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A look into Ubuntu Core 24: Your first Linux-powered Matter device

Welcome to this blog series which explores innovative uses of Ubuntu Core. Throughout this series, Canonical’s Engineers will show what you can build with this Core 24 release, highlighting the features and tools available to you.  In this third blog, Farshid Tavakolizadeh, engineering manager from our Industrial team, will show you how to build a […]
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A look into Ubuntu Core 24: Robotics telemetry for your fleet

Welcome to this blog series which explores innovative uses of Ubuntu Core. Throughout this series, Canonical’s Engineers will show what you can build with this Core 24 release, highlighting the features and tools available to you.  In this fourth blog, Mirko Ferrati, engineering manager from our Robotics team, will show you how to deploy an […]
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A look into Ubuntu Core 24: Device management with Landscape

Welcome to this blog series which explores innovative uses of Ubuntu Core. Throughout this series, Canonical’s Engineers will show what you can build with this Core 24 release, highlighting the features and tools available to you.  In this first blog, Michael Croft-White, Telemetry Engineer Director, will show you how Landscape integration to Ubuntu Core enables […]
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Canonical launches Ubuntu Core 24 

Immutable Ubuntu Core delivers a new factory installation system for IoT device makers, GPU support for AIoT and device management integrations with Landscape and Microsoft Azure IoT Edge. London, 4 June 2024. Today, Canonical announced the general availability of Ubuntu Core 24, with a 12 year Long Term Support (LTS) commitment. This ‘immutable’ flavour of […]
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Vehicle cybersecurity: the journey towards ISO 21434 compliance

Automotive is going through considerable technological advancement, centred around the software that vehicles and their manufacturers use. A large part of this software evolution is the move towards open source software. Ensuring the safety and security of critical systems is extremely important, especially in safety-critical use cases. At Canonical, we stand at the forefront of […]
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Canonical releases Real-time Ubuntu 24.04 LTS

London, 30 May 2024. Today Canonical announced the availability of Real-time Ubuntu 24.04 LTS.  By ensuring high-priority processes are executed first, with deterministic response times, Real-time Ubuntu 24.04 LTS reduces latency compared to mainline Linux and enhances the system’s ability to handle time-sensitive operations effectively.  Real-time Ubuntu 24.04 LTS integrates the PREEMPT_RT patch on AMD64 […]
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Canonical enables Ubuntu on Milk-V Mars, a credit-card-sized RISC-V SBC

May 28th, 2024 – Canonical announced that the optimised Ubuntu 24.04 image is available for Milk-V Mars, the first credit-card-sized high-performance RISC-V Single Board Computer (SBC) delivered by Shenzhen MilkV Technology Co., Ltd. RISC-V, a new paradigm in silicon development  Open standards and collaboration are vital to hardware and software in industries, and have been […]
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Advantech RSB-3810, a new Single Board Computer powered by MediaTek Genio 1200, is now certified on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Discover this new hardware solution designed for IoT and edge applications Canonical has partnered with MediaTek to optimise Ubuntu for IoT innovations and announced the first Ubuntu images optimised for MediaTek’s Genio 1200 System on Chip (SoC) in 2023. The solution is designed to deliver AI innovation in diverse markets. Devices built on the MediaTek […]
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Migrating from CentOS to Ubuntu: a guide for system administrators and DevOps

CentOS 7 is on track to reach its end-of-life (EoL) on June 30, 2024. Post this date, the CentOS Project will cease to provide updates or support, including vital security patches. Moving away from the RHEL-based ecosystem might appear daunting, but if you’re considering Ubuntu the switch can be both straightforward and economically viable. This blog dives into the shifting ecosystem and how Pentera chose to migrate to Ubuntu over other CentOS alternatives.
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Canonical at Dell Technologies World 2024

Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu and the trusted source for open source software, is thrilled to announce its sponsorship of Dell Technologies World again this year. Join us in Las Vegas from May 20th to the 23rd to explore how Canonical and Dell can elevate your business with state-of-the-art technologies for Cloud, AI and the […]
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Ubuntu Pro for EKS is now generally available

May 14, 2024 – Canonical, the publisher of Ubuntu, is delighted to announce the general availability of Ubuntu Pro for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS). This expansion brings robust security offerings to AWS’ managed Kubernetes service, including enhanced uptime and security through Kernel Livepatch and unrestricted access to Pro containers to Amazon EKS, a […]
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An overview of machine learning security risks

Data is at the heart of all machine learning (ML) initiatives – and bad actors know it. As AI continues to occupy the limelight of modern tech discourse, ML systems are becoming increasingly attractive targets for attack. With the Identity Theft Resource Center reporting a 72% spike in data breaches in 2023, it’s critical to […]
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xz-utils backdoor: how to get started

Following the recent disclosure of a backdoor in upstream xz/liblzma, we are writing this “get started” kind of blog post. We will explain how to setup an environment with the backdoored version of liblzma, and then the first commands to ru...
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All about the xz-utils backdoor




As of 5:00 pm ET on March 29, 2024 the following information is accurate. Should there be updates to this situation, they will be edited onto this blog post.


The xz-utils package, starting from versions 5.6.0 to 5.6.1, was found to contain a backd...
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Canonical’s showcase at HPE Tech Jam 2024

Canonical, a leading advocate for open-source technology, is excited to announce its participation in the HPE Tech Jam 2024, set to take place in Atlanta and Vienna. This prestigious event will convene presales consultants and enterprise architects to delve into groundbreaking strategies powered by HPE’s edge-to-cloud workload solutions and products. Promoting Open Source Technology Canonical’s […]
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CentOS EOL – What does it mean for Ceph storage?

Out of the darkness and into the light, a new path forward Back in 2020, the CentOS Project announced that they would focus only on CentOS Stream, meaning that CentOS 7 would be the last release with commonality to Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The End of Life (EOL) of CentOS 7 on June 30, 2024, […]
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Meet Canonical at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon

Join Canonical, the publishers of Ubuntu, as we proudly return as a gold sponsor at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU 2024. Hosted by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, the conference unites adopters and technologists from top open source and cloud-native communities. Mark your calendars for March 20-22, 2024, as we gather in Paris for this exciting […]
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Create an Ubuntu Core image with Landscape Client included

Canonical recently released the Landscape Client snap which, along with the new snap management features in the Landscape web portal, allows for device management of Ubuntu Core devices. In this blog we will look at how this can be deployed at scale by building a custom Ubuntu Core image that includes the Landscape Client snap […]
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PostgreSQL for AI applications

If you’re working with AI, you’re working with data.  From numerical data to videos or images, regardless of your industry or use case, every AI project depends on data in some form. The question is: how can you efficiently store that data and use it when building your models? One answer is PostgreSQL, a proven […]
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Join Canonical at 2024 GTC AI Conference

As a key technology partner with NVIDIA, Canonical is proud to showcase our joint solutions at NVIDIA GTC again. Join us in person at NVIDIA GTC on March 18-21, 2024 to explore what’s next in AI and accelerated computing. We will be at booth 1601 in the MLOps & LLMOps Pavilion, demonstrating how open source […]
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Kali Linux 2024.1 Release (Micro Mirror)

Hello 2024! Today we are unveiling Kali Linux 2024.1. As this is our the first release of the year, it does include new visual elements! Along with this we also have some exciting new mirrors to talk about, and of course some package changes - both new...
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Edge AI: what, why and how with open source

Edge AI is transforming the way that devices interact with data centres, challenging organisations to stay up to speed with the latest innovations. From AI-powered healthcare instruments to autonomous vehicles, there are plenty of use cases that benefit from artificial intelligence on edge computing. This blog will dive into the topic, capturing key considerations when […]
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