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Dustin Kirkland
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+Ubuntu on +IBM  #LinuxOne  live audio/video recording and demo
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Canonical and IBM Webinar -- Ubuntu on POWER and LinuxOne
I'm delighted to share the slides from our joint IBM and Canonical webinar about Ubuntu on IBM POWER8 and LinuxOne servers.  You can download the PDF here , or tab through the slides embedded below.  The audio/video recording should be available tomorrow. C...
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I guess the Power live demo in the slides is a one time thing?
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Keep OpenStack Weird
The OpenStack Summit in Austin has already kicked off, and this time, Ubuntu is be the official lanyard sponsor at OpenStack Summit Austin. The sponsorship contract for the OpenStack Summit explicitly states that only the official lanyard sponsor may distri...
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Indeed, G+ is annoying in that way...
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By the numbers: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
I happen to have a full mirror of the entire Ubuntu Xenial archive here on a local SSD, and I took the opportunity to run a few numbers... 6 : This is our 6th Ubuntu LTS 6.06, 8.04, 10.04, 12.04, 14.04, 16.04 7 : With Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, we're supporting 7 CP...
I happen to have a full mirror of the entire Ubuntu Xenial archive here on a local SSD, and I took the opportunity to run a few numbers... 6: This is our 6th Ubuntu LTS 6.06, 8.04, 10.04, 12.04, 14.04, 16.04 7: With Ubuntu...
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We're proud to introduce +Docker in +Ubuntu and +Ubuntu in +Docker, and Ubuntu Fan Networking for EVERY hardware architecture: armhf, arm64, i686, amd64, ppc64el, and s390x Check out the demo and screenshots at: http://j.mp/dockarch
I'm thrilled to introduce Docker 1.10.3, supported on every Ubuntu architecture, for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and announce the General Availability of Ubuntu Fan Networking! That's Ubuntu Docker binaries and Ubuntu Docker images for...
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Good day Dustin, just a quick one of the topic, what software did you use to create your Profile Picture and how did you do it, just love , thanks sir
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Want to run +Docker  inside of +Ubuntu #LXD? +Stéphane Graber and +Serge Hallyn and +Tycho Andersen have you covered! http://j.mp/docker-in-lxd 
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+Ubuntu  is helping Keep +OpenStack  Weird!  Glad to be in #Austin again for#openstacksummit http://j.mp/1VT7GT5
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+Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is comprised over more than 1.4 billion lines of open source code!  http://j.mp/1XIRMZh
I happen to have a full mirror of the entire Ubuntu Xenial archive here on a local SSD, and I took the opportunity to run a few numbers... 6: This is our 6th Ubuntu LTS 6.06, 8.04, 10.04, 12.04, 14.04, 16.04 7: With Ubuntu...
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Interesting to see that Java is the most commented language: 33%...
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+Ubuntu  is delighted to join +Mesosphere  & friends in the launch of #opensource DC/OS! http://j.mp/1S93L29 
Today Mesosphere announced the open source release of the DC/OS (Datacenter Operating System) Project, backed by dozens of partners including Canonical. DC/OS supplies an operating system model for the datacenter building on the Apache Mesos environment. The DC/OS project is an open source technology and a building ecosystem of more than 50 partners. The project [...]
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Does that mean we can finally expect, at the least, a ubuntu install process that wouldn't involve source code? :)
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Docker 1.10 with Fan Networking in Ubuntu 16.04, for Every Architecture!
I'm thrilled to introduce Docker 1.10.3 , supported on every Ubuntu architecture, for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and announce the General Availability of Ubuntu Fan Networking ! That's Ubuntu Docker binaries and Ubuntu Docker images for: armhf (rpi2, et al. IoT devi...
I'm thrilled to introduce Docker 1.10.3, supported on every Ubuntu architecture, for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and announce the General Availability of Ubuntu Fan Networking! That's Ubuntu Docker binaries and Ubuntu Docker images for...
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#php7 is the PHP in +Ubuntu  16.04 LTS! Thanks +PHP +PHP Developers +Debian http://j.mp/php7ubu 
I feel like I sort of "grew up" on PHP! I certainly earned some spending money in high school and beer money in college (1997-2001) through a series of side jobs, building websites in PHP and Postgres, at least one of which i...
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Product Manager, Strategist, and Software Developer
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  • Canonical Ltd.
    Product Manager, Ubuntu Core Developer, 2013 - present
  • Gazzang Inc
    CTO, Chief Architect, 2011 - 2013
  • Canonical Ltd.
    Manager, Ubuntu Core Developer, 2008 - 2011
  • IBM
    Architect, Software Engineer, 2000 - 2008
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Dustin Kirkland is an Ubuntu Cloud Solutions Product Manager and Strategist at Canonical, helping extend Ubuntu's tradition of leadership as a scalable, enterprise cloud computing platform and guest.

