Design and Web team summary – 04 December 2018

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Welcome to the latest work and updates from the design and web team. Web squad Takeovers In collaboration with the marketing team, we have produced three takeovers Microk8s site The webteam worked closely with the Continue Reading

Collaborative robots – Cobots and the changing nature of work

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! This is a guest blog by Jamie Branch, Corrosion Engineer at Apellix.  Collaborative robots, or cobots, work side by side with humans to enhance human worker’s ability to perform their job safer, with less monotony Continue Reading

Six reasons why developers choose Ubuntu Desktop

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Used in more than 240 countries, by governments, enterprises, and consumers alike, Ubuntu Desktop is the number one Linux operating system (OS) in the world. Ubuntu Desktop is used by leading technology companies in no Continue Reading

The power of installed-base snap metrics

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! The Snap Store is able to provide insightful information to Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) about usage of their snap applications. Our goal is to help snap publishers interact better with their users and make the Continue Reading

How to effortlessly modernise your cloud

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Companies across all industries have now adopted the cloud computing paradigm, with many leveraging OpenStack to manage private clouds. But what happens when first generation environments become obsolete, non-upgradeable and exposed to security vulnerabilities? The Continue Reading

Ubuntu, security & compliance

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Security, regulations and compliance are everyday issues for businesses, whether global or not. HIPAA, GDPR, MiFID II, and a whole host of other regulations, security and compliance demands are shaping the way businesses operate and Continue Reading

Behind the drone: how aerial robotics solve industrial IOT challenges

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Apellix, an emerging leader in the field of aerial robotics, are creating innovative industrial solutions with the help of Ubuntu. The development of aerial robotic systems to carry out tasks at height has taken the Continue Reading

Using Juju to manage evolving complex software

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! With developers increasingly moving towards microservices – and with the growing prevalence of the cloud as the default platform – software has become more complex than ever. While installing all of the interconnected applications that Continue Reading

How to harness big data for maximum business value

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Canonical and Spicule have joined forces to bring your business a better option for open source big data and streaming analytics. You can learn more about us at some of our upcoming events – read Continue Reading

The rise of the Digital Smart Kiosk

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! This is a guest blog by Jody Smith, Product Manager at Broadsign.  The world’s increasing demand for quick, personalised service often clashes with budgetary concerns and the limited throughput that individual workers are capable of. Continue Reading

Keep legacy applications secure with Extended Security Maintenance

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Application updates come and go, often they provide your business with added value, but sometimes an update isn’t what is needed or wanted for a legacy application. Choosing not to update an application can cause Continue Reading

How Ubuntu is at the forefront of security & compliance

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Whether it is HIPAA, MiFID II or GDPR, the importance of being compliant cannot be underestimated. Protecting your customers and avoiding the significant financial and reputational ramifications that threaten non-compliant organisations, is a must, and Continue Reading

A guide to snap permissions and interfaces

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Snap is a Linux application package management system which allow developers to easily publish self contained software packages (snaps) that work across many distributions and versions of Linux. Snaps have security at their heart, and Continue Reading

Low latency and real-time kernels for telco and NFV

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! The kernel is the fundamental core of a computer operating system. It is the first program to load, and it manages all core functions of the computer. With the expanding role of the Linux kernel Continue Reading

Ubuntu Advantage successfully passes MSPCV cloud certification process

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Canonical is pleased to share that it’s TechOps team has successfully completed the MSP Cloud Verify Program (MSPCV) certification process which recognises the quality of companies offering cloud and/or managed services. The MSPCV, conducted by Continue Reading

Canonical and Ubuntu – user statistics

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Most stories are pretty clear and straightforward, heroes, villains, friends, enemies. There’s clear lines as to who is involved with who and what is going on. Then you arrive at the story of Canonical and Continue Reading

Deploying Ubuntu root on ZFS with MAAS

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! With recent updates to MAAS and Curtin, deploying Ubuntu with a ZFS root disk is now possible! Curtin added zfsroot support earlier this year and MAAS has now exposed the option. ZFS is known for Continue Reading

Self-containing dependencies LogMeIn to publish their first Snap

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! LogMeIn is one of the world’s top 10 public SaaS companies, and a market leader in communication & conferencing, identity & access, and customer engagement & support solutions, making well-known products such as GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, Continue Reading

Fresh Snaps from September 2018

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Another month passes, and we’ve got a collection of interesting applications that came to our attention (Twitter feed) during September 2018. We have a mix of developer tools, languages, password management, productivity tools and some Continue Reading

Snapistics – Snaps in numbers

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Actions speak louder than words. So do numbers. When we talk about snaps, we often focus on the application packages, and talk about their individual merits. However, a no less important – and interesting – Continue Reading

Design and Web team summary – 8 October 2018

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Snappy Whitelist/ Blacklist territories for your snaps We’ve recently implemented the ability to include or exclude your Snap in certain territories. This functionality has been ported to improve the publisher experience on snapcraft.io. Part of Continue Reading

Ubuntu at GTC Europe 2018

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! GTC Europe 2018 Date: October 9 – 11, 2018 Location: Messe Munchen GmbH, Messegelande, 81823, Munich, Germany Venue: ICM – Internationales Congress Center Munich Booth: S11 Join Canonical at GTC Europe 2018 in Munich, Germany Continue Reading

Fing: future-proofing Fingbox the IoT home network monitoring device

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! As many as 20.4 billion internet of things devices are estimated to be in use by 2020, according to Gartner, with consumer products making up 63% of this figure. A large amount of these will Continue Reading

IoT Graphics: Mir Release 1.0

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! The Mir team is pleased to announce the milestone release of Mir 1.0.0. This is the first major release targeted at IoT device makers and enthusiasts looking to build the next-generation of graphical solutions. Mir Continue Reading

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

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! 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 Continue Reading

Optimised Ubuntu Desktop images available in Microsoft Hyper-V gallery

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Today we’re very pleased to announce that an optimised Ubuntu Desktop image is available from the Hyper-V gallery.  This will give an optimum experience when running Ubuntu Desktop as a guest on a Windows 10 Continue Reading

Financial services: escaping the burning platform

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! The financial services industry is standing on a burning platform, it’s time to jump to safety or suffer the consequences. The platform in this picture is the legacy infrastructure that dominates their IT organisations. From Continue Reading

Leading the Vanilla design system

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! After a busy year of working on our Vanilla CSS framework, I wanted to reflect upon what I have learned, and share my thoughts on leading the design for a growing design system. How it Continue Reading

Key considerations when choosing a robot’s operating system

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Whether it be down to technological advances, rising market demand or just the ‘cool’ factor, the increase in robotics is happening and across numerous industries from healthcare, industrial to retail. According to IDC, worldwide robotic spending, Continue Reading

Robots that run Ubuntu

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! The home for innovators, Ubuntu is a place where developers can create what previously lived solely in the realms of fiction. The internet of things, the cloud, and robots are world changing technologies and they’re Continue Reading

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