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Demystifying Snap Confinement

By Alan Pope, 12 July 2018

Snaps introduce some new concepts to the Linux ecosystem which developers can take advantage of, and snap users need to appreciate. When installing a snap, it’s important to understand what parts of the system the application wants…

6 IDEs you need to know about

By Martin Wimpress, 10 July 2018

Linux has long been a favourite platform with developers due to the rich array of languages and toolchains available. In this article we highlight 6 IDEs that can boost your productivity. Each IDE is just a Snap away so you can easily…

Graphical environments in the world of IoT

By Jamie Bennett, 10 July 2018

The IoT promises to bring about a revolution in the way we interact with devices around us. While many IoT devices will be hidden away, from sensors that measure manufacturing tolerances in a factory to hubs that control lighting around…

Infographic: Ubuntu connects everything

By Canonical, 10 July 2018

As highlighted in the Ubuntu is Everywhere infographic to coincide with the 16.04 LTS, Ubuntu is used by millions across every sector and technology imaginable. Two years on, and with 18.04 LTS now released, we take a new look at how…

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…

Make your Snap store page pop!

By Martin Wimpress, 5 July 2018

When you publish a Snap you want to grab the attention of as many users as possible. The Snap Advocacy team regularly review high quality, new and interesting Snaps published in the store so that we can feature them in Editor’s…

Ubuntu Server development summary – 03 July 2018

By Joshua Powers, 3 July 2018

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.…

Introducing the Dell Precision 7530 and 7730 with Ubuntu

By Canonical, 3 July 2018

We’re excited to see Dell announce the availability of the latest Precision mobile workstations which come preinstalled with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Canonical have been part of Dell’s Project Sputnik since Day 1, and over 5 years later we are…

Fresh Snaps from June 2018

By Alan Pope, 3 July 2018

It’s mid-way through the year, and we’re seeing no let-up with the flow of new snaps landing in the store, we can barely keep up! This month we’ve picked out some of our favourites from the last month or so of social…

Evaluating the true cost of multi-cloud

By Canonical, 2 July 2018

Title: Evaluating the true cost of multi-cloud Speakers: Stephan Fabel & Owen Rogers Date/Time: July 12, 12:00PM EST / 5:00PM BST This webinar will take a look at new insights into multi-cloud economics. Recently, analyst firm 451…

Fing snaps up 30,000 customers with a secure, future-proof IoT device

By Sarah Dickinson, 28 June 2018

The number of IoT devices set to be in use worldwide is due to explode depending on the source over the next couple of years. According to Gartner, the figure is set to be as much as 20.4 bn devices by 2020 with consumer products…

A first look at desktop metrics

By Will Cooke, 22 June 2018

We first announced our intention to ask users to provide basic, not-personally-identifiable system data back in February. Since then we have built the Ubuntu Report tool and integrated it in to the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS initial setup tool. You…