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Design and Web team summary – 16th September 2020

The web team here at Canonical run two-week iterations. Here are some of the highlights of our completed work from this iteration. Web squad Our Web Squad develops and maintains most of Canonical’s promotional sites like ubuntu.com, canonical.com and more. CloudNative Days Tokyo 2020 This year will see a lot of physical events move to […]

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Ubuntu Blog: Design and Web team summary – 16th September 2020

The web team here at Canonical run two-week iterations. Here are some of the highlights of our completed work from this iteration.
Web squad
Our Web Squad develops and maintains most of Canonical’s promotional sites like ubuntu.com, canonical.com and m…

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Full Circle Magazine: Full Circle Weekly News #182

Groovy Gorilla Is In Feature Freeze
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-announce/2020-August/001279.html

Ubuntu Beginning the Switch to NFTables in Groovy Gorilla
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel/2020-August/041142.html

IP F…

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Posted in connections interfaces Security snapcraft.io Snaps

Security corner: snap interface & snap connections

One of the defining features of snaps is their strong security. Snaps are designed to run isolated from the underlying system, with granular control and access to specific resources made possible through a mechanism of interfaces. Think of it as a virtual USB cable – an interface connects a plug with a slot. Security and […]

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Ubuntu Blog: Security corner: snap interface & snap connections

One of the defining features of snaps is their strong security. Snaps are designed to run isolated from the underlying system, with granular control and access to specific resources made possible through a mechanism of interfaces. Think of it as a virt…

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Raphaël Hertzog: Freexian’s report about Debian Long Term Support, August 2020

Like each month, here comes a report about the work of paid contributors to Debian LTS.

Individual reports

In August, 237.25 work hours have been dispatched among 14 paid contributors. Their reports are available:

Abhijith PA did 10….

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Stephen Michael Kellat: Middle of September 2020 Notes

“A person is praised for his insight, but a warped mind leads to
contempt.” – Proverbs 12:8 (Common English Bible)
It has been a while since I have written anything that might
appear on Planet Ubuntu. Specifically the last time was June
26th. That’s no…

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Santiago Zarate: Ext4 filesystem has no space left on device? You liar!

So, you wake up one day, and find that one of your programs, starts to complainig about “No space left on device”:

Next thing (Obviously, duh?) is to see what happened, so you fire up du -h /tmp right?:

$ du -h /tmp
Filesystem Size Us…

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The Fridge: Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 648

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 648 for the week of September 6 – 12, 2020. The full version of this issue is available here.

In this issue we cover:

Ubuntu StatsHot in SupportLoCo EventsOther Community NewsCanonical NewsIn the…

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Posted in C++ python robotics ROS2 testing

An Introduction to Testing Robot Code

The myriad of different fields that make up robotics makes QA practices difficult to settle on. Field testing is the go-to, since a functioning robot is often proof enough that a system is working. But online tests are slow. The physical environment must be set up. The entire system has to be in a workable […]

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