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33 posts from November 2017

Security Team Weekly Summary: November 16, 2017

By Canonical, 16 November 2017

  The Security Team weekly reports are intended to be very short summaries of the Security Team’s weekly activities. If you would like to reach the Security Team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-hardened channel on FreeNode.…

Orchestrating architectural installations and live shows with snaps

By Sarah Dickinson, 15 November 2017

Dutch manufacturer Visual Productions BV, provides multi-platform software and solid-state hardware lighting control technology for namely the architectural, retail, venue and entertainment lighting industries. Originating from an…

How to turn your website into a desktop app

By David Callé, 15 November 2017

Turning your website into a desktop integrated app is a relatively simple thing to do, but distributing it as such and making it noticeable in app stores is another story. This tutorial will show you how to leverage Electron and snaps to…

Codetree Collect Info

By Tom Haddon, 15 November 2017

We recently landed a feature in Codetree that I’m pretty excited about. Codetree is a tool for collecting code from various locations and assembling it in a specific directory structure. It can be used in a standalone fashion, but is…

Ubuntu Server Development Summary – 14 Nov 2017

By Joshua Powers, 14 November 2017

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.…

Dell Precision Machines Available With Ubuntu Pre-Installed

By Canonical, 14 November 2017

Looking for a new PC with Ubuntu pre-installed? We thought we’d run through the latest Dell Precision computers that come pre-installed with Ubuntu. These are systems developed by and for developers, and are available in form factors…

LXD Weekly Status #23

By Stéphane Graber, 13 November 2017

Introduction The main focus this past week has been on merging a pretty large refactoring branch on top of LXD. This moves a lot of code around to make it more testable and easier to plug in a new database implementation in preparation for…

How to deploy one or more Kubernetes clusters to a single box

By Canonical, 13 November 2017

This article originally appeared at Rye Terrell’s blog In a recent collaboration between the Linux Foundation and Canonical, we designed an architecture for the CKA exam. In order to keep the exam as affordable as possible, we…

Ubuntu Desktop Weekly, Nov 3rd & 10th: Bionic daily images available

By Will Cooke, 10 November 2017

  The big news this week is the availability of Bionic daily ISOs. As always, we’re beavering away on the desktop: GNOME We’ve started a conversation on the GNOME mailing list to talk about locking down extensions which are part of a…

Security Team Weekly Summary: November 9, 2017

By Canonical, 9 November 2017

The Security Team weekly reports are intended to be very short summaries of the Security Team’s weekly activities. If you would like to reach the Security Team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-hardened channel…

Kernel Team Summary: November 7, 2017

By Canonical, 8 November 2017

October 24 through November 06 Development (18.04) Every 6 months the Ubuntu Kernel Team is tasked to pick the kernel to be used in the next release. This is a difficult thing to do because we don’t definitively know what will be…

Discovering snaps with .NET and Microsoft

By Sarah Dickinson, 8 November 2017

.NET Core, run by the .NET Foundation and Microsoft, is a free, cross-platform platform that supports building and running the next generation of web services, microservices and apps. By its very nature, it is an open source platform which…