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Snapcraft Summit summary – day 1

by Alan Pope on 1 February 2018

The first day of the Snapcraft Summit in Seattle kicked off with a simple round of introductions and each participant voicing their plans for the week. People...

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Plex joins Snapcraft Summit to advance snap learnings

by Sarah Dickinson on 31 January 2018

Plex is the leading streaming platform for personal media collections, also offering over-the-air Live TV and DVR capabilities, and curated news from over 200...

Canonical announcements

Canonical brings Slack to the snap ecosystem

by Canonical on 18 January 2018

The digital workspace will now be available to all Linux users London, UK – 18th January 2018 – Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, today announced the...

Canonical announcements

Canonical welcome Spotify as a snap for Linux users

by Canonical on 20 December 2017

Universal Linux app packaging format enables Linux users to install the popular music streaming service with a simple click and install London, UK – December...

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JetBrains adopts snaps to further simplify developers’ lives

by Sarah Dickinson on 19 December 2017

Used by companies as diverse as NASA, Pinterest, and CitiBank, JetBrains takes the repetition out of a developer’s life through their range of developer tools...

Cloud and server

UbuCon Europe: 27th, 28th, 29th of April 2018 in Gijón/Xixón, Spain

by Canonical on 14 December 2017

The next Ubucon Europe will take place at the Antiguo Instituto Jovellanos in Gijón/Xixón (Asturias, Spain), the 27th, 28th & 29th of April 2018. The Antiguo...

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Snaps & automatic updates prove popular with email client, Mailspring

by Sarah Dickinson on 5 December 2017

In the latest interview with a snap developer, we spoke to Ben Gotow who is the lead maintainer of Mailspring, a free, modern email client for Linux, Windows,...

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Announcing snapcraft 2.35

by Sergio Schvezov on 22 November 2017

The snapcraft team is pleased to announce that version 2.35 has been released. Contributions This release saw some excellent contributions from outside the...

Internet of Things

Introducing the UP² Grove IoT development kit with Ubuntu

by Canonical on 20 November 2017

As computing at the edge grows, so does the need to connect a flurry of IoT devices directly into a device that can do advanced analytics and processing. The...

Internet of Things

Building a future-proofed IoT consumer device with brand stores

by Sarah Dickinson on 20 November 2017

When building or deploying any IoT device either in remote locations or consumer’s homes, it is now essential for manufacturers to consider and review how...

Internet of Things

Orchestrating architectural installations and live shows with snaps

by Sarah Dickinson on 15 November 2017

Dutch manufacturer Visual Productions BV, provides multi-platform software and solid-state hardware lighting control technology for namely the architectural,...