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Firefox Quantum snap now available on Linux-based devices

By Canonical on 19 March 2018

London, UK, 19 March 2018: Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, today announced that Mozilla has launched a Firefox snap bringing their latest Quantum browser to multiple Linux distributions, including Ubuntu. Developed by Canonical,…

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Popular programming language, Kotlin, launches as a snap for Linux

By Canonical on 7 March 2018

We are delighted to announce that the latest addition to the snap ecosystem, launching today, is Kotlin – the pragmatic programming language for JVM, Android and browser crafted by JetBrains. Being a general-purpose language, Kotlin…

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Deploying Ubuntu OpenStack to ARM64 servers

By dannf on 26 February 2018

At Canonical, we’ve been doing work to make sure Ubuntu OpenStack deploys on ARM servers as easily as on x86. Whether you have Qualcomm 2400 REP boards, Cavium ThunderX boards, HiSilicon D05 boards, or other Ubuntu …

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Canonical announces Ubuntu Core across Rigado’s IoT gateways

By Canonical on 21 February 2018

Rigado customers will benefit from open source, cost-effective, secure software in their commercial IoT deployments London, UK – 21st February 2018 – Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, today announced that Ubuntu Core will be deployed…

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Storage Made Easy adds Charm to Canonical’s Juju ecosystem

By Canonical on 15 February 2018

Storage Made Easy (SME) today announced the availability of the Storage Made Easy™ Enterprise File Fabric™ charm through Canonical’s Juju charm store. The store provides access to a wide range of best practice solutions which…

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Skype now available as a snap for Linux users

By Canonical on 1 February 2018

Skype snap widens availability in the Linux community with easy install and automatic updates London, UK – 1st February 2018 – Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, announces today that Skype is now available as a snap, the universal Linux…

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Canonical brings Slack to the snap ecosystem

By Canonical on 18 January 2018

The digital workspace will now be available to all Linux users London, UK – 18th January 2018 – Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, today announced the first iteration of Slack as a snap, bringing collaboration to open source users.…

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Meltdown and Spectre Status Update

By Dean Henrichsmeyer on 12 January 2018

On Tuesday, January 9, 2018 we released Ubuntu kernel updates for mitigation of CVE-2017-5754 (aka Meltdown / Variant 3) for the x86-64 architecture. Releases were made for the following supported Ubuntu series: 12.04 ESM Precise (kernel…

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Ubuntu Updates for the Meltdown / Spectre Vulnerabilities

By Dustin Kirkland on 4 January 2018

  For up-to-date patch, package, and USN links, please refer to:   Unfortunately, you’ve probably already read about one of the most widespread security issues…

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Canonical welcome Spotify as a snap for Linux users

By Canonical on 20 December 2017

Universal Linux app packaging format enables Linux users to install the popular music streaming service with a simple click and install London, UK – December 20th, 2017 – Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, is happy to announce that…

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FIPS 140-2 Certified Modules for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

By Chris Johnston on 13 December 2017

We are pleased to announce that officially certified FIPS 140-2 level 1 cryptographic packages are now available for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for Ubuntu Advantage Advanced customers and as a separate, stand-alone product. In 2016 Canonical began…

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Canonical and Rancher Labs announce Kubernetes Cloud Native Platform

By Canonical on 5 December 2017

Canonical and Rancher Labs announce joint Kubernetes Cloud Native Platform offering Kubecon, Austin, Texas – 5th Dec: Canonical, in partnership with Rancher Labs today announce a turn-key application delivery platform built on…

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