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Welcome Ubuntu Desktop 18.10

By Will Cooke, 19 October 2018

The Cosmic Cuttlefish has arrived. Ubuntu 18.10 is out and represents the first step on the road to the next LTS in April 2020. This release of Ubuntu comes with 9 months of support and brings the latest update to the GNOME stack,…

Ubuntu events in November

By James Nunns, 19 October 2018

  November is just around the corner, winter jumpers are being dug out from the back of the wardrobe and it’s now acceptable to put the heating on. Although many may be considering hibernation, the Ubuntu team here at Canonical will…

Infographic: Snaps in numbers

By Canonical, 18 October 2018

Coinciding with the release of Ubuntu 18.10 today, we have celebrated the exceptional adoption of snaps by sharing the infographic below. From popular snaps to daily installs, this infographic demonstrates where, when and why users are…

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…

Ubuntu Server development summary – 16 Oct 2018

By Joshua Powers, 16 October 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.…

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…

Deploying Ubuntu root on ZFS with MAAS

By Joshua Powers, 15 October 2018

With recent updates to MAAS and Curtin, deploying Ubuntu with a ZFS root disk is now possible! Curtin added zfsroot support earlier this year and MAAS has now exposed the option. However, Ubuntu root on ZFS with MAAS is experimental! We…

Self-containing dependencies leads LogMeIn to publish their first Snap

By Sarah Dickinson, 15 October 2018

LogMeIn is one of the world’s top 10 public SaaS companies, and a market leader in communication & conferencing, identity & access, and customer engagement & support solutions, making well-known products such as GoToMeeting,…

OpenStack Summit Berlin 2018

By James Nunns, 12 October 2018

Event Details Date: November 13 – 15, 2018 Location: Berlin, Germany Venue: CityCube Booth: B10 OpenStack Summit Berlin Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, is excited to reveal that it will be a headline sponsor at the OpenStack…

Firefox ESR 60 availability on Ubuntu

By Canonical, 12 October 2018

Mozilla Release Engineering created a special customised packaging of the Ubuntu version of Firefox intended for our enterprise partners of Canonical. This is particularly useful if partners decide they need to apply policies to Firefox…

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…

Fresh Snaps from September 2018

By Martin Wimpress, 11 October 2018

Another month passes, and we’ve got a collection of interesting applications that came to our attention (Twitter feed) during September 2018. We have a mix of developer tools, languages, password management, productivity tools and…