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13 posts from January 2018

Plex joins Snapcraft Summit to advance snap learnings

By Sarah Dickinson, 31 January 2018

Plex is the leading streaming platform for personal media collections, also offering over-the-air Live TV and DVR capabilities, and curated news from over 200...

Tutorial: Install Ubuntu on a Chromebook

By David Callé, 30 January 2018

Chromebooks have gained popularity as relatively inexpensive web-centric laptops. They give access to web-based and native applications through the Chrome...

A peek at the Snapcraft Summit

By Sergio Schvezov, 26 January 2018

The Snapcraft Summit, taking place in Seattle from January 29th to February 2nd, is a forward-thinking five day software hackathon being attended by major...

LXD: five easy pieces

By Michael Iatrou, 26 January 2018

Machine containers, like LXD, proliferate in the datacenters: they provide a native control plane for OpenStack and a lightweight hypervisor for its tenants....

Bionic Beaver 18.04 LTS to use Xorg by default

By Will Cooke, 26 January 2018

Bionic Beaver, the codename for the next Ubuntu LTS release, is due in April 2018 and will ship with both the traditional Xorg graphics stack as well as the...

Meltdown, Spectre and Ubuntu: What you need to know

By Christian Reis, 24 January 2018

As details of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities1 have become clearer a number of statements have been published by the multiple vendors affected;...

Ubuntu Desktop weekly update – 22 January 2018

By Will Cooke, 22 January 2018

Here’s an update on what we’ve been working on over the last couple of weeks: GNOME We’ve been working on a patch for udisks to hide snaps from applications...

Your first robot: Introduction to the Robot Operating System [2/5]

By Kyle Fazzari, 21 January 2018

This is the second blog post in this series about creating your first robot with ROS and Ubuntu Core. In the previous post we walked through all the hardware...

Tutorial: Continuous delivery of snaps with Circle CI

By David Callé, 19 January 2018

Bullet-proof continuous delivery of software is crucial to the health of your community, more than a way to run manual tests, it also enables your early...

Canonical brings Slack to the snap ecosystem

By Canonical, 18 January 2018

The digital workspace will now be available to all Linux users London, UK – 18th January 2018 – Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, today announced the...

Spectre mitigation updates available for testing in Ubuntu Proposed

By Dustin Kirkland, 17 January 2018

Canonical holds Ubuntu to the highest standards of security and quality.  This week we published candidate Ubuntu kernels providing mitigation for...

Announcing the Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition 9370 with Ubuntu

By Canonical, 5 January 2018

We’re excited to see Dell announce the availability of the 7th gen XPS 13 Developer Edition (9370) which comes preloaded with Ubuntu. Canonical have been part...

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