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21 posts from March 2019

Design and Web team summary – 29 March 2019

By Peter Mahnke, 29 March 2019

This was a busy two weeks for the Web & Design team at Canonical. Many of the things we worked on will be completed in the next iteration, but here are some of the highlights of …

MicroK8s in the Wild

By Konstantinos Tsakalozos, 28 March 2019

Canonical released MicroK8s in December 2018, and as its popularity has grown, some interesting projects using this micro Kubernetes distribution have surfaced. To begin with a little background, Kubernetes is an open source container orchestrator that …

Snap startup time improvements

By Igor Ljubuncic, 28 March 2019

Several months ago, we shared an article titled I have a need, a need for snap that detailed the application performance results of snaps compared to their classic repo counterparts. We tested GIMP and VLC on …

Kubernetes 1.14 now available from Canonical

By Canonical, 25 March 2019

March 25, 2019 Canonical announces full enterprise support for Kubernetes 1.14 using kubeadm deployments, its Charmed Kubernetes, and MicroK8s, its popular single-node deployment of Kubernetes. MicroK8s provides Kubernetes 1.14 on any Linux desktop, server or VM …

Snapcraft Summit Montreal

By Martin Wimpress, 22 March 2019

Following previous events in New York, Seattle, and London, the fourth Snapcraft Summit is taking place in Montreal, Canada from June 11th to 13th 2019. We have partnered with Travis CI this time and also expanded …

Magic Wormhole – Send files with ease

By Igor Ljubuncic, 21 March 2019

Sharing is caring. Alexander the Great File transfer is the bread and butter of information exchange in the digital world. Documents, photos, videos, we share them with our colleagues and friends. The only problem is, the …

Design and Web team summary – 15 March 2019

By Peter Mahnke, 20 March 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 team Homepage takeovers This iteration we designed and built four …

Debug ACPI DSDT and SSDT with ACPICA Utilities

By Alex Hung, 20 March 2019

Using acpidbg on Ubuntu 18.04 x64 can be quite handy; however, the Linux kernel with ACPI_DEBUGGER is not always available, such as on Ubuntu for ARM. In such cases, acpica also provides a set of utilities, …

The path to Ubuntu Core

By Eric Jensen, 18 March 2019

At Canonical, helping customers overcome their challenges is what we do every day. In the IoT world, a common challenge we encounter is customers who are interested in transitioning to Ubuntu Core and the snapcraft.io ecosystem, …

Vertical rhythm and spacing in Vanilla Framework 2.0

By Lyubomir Popov, 15 March 2019

Overview of the typographic improvements to our CSS framework introduced over the past 12 months.

Porting Ubuntu Core 18 on Nvidia Jetson TX1 Developer Kit

By alfonsosanchezbeato, 15 March 2019

Ubuntu Core (UC) is Canonical’s take in the IoT space. There are pre-built images for officially supported devices, like Raspberry Pi or Intel NUCs, but for other boards, when there is no community port, one needs …

Make your snap development faster

By Igor Ljubuncic, 14 March 2019

“All my centurions develop using snaps.” Julius Caesar By and large, software development can be an enjoyable process. Until you hit the first error, that is. At that point, you want to get past the stumbling …