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23 posts from December 2016

The 4th China Mobile Global Partner Conference Forum

By April Wang, 22 December 2016

China Mobile units 24 industry leaders forming the Digital Home Cooperation Alliance Canonical attends the partner conference and becomes a member of the alliance The 4th China Mobile Global Partner Conference took place on the 18th…

Cloud Chatter- December 2016

By James Donner, 21 December 2016

Welcome to our final cloud news round-up for 2016. In this issue, you’ll find details of our upcoming OpenStack and Containers office hours sessions and you can take a look at our latest webinar exploring OpenStack clouds on hyperconverged…

Canonical Livepatch Service update – December 2016

By Canonical, 21 December 2016

The following kernel security vulnerabilities were addressed through live patches on Ubuntu – to ensure you have the fixes, either install at ubuntu.com/livepatch or update to newest kernel and reboot. Linux kernel vulnerability 7th…

Announcing The Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes 1.5.1

By Jorge O. Castro, 16 December 2016

We’re proud to announce support for 1.5.1 in the Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes. This is a pure upstream distribution of Kubernetes, designed to be easily deployable to public clouds, on-premise, bare metal, and developer laptops.…

Get 50% off Linux Foundation training and certification

By Jorge O. Castro, 15 December 2016

It’s been a great year for Ubuntu. More and more cloud users are turning to Ubuntu for their needs on public clouds. On the private cloud side you can find us on most production deployments of OpenStack, and we’re bringing you the latest…

Research: Consumers are terrible at updating their connected devices

By Thibaut Rouffineau, 15 December 2016

Many developers and manufacturers of IoT connected devices will know that consumers are bad at updating the firmware on their connected devices, and that this fact is at the heart of many of the IoT’s security vulnerabilities. But what…

Webinar: 2017 – what’s in store for IoT?

By Amrisha Prashar, 12 December 2016

It’s nearing the end of the year! Time to take a breather and plan for 2017. As part of our ‘IoT builders’ webinar series, we have asked some of the most prominent technologists, community builders and visionaries in this…

snapd 2.18: the snap command strikes back

By David Callé, 12 December 2016

Last Thursday, December 8, the snapd team was happy to announce a new release of snapd (2.18), the daemon that enables systems to work with snaps and provides the snap command. It’s time we take a look at what makes this release…

IoT Builders webinar series – 2016 recap!

By Amrisha Prashar, 9 December 2016

With it nearing the end of the year we thought we’d take this opportunity to recap on all the ‘IoT builders’ webinar series we’ve hosted in 2016. The series looks at those making a difference in the world of IoT…

Christmas-music-carousel-snap

By Didier Roche, 8 December 2016

Ding ding ding! It’s Christmas time, and as part of the festive competition we’re hosting that asks you to build a seasonal snap on your RaspberryPi…we couldn’t help but try out another example of our own. Didier from the…

Using the ubuntu-app-platform content interface in app snaps

By Guest, 8 December 2016

This is a guest post by Olivier Tilloy, Software Engineer at Canonical. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact ubuntu-devices@canonical.com Recently the ubuntu-app-platform snap has been made available in the store…

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Security: A Comprehensive Overview

By Dustin Kirkland, 8 December 2016

From Linux kernel livepatches to encryption to ASLR to compiler optimizations and configuration hardening, we strive to ensure that Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is the most secure Linux distribution out of the box.These slides try to briefly…