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25 posts from January 2018

Plex joins Snapcraft Summit to advance snap learnings

By Sarah Dickinson, 31 January 2018

Plex is the leading streaming platform for personal media collections, also offering over-the-air Live TV and DVR capabilities, and curated news from over 200 global media partners. It’s the only solution that seamlessly combines your…

Ubuntu Server development summary – 30 January 2018

By David Britton, 30 January 2018

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…

Tutorial: Install Ubuntu on a Chromebook

By David Callé, 30 January 2018

Chromebooks have gained popularity as relatively inexpensive web-centric laptops. They give access to web-based and native applications through the Chrome store, but what if you want to do more with them? Installing Ubuntu on a Chromebook…

NTT TechnoCross becomes Canonical Certified Support Partner in Japan

By Canonical, 30 January 2018

NTT TechnoCross Corporation has signed a partnership agreement with Canonical to provide strengthened OSS support to its customers in Japan including OpenStack deployments. NTT TechnoCross will provide Japanese support for domestic…

LXD weekly status #32

By Stéphane Graber, 29 January 2018

The focus of this week has been preparing for our trip to Brussels where we’ll be spending 3 days all working together on LXD before attending and presenting at FOSDEM. @brauner is making good progress on preparing for the liblxc 3.0…

A peek at the Snapcraft Summit

By Sergio Schvezov, 26 January 2018

The Snapcraft Summit, taking place in Seattle from January 29th to February 2nd, is a forward-thinking five day software hackathon being attended by major software vendors and snap developers working to move the industry forward with…

LXD: five easy pieces

By Michael Iatrou, 26 January 2018

Machine containers, like LXD, proliferate in the datacenters: they provide a native control plane for OpenStack and a lightweight hypervisor for its tenants. LXD optimizes resource allocation and utilization for Kubernetes clusters,…

Bionic Beaver 18.04 LTS to use Xorg by default

By Will Cooke, 26 January 2018

Bionic Beaver, the codename for the next Ubuntu LTS release, is due in April 2018 and will ship with both the traditional Xorg graphics stack as well as the newer Wayland based stack, but Xorg will be the default. 17.10, released in…

Meltdown, Spectre and Ubuntu: What you need to know

By Christian Reis, 24 January 2018

As details of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities1 have become clearer a number of statements have been published by the multiple vendors affected; Canonical has issued advisories and updates on fixes and mitigations, the latest of…

Kernel team summary – 24 January 2018

By Canonical, 24 January 2018

January 09 through January 23 The Kernel Team is completely focused on addressing any Spectre and Meltdown issues as they arise. A secure Ubuntu is our top priority. No new Livepatches are being produced and our regular SRU cycles are…

LXD weekly status #31

By Stéphane Graber, 24 January 2018

Introduction Nothing too major happened this past week. Part of the time was at an internal planning meeting and the rest have been working on clustering, preparation for 3.0 and fixing a variety of bugs. Next week the entire LXD team will…

Ubuntu Server development summary – 23 January 2018

By Joshua Powers, 23 January 2018

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 channel on…