Snapcraft parts & plugins

Last week, we published Introduction to snapcraft, a tutorial that provided a detailed overview of the snap build process. We touched on the concepts like snap ecosystem components, snapcraft command line, snapcraft.yaml syntax, and more.… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 2 days ago

在IoT设备上使用mir-kiosk构建图形界面

Your source for Ubuntu news, articles, tutorials, e-books and everything else in-between. | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 4 days ago

Kubeflow at KubeCon Europe 2019 in Barcelona

Kubeflow, the Kubernetes native application for AI and Machine Learning, continues to accelerate feature additions and community growth. The community has released two new versions since the last Kubecon – 0.4 in January and 0.5 in… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 5 days ago

Design and Web team summary – 10 May 2019

It was another busy iteration for the web and design team, trying to get a lot of work wrapped up before we head off to Lyon, France for our 19.10 Roadmap cycle kick-off. | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 6 days ago

Introduction to snapcraft

First steps are always hard, especially in technology. Most of the time, you need a primer, just the right dose of knowledge, to get started with a platform. This tutorial and upcoming sequels are designed to provide developers with… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 9 days ago

Ubuntu Core 18专题研讨会图文版

Your source for Ubuntu news, articles, tutorials, e-books and everything else in-between. | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 9 days ago

Ubuntu Server development summary – 15 May 2019

Hello Ubuntu Server The purpose of this communication is to provide a status update and highlights for any interesting subjects from the Ubuntu Server Team. If you would like to reach the server team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-server… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 10 days ago

Ubuntu updates to mitigate new Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS) vulnerabilities

Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS) describes a group of vulnerabilities (CVE-2018-12126, CVE-2018-12127, CVE-2018-12130, and CVE-2019-11091) in various Intel microprocessors, which allow a malicious process to read various information… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 11 days ago

Publish Your Unity Games in the Snap Store

We often feature and promote applications and games in the Snap Store and via our social media channels. Perhaps unsurprisingly, games are popular among our followers, and our users. There are a few great games already in the Snap Store,… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 14 days ago

Fresh snaps for April 2019

April was another exciting month for the Snapcraft team with Microsoft releasing Visual Studio Code as a snap. As usual, we had hundreds of other new apps come to the snap store and here are a few of our favourites. MiniZinc is a free and… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 15 days ago

Shared values of Travis CI and snaps enhance integration confidence for developers

Travis CI is a hosted, distributed continuous integration (CI) service used to build and test software projects hosted on GitHub, and free for anyone working on open source projects. Often regarded as the home of open source testing,… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 17 days ago

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS has transitioned to ESM support

Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) is now available for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to provide ongoing security patches for high and critical CVEs for UA Infrastructure customers. | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 18 days ago

19.04 ‘Disco Dingo’ now available as optimised desktop image for Hyper-V

Running Ubuntu as a virtual machine continues to be a popular way to use the desktop. Back in September 2018 we announced the availability of optimised 18.04 LTS desktop images for Microsoft’s Hyper-V gallery bring a host of benefits… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 18 days ago

Web and Design team summary – 7 May 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 Web is the squad that develop and maintain most of the brochure websites across the Canonical.… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 18 days ago

Canonical announces support for Ubuntu on Windows Subsystem for Linux 2

May 6, 2019: Canonical today announces full support for Ubuntu on the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) 2. “Extending enterprise support for Ubuntu from Azure to Windows workstations and servers creates a seamless operating environment for… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 19 days ago

Switch life mode to FUN with some cool Linux games

If you think of the Internet as a big flat disk balancing precariously on the shoulders of titans, one of those titans happens to be gaming. People use their computing devices for a range of tasks, but playing games, solo or online, with… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 23 days ago

Ubuntu at Internet of Things World 2019

Date: May 13/16Location: Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, USABooth: 1708 4 years ago Canonical launched Ubuntu Core at Internet of Things World. The last 4 years have seen Ubuntu not only build a name for itself in IOT but also imposd… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 24 days ago

Canonical at Cephalocon Barcelona 2019

Date: May 19-20 Location: Fira Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain This second Cephalocon event will be a celebration of Ceph and share a number of insights into Ceph in operations. Among the 800 storage technologists present, you can meet the… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 24 days ago

Canonical at Kubecon Europe 2019

Date: May 20-23Location: Fira Gran Via, Barcelona, SpainBooth: P10 KubeCon and CloudNativeCon are back in Europe and we should witness the next phase in the exploding popularity of Kubernetes and of this event… Canonical will also be back… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 24 days ago

Ubuntu Server development summary – 30 April 2019

Hello Ubuntu Server The purpose of this communication is to provide a status update and highlights for any interesting subjects from the Ubuntu Server Team. If you would like to reach the server team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-server… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 25 days ago

Canonical consolidates open infrastructure support and security offerings

29th April, 2019: Canonical today announced Ubuntu Advantage for Infrastructure, a consolidated enterprise security, compliance and support offering that covers the full range of open source infrastructure capabilities for up to 10 years.… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 26 days ago

Formatting our code with Prettier

I’ve become a huge advocate of using Prettier to format front-end code. Let me explain why. For many years, I’ve spent a considerable amount of time squinting at my code editor and trying to decide if the curly brackets at the… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 29 days ago

An introduction to AppArmor

Cyber attacks are becoming more sophisticated, attack frequency is on the rise, and the cost of cybercrime damage is projected to reach $6 trillion annually by 2021. Traditional defensive measures such as firewalls and intrusion… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 29 days ago

Ubuntu is #1 for embedded & IoT

The results are in! Eclipse.org recently published their 2019 IoT Developer Survey. Ubuntu is again the top choice for embedded & IoT, with our cousins Raspbian and Debian taking 2nd and 3rd respectively. The numbers fall off pretty… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

