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22 posts from March 2018

Your first robot: Sharing with others [5/5]

By Kyle Fazzari, 16 March 2018

This is the fifth (and final) blog post in this series about creating your first robot with ROS and Ubuntu Core. In the previous post we discussed methods of control, did a little math, and wrote the ROS driver for our robot. But it still…

Ubuntu Desktop weekly update – 16th March 2018

By Will Cooke, 16 March 2018

We’ve had a busy few weeks, and so this email is a roll up of what’s been going on in Desktopland. Last week we had a team sprint in Budapest where we got to work side by side with our teammates and colleagues across Canonical.…

NVIDIA GTC 2018

By Canonical, 14 March 2018

Event Information Date: March 27 – 29 City/State: San Jose, CA Location: San Jose McEnery Convention Center Booth: #1227 GTC is the premier AI and deep learning conference, providing unparalleled training, industry insights, and…

MAAS 2.4.0 Alpha 2 released!

By Canonical, 14 March 2018

This originally appeared on Andres Rodriguez’s blog Hello MAASters! I’m happy to announce that MAAS 2.4.0 alpha 2 has now been released and is available for Ubuntu Bionic. MAAS Availability MAAS 2.4.0 alpha 1 is available in the…

LXD weekly status #38

By Stéphane Graber, 13 March 2018

Introduction This past week the LXD team was meeting in Budapest, Hungary. We spent most of our times working on a number of issues targeted at the final 3.0 releases. @freeekanayaka worked with @stgraber to track down an fix a testing…

Your first robot: The driver [4/5]

By Kyle Fazzari, 9 March 2018

This is the fourth blog post in this series about creating your first robot with ROS and Ubuntu Core. In the previous post we worked on getting data out of the wireless controller and into ROS in a format meant for controlling differential…

An intro to ONLYOFFICE – now available as a snap

By Guest, 9 March 2018

This is a guest blog written by Kseniya Fedoruk of ONLYOFFICE. Two years ago ONLYOFFICE developers released a desktop office suite that combined viewers and editors for text documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Last week ONLYOFFICE…

Popular programming language, Kotlin, launches as a snap for Linux

By Canonical, 7 March 2018

We are delighted to announce that the latest addition to the snap ecosystem, launching today, is Kotlin – the pragmatic programming language for JVM, Android and browser crafted by JetBrains. Being a general-purpose language, Kotlin…

MAAS for the home

By Canonical, 6 March 2018

This article originally appeared on Chris Sanders’ blog MAAS is designed to run in a data center where it expects to have control of DNS and DHCP. The use of an external DHCP server is listed as ‘may work but not supported’ in the…

LXD weekly status #37

By Stéphane Graber, 5 March 2018

Introduction So this past week was rather intense, in a nutshell, we’ve: Merged LXD clustering support Split python3-lxc, lua-lxc and lxc-templates out of the LXC codebase Moved libpam-cgfs from lxcfs to lxc Released 3.0.0 beta1 of…