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31 posts from 2019

Design and Web team summary – 20 February 2019

By Anthony Dillon, 20 February 2019

Snapcraft squad Report a Snap Last year, a snap was found in the Snap Store using computing resources for bitcoin mining without user consent. This software was retired from the Store after further investigation and highlighted the need…

How selecting the right Linux OS expedites IoT time to market

By Sarah Dickinson, 20 February 2019

With a proliferation of related hardware, software and solutions being rushed out to capture the promise of a multi-billion dollar IoT industry, vendors are under pressure to decrease their development time and speed up their time to…

Easy IoT with Ubuntu Core and Raspberry Pi

By Robert Ancell, 19 February 2019

My current job involves me mostly working in the upper layers of the desktop software stack however I started out working in what was then called embedded engineering but now would probably be know as the Internet of Things (IoT). I worked…

The forecast is robots

By Eric Jensen, 15 February 2019

Robots are an increasingly important part of our lives, in more ways than we realise. I’m not talking just about Roombas, or the toy robots that inhabit the wish lists of the world’s children (and the young at heart). Robots are…

ACPI AML Runtime Debugger in Ubuntu 18.04 (x64)

By Alex Hung, 14 February 2019

ACPICA is an open-source project that provides an operating system (OS)-independent reference implementation. It also contains a list of utilities such as ASL compiler (iasl), acpiexec (an AML emulator). However, AML debugging on Linux in…

Bootstrap Your Snap

By Alan Pope, 14 February 2019

People frequently tell me they’d like to make a snap of an application they care about. Whether it’s in person at events like FOSDEM, or online via IRC or Telegram, there are developers who want to share their Linux software…

A fresh look for releases.ubuntu.com

By Karl Williams, 13 February 2019

Updating the design of the Ubuntu Releases website using Vanilla Framework

Understanding containerised workloads for Telco

By Canonical, 11 February 2019

For telecommunications companies evaluating ways to transition and modernise their network infrastructure, cloud-native, container-based microservices architectures are a powerful solution in meeting requirements of compute needs through…

Creating multi-purpose hardware with IoT app stores

By Alex Cattle, 7 February 2019

The traditional approach to IoT requires customised hardware and kernels with a monolithic software image being flashed at the manufacturing stage leaving devices static. This renders devices unable to evolve functionality and subject to…

Financial services businesses say multi-cloud is central to their plans for AI, containers and blockchain, 451 Research reveals

By Canonical, 7 February 2019

The Canonical commissioned study found that 60% of financial services businesses bank on the benefits of multi-cloud to support emerging technologies, but significant skills gap still exists An independent report by 451 Research, ‘Multi-…

Zero to Hero – Snap me up before you GO!

By Igor Ljubuncic, 7 February 2019

Two weeks ago, my colleague Alan wrote an article on how one goes about packaging an application as a snap. The focus of that piece was a handful of tips and tricks that should make the transition from raw code to a working snap easier and…

Ubuntu at Mobile World Congress 2019

By Canonical, 6 February 2019

Mobile World Congress (MWC) is the world’s largest annual gathering for the mobile industry, held in Barcelona, Spain. This year, there will be a number of people from Canonical at the event. If you want to get in touch and discuss your…