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Apellix engineers safer work environments with Ubuntu powered aerial robotics

By Sarah Dickinson, 9 January 2019

In 2016, 16% of all workplace deaths in the US were attributed to falls. Apellix, a Florida-based start up, who specialise in aerial robotics aims to reduce this number by using their drones in place of workers to complete tasks in…

Ubuntu Server development summary – 08 January 2019

By Chad Smith, 8 January 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…

Mark Shuttleworth on success with OpenStack

By Canonical, 3 January 2019

As one of the founding members and most popular distributions in OpenStack the conferences, now the Open Infrastructure Summit, is a valuable event that Canonical uses to meet with the open source community. During the final OpenStack…

Kata Containers – A form of art

By Igor Ljubuncic, 3 January 2019

November was a productive month for us. As you’ve already glimpsed in the KDE snaps article, we hosted a Snapcraft Summit in our London offices, during which we worked with engineers from major companies on building snaps. Hailing from…

Top Snaps in 2018

By Alan Pope, 27 December 2018

With 2018 drawing to a close, and many of us spending with family during the holiday season, I thought we’d take a look back over some of our favourite Linux applications in the Snap Store. Some have been in the store for over a…

I have a need, a need for snap

By Igor Ljubuncic, 27 December 2018

Are snaps slow? Or slower than their classic counterparts (DEB or RPM, for instance)? This is a topic that comes up often in online discussions, related to various containerised application formats, including snaps. We thought this would…

The evolution of Canonical at KubeCon

By Canonical, 27 December 2018

Stephan Fabel, director of products at Canonical spoke to Swapnil Bhartiya from TFIR at KubeCon in Seattle about the evolution of Canonical at KubeCon, the excitement around MicroK8s and Kubernetes announcements.  The full…

Our Kubernetes deployment pipeline

By Maximilian Ehlers, 21 December 2018

A few weeks ago I joined the web and design team here at Canonical, in the Base Squad, which is our backend team. One of the things that we are responsible for is deploying the code to our different staging and production environments.…

Ubuntu Core Smart Speaker

By Alan Pope, 20 December 2018

With the holidays coming up, many of us can expect to spend time with our friends and families, often listening to seasonal music, or indeed escaping the seasonal music! Whether you’re joining in or getting away from the crowd, this…

Design and Web team summary – 19 December 2018

By Anthony Dillon, 19 December 2018

Welcome to the latest work and updates from the design and web team. Base squad This week, the bulk of our work was on improving our internal system for employee reviews, but we found time to squeeze in a few other things: We also…

Unity8: a project that uses Mir

By Alan Griffiths, 19 December 2018

Unity8 is a graphical shell targeting a range of devices and form factors including phones, tablets, laptops and desktops. Unity8 uses the facility to customize Mir’s default window management to give its “convergent” experience. In…

KDE apps at the snap of your fingers

By Igor Ljubuncic, 15 December 2018

Are you a Plasma fan? And you want to develop KDE applications? This has just become easier and more fun than ever before. In early November, we hosted a Snapcraft Summit in our London offices, a forward-thinking software workshop attended…