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108 posts from 2019

New release: Vanilla framework 2.0

By Karl Waghorn-Moyce, 13 June 2019

Over the past year, we’ve been working hard to bring you the next release of Vanilla framework: version 2.0, our most stable release to date. Since our last significant release, v1.8.0 back in July last year, we’ve been working hard to…

Customisable for the enterprise: the next-generation of drones

By Canonical, 13 June 2019

Drones, and their wide-ranging uses, have been a constant topic of conversation for some years now, but we’re only just beginning to move away from the hypothetical and into reality. The FAA estimates that there will be 2 million drones in…

Ubuntu Server development summary – 11 June 2019

By Chad Smith, 12 June 2019

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…

Get to know these 5 Ubuntu community resources

By Canonical, 12 June 2019

Ubuntu OS is open source, with a whole community working to shape and support it. Here are some resources from the Ubuntu community for the Ubuntu community.

Design and Web team summary – 10 June 2019

By Anthony Dillon, 10 June 2019

This was a fairly busy two weeks for the Web & design team at Canonical.  Here are some of the highlights of our completed work. Web Web is the squad that develop and maintain most of the brochure websites across the Canonical.…

Small Robot Company sows the seeds for autonomous and more profitable farming

By Sarah Dickinson, 7 June 2019

In Europe, the cost of running a cereal farm – cultivating wheat, rice, and other grains – has risen by 85% in the last 25 years, yet crop yields and revenues have stagnated. And while farms struggle to remain profitable, it won’t be long…

Snapcraft confinement & interfaces

By Igor Ljubuncic, 6 June 2019

Snaps. The final frontier. These are the voyages of the OSS Snapcraft. Its continuing mission, to provide snap users with simple, clear and effective tips and tricks on how to build and publish their applications. In this tutorial, we are…

Need to set up servers in remote locations?

By Marcin Bednarz, 6 June 2019

Use bare metal provisioning with a top-of-the-rack switch When deploying a small footprint environment such as edge computing sites, 5G low latency services, a site support cabinet or baseband unit, its critical to establish the optimal…

Debug ACPI Tables with Firmware Test Suite (FWTS)

By Alex Hung, 4 June 2019

In my previous two articles, ACPI AML Debugger in Ubuntu 18.04 & Debug AML (DSD & SSDT) with ACPICA Utilities, I discussed techniques for AML debugging; however the ACPI specification includes many other important tables. Firmware…

Ubuntu Server development summary – 28 May 2019

By Chad Smith, 28 May 2019

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…

Introducing the Ubuntu security podcast

By Alex Murray, 28 May 2019

The Ubuntu Security Podcast is a weekly podcast covering all the latest news and developments from the Ubuntu Security team. Each week the team discuss the various security updates that have been published across the Ubuntu releases,…

Snapcraft parts & plugins

By Igor Ljubuncic, 23 May 2019

Last week, we published Introduction to snapcraft, a tutorial that provided a detailed overview of the snap build process. We touched on the concepts like snap ecosystem components, snapcraft command line, snapcraft.yaml syntax, and more.…