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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.…

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I me mine: An UbuConLA 2017 Summit Summary

By Sergio Schvezov on 23 August 2017

These are my notes about UbuconLA, a bit of social activities and thoughts on the talks related to the snappy ecosystem. Arriving I left late on thursday for a planned night arrival into Lima, Leo was going to be arriving around 2…

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Week 33 of 2017 in snapcraft

By Sergio Schvezov on 22 August 2017

Welcome to the weekly development notes for snapcraft! This covers work from August 14 until August 20 of 2017. Development in master Last week, error handling in snapcraft took the spotlight, this is the list of what happened in master:…

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Git Ubuntu: More on the imported repositories

By Robie Basak on 21 August 2017

This is the third post in our series on our git workflow tooling in Ubuntu. There is an index of all our planned posts in the first post. As mentioned there, it is important to keep in mind that the tooling and implementation are still…

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Security Team Weekly Summary: August 17, 2017

By Canonical on 17 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.…

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Week 32 In Snapcraft

By Sergio Schvezov on 15 August 2017

Welcome to the weekly development notes for snapcraft! This covers work from August 7 until August 13 of 2017. Development in master The theme of code landing into master this week was mostly about robotics, from polishing and refactoring…

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How to sign things for Secure Boot

By Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre on 11 August 2017

Secure Boot signing The whole concept of Secure Boot requires that there exists a trust chain, from the very first thing loaded by the hardware (the firmware code), all the way through to the last things loaded by the operating system as…