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13 posts from September 2018

Canonical’s Current Security Certifications

By Canonical, 26 September 2018

Canonical has entered the security certifications space by achieving a few important security certifications for the first time on Ubuntu. Canonical has achieved FIPS 140-2 Level 1 certification for several cryptographic modules on Ubuntu…

IoT Graphics: Mir Release 1.0

By Alan Griffiths, 21 September 2018

The Mir team is pleased to announce the milestone release of Mir 1.0.0. This is the first major release targeted at IoT device makers and enthusiasts looking to build the next-generation of graphical solutions. Mir is a display server and…

Ubuntu does Kubernetes

By James Nunns, 20 September 2018

Kubernetes: the tech industry has become pretty well versed in talking about what has become one of the biggest technology trends in the past few years with most claiming some involvement in it. Canonical also does Kubernetes, but not in a…

Announcing Extended Security Maintenance for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS – “Trusty Tahr”

By Canonical, 19 September 2018

Ubuntu is the basis for the majority of cloud-based workloads today. With over 450 million public cloud instances launched since the release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, a number that keeps accelerating on a day-per-day basis since, many of the…

Optimised Ubuntu Desktop images available in Microsoft Hyper-V gallery

By Will Cooke, 17 September 2018

Today we’re very pleased to announce that an optimised Ubuntu Desktop image is available from the Hyper-V gallery. This will give an optimum experience when running Ubuntu Desktop as a guest on a Windows 10 Pro desktop host. From the…

Fresh Snaps from August 2018

By Alan Pope, 13 September 2018

Another month passes and we’ve got a collection of applications which crossed our “desk” (Twitter feed) during August 2018. We have a mix of social tools, music creation and curation software, password storage systems,…

Financial services: escaping the burning platform

By James Nunns, 13 September 2018

The financial services industry is standing on a burning platform, it’s time to jump to safety or suffer the consequences. The platform in this picture is the legacy infrastructure that dominates their IT organisations. From ageing servers…

Leading the Vanilla design system

By Karl Waghorn-Moyce, 13 September 2018

After a busy year of working on our Vanilla CSS framework, I wanted to reflect upon what I have learned, and share my thoughts on leading the design for a growing design system. How it all began Whilst working as a visual designer across…

Key considerations when choosing a robot’s operating system

By Sarah Dickinson, 13 September 2018

Whether it be down to technological advances, rising market demand or just the ‘cool’ factor, the increase in robotics is happening and across numerous industries from healthcare, industrial to retail. According to IDC, worldwide robotic…

Robots that run Ubuntu

By James Nunns, 13 September 2018

The home for innovators, Ubuntu is a place where developers can create what previously lived solely in the realms of fiction. The internet of things, the cloud, and robots are world changing technologies and they’re all running Ubuntu.…

Ubuntu Server development summary – 11 September 2018

By chad.smith, 11 September 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 Freenode.…

What is multi-cloud?

By James Nunns, 11 September 2018

Tech companies, Canonical included, have a problem. That problem is living in buzzwords and jargon, and then assuming everyone knows what we are talking about. At Canonical we call them ‘Canonicalisms’, other companies have their own names…