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Canonical Releases Snapcraft 2.32 to Support ROS Lunar in the Catkin Plugin

<b>Canonical's Kyle Fazzari released today a new maintenance update of the Snapcraft tool that lets application developers package their apps as Snaps</b> …

An overview of UEFI Secure Boot on Ubuntu

Secure Boot is hereUbuntu has now supported UEFI booting and Secure Boot for long enough that it is available, and reasonably up to date, on all …

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Ubuntu Insights: Ubuntu Server Development Summary – 23 Jun 2017

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GNOME! Update

It’s been over a month since we discussed our GNOME plans and it’s well past time to share our progress. We’re going to do this more regularly moving …

June 23, 2017

GNOME<p>We’ve migrated ubuntu-session to a new unity-session package. This means that the default session is GNOME Shell and people can install Unity 7 …

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S10E16 – Enthusiastic Woozy Route

We discuss what we’ve been upto recently:<p>Mark has been camping in the New Forest.<p>We interview Michael Hall about Endless Computers.<p>We share a Command …

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Webinar: Commoditizing artificial intelligence with Kubernetes and GPUs

• How to deploy and operate a GPU enabled Kubernetes cluster<br>• How to deploy and operate a Deep Learning framework on that cluster<br>• How to modify the code …

Artificial Intelligence

Ring is a Privacy-Focused, Open-Source Skype Alternative - OMG! Ubuntu!

<b>If you’re sick of Skype for Linux’s lack of progress, or rankled by the imminent retirement of the older (but superior) Qt Skype client, there’s a</b> …

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I Finally Found a Way to Cascade Windows in GNOME Shell - OMG! Ubuntu!

<b>Windows 10 (boo, hiss, etc) has a ‘cascade windows’ option that neatly arranges all of your visible windows into a fanned pile.</b><p>It’s not a …

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MAAS Development Summary: June 12th – 16th

<b>New Feature – support for ‘upstream’ proxy (API only) – Support for upstream proxies has landed in trunk. This iteration contains API only support.</b> …

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System76 Developer Works on GNOME Encrypted Home Folder Support for Ubuntu 17.10

<b>System76's kernel engineer Jeremy Soller announced that he's been working on bringing encrypted Home folder support in the GNOME desktop environment</b> …

Best Linux Distro: Linux Experts Rate Distros

What is the best Linux distro? Datamation asked two leading Linux experts, and they both explained their top choices.<p>Matt Hartley’s Picks<p>Choosing the …

Canonical Also Patches Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Against the Stack Clash Vulnerability

<b>Canonical today announced that it released a new kernel security update for the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) operating system series to patch</b> …

GNOME Fractional (and multi-monitor) Scaling Hackfest, the report

As previously announced, few days ago I attended the GNOME Fractional Scaling Hackfest that me and <b>Red Hat</b>‘s Jonas Ådahl organized at the <b>Canonical</b> …

Web Development

How to install Linux on a Chromebook (and why you should)

Crouton and Gallium OS turn Chromebooks into Linux laptops.<p>Chromebooks are one of the most secure devices you can give a non-technical end user, and …

Linux

Distributing KeePassXC as a snap

<i>This is a guest post by Jonathan White (find him on Github) one of the developers behind</i> <i>keepassxc. If you would like to contribute a guest post,</i> …

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More Unity Desktop Features Coming to Dash to Dock

More features familiar to users of the Ubuntu Unity desktop could be making their way to Dash to Dock, a popular desktop dock GNOME extension.This …

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Winamp alternative Qmmp 1.1.9 Audio Player for Ubuntu/Linux Mint/other Ubuntu derivatives

<b>Install QMMP Media Player in Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty/16.10 Yakkety/16.04 Xenial/14.04 Trusty/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 18/17/13</b><br>Qmmp media player is an …

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Wayland Session Added to KDE Neon Unstable Developer Edition

Wayland is installed by default in the latest builds of KDE Neon Developer Edition. The Ubuntu-based software stack — it doesn’t like to be called a …

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Developer Economics survey Q3 2017

We are excited to announce that Ubuntu is a proud sponsor to the Developer Economics Q3 2017 survey, run by our friends at VisionMobile. This is the …

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Canonical Updates Snapcraft on Ubuntu with Support for Resuming Snap Downloads

<b>Canonical has released a new stable version of its in-house built Snapcraft utility for creating Snap packages, the universal binary format, that can</b> …

Full Circle Weekly News #64

<b>SHOW NOTES</b><p>Now You Can Run Linux On Windows 10 Without Enabling Developer Mode <br>https://fossbytes.com/linux-on-windows-10-without-developer-mode/<p>Nearly …

Wi-Fi

Ubuntu Insights: Ubuntu Server Development Summary – 16 Jun 2017

The purpose of this weekly update is to make sure our community can follow development with toes dipped in before and between jumping headlong into …

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Ubuntu On-Air

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Dell now sells 7 different Ubuntu-powered premium laptops (and an all-in-one desktop)

Dell is one of the few major PC makers that offers high-end laptops with GNU/Linux software as an alternative to Windows. 5 years after the company …

Laptops

Ubuntu's Snapd Daemon Now Works Properly on Raspberry Pi and Raspberry Pi Zero

<b>More than a month after Canonical's Simon Fels announced that he's working on bringing Snappy's Snapd daemon to the Debian-based Raspbian operating</b> …

How To Change Folder Color on Ubuntu

Do you want to know how to change folder color on Ubuntu? In this post we'll show you how to install an app that lets you quickly change folder …

Linux

Cross-browser extensions, available now in Firefox

We’re modernizing the way developers build extensions for Firefox! We call the new APIs WebExtensions , because they’re written using the …

Software

Canonical and Dell release new Ubuntu developer computers

A few years ago, Canonical and Dell launched the XPS 13 Developer Edition, which, you guessed it, was aimed at developers. Several years later, …

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