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A peek at the Snapcraft Summit

By Sergio Schvezov on 26 January 2018

The Snapcraft Summit, taking place in Seattle from January 29th to February 2nd, is a forward-thinking five day software hackathon being attended by major software vendors and snap developers working to move the industry forward with…

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Intel® Joule™ board powered by Ubuntu Core

By Amrisha Prashar on 16 August 2016

We’re happy to welcome a new development board in the Ubuntu family! The new Intel® Joule™ is a powerful board targeted at IoT and robotics makers and runs Ubuntu for a smooth development experience. It’s also affordable and…

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Snapd 2.0.10: new media interfaces, channel switching

By Canonical on 11 July 2016

If it hasn’t already, snapd 2.0.10 should be making its way to your 16.04 systems. Here is what’s new! The 2.0.10 release contains a number of improvements and fixes over the 2.0.9 release that was available before. The…

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HOWTO: Classic, apt-based Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server on the rpi2!

By Dustin Kirkland on 20 June 2016

Classic Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, on an rpi2Hopefully by now you’re well aware of Ubuntu Core — the snappiest way to run Ubuntu on a Raspberry Pi…But have you ever wanted to run classic (apt/deb) Ubuntu Server on a…

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HOWTO: Classic, apt-based Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server on the rpi2!

By Dustin Kirkland on 20 June 2016

Classic Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, on an rpi2Hopefully by now you’re well aware of Ubuntu Core — the snappiest way to run Ubuntu on a Raspberry Pi…But have you ever wanted to run classic (apt/deb) Ubuntu Server on a…

Cloud and server

Leveling up snapd integration tests

By Gustavo Niemeyer on 16 June 2016

Over the last several months there has been noticeable and growing pain associated with the evolving integration tests around snapd, and given the project goal of being a <a…

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Running snaps in LXD containers

By Stéphane Graber on 16 February 2016

Introduction The LXD and AppArmor teams have been working to support loading AppArmor policies inside LXD containers for a while. This support which finally landed in the latest Ubuntu kernels now makes it possible to install snap…

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Smart things powered by snappy Ubuntu Core on ARM and x86

By mark on 20 January 2015

Smart things powered by Ubuntu Core have automated, transactional security updates and access to a huge range of software for app developers. We hope it will be useful for the next generation of incredible machines and are delighted to be…

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Snappy Ubuntu Core and cloud-init

By Scott Moser on 11 December 2014

Snappy Ubuntu Core was announced this week.  In yesterday’s blog post (<a href="http://ubuntu-smoser.blogspot.com/2014/12/snappy-ubuntu-core-and-uvtool.html"…

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Snappy Ubuntu Core and uvtool

By Scott Moser on 10 December 2014

Earlier this week, Ubuntu announced the Snappy Ubuntu Core . As part of the announcement, a…