29 posts from August 2019
Building a better TurtleBot3
By dragan-s, 30 August 2019
TurtleBot3 was released in 2017 and is positioned as a low-cost, open-source robot kit. For new owners of the TurtleBot3, there are various resources online...
LXD in 4 Easy Steps
By joemcmanus, 29 August 2019
I needed to install a clean instance of Bionic to test some code, but I did not want to use a full virtual machine as I was in a hurry. To do this, I used...
A technical comparison between snaps and debs
By Igor Ljubuncic, 29 August 2019
How are snaps different from debs? This is a common question that comes up in technical discussions in the Linux community, especially among developers and...
Canonical joins the ROS 2 Technical Steering Committee
By Kyle Fazzari, 28 August 2019
We at Canonical care deeply about robotics. We firmly believe that robots based on Linux are cheaper to develop, more flexible, more secure, and faster to...
Multi-tenancy in MAAS
By Andres Rodriguez, 28 August 2019
In this blog post, we are going to introduce the concept of multi-tenancy in MAAS. This allows operators to have different groups of users own a group of...
Components vs. Plugins in ROS 2
By Jeremie Deray, 27 August 2019
After our series of post about ROS 2 CLI tools (1, 2), we continue exploring the ROS 2 realm taking a look at ROS 2 components and more specifically, how they...
A guide to developing Android apps on Ubuntu
By Alex Cattle, 27 August 2019
Android is the most popular mobile operating system and is continuing to grow its market share. IDC expects that Android will have 85.5% of the market by...
Snaps help Xibo rekindle its relationship with Linux
By Sarah Dickinson, 27 August 2019
Sometimes, relationships just don’t work out. At first, it seemed that Xibo and Linux were made for each other. Xibo had a popular open source digital signage...
MicroK8s Version 1.16.0 Beta Released!
By anaqvi, 26 August 2019
We’re excited to announce the release of MicroK8s 1.16 beta! MicroK8s is a lightweight and reliable Kubernetes cluster delivered as a single snap package – it...
Kubernetes 1.16 beta now available, with support from Canonical
By Carmine Rimi, 26 August 2019
Canonical announces full enterprise support for Kubernetes 1.16, starting with the beta release, with support covering the following installation mechanisms –...
MicroK8s gets powerful add-ons
By anaqvi, 23 August 2019
We are excited to announce new Cilium and Helm add-ons, coming to MicroK8s! These add-ons add even more power to your Kubernetes environment built on...
Useful security software from the Snap Store
By Igor Ljubuncic, 22 August 2019
Overall, most Linux distributions offer sane, reasonable defaults that balance security and functionality quite well. However, most of the security mechanisms...