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IGEL Tech Memories from Sébastien Pérusat – June 2021

Dear IGEL Community,

It's already one month ago that we met the last time in our Blog post. No reasons to complain anymore about cold temperatures… We are smelting away. I guess the rising temperatures are hitting people sitting in their Home offices (like I do) equally as such sitting in their offices…

And yes, we are getting closer to a new normal. Bosses are asking their employees to be present in their offices and stay away from home (again). Traveling for a single meeting is coming back, too: it seems like we all had our lessons learned applied. Just kidding!

But guess what? This situation helps us as IGEL to be more agile and to focus on new products. Stay tuned!

Just a teaser: the Web UMS is getting new features; CWA 21.06 is in the starting boxes, and we are expanding the Unified Communication Plugin selectors.

Let's start:

IGEL Software Updates

  • IGEL OS Updates

    • Private Builds: quite calm this time, "only" three: IGEL OS 11.05.160, 11.05.162, 11.05.164

IGEL Community Events

  • 10th of June: Unified Communications & GitHub Introduction: Watch the IGEL Community June 2021 Meetup for two lively tech sessions. The first is a deep-dive into Unified Communications Solutions, and the second an introduction to the IGEL Community GitHub pages for Custom Partitions and more. Unified Communications Solutions with IGEL OS 11, presented by IGEL’s Udo Jetschmanegg and Lars Glöckner. IGEL Community GitHub Custom Partition Introduction, presented by Ron Neher.

  • 29th of June: IGEL Community Meetup – Login VSI: Join the IGEL Community's Sebastien Perusat, Douglas Brown, with special guest Michael Kent, Chief Technology Officer at LoginVSI, for a lively Q&A and show & tell on how Login VSI is changing the ability of the Enterprise to deal with the non-stop rate of change of the workspace image.

IGEL Technology Partners

  • As mentioned above, we are adding new Technology Partners all the time. This month, we focused on existing Partners and created a few groups to integrate them into Slack Discussions easily. The following partners joined the IGEL Community. Visit them on the IGEL Community on Slack.

    • We onboarded EPOS, but the Channel is still under construction. Please stay tuned

New Papers & Videos

  • IGEL Community Video page: the unpronounceable Tech Tip Tuesday: once a week, you will get short 5-10 Min. tutorials related to actual Hot topics coming from the IGEL Community.

    • How to transfer files to IGEL OS

    • IGEL UMS Filesystem Deep Dive – Where to Find Relevant Files

    • How to Customize the IGEL OS Interface (GUI)

    • How to Use Post Session Commands in IGEL OS

    • How to Configure IGEL UMS to Send Notifications & Device Reports Emails

    • How to Prioritize Audio Devices on IGEL OS

  • I'm recording some short videos on "how to" achieving simple tasks, like GIFs. Please let me know if you need a specific topic.

  • UPDATED: Advanced Services created a Unified Communication in a Box Getting started Guide, explaining how to set up different Unified Communications solutions on our IGEL OS and server-side. Check out the latest best practices there! Especially those based on the latest Private Build 11.05.160 and RPI4 11.01.111 Firmware


  • Nolt Feature Proposal is live for a couple of weeks now, and please check it out! This Feature Proposals Board will not only give you the ability to share your product ideas, but you can vote for existing items. Your votes help us understand which suggestions/ideas are essential to you.

  • Thanks to our Partner Xentegra and especially the one and only Andy Whiteside, Xentegra Podcasts together with Doug and myself. Please check out the latest ones on Google, Apple, Audible:

    • Podcasts:

    • How to get Metrics from your Teleworkers endpoint

    • Automatically Connect Bluetooth Headsets and Enable HSP Mode for Bidirectional Audio on IGEL OS

    • How to Enhance IGEL OS Security via the IGEL UMS

    • How to Customize the IGEL OS Interface (GUI)

IGEL Award Winners (INSIDERS & VIPs)

We shared the following in the IGEL INSIDERS & VIPs group, a private channel for award winners who have selflessly raised the bar through their contributions to others and community leadership:

  • IGEL INSIDER/VIP Q&A with our Head of Linux IGEL Development

  • Our Insiders are in a great position to take direct influence on upcoming WEB UMS Features. Thanks to their feedback loop, we make our product better!

  • We share a lot of Roadmap information there and known issues. We miss you there. Please join us by being active and helping others.

Oh, if you are not already a member? Please join us at


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