Ubuntu 14.04 LTS has transitioned to ESM support

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ‘Trusty Tahr’ transitioned into the ESM support phase at the end of April 2019, and will no longer be supported for users who do not have access to Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) through Ubuntu Advantage for Infrastructure. Ubuntu long term support (LTS) releases provide a stable, supported Continue Reading

19.04 ‘Disco Dingo’ now available as optimised desktop image for Hyper-V

Running Ubuntu as a virtual machine continues to be a popular way to use the desktop. Back in September 2018 we announced the availability of optimised 18.04 LTS desktop images for Microsoft’s Hyper-V gallery bring a host of benefits including: Improved clipboard integration Dynamic desktop resizing Shared folders for easy Continue Reading

Ubuntu Server development summary – 30 April 2019

Ubuntu Server development summary – 16 April 2019 Hello Ubuntu Server The purpose of this communication is to provide a status update and highlights for any interesting subjects from the Ubuntu Server Team. If you would like to reach the server team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-server… On Continue Reading

Canonical consolidates open infrastructure support and security offerings

29th April, 2019: Canonical today announced Ubuntu Advantage for Infrastructure, a consolidated enterprise security, compliance and support offering that covers the full range of open source infrastructure capabilities for up to 10 years. “A surge of customers adding Ubuntu to their list of officially supported operating systems has given us Continue Reading

Ubuntu is #1 for embedded & IoT

The results are in! Eclipse.org recently published their 2019 IoT Developer Survey. Ubuntu is again the top choice for embedded & IoT, with our cousins Raspbian and Debian taking 2nd and 3rd respectively. The numbers fall off pretty steeply after that. 😉 Ubuntu was the top choice for IoT developers Continue Reading

Announcing OpenJDK 11 packages in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

OpenJDK 11 is now the default Java package in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, replacing OpenJDK 10, the previously supported rapid release version and original package default for Ubuntu 18.04. This OpenJDK package is covered by the standard, LTS upstream security support and will also be the default package for the upcoming Continue Reading

Debug ACPI DSDT and SSDT with ACPICA Utilities

Using acpidbg on Ubuntu 18.04 x64 can be quite handy; however, the Linux kernel with ACPI_DEBUGGER is not always available, such as on Ubuntu for ARM. In such cases, acpica also provides a set of utilities, named acpica-tools, for ACPI debugging. Installation The acpica-tools can be installed by sudo apt Continue Reading

Porting Ubuntu Core 18 to Nvidia Jetson TX1 Developer Kit

Ubuntu Core (UC) is Canonical’s take in the IoT space. There are pre-built images for officially supported devices, like Raspberry Pi or Intel NUCs, but if we have something else and there is no community port, we need to create the UC image ourselves. High level instructions on how to Continue Reading

How to ensure the ongoing security and compliance of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ‘Trusty Tahr’

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS the ‘Trusty Tahr’ is a reliable and intuitive release, adopted by many enterprises for cloud infrastructure when released in April 2014. However, as 14.04 reaches the end of its five-year, Basic Security Maintenance, LTS window in April 2019, support for the OS is transitioning into a new Continue Reading

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Single-Node Kubernetes on Raspberry Pi with MicroK8s and Ubuntu

Introduction The goal of this blog post is to explain how to setup and run Ubuntu Server on a Raspberry Pi with MicroK8s on-top to provide a single-node Kubernetes host for development and testing. In the last few months Ubuntu Server 18.04 has been ported to run the Raspberry Pi Continue Reading

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