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The forecast is robots

By Eric Jensen, 15 February 2019

Robots are an increasingly important part of our lives, in more ways than we realise. I’m not talking just about Roombas, or the toy robots that inhabit the wish lists of the world’s children (and the young at heart). Robots are…

ACPI AML Runtime Debugger in Ubuntu 18.04 (x64)

By alexhung, 14 February 2019

ACPICA is an open-source project that provides an operating system (OS)-independent reference implementation. It also contains a list of utilities such as ASL compiler (iasl), acpiexec (an AML emulator). However, AML debugging on Linux in…

Bootstrap Your Snap

By Alan Pope, 14 February 2019

People frequently tell me they’d like to make a snap of an application they care about. Whether it’s in person at events like FOSDEM, or online via IRC or Telegram, there are developers who want to share their Linux software…

A fresh look for releases.ubuntu.com

By Karl Williams, 13 February 2019

Updating the design of the Ubuntu Releases website using Vanilla Framework

Understanding containerised workloads for Telco

By Canonical, 11 February 2019

For telecommunications companies evaluating ways to transition and modernise their network infrastructure, cloud-native, container-based microservices architectures are a powerful solution in meeting requirements of compute needs through…

Creating multi-purpose hardware with IoT app stores

By Alex Cattle, 7 February 2019

The traditional approach to IoT requires customised hardware and kernels with a monolithic software image being flashed at the manufacturing stage leaving devices static. This renders devices unable to evolve functionality and subject to…

Financial services businesses say multi-cloud is central to their plans for AI, containers and blockchain, 451 Research reveals

By Canonical, 7 February 2019

The Canonical commissioned study found that 60% of financial services businesses bank on the benefits of multi-cloud to support emerging technologies, but significant skills gap still exists An independent report by 451 Research, ‘Multi-…

Zero to Hero – Snap me up before you GO!

By Igor Ljubuncic, 7 February 2019

Two weeks ago, my colleague Alan wrote an article on how one goes about packaging an application as a snap. The focus of that piece was a handful of tips and tricks that should make the transition from raw code to a working snap easier and…

Ubuntu at Mobile World Congress 2019

By Canonical, 6 February 2019

Mobile World Congress (MWC) is the world’s largest annual gathering for the mobile industry, held in Barcelona, Spain. This year, there will be a number of people from Canonical at the event. If you want to get in touch and discuss your…

Ubuntu Server development summary – 05 February 2019

By Chad Smith, 5 February 2019

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…

Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr End of Life

By Canonical, 5 February 2019

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS – ESM will become available once Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr reaches its End of Life on April 30, 2019. Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) is an available feature with Ubuntu Advantage, Canonical’s commercial support…

Fresh snaps from January 2019

By Martin Wimpress, 5 February 2019

As we step into the new year we’ve got a collection of applications which crossed our “desk” (Twitter feed) during January 2019. Take a look down the list, and discover something new today. 1. OpenToonz Snapcrafters…