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Dustin Kirkland: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Desktop Default Application Survey

By Dustin Kirkland on 21 July 2017

Back in March, we asked the HackerNews community, “What do you want to see in Ubuntu 17.10?”: https://ubu.one/AskHN <br…

Internet of Things

Amazon Greengrass launches as a snap on Ubuntu

By Canonical on 13 June 2017

Last week, Amazon launched Greengrass, their new IoT platform allowing developers to create intelligent edge software. Amazon is collaborating with a variety of manufacturers to make Greengrass available on as many devices as possible from…

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Microsoft loves Linux. SQL Server Public Preview available on Ubuntu

By Canonical on 16 November 2016

Microsoft has just announced its public preview of the next release of SQL Server, and Canonical is delighted to announce that this preview is available for Ubuntu. SQL Server on Ubuntu now provides freedom of choice for developers and…

Cloud and server

DataArt to deploy Juju for “Big Software” collaboration

By Canonical on 19 October 2016

DataArt to deploy Juju for “Big Software” collaboration and faster project delivery Signed Charm Author partnership and SI extends partnership Juju Charm Ecosystem will be used in DataArt NFV Telco and Enterprise deployments to speed up…

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Canonical expands enterprise container portfolio

By Canonical on 27 September 2016

Canonical Expands Enterprise Container Portfolio with Commercially Supported Distribution of Kubernetes Canonical’s distribution of Kubernetes is supported, enterprise Kubernetes Support is available on public clouds, private…

Canonical announcements

25 years on and Linux is still going strong

By Jane Silber on 25 August 2016

I embarked on the Linux journey in 2004 when I joined the newly founded Canonical and its not-yet-named Ubuntu team. I knew there was incredible opportunity around Linux but even then it wasn’t clear how pervasive Linux would become in all…

Canonical announcements

QTS and Canonical unveil private, fully managed OpenStack cloud

By Canonical on 22 August 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS, and LONDON, U.K. (August 22, 2016) – Responding to increasing demand for flexible, open source and cost-predictable cloud solutions, QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) and Canonical (the company behind Ubuntu, the…

Competition winner – Timer App

By Canonical on 9 August 2016

Back in June we hosted a competition that asked developers to use the AdaptivePageLayout component from the UI toolkit to create an app that converges across devices. We had some very impressive entires that used the component in different…

Desktop

Best converged apps

By Amrisha Prashar on 2 August 2016

In June we hosted a competition that asked developers – how well their app converges across devices? We were looking out for apps that beautifully converged across Phone, Tablet and Desktop using our SDK AdaptivePageLayout component.…

Phone and tablet

Getting started: Creating Ubuntu apps with Cordova

By David Barth on 7 July 2016

A few weeks ago we participated in Phonegap Day EU. It was a great opportunity to meet with the Cordova development team and we had a range of app developers gather for this occasion. The latest Ubuntu 16.04 LTS release was demoed, running…

Desktop

10 Desktop Snaps written in June

By Didier Roche on 7 July 2016

For those that may not know, Snaps are a new way for developers to package their apps, bringing with it many advantages over the more traditional package formats such as .deb, .rpm, and others. Snaps are secure, isolated, secure and allow…