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Latest and greatest versions of GNOME apps on YOUR desktop!

By Ken VanDine on 24 October 2017

Want to run the latest GNOME applications on Ubuntu 14.04, 16.04 and 17.10? Actually, not just Ubuntu, many other distributions such as Fedora, Linux Mint and Debian that support snap. We have now packaged a pretty extensive list of the…

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Top snaps in September: games, GNOME apps and more!

By David Callé on 18 October 2017

October, it’s almost time for a new Ubuntu release! This month’s pick of the top snaps is all about spending relaxing time with your computer: playing games, listening to music and enjoying beautiful GNOME applications! If the…

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elementary on why snaps are right for their Linux distro

By Sarah Dickinson on 11 October 2017

elementary is the company behind the elementary OS Linux distribution and the associated app store. Celebrating their tenth anniversary this year, elementary began in 2007 with their first release in 2011. They are currently on their 4th…

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Heroku as a snap: talking security, Snapcraft & daily updates

By Sarah Dickinson on 4 October 2017

Created 10 years ago and now owned by Salesforce, Heroku is a hosted cloud platform as a service (PaaS) which makes it easy for developers to run apps and services at scale. Heroku’s focus is on the developer experience and productivity.…

Internet of Things

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 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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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

Robot development made easy with Husarion CORE2-ROS running Ubuntu

By Guest on 12 July 2017

This is the first in a series of two posts by guest blogger; Dominik Nowak, CEO at Husarion. We’ve seen many breakthroughs happening in the IT industry over the last decade. Arguably the most meaningful one on the consumer side was the…

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Windows 10 loves Ubuntu

By Dimitri John Ledkov on 11 July 2017

Ubuntu 16.04 is now available as an app from the Windows Store for users running Windows Insider builds. The newly improved app is created by Canonical in collaboration with the Microsoft WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux) team as a result…

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Project Sputnik: crazy idea to community driven developer systems

By Guest on 14 June 2017

This is a guest post by Barton George from Dell. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact ubuntu-iot@canonical.com Five years ago, I pitched a crazy idea to an internal innovation team at Dell: what if Dell took its…

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Ubuntu Desktop – GNOME Extensions poll results

By Ken VanDine on 12 June 2017

Recently, with the help from our friends at OMG! Ubuntu, we ran a poll to collect data on usefulness of some GNOME Shell extensions. We limited the poll to a select group of extensions based on popularity on https://extensions.gnome.org as…