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43 posts from April 2016

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for IBM LinuxONE and IBM z Systems is now available

By John Zannos, 22 April 2016

With the release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS we now offer the same great Ubuntu experience on z Systems and LinuxONE servers as x86 and OpenPower platforms. Download now Ubuntu is the platform of choice for new cloud-native applications from…

Redesigning ubuntu.com’s navigation

By Inayaili de León Persson, 21 April 2016

Last month, the web team had an offsite (outside of the office) week sprint in Holborn, central London. We don’t all work on exactly the same projects in our day-to-day, so it’s nice to have this type of sprint, where everyone…

Canonical unveils 6th LTS release of Ubuntu with 16.04

By Canonical, 20 April 2016

Introduces “snaps” for new robust, secure app format Introduces LXD pure-container hypervisor with OpenStack Mitaka Supports IBM Z and LinuxONE systems with flat pricing Steps towards converged Ubuntu across IOT, Phone, Desktop and Server…

OpenStack Spotlight – Alexia Emmanoulopoulou and Danny Hammo

By TaNeisha Page, 19 April 2016

In this blog series, learn about life at Canonical through the employees working on the cloud side. Alexia Emmanoulopoulou: Marketing Manager – Demand Generation Describe what do you do at Canonical I am a Demand Generation Marketing…

Mesosphere announce open source project backed by Canonical

By John Zannos, 19 April 2016

Today Mesosphere announced the open source release of the DC/OS (Datacenter Operating System) Project, backed by dozens of partners including Canonical. DC/OS supplies an operating system model for the datacenter building on the Apache…

Directly interacting with the LXD API

By Stéphane Graber, 19 April 2016

The next post in the LXD series is currently blocked on a pending kernel fix, so I figured I’d do an out of series post on how to use the LXD API…

The tablet that turns into a PC is available to buy!

By Amrisha Prashar, 18 April 2016

Last month we announced that the Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet was available as a pre-order bundle. This time round, we’re pleased to let you know that it’s available to buy now! If you’ve already purchased a bundle during the pre-…

Charm 2.0 makes it even easier to publish charms

By Marco Ceppi, 16 April 2016

TL;DR There is a new package (and command) called charm that compliments the previous charm-tools package and provides a new way forward for managing charms and…

10 cool accessories for the Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet

By Amrisha Prashar, 15 April 2016

In the office we’ve been using the Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet and have a few accessories to recommend with it! Check out the list below. Essentials Bluetooth Keyboard There are 100s of Bluetooth keyboards out there, and this one is…

The world’s most affordable computer converged with our tablet!

By Amrisha Prashar, 15 April 2016

NexDock is a revolutionary laptop that harnesses the productivity of smartphones, tablets and mini PCs by adding a bluetooth keyboard, a capable battery and a 14-inch screen. The team in the bay area have collaborated with us on having the…

LXD 2.0: LXD in LXD [8/12]

By Stéphane Graber, 15 April 2016

This is the eighth blog post in this series about LXD 2.0.