Distributing KeePassXC as a snap

By Thibaut Rouffineau on 19 June 2017

This is a guest post by Jonathan White (find him on Github) one of the developers behind keepassxc. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact . Can you tell us about KeePassXC? KeePassXC, for…


Project Sputnik: crazy idea to community driven developer systems

By Guest on 14 June 2017

This is a guest post by Barton George from Dell. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact Five years ago, I pitched a crazy idea to an internal innovation team at Dell: what if Dell took its…


Ubuntu Desktop – GNOME Extensions poll results

By Ken VanDine on 12 June 2017

Recently, with the help from our friends at OMG! Ubuntu, we ran a poll to collect data on usefulness of some GNOME Shell extensions. We limited the poll to a select group of extensions based on popularity on as…

Canonical announcements

Canonical releases Ubuntu 16.10

By Canonical on 13 October 2016

Ubuntu 16.10 released with Hybrid Cloud Operations and Unity 8 developer preview, from Canonical MAAS 2.0 delivers robust, highly-available IPAM and bare-metal provisioning Hybrid cloud operations with Juju 2.0 Developer preview of Unity 8…


The new XPS 13 Developer Edition lands in Europe and United States

By Guest on 5 October 2016

This is a guest post by Barton George from Dell. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact Today the 6th generation XPS 13 developer edition makes its debut in both the US and Europe (Canada…


Snap interview with Krita

By Michael Hall on 4 October 2016

This is the second in a series of interviews with Snap adopters, you can read the first interview here. If you have an interesting snap story to tell, please contact me. I’ve always been a big fan of Krita, so when I started working…


25 Linux devices to celebrate 25 years of Linux

By Amrisha Prashar on 25 August 2016

Happy 25th birthday Linux. It’s a monumental milestone! Over the years Canonical has been working on putting Linux in the hands of millions of people and worked with various hardware vendors to release over 1000 models of Linux…

Canonical announcements

25 years on and Linux is still going strong

By Jane Silber on 25 August 2016

I embarked on the Linux journey in 2004 when I joined the newly founded Canonical and its not-yet-named Ubuntu team. I knew there was incredible opportunity around Linux but even then it wasn’t clear how pervasive Linux would become in all…

Phone and tablet

Use any app from your Ubuntu Phone or Desktop

By Amrisha Prashar on 4 August 2016

You can now install any Ubuntu desktop app to use on your Ubuntu phone or tablet when a mouse and keyboard are connected. We have introduced a smart new solution to allow access to the many more desktop applications residing in the Ubuntu…


The App Design Guides go live (bit by bit)

By Stephanie on 2 August 2016

The App Design Guides have a new design and content refresh to better communicate the new convergent UI toolkit, and visualise best practice for designers and developer wishing to build an app or scope on Ubuntu. We will be posting these…


Adding snaps for secure, transactional packages in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

By Olli Ries on 13 April 2016

The development of the Ubuntu phone platform and its expansion to IoT and devices has challenged us to solve real problems in security and reliability. These challenges apply equally to desktop and server systems and are a source of…


What’s new in Ubuntu 15.10: desktop and devices

By Canonical on 22 October 2015

The desktop edition of Ubuntu 15.10 will be available for download from today – 22nd October – with the latest developer tools and freshest desktop interface, with a preview of the converged phone, desktop and tablet experience…