Optimised Ubuntu Desktop images available in Microsoft Hyper-V gallery

Today we’re very pleased to announce that an optimised Ubuntu Desktop image is available from the Hyper-V gallery.  This will give an optimum experience when running Ubuntu Desktop as a guest on a Windows 10 Pro desktop host. From the Ubuntu Report data we know that a lot of people are using Ubuntu as a […]

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National Cyber Security Centre publish Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Security Guide

Last week the NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre) in the UK issued their latest publication which gives advice on how to configure Ubuntu 18.04 LTS in accordance with their security best practices. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)is the UK government department responsible for providing guidance on Information Security to the UK public and private […]

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First point release of 18.04 LTS available today

Today sees the first point release of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, conveniently named 18.04.1 LTS. Point releases for an LTS include a roll-up of all bug fixes and security updates which have been pushed out since the original 18.04 LTS ISO was published in April. If you’re already running 18.04 LTS, and you have been updating […]

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A first look at desktop metrics

We first announced our intention to ask users to provide basic, not-personally-identifiable system data back in February.  Since then we have built the Ubuntu Report tool and integrated it in to the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS initial setup tool.  You can see an example of the data being collected on the Ubuntu Report Github page. At first […]