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189 posts from 2019

How to integrate Ubuntu with Active Directory

By Alex Cattle, 20 August 2019

Ubiquitous use of Microsoft tools coupled with increasing popularity of open source Linux software for enterprise presents new challenges for non-Microsoft...

Design and Web team summary – 16 August 2019

By Robin Winslow, 19 August 2019

This iteration was the Web & design team’s first iteration of the second half of our roadmap cycle, after returning from the mid-cycle roadmap sprint in...

Linting ROS 2 Packages with mypy

By Ted Kern, 15 August 2019

One of the most common complaints from developers moving into large Python codebases is the difficulty in figuring out type information, and the ease by which...

8 Ways Snaps are Different

By Alan Pope, 15 August 2019

Depending on the audience, the discussion of software packaging elicits very different responses. Users generally don’t care how software is packaged, so long...

Why multi-cloud has become a must-have for enterprises: six experts weigh in

By Stephan Fabel, 15 August 2019

Remember the one-size-fits-all approach to cloud computing? That was five years ago. Today, multi-cloud architectures that use two, three, or more providers,...

OpenStack Charms 19.07 – Percona Cluster Cold Start, DVR SNAT and more

By Tytus Kurek, 14 August 2019

Canonical is proud to announce the availability of OpenStack Charms 19.07. This new release introduces a range of exciting features and several improvements...

Provisioning ESXi with MAAS: An overview

By Andres Rodriguez, 12 August 2019

MAAS has supported provisioning ESXi starting from MAAS 2.5. However, MAAS 2.6 has expanded its support and provides new features that significantly improves...

Julia and Jeff discover the ease of snaps at the Snapcraft Summit

By Sarah Dickinson, 12 August 2019

Julia is an open source, high-level, general-purpose, dynamic programming language designed for numerical analysis and computational science, launched in...

Enhanced Livepatch desktop integration available with Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS

By Canonical, 9 August 2019

Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS has just been released. For the Desktop, newer stable versions of GNOME components have been included, as well as a new feature – Livepatch...

Slow snap? Trace-exec to the rescue!

By Igor Ljubuncic, 8 August 2019

Slow applications are never fun. But not knowing why an application is not behaving correctly can be even more frustrating. A well-designed system that can...

Creating a ROS 2 CLI command and verb

By Jeremie Deray, 7 August 2019

Following our previous post on ROS 2 CLI (Command Line Interface), we will see here how one can extend the set of existing CLI tools by introducing a new...

Enhancing our ZFS support on Ubuntu 19.10 – an introduction

By didrocks, 7 August 2019

Ubuntu has supported ZFS as an option for some time. We started with a file-based ZFS pool on Ubuntu 15.10, then delivered it as a FS container in 16.04, and ...