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45 posts from October 2017

Ubuntu Server Development Summary – 31 Oct 2017

By David Britton, 31 October 2017

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…

Juju GUI: get your users started with getstarted.md

By jeffpihach, 31 October 2017

Help your users get started with your solution by providing them the first steps in using your newly deployed bundle or charm. The latest release of the Juju GUI now displays a rendered markdown file to the user after deploying a bundle or…

MAAS 2.3.0 beta 3 released!

By Canonical, 31 October 2017

Hello MAASters! I’m happy to announce that MAAS 2.3.0 Beta 3 has now been released and it is currently…

LXD Weekly Status #21: Console Attach, Distribution Work, & More

By Stéphane Graber, 30 October 2017

Introduction Last week @brauner and @stgraber were traveling to Prague for the Open Source Summit Europe. We got the opportunity to talk about LXD, system containers and various bits of ongoing kernel work as well as meet with a number of…

Using snaps to advance robotics development

By Sarah Dickinson, 30 October 2017

Robotics development has seen great expansion in recent years. Some roboticists strongly believe that this expansion is not only due to the rise of inexpensive sensors and actuators but also to the new software trends enabling code sharing…

Ubuntu Desktop Weekly Update: GNOME Fixes & New Snaps

By Will Cooke, 27 October 2017

I’ll be starting the weekly round-up posts again now that the release is out and 18.04 is getting under way. At this early stage in the development cycle we’re spending a week or so tidying up the loose ends from 17.10, SRUing the…

Security Team Weekly Summary: October 26, 2017

By Canonical, 26 October 2017

The Security Team weekly reports are intended to be very short summaries of the Security Team’s weekly activities. If you would like to reach the Security Team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-hardened channel on FreeNode.…

Glowing Bear and Weechat in Kubernetes with Helm

By Canonical, 26 October 2017

This article originally appeared on Mike Wilson’s blog Having a renewed interest in irc again, I found that the best option to stay in touch is to keep Weechat running all the time and relaying the chat to Glowing Bear. This allows…

Ubuntu Core and snaps for easy IoT deployment

By Sarah Dickinson, 26 October 2017

Thinger.io has grown to over 10,000 registered users, but with such growing demand, they needed a quicker way to deliver their systems and applications. With a philosophy of using flexible and open technologies, Thinger.io discovered snaps…

Kernel Team Summary – October 25, 2017

By Canonical, 25 October 2017

October 17 through October 23 Development (18.04) Every 6 months the Ubuntu Kernel Team is tasked to pick the kernel to be used in the next release. This is a difficult thing to do because we don’t definitively know what will be…

Ubuntu Server Development Summary – 24 Oct 2017

By David Britton, 24 October 2017

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…

Latest and greatest versions of GNOME apps on YOUR desktop!

By Ken VanDine, 24 October 2017

Want to run the latest GNOME applications on Ubuntu 14.04, 16.04 and 17.10? Actually, not just Ubuntu, many other distributions such as Fedora, Linux Mint and Debian that support snap. We have now packaged a pretty extensive list of the…