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19.04 ‘Disco Dingo’ now available as optimised desktop image for Hyper-V

By Will Cooke, 7 May 2019

Running Ubuntu as a virtual machine continues to be a popular way to use the desktop. Back in September 2018 we announced the availability of optimised 18.04 LTS desktop images for Microsoft’s Hyper-V gallery bring a …

Web and Design team summary – 7 May 2019

By Anthony Dillon, 7 May 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 Web is the squad that develop and maintain most of …

Canonical announces support for Ubuntu on Windows Subsystem for Linux 2

By Canonical, 6 May 2019

May 6, 2019: Canonical today announces full support for Ubuntu on the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) 2. “Extending enterprise support for Ubuntu from Azure to Windows workstations and servers creates a seamless operating environment for …

Switch life mode to FUN with some cool Linux games

By Igor Ljubuncic, 2 May 2019

If you think of the Internet as a big flat disk balancing precariously on the shoulders of titans, one of those titans happens to be gaming. People use their computing devices for a range of tasks, …

Ubuntu at Internet of Things World 2019

By Thibaut Rouffineau, 1 May 2019

Date: May 13/16Location: Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, USABooth: 1708 Four years ago Canonical launched Ubuntu Core at Internet of Things World. The last four years have seen Ubuntu not only build a name for itself …

Canonical at Cephalocon Barcelona 2019

By Thibaut Rouffineau, 1 May 2019

Date: May 19-20 Location: Fira Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain This second Cephalocon event will be a celebration of Ceph and share a number of insights into Ceph in operations. Among the 800 storage technologists present, you …

Canonical at Kubecon Europe 2019

By Thibaut Rouffineau, 1 May 2019

Date: May 20-23Location: Fira Gran Via, Barcelona, SpainBooth: P10 KubeCon and CloudNativeCon are back in Europe and we should witness the next phase in the exploding popularity of Kubernetes and of this event… Canonical will also …

Ubuntu Server development summary – 30 April 2019

By Chad Smith, 30 April 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 …

Canonical consolidates open infrastructure support and security offerings

By Canonical, 29 April 2019

29th April, 2019: Canonical today announced Ubuntu Advantage for Infrastructure, a consolidated enterprise security, compliance and support offering that covers the full range of open source infrastructure capabilities for up to 10 years. “A surge of …

Formatting our code with Prettier

By barry-mcgee, 26 April 2019

I’ve become a huge advocate of using Prettier to format front-end code. Let me explain why. For many years, I’ve spent a considerable amount of time squinting at my code editor and trying to decide if …

An introduction to AppArmor

By Sarah Dickinson, 26 April 2019

Cyber attacks are becoming more sophisticated, attack frequency is on the rise, and the cost of cybercrime damage is projected to reach $6 trillion annually by 2021. Traditional defensive measures such as firewalls and intrusion detection …

Ubuntu is the #1 embedded Linux for IoT

By Eric Jensen, 26 April 2019

The results are in! Eclipse.org recently published their 2019 IoT Developer Survey. Ubuntu is again the top choice for embedded & IoT, with our cousins Raspbian and Debian taking 2nd and 3rd respectively. The numbers fall …