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18 posts from May 2018

Trust and security in the Snap Store

By Canonical, 15 May 2018

Last Friday (11 May 2018) we learned that a snap was mining cryptocurrency in the background while the application was running. The practical implication of that is the overuse of local resources on a user’s system, well beyond what a…

OpenStack Summit Vancouver 2018

By Canonical, 11 May 2018

Event Details Date: May 21-24 Location: Vancouver, BC Venue: Vancouver Convention Centre East Booth: B7 Event Link: https://www.openstack.org/summ...   Event Background OpenStack Summit is the leading event in Open…

Ubuntu Server development summary – 08 May 2018

By Joshua Powers, 8 May 2018

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 channel on Freenode.…

An introduction to Zenkit – now available as a snap

By Guest, 8 May 2018

This is a guest blog written by Siobhan O’Rorke of Zenkit. In October 2016, Zenkit was released as an app designed to help you ‘organise anything’, enabling companies to digitise all of their business processes in a single app. It’s…

LXD Clusters: A Primer

By Michael Iatrou, 3 May 2018

Since its inception, LXD has been striving to offer a fresh and intuitive user experience for machine containers. LXD instances can be managed over the network through a REST API and a single command line tool. For large scale LXD…

Introducing developer notifications for snap security updates

By Canonical, 2 May 2018

For some time, we’ve wanted a mechanism to alert snap publishers to security updates which affect their snaps. All the pieces have come together and we are now sending alerts via email. Stated more precisely, publishers who use ‘stage-…