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29 posts from July 2016

Developing for Vanilla v1

By Barry McGee, 29 July 2016

As Inayaili recently blogged, we are now working towards a goal of releasing Version one (v1) of Vanilla for early September. Maturity Vanilla was created just over a year ago and in that time has been used to build a wide range of sites…

Bubblegum-96 boards powered by Ubuntu Core

By April Wang, 28 July 2016

  We are pleased to announce that an image of Ubuntu Core is officially available for uCRobotics’ Bubblegum-96 board. The board includes an optimised Actions‘ s900 Quad-core ARM 64-bit Cortex-A53 processor running at 1.8GHz and…

Ubuntu version 16.04 point 1 is out

By Will Cooke, 28 July 2016

Today we have enabled upgrade notifications from 14.04 LTS to the first point-release for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, versioned 16.04.1. The first point release for an LTS comes out 3 months after the initial release and then every 6 months until…

New starter Raul (UX designer) – “I want to challenge myself to do the most difficult things”

By Canonical, 26 July 2016

Meet the newest member of the design team, UX designer Raul Alvarez, who will be working on the Ubuntu convergence story. Raul will be bringing new ideas to improve our apps to allow for a seamless experience across all devices. We caught…

What is and Why Micro-Segmentation for multi-tenant big software?

By Brent Clements, 26 July 2016

Working with enterprises particularly those in health, financial services and government sectors who are required to be serious about security and who need to meet regulatory compliance requirements,  micro-segmentation has emerged as…

See what our interns got up to and what they thought of our apps

By Femma, 22 July 2016

Last week the design team had two interns undertaking their work experience at the London office. Our first student is studying computer science for her GCSEs and has an interest in Python programming and software engineering. The second…

Introducing the new Juju store

By Elvi, 22 July 2016

Over the past few months, the Juju team has been working on a whole redesign of the Juju store homepage and we’re very happy to announce that it is now live! Juju is an application and service modelling tool that enables you to quickly…

Over-The-Air 12: Go Big! Wirelessly connect your tablet

By Amrisha Prashar, 19 July 2016

More updates and improvements! Our latest OTA-12 has just landed and we’re excited that you can now wirelessly connect your M10 tablet to a monitor! This gives users the full Ubuntu PC experience running from your tablet. All the services…

Introducing the new Juju store

By Elvi, 19 July 2016

Over the past few months, the Juju team has been working on a whole redesign of the Juju store homepage and we’re very happy to announce that it is now live! Juju is an application and service modelling tool that enables you to quickly…

Notice of Ubuntu Forums breach; user passwords not compromised

By Jane Silber, 15 July 2016

There has been a security breach on the Ubuntu Forums site. We take information security and user privacy very seriously, follow a strict set of security practices and this incident has triggered a thorough investigation. Corrective action…

Charm Partner Newsletter: July

By Ellen Arnold, 14 July 2016

In this issue… Ecosystem growth: Welcome to our new partners New features and tips: Juju GUI 2.0, using ZFS and LXD, and OPNFV charming Upcoming events: Juju Charmer Summit 12-14 September and upcoming office hours Ecosystem Growth…

How Canonical Battles Zero-Day​ Threats

By Brent Clements, 14 July 2016

I work for Canonical as a Consulting Architect. Every design I put together I try to secure as best as possible. One reason I came to Canonical was because of the way we handle security updates and our approach to security.  This blog…