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264 posts from 2019

Introducing the Ubuntu AWS Rolling Kernel

By Canonical, 6 December 2019

The linux-aws 4.15 based kernel, which is the default kernel in the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS AMIs, is moving to a rolling kernel model. Why is this changing? The...

The State of Robotics – November 2019

By Rhys Davies, 6 December 2019

November, for robotics, was a good month. We’re seeing new things develop, current projects finish and more cute animals in our future. So who can complain?...

Simplifying hardware management during Linux development

By nilayshrugged, 6 December 2019

Every few months we release a Snapcraft update, with improvements to both Linux development, and snap user experience. Last week, we released Snapcraft 3.9,...

Migrating the MAAS UI from AngularJS to React

By Kit Randel, 6 December 2019

MAAS (metal as a service), is a Canonical product which allows for very fast server provisioning and data centre management. Around 2014, work began to build...

Web application development with Juju charms: an interview with Marc André Audet from Absolunet

By Tim McNamara, 5 December 2019

“The best thing about Juju is that it is very flexible. It is easy to look for existing charms in the charm store and you adapt them to your needs.”

Snapcraft now auto-detects missing dependencies

By Igor Ljubuncic, 5 December 2019

When you build snaps, the process of composing a complete snapcraft.yaml file will usually revolve around three main activities: parts, build requirements and...

Canonical announces Ubuntu Pro for Amazon Web Services

By Canonical, 4 December 2019

New premium Ubuntu images with extended security, kernel live patching and more 4th December 2019 – Canonical today announced the availability of Ubuntu Pro...

What is Kata Containers and why should I care?

By Tytus Kurek, 3 December 2019

Kata Containers can significantly improve the security and isolation of your container workloads. It combines the benefits of using a hypervisor, such as...

Build smart display devices with Mir: fast to production, secure, open-source

By Alex Cattle, 29 November 2019

Industrial robots, home appliances, advertising screens, office information boards… devices of every type around us are getting connected. As they do, their...

Productivity corner: free, versatile office suites in the Snap Store

By Igor Ljubuncic, 28 November 2019

For the past few decades, the digital office formula has not changed much. It still revolves around three main components – text documents, data spreadsheets...

Ubuntu Server development summary – 26 November 2019

By Chad Smith, 26 November 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....

“Ubuntu at scale” roundtable at AWS re:Invent

By Thibaut Rouffineau, 26 November 2019

Let’s talk Ubuntu at AWS re:Invent! On Thursday 5th December AWS and Canonical are hosting an interactive roundtable from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at re-Invent,...