43 posts from April 2016

LTS 16.04 review roundup!

By Amrisha Prashar, 29 April 2016

What a month! We had the release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS that allowed us to bring out newer software for desktop in the form of snap packaging formats and tools. By bringing snap packages to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS we are unifying the experience for…

Wallpaper design for Xenial Xerus 16.04

By Grazina Borosko, 28 April 2016

April marks the release of Xerus 16.4 and with it we bring a new design of our iconic wallpaper. This post will take you through our design process and how we have integrated our Suru visual language. Evolution The foundation of our recent…

Ubuntu & IBM on POWER and LinuxOne Webinar

By Dustin Kirkland, 27 April 2016

I’m delighted to share the slides from our joint IBM and Canonical webinar about Ubuntu on IBM POWER8 and LinuxOne servers.  You can download the PDF here, watch the recording here, or tab through the slides or watch the video…

Samsung Developer Conference 2016

By Thibaut Rouffineau, 26 April 2016

It’s arrived! Samsung’s big yearly developer event kicks off from April 27th – 28th in SF. A place where developers, creators and builders alike come together to discuss the latest technologies and future innovations. This year, IOT…

Ubuntu orange update

By Jamie Young, 26 April 2016

Recently, you may have seen our new colour palette update in the SDK. One notable change is the new hex code we’ve assigned to Ubuntu Orange for screen use. The new colour is #E95420. We have a post coming soon that will delve deeper into…

The most powerful Ubuntu phone is available to buy

By Amrisha Prashar, 26 April 2016

We’re excited to announce that the most powerful Ubuntu phone, Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu edition, is available to order here from, retailing at USD$369.99. And for our friends based in Russia, the phone can be ordered here. The Meizu…

Flying mobile base stations are coming to the UK

By Maarten Ectors, 26 April 2016

EE, the largest mobile operator in the UK and now part of BT, just announced a collaboration with Lime Micro, a leader in the next big phase of open source mobile network technology, and Canonical (Ubuntu) to ensure the UK gets better…

Wolfram Research releases Data Drop Logging app for Ubuntu Phone

By Canonical, 26 April 2016

Canonical and Wolfram Research® are excited to announce the first app collaboration with cloud connect functionality for Ubuntu developers and users. The Wolfram Data Drop™ Logging mobile application is available now on the Ubuntu Phone…

LXD 2.0: Live migration [9/12]

By Stéphane Graber, 25 April 2016

This is the ninth blog post in this series about LXD 2.0.

Making deep learning accessible on Openstack

By Samuel Cozannet, 25 April 2016

This week at the Openstack Developers Summit we are excited to showcase how Canonical with IBM, Mesosphere, Skymind and Data Fellas are working together to make the opportunities of deep learning easier for everyone to access. Deep…

A DIY guide to the Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet

By Amrisha Prashar, 25 April 2016

With the Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Editon tablet seeping into the hands of many and questions asked around how the tablet has the ability to take on various modes – we thought we’d create a DIY one-pager that shows you how versatile…

OpenStack Spotlight Carlos Gonzales and Josh McJilton

By TaNeisha Page, 23 April 2016

Carlos Gonzales gives some insight about his role as a Engineer Manager for our Ecosystems and his outlook about meeting people at OpenStack. What does your department do at Canonical? My department develops, supports and sustain the…