January 2023

ROS 2 Foxy and ROS Melodic EOL – Keep your robots up and running

ROS Melodic EOL is around the corner. With more than 1,004 repositories in rosdistro, Melodic is among the top 3 ROS distributions (with Indigo and Kinetic). Together with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Melodic was widely used by many pioneering companies who deployed the first ROS devices to market. By the end of April, both distributions will …

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Jammin’ with Jami – Freedom, privacy, snaps

About a year ago, the Advocacy team established first contact with Savoir-Faire Linux, a free software consultancy company behind Jami, a privacy oriented VoIP and conference platform. The Jami developers were interested in some sort of collaboration with us, and shedding fresh light on their product. Intrigued by their technology and business model, we featured …

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How Ubuntu Pro delivers enhanced security and manageability for Linux Desktop users 8

How Ubuntu Pro delivers enhanced security and manageability for Linux Desktop users

At the end of last year Canonical announced that Ubuntu Pro, our expanded security maintenance and compliance subscription, is now available for data centers and desktops as a public beta. This week, Ubuntu Pro entered general availability, giving Ubuntu users access to extra hardening and security patching. If you’re a developer using Ansible, Apache Tomcat, …

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Ubuntu Pro enters general availability 14

Ubuntu Pro enters general availability

Ubuntu Pro, Canonical’s comprehensive subscription for secure open source and compliance, is now generally available. Ubuntu Pro, released in beta in October last year, helps teams get timely CVE patches, harden their systems at scale and remain compliant with regimes such as FedRAMP, HIPAA and PCI-DSS. The subscription expands Canonical’s ten-year security coverage and optional …

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How digital twins enable data-driven automotive supply chains 15

How digital twins enable data-driven automotive supply chains

The automotive industry is facing one of its biggest revolutions since the advent of automation. In this post, we will go through the Industry 4.0 aspects and how OEMs can turn these challenges into opportunities. To put it simply, the first Industrial Revolution relied on steam power, the second one on electricity and the third …

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MEAN Stack Installation on Ubuntu Linux: A Complete Guide for Web Developers 21

MEAN Stack Installation on Ubuntu Linux: A Complete Guide for Web Developers

The MEAN stack is a powerful combination of technologies that provides a comprehensive solution for web development. The acronym stands for MongoDB, Express.js, AngularJS, and Node.js, which are the four technologies that make up the stack. MongoDB is a NoSQL database, Express.js is a web framework for Node.js, AngularJS is a JavaScript framework for building …

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Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 771 22

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 771

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 771 for the week of January 15 – 21, 2023. The full version of this issue is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu 22.04.2 delayed until February 23 Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats Hot in Support LoCo Events Jammy Jellyfish (22.04.2 LTS) Point-Release Status …

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How to Install Python on Ubuntu 22.04? 28

How to Install Python on Ubuntu 22.04?

Python is a versatile programming language widely used for various purposes, i.e., scientific computing, data analysis, and web development. It is often considered one of the best programming languages for beginners, but also widely used by experienced developers due to its vast array of libraries and frameworks. Python is a primary scripting language for Ubuntu …

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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS End Of Life – keep your fleet of devices up and running

Ubuntu 18.04 ‘Bionic Beaver’ is reaching End of Standard Support this April, also known sometimes as End Of Life (EOL). This distribution of Ubuntu was installed by millions of users and powers up thousands of devices. From kiosks and appliances to IoT devices and robots, 18.04 helped many companies deploy innovations to the world. As …

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