users to “bring their data home” from the file sharing services such as Dropbox, or on-line calendars like Google Calendar, to hardware the user has full control over in their home, without needing to deal with software installation or configuration. [Read More]
End-to-end tutorials: how to set up an Indie Website with UBOS
The Indieweb community has long spearheaded many of the same principles behind UBOS: users should be in control of their online lives, creators should own their content and data, not the big websites, and the like. Over the years, thousands of Indie Websites have sprung up all over the world support the IndieWeb standards and conventions, such as publishing your content on your own site and syndicating it everywhere else (POSSE). [Read More]
UBOS has a new logo!
UBOS clearly needed a prettier logo, and as of today, it has one!
Simple, colorful, and distinctive. What do you think?
Podcast: The IoT Overlords and their Thirst for your Data
Listen to UBOS instigator Johannes Ernst being interviewed by Bruce Sinclair of IoT Inc. As Bruce puts it:
In this episode of the IoT Business Show, I speak with Johannes Ernst about the IoT Overloads and the upcoming data showdown. (57min)
Proud to announce: the first 500 downloads
I’m happy to announce that as of today, UBOS has been successfully downloaded more than five hundred times! Trying out the beta of an operating system is not for the faint of heart: you need a spare computer to install it on, or at least be familiar with virtualization. Which means geeks only with some time. So I’m quite impressed by 500 downloads in the short time that UBOS has been available. [Read More]