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163 posts from 2019

Design and Web team summary – 8 July 2019

By Anthony Dillon, 8 July 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 …

Machine Learning: serving models with Kubeflow on Ubuntu, Part 1

By Carmine Rimi, 8 July 2019

This article is the first in a series of machine learning articles focusing on model serving. I assume you’re reading this article because you’re excited about machine learning and quite possibly Kubeflow as well. You might …

Analyze ACPI Tables in a Text File with FWTS

By Alex Hung, 8 July 2019

I often need to implement tests for new ACPI tables before they become available on real hardware. Fortunately, FWTS provides a framework to read ACPI tables’ binary. The below technique is especially convenient for ACPI firmware …

Ubuntu updates for TCP SACK Panic vulnerabilities

By Canonical, 5 July 2019

Issues have been identified in the way the Linux kernel’s TCP implementation processes Selective Acknowledgement (SACK) options and handles low Maximum Segment Size (MSS) values. These TCP SACK Panic vulnerabilities could expose servers to a denial …

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 …