An introduction to AppArmor

Cyber attacks are becoming more sophisticated, attack frequency is on the rise, and the cost of cybercrime damage is projected to reach $6 trillion annually by 2021. Traditional defensive measures such as firewalls and intrusion… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

在AWS EC2 A1实例上运行安卓环境

Your source for Ubuntu news, articles, tutorials, e-books and everything else in-between. | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

Visit Canonical at Dell Technologies World

Canonical and Dell are working together to transform your business from the desktop to cloud to edge. Visit us at Dell Technologies World 2019 from Monday, 29 April to Wednesday, 1 May in booth #495 to talk with our experts about how you… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

Canonical at Open Infrastructure Summit -Denver

Open Infrastructure Summit is coming to Denver from April 29th to May 1st, 2019. Will you be there? We sure will! Come and visit us in Booth B1! Canonical experts will be at the event ready to answer your questions and walk you through our… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

Canonical at Open Infrastructure Summit -Denver

Open Infrastructure Summit is coming to Denver from April 29th to May 1st, 2019. Will you be there? We sure will! Come and visit us in Booth B1! Canonical experts will be swarming at the event ready to answer your questions and walk you… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

开源基础设施,桌面和物联网开发者都聚焦在Ubuntu 19.04

2019年4月18日,Canonical今天宣布Ubuntu 19.04 正式发布,新版系统将聚焦开源基础设施部署,开发者桌面,物联网和云到端的软件分发等领域。 “Ubuntu在电信,金融和多媒体领域的开源优势已经扩展到其他领域。从公有云到私有数据中心再到边缘设备或集群,开源已成为效率和创新的标志。Ubuntu 19.04包含了支持领先项目的转换,以及用于加速这些域的应用程序的开发人员工具。” Canonical的CEO Mark Shuttleworth说道。… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

Announcing OpenJDK 11 packages in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

OpenJDK 11 is the default JRE/JDK for 18.04 LTS and is covered under LTS upstream security support. OpenJDK 11 will be the default package for the upcoming 19.04 release. | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

Canonical、Ubuntu 19.04をリリース、 オープンインフラストラクチャ、デベロッパーデスクトップ、 およびIoTにフォーカス

Your source for Ubuntu news, articles, tutorials, e-books and everything else in-between. | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

Open infrastructure, developer desktop and IoT are the focus for Ubuntu 19.04

18th April, 2019: Canonical today announced the release of Ubuntu 19.04, focused on open infrastructure deployments, the developer desktop, IoT, and cloud to edge software distribution. “The open-source-first on Ubuntu movement in telco,… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

Ubuntu Server development summary – 16 April 2019

Hello Ubuntu Server The purpose of this communication is to provide a status update and highlights for any interesting subjects from the Ubuntu Server Team. If you would like to reach the server team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-server… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

Industrial & Embedded Linux: Looking Ahead

I recently returned from an extended visit to Germany, where my colleagues and I kept busy attending conferences, visiting customers and partners. We travelled around the country, talking to many, many people at dozens of companies about… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

On the Case – High Resource Usage

A customer recently submitted a case that Pedro Principeza, a Canonical Support Engineer, was able to solve using an interesting technique. Principeza was contacted to help pinpoint the processes that were generating a high rate of I/O… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

Make compelling videos with free software: Director’s Cut

Creating videos is easy. Creating great videos, not so much. A good production starts with an idea, but it also requires talent, time and tools. We cannot do much about the first two, but we sure can give you some nice ideas on the tools… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

Why the Visual Studio Code team launched a snap

Microsoft’s Visual Studio Code is a popular free code editor with built-in support for debugging, task running, and version control. While available for Linux via tarball, rpm, and debian package options, the Visual Studio Code team had… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

正しいLinux OSの選択によりIoT製品化までの時間を短縮

Your source for Ubuntu news, articles, tutorials, e-books and everything else in-between. | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

Speed up your ROS snap builds

A while back I wrote a post about distributing a ROS system among multiple snaps. If you want to enable some sort of add-on story, you need to have multiple snaps, and that remains the way to do it today with ROS. That approach works, but… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

Optimising IoT bandwith with delta updates

As connected devices proliferate in the Internet of Things (IoT), companies need an efficient over-the-air (OTA) update mechanism for remotely delivering new software, features, firmware updates and security enhancements to potentially… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

Visual Studio CodeがSnapとして登場

Your source for Ubuntu news, articles, tutorials, e-books and everything else in-between. | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

API v3 of the YAML package for Go is available

API v3 of the yaml package for Go is out, and it brings comment handling, intermediate node representations, and much more. The initial sketch for v3 of the yaml package for Go was first drafted almost exactly a year ago, by the end of… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

API v3 of the yaml package for Go is available

API v3 of the yaml package for Go is out, and it brings comment handling, intermediate node representations, and much more. The initial sketch for v3 of the yaml package for Go was first drafted almost exactly a year ago, by the end of… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

Visual Studio Code launches as a snap

4th  April 2019, London, UK – As of today, Microsoft Visual Studio Code is available for Linux as a snap, providing seamless auto-updates for its users. Visual Studio Code, a free, lightweight code editor, has redefined editors for… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

Remote collaborative design

Hands up if you or someone in your team work remotely. I am sure there are many of you out there. One of the biggest growing trends, since I started working in the technology industry 15 years ago, is how common and accessible working from… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 1 month ago

Kubernetes 1.14 now available from Canonical

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… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 2 months ago

Snapcraft Summit Montreal

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 the scope of the event to… | Continue reading


@blog.ubuntu.com | 2 months ago