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6 posts from August 2020

Snapcraft corner: Staying on track

By Igor Ljubuncic, 27 August 2020

Snapcraft channels and, consequently, tracks are an important, highly useful element of the snap ecosystem. Tracks enable snap developers to publish multiple...

Ubuntu on WSL 2 Backported to Windows 10 1903 and 1909, Extending Reach

By haydenb, 20 August 2020

Microsoft announced the general availability of Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 in the Windows 10 May 2020 update, also known as version 2004. Today Microsoft...

Tour of the snap developer account in the Snap Store

By Igor Ljubuncic, 20 August 2020

Sometimes, you may wonder, what’s on the other side of the curtain? If you’re a developer contemplating snaps, you surely want to know the range of tools and...

Optimised authentication methods for Ubuntu Desktop

By Kris Sharma, 14 August 2020

Still counting on passwords to protect your workstation? When set up properly, alternatives to passwords provide a streamlined user experience while...

Registration is now open for microWSLConf 2020

By Sohini Bianka Roy, 13 August 2020

Join us on September 9th/10th for a free celebration of the Windows Subsystem for Linux. Register Now Canonical is honoured to unite our growing and diverse...

Infographic: Ubuntu from 2004 to 20.04 LTS

By Canonical, 6 August 2020

Today, the first point release of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS went live! To celebrate, we wanted to share how Ubuntu has evolved since the first release in 2004 to where...