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6 posts from May 2020

Snapcraft development tips: how to troubleshoot snaps with services

By Igor Ljubuncic, 29 May 2020

In the past, we have discussed various ways on how to debug and troubleshoot potential issues during snap development. The ability to quickly iterate, resolve...

Ubuntu on WSL 2 Is Generally Available

By haydenb, 27 May 2020

Today Microsoft announced the general availability of Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 in the Windows 10 May 2020 update. WSL 2 is based on a new architecture...

ZFS focus on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: what’s new?

By didrocks, 26 May 2020

Ubuntu has supported ZFS as an option for some time. In 19.10, we introduced experimental support on the desktop. As explained, having a ZFS on root option on...

Experimental feature: progressive releases

By Igor Ljubuncic, 20 May 2020

“No plan survives contact with the enemy.” This is a quote famously attributed to the Prussian field marshal Helmuth von Moltke. It is also quite applicable...

How to preserve old software – with snaps

By Igor Ljubuncic, 7 May 2020

If you have been using computers for some time now, you probably have fond memories of this or that piece of software from the past, an application or a game...

How to upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS today

By Igor Ljubuncic, 4 May 2020

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) was officially released on April 23. This is the latest Ubuntu Long Term Support (LTS) release, with security patches and...