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Dustin Kirkland
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VP of Product at Canonical for Ubuntu
VP of Product at Canonical for Ubuntu

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Dell XPS 13 with Ubuntu -- The Ultimate Developer Laptop of 2018!
I'm the proud owner of a brand new, 7th Generation Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop, pre-loaded from the Dell factory with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Desktop. Kudos to the Dell and the Canonical teams that have engineered a truly remarkable developer desktop expe...
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Ubuntu Updates for the Meltdown / Spectre Vulnerabilities
For up-to-date patch, package, and USN links, please refer to: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SecurityTeam/KnowledgeBase/SpectreAndMeltdown Unfortunately, you’ve probably already read about one of the most widespread security issues in modern computing history -- ...
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Results of the Ubuntu Desktop Applications Survey
I had the distinct honor to deliver the closing keynote of the UbuCon Europe conference in Paris a few weeks ago.  First off -- what a beautiful conference and venue !  Kudos to the organizers who really put together a truly remarkable event.  And many than...
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Running Ubuntu Containers with Hyper-V Isolation on Windows 10 and Windows Server
Canonical and Microsoft have teamed up to deliver an truly special experience -- running Ubuntu containers with Hyper-V Isolation on Windows 10 and Windows Servers! We have published a fantastic tutorial at https://ubu.one/UhyperV , with screenshots and eas...
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Running Ubuntu Containers with Hyper-V Isolation on Windows 10 and Windows Server
Canonical and Microsoft have teamed up to deliver an truly special experience -- running Ubuntu containers with Hyper-V Isolation on Windows 10 and Windows Servers! We have published a fantastic tutorial at https://ubu.one/UhyperV , with screenshots and eas...
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Bare Metal Kubernetes: More Containers, Less Overhead
Earlier this month, I spoke at ContainerDays , part of the excellent DevOpsDays series of conferences -- this one in lovely Portland, Oregon. I gave a live demo of Kubernetes running directly on bare metal.  I was running it on an 11-node Ubuntu Orange Box ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Desktop Default Application Survey
Back in March, we asked the HackerNews community, “What do you want to see in Ubuntu 17.10?”: https://ubu.one/AskHN A passionate discussion ensued, the results of which are distilled into this post: http://ubu.one/thankHN In fact, you can check that link, h...
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The Integrity of Amazon Consumer Reviews
Along with most red blooded Texans, I love to barbeque on the back deck. From smoking a brisket to grilling chicken, and any other fish, fowl, pork, or beef in between, there are few ways I’d rather spend a Sunday afternoon. But we Texans are not the only o...
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Back on The Changelog, talking Ubuntu 12.04 ESM, Ubuntu on Windows, and Snaps!
I met up with the excellent hosts of the The Changelog podcast at OSCON in Austin a few weeks back, and joined them for a short segment. That podcast recording is now live!  Enjoy! The Changelog 256: Ubuntu Snaps and Bash on Windows Server with Dustin Kirkl...
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My Meetup Slides: Deploy and Manage Kubernetes Clusters on Ubuntu in the Oracle Cloud
Thank you to Oracle Cloud for inviting me to speak at this month's CloudAustin Meetup hosted by Rackspace . I very much enjoyed deploying Canonical Kubernetes on Ubuntu in the Oracle Cloud, and then exploring Kubernetes a bit, how it works, the architecture...
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