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19 posts from 2018

Ubuntu 18.10:Multi-cloud,new desktop theme & enhanced snap integration

By Canonical, 18 October 2018

London, UK, 18th October 2018; Canonical today announced the release of Ubuntu 18.10, focused on multi-cloud deployments, AI software development, a new community desktop theme and richer snap desktop integration. “Ubuntu is now the…

Canonical collaborates with Eurotech on edge computing solutions

By Canonical, 16 October 2018

Coinciding with IoT World Solutions Congress in Barcelona this week, Canonical is pleased to announce a dual-pronged technological partnership with Eurotech to help organisations advance their internet of things enablement. Eurotech is a…

Plex arrives in Canonical’s Snap Store

By Canonical, 11 October 2018

The leading streaming media platform is now available to a wider Linux community Visit the Snap Store to see more information on Plex as a Snap and install it on your machine. London, UK: 11th October 2018 – Canonical, the company behind…

Ubuntu events in October

By James Nunns, 5 October 2018

October is here, and along with Halloween, comes a number of big events for the Ubuntu team here at Canonical. Members of the Ubuntu team will be travelling across Europe and the US at a wide range events covering; Cloud, IoT, AI/ML and…

Announcing Extended Security Maintenance for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS – “Trusty Tahr”

By Canonical, 19 September 2018

Ubuntu is the basis for the majority of cloud-based workloads today. With over 450 million public cloud instances launched since the release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, a number that keeps accelerating on a day-per-day basis since, many of the…

Ubuntu updates for L1 Terminal Fault vulnerabilities

By Canonical, 14 August 2018

For up-to-date patch, package, and USN links, please click here. Today Intel announced a new side channel vulnerability known as L1 Terminal Fault. Raoul Strackx, Jo Van Bulck, Marina Minkin, Ofir Weisse, Daniel Genkin, Baris Kasikci,…

Minimal Ubuntu, on public clouds and Docker Hub

By Canonical, 9 July 2018

Today we are delighted to introduce the new Minimal Ubuntu, optimized for automated use at scale, with a tiny package set and minimal security cross-section. Speed, performance and stability are primary concerns for cloud developers and…

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS certified for Intel NUC for IoT device development

By Canonical, 21 June 2018

Canonical and Intel® are pleased to announce that Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is now certified on selected Intel® NUC Mini PCs and boards. This partnership will aid device manufacturer’s and their developers to a smoother path to the development and…

Canonical Managed Cloud adds data protection and recovery with Trilio

By Canonical, 22 May 2018

Canonical BootStack and Ubuntu Advantage customers now can access TrilioVault OpenStack Vancouver: – May 22, 2018 – Canonical and Trilio announced today a partnership agreement to deliver TrilioVault backup and recovery…

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS optimised for security, multi-cloud, containers & AI

By Canonical, 26 April 2018

26th April 2018, London, UK: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS – the newest version of the most widely used Linux for workstations, cloud and IoT, is now available. “Multi-cloud operations are the new normal” said Mark Shuttleworth, CEO of Canonical…

Firefox Quantum snap now available on Linux-based devices

By Canonical, 19 March 2018

London, UK, 19 March 2018: Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, today announced that Mozilla has launched a Firefox snap bringing their latest Quantum browser to multiple Linux distributions, including Ubuntu. Developed by Canonical,…

Popular programming language, Kotlin, launches as a snap for Linux

By Canonical, 7 March 2018

We are delighted to announce that the latest addition to the snap ecosystem, launching today, is Kotlin – the pragmatic programming language for JVM, Android and browser crafted by JetBrains. Being a general-purpose language, Kotlin…

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