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Top 10 snaps in August: Chromium, Dino, Gogs and more

By David Callé on 11 September 2017

September, back to school! This month’s pick of the top snaps is all about productivity and collaboration tools. Very competent web browser? Check. Messaging clients? Check. PDF and Video files editing? Check. Hacking your router to…

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Ubuntu Desktop Weekly Update: September 8, 2017

By Will Cooke on 8 September 2017

GNOME GNOME Shell 3.25.91 is now in Artful in preparation for the move to 3.26 before release. We’re adding notification badge support to the Dock extension. This branch has been proposed to the upstream project and is awaiting review.…

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Security Team Weekly Summary: September 7, 2017

By Canonical on 7 September 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…

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Week 35 of 2017 in snapcraft

By Sergio Schvezov on 7 September 2017

This article originally appeared in Snapcraft Forums Welcome to the weekly development notes for snapcraft! This covers work from 27 August until 02 September of 2017. Highlights Added support for new ROS content-sharing use-cases that…

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The snapd roadmap

By Gustavo Niemeyer on 6 September 2017

This article originally appeared at snapcraft forums released snapd 2.27 (topic1) snapd 2.28 Improved configuration get output (topic) Internal xdg-open implementation (topic3) Refresh hook support (topic) Lazy registrations on classic…

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Kernel Team Summary: September 6, 2017

By Canonical on 6 September 2017

Development (Artful / 17.10) https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artful... Important upcoming dates: Final Beta – Sept 28 (~3 weeks away) Kernel Freeze – Oct 5 (~4 weeks away) Final Freeze – Oct 12 (~5 weeks…

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Security Team Weekly Summary: August 31, 2017

By Canonical on 30 August 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…

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Ubuntu Foundations Development Summary – August 30, 2017

By Canonical on 30 August 2017

This newsletter is here to provide a status update from the Ubuntu Foundations Team. There will also be highlights provided for any interesting subjects the team may be working on. If you would like to reach the Foundations team, you can…

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Testing Unsupported Release Upgrades

By Canonical on 29 August 2017

This article originally appeared on Brian Murray’s blog Earlier I wrote about how it is possible to upgrade, with the upgrade prompt set to normal, from Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial) to Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty) and that this is a supported…

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Week 34 of 2017 in snapcraft

By Sergio Schvezov on 29 August 2017

This article originally appeared in Snapcraft Forums Welcome to the weekly development notes for snapcraft! This covers work from August 20-26, 2017. Development in master many: simplify plugin loading PR: #1507 grammar: move into…

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Ubuntu Desktop Weekly Update: August 25, 2017

By Will Cooke on 25 August 2017

GNOME Shell Didier has written a series of blog posts detailing how we’ve set up the Ubuntu GNOME Shell session in Artful to co-exist with the default GNOME Shell experience and still give us the flexibility we need to shape the experience…

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Security Team Weekly Summary: August 24, 2017

By Canonical on 24 August 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.…