Dustin is formerly, the Chief Technical Officer at Gazzang, offering data encryption and key management for cloud and big data applications using eCryptfs.  Dustin is also an active Core Developer of the Ubuntu Linux distribution, maintainer of 20+ open source projects, and the creator of ByobuDivItUp.com, and LinuxSearch.org.  Besides writing and sharing his software, Dustin also makes and shares his own beer.

He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, daughter, and his two Australian Shepherds, Aggie and Tiger.

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    Computer Engineering
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An Open Letter to Google Nest (was: OMG, F*CKING NEST PROTECT AGAIN!)
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It's 01:24am, on Tuesday, August 25, 2015. I am, again, awake in the the middle of the night, due to another false alarm from Google's spite

Ubuntu and LXD at ContainerCon 2015
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Canonical is delighted to sponsor ContainerCon 2015, a Linux Foundation event in Seattle next week, August 17-19, 2015. It's quite exciting

The Golden Ratio calculated to a record 2 trillion digits, on Ubuntu, in...
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The Golden Ratio is one of the oldest and most visible irrational numbers known to humanity. Pi is perhaps more famous, but the Golden Ratio

Container-to-Container Networking: The Bits have Hit the Fan!
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A thing of beauty If you read my last post, perhaps you followed the embedded instructions and ran hundreds of LXD system containers on your

Capitol Reef and the Goblins
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I got up early on the 20th to make a somewhat challenging drive for the RV towards Capitol Reef National Park. I wanted to avoid traffic as

snappy vs.apt-get Ubuntu Matrix
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With the recent introduction of Snappy Ubuntu, there are now several different ways to extend and update (apt-get vs. snappy) multiple flavo

"Sexy" rhymes with "LXC"
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Say it with me, out loud. Lex. See. Lex-see. LXC. Now, change the "see" to a "dee". Lex. Dee. Lex-dee. LXD. Easy! Earlier this week, here in

Apply updates to multiple systems simultaneously using Byobu and Shift-F9
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A StackExchange question, back in February of this year inspired a new feature in Byobu, that I had been thinking about for quite some time:

An Elegant Weapon, for a More Civilized Age...
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Before Greedo shot first... Before a troubled young Darth Vader braided his hair... Before midiclorians offered to explain the inexplicably

Dream a little dream (in a dream within another dream) with me!
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What would you say if I told you, that you could continuously upload your own Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) web apps into an open source Plat

(Re-)Introducing JeOS -- Just Enough OS, aka Ubuntu Core
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Lean. Agile. Svelte. Lithe. Free. That's how we roll our operating systems in this modern, bountiful era of broadly deployed virtual machine

Learn Byobu in 10 minutes while listening to Mozart
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If you're interested in learning how to more effectively use your terminal as your integrated devops environment, consider taking 10 minutes

My SxSW Interactive 2014 Recap
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Overview: a Mega Conference SxSW is basically 3 enormous, loosely related, overlapping conferences -- Interactive, Film, Music -- drawing 25

Random Seeds in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Cloud Instances
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Tomorrow, February 19, 2014, I will be giving a presentation to the Capital of Texas chapter of ISSA, which will be the first public present

How I REALLY WISH I could use my Intel NUC
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Ars Technica posed an interesting question back in October:We have an Intel NUC -- what should we do with it? Here's one idea... Of course I

Is privacy really yours?
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I'm trying desperately to hold private my opinions about the latest revelations on the ways and means of modern espionage, its targets, and

Review: Ubuntu and an Intel NUC
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Last week, I posed a question on Google+, looking for suggestions on a minimal physical format, x86 machine. I was looking for something lik

Byobu's Ubuntu Color Scheme for Manpages and Grep
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I've been trying to bring Ubuntu's beautiful color palette to the command line through Byobu, starting with the command prompt, by defining

Byobu T-shirts are here!
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Byobu t-shirts are here! I just received mine in the mail today and I'm really, really pleased with the comfort and quality! Super comfortab