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Your first robot: Sharing with others [5/5]

By Kyle Fazzari on 16 March 2018

This article originally appeared on Kyle Fazzari’s blog and is the fifth and final installment in a series. This is the fifth (and final) blog post in this series about creating your first robot with ROS and Ubuntu Core. In the previous…

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Your first robot: The driver [4/5]

By Kyle Fazzari on 9 March 2018

This article originally appeared on Kyle Fazzari’s blog and is the fourth installment in a series. This is the fourth blog post in this series about creating your first robot with ROS and Ubuntu Core. In the previous post we worked on…

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Snapcraft through the eyes of its biggest community contributor

By Sarah Dickinson on 16 February 2018

If you’ve spent any time in the Snapcraft forum, it’s quite likely you’ve come across Dan Llewellyn – a keen community advocate or self-proclaimed Snapcrafter. Dan has always had a passion for computing and is completely self-taught.…

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Your first robot: The controller [3/5]

By Kyle Fazzari on 11 February 2018

This article originally appeared on Kyle Fazzari’s blog and is the third installment in a series. This is the third blog post in this series about creating your first robot with ROS and Ubuntu Core. In the previous post you were introduced…

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Snapcraft Summit summary – day 5

By elopio on 3 February 2018

This Snapcraft Summit is coming to an end. We had five days full of hard and fun work, together with many friends from many other projects that are part of our ecosystem. It was amazing to see the kind of collaboration that snapcraft…

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Snapcraft Summit summary – day 3

By Kyle Fazzari on 2 February 2018

The third day of the Snapcraft Summit here in Seattle saw all the developers reconvene and really get down to work, and ROSHub came by in the afternoon with their snap-powered robots! Strictly-confined snaps can only access specific areas…

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Snapcraft Summit summary – day 2

By Kyle Fazzari on 1 February 2018

The second day of Snapcraft Summits tend to be particularly productive as all the participants get more familiar with each other, and this one is no exception. In addition to developers from CircleCI, Electron, Microsoft, Plex, and Slack,…

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Snapcraft Summit summary – day 1

By popey on 1 February 2018

The first day of the Snapcraft Summit in Seattle kicked off with a simple round of introductions and each participant voicing their plans for the week. People from Microsoft, Skype, Slack, Electron and CircleCI joined the snap advocacy and…

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Your first robot: Introduction to the Robot Operating System [2/5]

By Kyle Fazzari on 21 January 2018

This article originally appeared on Kyle Fazzari’s blog and is the second installment in a series This is the second blog post in this series about creating your first robot with ROS and Ubuntu Core. In the previous post we walked through…

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Ubuntu Updates for the Meltdown / Spectre Vulnerabilities

By Dustin Kirkland on 4 January 2018

  For up-to-date patch, package, and USN links, please refer to: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Securi...   Unfortunately, you’ve probably already read about one of the most widespread security issues…

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Your first robot: A beginner’s guide to ROS and Ubuntu Core [1/5]

By Kyle Fazzari on 19 December 2017

This article originally appeared on Kyle Fazzari’s blog and is the first installment in a series Some time ago I created a blog/video series that walked the reader through creating a prototype using the Robot Operating System (ROS)…

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JetBrains adopts snaps to further simplify developers’ lives

By Sarah Dickinson on 19 December 2017

Used by companies as diverse as NASA, Pinterest, and CitiBank, JetBrains takes the repetition out of a developer’s life through their range of developer tools which automate routine checks and corrections. JetBrains offers 21 different…