The path to Ubuntu Core

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! At Canonical, helping customers overcome their challenges is what we do every day. In the IoT world, a common challenge we encounter is customers who are interested in transitioning to Ubuntu Core and the snapcraft.io Continue Reading

Porting Ubuntu Core 18 to Nvidia Jetson TX1 Developer Kit

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

Make your snap development faster

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! “All my centurions develop using snaps.” Julius Caesar By and large, software development can be an enjoyable process. Until you hit the first error, that is. At that point, you want to get past the Continue Reading

ROS2 launch: required nodes

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! When using the Robot Operating System (ROS), it’s fairly common to want to shut down a launched system if a specific node (or set of nodes) exits. This is pretty easy in ROS1, because launch Continue Reading

Fresh KDE snaps for February 2019

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! During February 2019 we celebrated another fine Plasma release with our friends at KDE by showcasing a month of KDE snaps on the Snapcraft Twitter and other social accounts. The KDE developers have done amazing Continue Reading

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

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

How to create snapshots of your snaps

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Data backups are arguably the most important part of one’s software setup. While many scenarios fall into the realm of if, data loss belongs in the when domain. Over time, every one of us will Continue Reading

Infographic: Snapcraft for developers

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! At the end of last year, we shared an infographic highlighting the adoption of snaps by users for their desktop, server or IoT devices. Those snaps wouldn’t be available without the growing number of developers Continue Reading

How to quickly deploy production-ready Kubernetes

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Kubernetes, the flexible software that coordinates containers, runs on a range of platforms, from public to private cloud, data centers, bare metal and virtualised infrastructure, and requires a number of considerations for design and performance Continue Reading

Building ROS2 snaps with Colcon

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! The snapcraft CLI has supported building ROS1 snaps for a while via the catkin plugin. We supported the ROS2 betas via the ament plugin, but that was before Open Robotics had a ROS2 package repository Continue Reading

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