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Faster snap development – additional tips and tricks

By Igor Ljubuncic, 4 July 2019

Recently, we published several blog posts, aimed at helping developers enjoy a smoother, faster, more streamlined experience creating snaps. We discussed the tools and tricks you can employ in snapcraft to accelerate the speed at which …

Cloud Instance Initialisation with cloud-init

By Alex Cattle, 1 July 2019

Private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud, multi-cloud… the variety of locations, platforms and physical substrate you can start a cloud instance on is vast. Yet once you have selected an operating system which best supports your …

Development tips and tricks – snap try and snapcraft pack

By Igor Ljubuncic, 27 June 2019

Over the past several months, we have shared with you several articles and tutorials showing how to accelerate application development so that a typically demanding, time-consuming process becomes an easier, faster and more fun one. Today, …

Ubuntu Server development summary – 26 June 2019

By Chad Smith, 26 June 2019

Hello Ubuntu Server The purpose of this communication is to provide a status update and highlights for any interesting subjects from the Ubuntu Server Team. If you would like to reach the server team, you can …

The future of mobile connectivity

By Alex Cattle, 25 June 2019

Mobile operators face a range of challenges today from saturation, competition and regulation – all of which are having a negative impact on revenues. The introduction of 5G offers new customer segments and services to offset …

Design and Web team summary – 25 June 2019

By Anthony Dillon, 25 June 2019

This was a fairly busy two weeks for the Web & design team at Canonical. Here are some of the highlights of our completed work. Web squad Web is the squad that develop and maintain most …

Statement on 32-bit i386 packages for Ubuntu 19.10 and 20.04 LTS

By Canonical, 24 June 2019

Thanks to the huge amount of feedback this weekend from gamers, Ubuntu Studio, and the WINE community, we will change our plan and build selected 32-bit i386 packages for Ubuntu 19.10 and 20.04 LTS. We will …

ROS 2 Command Line Interface

By Jeremie Deray, 21 June 2019

Disclosure: read the post until the end, a surprise awaits you! Moving from ROS 1 to ROS 2 can be a little overwhelming.It is a lot of (new) concepts, tools and a large codebase to get …

Kubernetes on Mac: how to set up

By wgs1, 20 June 2019

MicroK8s can be used to run Kubernetes on Mac for testing and developing apps on macOS. Follow the steps below for easy setup. MicroK8s is the local distribution of Kubernetes developed by Ubuntu. It’s a compact …

Vanilla Framework 2.0 upgrade guide

By Karl Williams, 20 June 2019

We have just released Vanilla Framework 2.0, Canonical’s SCSS styling framework, and – despite our best efforts to minimise the impact – the new features come with changes that will not be automatically backwards compatible with …

Parallel installs – test and run multiple instances of snaps

By Igor Ljubuncic, 20 June 2019

In Linux, testing software is both easy and difficult at the same time. While the repository channels offer great availability to software, you can typically only install a single instance of an application. If you want …

Kubernetes 1.15 now available from Canonical

By Canonical, 19 June 2019

Canonical announces full enterprise support for Kubernetes 1.15 using kubeadm deployments, its Charmed Kubernetes, and MicroK8s; the popular single-node deployment of Kubernetes. The MicroK8s community continues to grow and contribute enhancements, with Knative and RBAC support …