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26 posts from January 2018

Ubuntu Desktop weekly update – 22 January 2018

By Will Cooke, 22 January 2018

Here’s an update on what we’ve been working on over the last couple of weeks: GNOME We’ve been working on a patch for udisks to hide snaps from applications such as GNOME’s Disks. This will hide all loop devices, including installed snaps,…

Your first robot: Introduction to the Robot Operating System [2/5]

By Kyle Fazzari, 21 January 2018

This is the second blog post in this series about creating your first robot with ROS and Ubuntu Core. In the previous post we walked through all the hardware necessary to follow this series, and introduced Ubuntu Core, the operating system…

Tutorial: Continuous delivery of snaps with Circle CI

By David Callé, 19 January 2018

Bullet-proof continuous delivery of software is crucial to the health of your community, more than a way to run manual tests, it also enables your early adopters to test code and give feedback on it as soon as it lands. You may be already…

Canonical brings Slack to the snap ecosystem

By Canonical, 18 January 2018

The digital workspace will now be available to all Linux users London, UK – 18th January 2018 – Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, today announced the first iteration of Slack as a snap, bringing collaboration to open source users.…

Spectre mitigation updates available for testing in Ubuntu Proposed

By Dustin Kirkland, 17 January 2018

Canonical holds Ubuntu to the highest standards of security and quality. This week we published candidate Ubuntu kernels providing mitigation for CVE-2017-5715 and CVE-2017-5753 (ie, Spectre / Variants 1 & 2) to their respective…

LXD weekly status #30

By Stéphane Graber, 16 January 2018

Introduction The main highlight for this week was the inclusion of the new proxy device in LXD, thanks to the hard work of some University of Texas students! The rest of the time was spent fixing a number of bugs, working on various bits…

Monitor your Kubernetes Cluster

By Kevin W Monroe, 16 January 2018

This article originally appeared on Kevin Monroe’s blog Keeping an eye on logs and metrics is a necessary evil for cluster admins. The benefits are clear: metrics help you set reasonable performance goals, while log analysis can…

Meltdown和Spectre安全漏洞状态更新

By liam zheng, 12 January 2018

在2018年1月9日星期二,我们发布了Ubuntu内核更新,以缓解x86-64架构的安全漏洞CVE-2017-5754的威胁(Meltdown / Variant 3)。发布更新适用于以下受支持的Ubuntu系列: 12.04 ESM Precise (kernel v3.2) 14.04 LTS Trusty (kernel v3.13) 16.04 LTS Xenial (kernel v4.4) 17.10 Artful (kernel v4.13)…

Meltdown and Spectre Status Update

By Dean Henrichsmeyer, 12 January 2018

On Tuesday, January 9, 2018 we released Ubuntu kernel updates for mitigation of CVE-2017-5754 (aka Meltdown / Variant 3) for the x86-64 architecture. Releases were made for the following supported Ubuntu series: 12.04 ESM Precise (kernel…

Ubuntu Server development summary – 9 January 2018

By David Britton, 9 January 2018

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…

LXD weekly status #29

By Stéphane Graber, 8 January 2018

Introduction And we’re back from the holidays! This “weekly” summary is covering everything that happened the past 3 weeks. The big highlight was the release of LXD 2.21 on the 19th of December. During the holidays, we merged quite a…

Announcing the Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition 9370 with Ubuntu

By Canonical, 5 January 2018

We’re excited to see Dell announce the availability of the 7th gen XPS 13 Developer Edition (9370) which comes preloaded with Ubuntu. Canonical have been part of Dell’s Project Sputnik project since Day 1, and five years later we are…