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38 posts from December 2017

Keynote: Maximizing developer velocity with containers

By James Donner, 21 December 2017

  Containers are one of the most exciting technologies in the cloud right now. But when it comes to your IT strategy, where is the best place to start? With so many different options and configurations, it’s critical that you…

Security Team Weekly Summary: December 21, 2017

By Canonical, 21 December 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.…

Machine reservation and multi-tenancy in MAAS

By Christian Reis, 20 December 2017

As product manager for MAAS, a common request MAAS end-users bring is multi-tenancy, which in its more fundamental form can be understood as the ability to reserve machines for certain sets of users. This is common when you have a central…

Early experiences with PXE (net-)boot of KVM VMs on Ubuntu for s390x

By Canonical, 20 December 2017

This article originally appeared on the Ubuntu On Big Iron blog This article mainly assumes that an Ubuntu Server 17.10 (artful) is installed in LPAR. Ubuntu 17.10 comes with a qemu-kvm version that is new enough to act as a KVM host that…

Canonical welcome Spotify as a snap for Linux users

By Canonical, 20 December 2017

Universal Linux app packaging format enables Linux users to install the popular music streaming service with a simple click and install London, UK – December 20th, 2017 – Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, is happy to announce that…

Fresh Snaps from November 2017

By David Callé, 20 December 2017

The past month has been exciting in the snap world, between getting ready to welcome our Google Code-in students, improving the developer dashboard and starting to land, piece by piece, the new store frontend, it’s time we take a…

Ubuntu Server Development Summary – 19 Dec 2017

By David Britton, 19 December 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…

Your first robot: A beginner’s guide to ROS and Ubuntu Core [1/5]

By Kyle Fazzari, 19 December 2017

Some time ago I created a blog/video series that walked the reader through creating a prototype using the Robot Operating System (ROS) and taking it to production using Ubuntu Core. However, that series was intended more for robotics…

JetBrains adopts snaps to further simplify developers’ lives

By Sarah Dickinson, 19 December 2017

Used by companies as diverse as NASA, Pinterest, and CitiBank, JetBrains takes the repetition out of a developer’s life through their range of developer tools which automate routine checks and corrections. JetBrains offers 21 different…

LXD Weekly Status #28

By Stéphane Graber, 18 December 2017

Introduction This is our last status update before we break for the holidays. On the LXD side of things, this past week saw the inclusion of a couple of minor features (–all flag and boot.stop.priority option) and quite a few…

Ubuntu Desktop Weekly Update – December 15th 2017

By Will Cooke, 15 December 2017

Here’s the last newsletter for 2017, we’ll be back in the new year. On behalf of the whole Desktop Team I wish you all a happy holiday and a peaceful 2018. GNOME Some important fixes landed in fonts-noto-emoji. 🍔 🍺…

cloud-init 17.2 Released

By Joshua Powers, 15 December 2017

As announced, cloud-init 17.2 was released this week. From the announcement, some highlights include: CLI added the clean and status subcommands Support for identifying OVF datasource provided by VMware NoCloudKVM tests…