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6 posts from July 2016

Ubuntu version 16.04 point 1 is out

By Will Cooke, 28 July 2016

Today we have enabled upgrade notifications from 14.04 LTS to the first point-release for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, versioned 16.04.1. The first point release for an...

Skype for Ubuntu…available in Beta mode!

By Canonical, 13 July 2016

Super exciting news for the Ubuntu and Linux community! News has just been announced that the Beta version of a new Skype for Linux has been launched! A brand...

Contributing to the world of snaps

By Canonical, 7 July 2016

Zygmunt Krynicki wrote about the availability of bite-sized bugs for the snapd project.I took this as an opportunity to go through the snapcraft bugs as well...

Mycroft: The open source answer to natural language platforms

By Amrisha Prashar, 7 July 2016

We’re thrilled to be working with Mycroft, the open source answer to proprietary natural language platform. Mycroft has adopted Ubuntu Core and Snaps to...

10 Desktop Snaps written in June

By Didier Roche, 7 July 2016

For those that may not know, Snaps are a new way for developers to package their apps, bringing with it many advantages over the more traditional package...

Announcing new snap desktop launchers

By Didier Roche, 6 July 2016

BackgroundIntegrating desktop applications with snaps has been a little bit challenging in terms of getting them looking and behaving as part of the system....