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Announcing Extended Security Maintenance for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS – “Trusty Tahr”

By Canonical on 19 September 2018

Ubuntu is the basis for the majority of cloud-based workloads today. With over 450 million public cloud instances launched since the release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, a number that keeps accelerating on a day-per-day basis since, many of the…

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Ubuntu updates for L1 Terminal Fault vulnerabilities

By Canonical on 14 August 2018

For up-to-date patch, package, and USN links, please click here. Today Intel announced a new side channel vulnerability known as L1 Terminal Fault. Raoul Strackx, Jo Van Bulck, Marina Minkin, Ofir Weisse, Daniel Genkin, Baris Kasikci,…

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Minimal Ubuntu, on public clouds and Docker Hub

By Canonical on 9 July 2018

Today we are delighted to introduce the new Minimal Ubuntu, optimized for automated use at scale, with a tiny package set and minimal security cross-section. Speed, performance and stability are primary concerns for cloud developers and…

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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS certified for Intel NUC for IoT device development

By Canonical on 21 June 2018

Canonical and Intel® are pleased to announce that Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is now certified on selected Intel® NUC Mini PCs and boards. This partnership will aid device manufacturer’s and their developers to a smoother path to the development and…

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Canonical Managed Cloud adds data protection and recovery with Trilio

By Canonical on 22 May 2018

Canonical BootStack and Ubuntu Advantage customers now can access TrilioVault OpenStack Vancouver: – May 22, 2018 – Canonical and Trilio announced today a partnership agreement to deliver TrilioVault backup and recovery…

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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS optimised for security, multi-cloud, containers & AI

By Canonical on 26 April 2018

26th April 2018, London, UK: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS – the newest version of the most widely used Linux for workstations, cloud and IoT, is now available. “Multi-cloud operations are the new normal” said Mark Shuttleworth, CEO of Canonical…

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Firefox Quantum snap now available on Linux-based devices

By Canonical on 19 March 2018

London, UK, 19 March 2018: Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, today announced that Mozilla has launched a Firefox snap bringing their latest Quantum browser to multiple Linux distributions, including Ubuntu. Developed by Canonical,…

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Popular programming language, Kotlin, launches as a snap for Linux

By Canonical on 7 March 2018

We are delighted to announce that the latest addition to the snap ecosystem, launching today, is Kotlin – the pragmatic programming language for JVM, Android and browser crafted by JetBrains. Being a general-purpose language, Kotlin…

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Deploying Ubuntu OpenStack to ARM64 servers

By dannf on 26 February 2018

At Canonical, we’ve been doing work to make sure Ubuntu OpenStack deploys on ARM servers as easily as on x86. Whether you have Qualcomm 2400 REP boards, Cavium ThunderX boards, HiSilicon D05 boards, or other Ubuntu …

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Canonical announces Ubuntu Core across Rigado’s IoT gateways

By Canonical on 21 February 2018

Rigado customers will benefit from open source, cost-effective, secure software in their commercial IoT deployments London, UK – 21st February 2018 – Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, today announced that Ubuntu Core will be deployed…

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Storage Made Easy adds Charm to Canonical’s Juju ecosystem

By Canonical on 15 February 2018

Storage Made Easy (SME) today announced the availability of the Storage Made Easy™ Enterprise File Fabric™ charm through Canonical’s Juju charm store. The store provides access to a wide range of best practice solutions which…

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Skype now available as a snap for Linux users

By Canonical on 1 February 2018

Skype snap widens availability in the Linux community with easy install and automatic updates London, UK – 1st February 2018 – Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, announces today that Skype is now available as a snap, the universal Linux…

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