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Snap configuration: the configure hook

By Kyle Fazzari on 3 October 2017

This article originally appeared on Kyle’s blog You’ve heard it a million times: snaps bundle their dependencies. People seem to understand and accept the technical aspects of this, but today I want to talk about a more…

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Snap install-time setup: the install hook

By Kyle Fazzari on 3 October 2017

This article originally appeared on Kyle’s blog When it comes to developing snaps, there’s a particular confusion out there that I see over and over again: build-time versus run-time. For example: “I’m building a…

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First Ubuntu Core Workshop in Shenzhen

By liam zheng on 2 October 2017

Highlights The first Ubuntu Core workshop in Shenzhen Orange Pi Ubuntu Core App Store is online Three SOC companies showcase Ubuntu based solution Shenzhen city is a dream place for makers and startups that are building the hardware that…

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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS selected for Samsung ARTIK Gateway modules

By Canonical on 28 September 2017

Canonical today announced that it will bring its Ubuntu 16.04 operating system to the Samsung ARTIK™ internet of things ecosystem. The Samsung ARTIK platform is a fully integrated chip to cloud and production-ready Internet of Things…

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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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Controlling snap releases with channels, tracks and branches – Part 2

By Canonical on 7 September 2017

By Daniel Manrique, Engineering Manager at Canonical, Online Services (Part 1) Tracks With tracks, developers can give a group of users the ability to stay on a robust, proven version of their software, even when a newer stable version has…

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Controlling snap releases with channels, tracks and branches – Part 1

By Canonical on 4 September 2017

By Daniel Manrique, Engineering Manager at Canonical, Online Services Ever since snaps were introduced, a crucial part of their feature set has been the ability to release a snap on a particular “channel” indicating how stable or…

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Ubuntu Rally in NYC

By popey on 1 September 2017

The Ubuntu Rally, taking place in New York City September 25th-29th, is a forward-thinking five day software hackathon attended by major software vendors, Ubuntu developers working at every level of the stack, and community contributors.…

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Top snaps in July: GIMP, Brackets, Gogland, Openstack and more

By Thibaut Rouffineau on 10 August 2017

If you’re thinking July = holidays… think again! This month’s pick of the top snaps is all about productivity. Graphic design tools, web code editor, Go IDE, JSON configuration, blockchain wallet and Openstack……

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How to pick a winning IoT business model – Infographic

By Sarah Dickinson on 31 July 2017

The potential for IoT is huge but many businesses are still grappling with how it can benefit their organisation and how exactly to get started. Canonical recently surveyed over 360 IoT professionals to examine their current and future…

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Conjure-up dev summary highlights: screen ordering and improved deploy

By Adam Stokes on 27 July 2017

In this latest update we’ve moved all steps to be completed prior to any of those longer blocking tasks and made deployments more resilient.

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Robot development made easy with Husarion CORE2-ROS & Ubuntu – part 2

By Guest on 20 July 2017

This is the second post in a series of two by guest bloggers from Husarion; Domink Nowak and Michal Zieliński. The first blog can be read here. This blog picks up on why Husarion use Ubuntu… Ubuntu has a very wide collection of…