Firefox ESR 60 availability on Ubuntu

Mozilla Release Engineering created a special customised packaging of the Ubuntu version of Firefox intended for our enterprise partners of Canonical.  This is particularly useful if partners decide they need to apply policies to Firefox for an install base they administer.  This Extended Support Release (ESR) is similar in concept to the Ubuntu LTS releases. […]

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Fresh Snaps from September 2018

Another month passes, and we’ve got a collection of interesting applications that came to our attention (Twitter feed) during September 2018. We have a mix of developer tools, languages, password management, productivity tools and some fun too. Take a look down the list, and discover something new today. 1. Bitwarden CLI 8bit Solutions LLC The […]

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Fresh Snaps from September 2018

Another month passes, and we’ve got a collection of interesting applications that came to our attention (Twitter feed) during September 2018. We have a mix of developer tools, languages, password management, productivity tools and some fun too. Take a look down the list, and discover something new today. 1. Bitwarden CLI 8bit Solutions LLC The […]

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Snapistics – Snaps in numbers

Actions speak louder than words. So do numbers. When we talk about snaps, we often focus on the application packages, and talk about their individual merits. However, a no less important – and interesting – facet is the collective numbers behind the scenes. They tell a compelling story for developers and users alike. They allow […]

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Digital signage: the face of the smart city revolution

This is a guest blog by Jody Smith, Product Manager at Broadsign. Around the world, smart city projects are popping up with unique solutions to longstanding urban challenges. Some examples include streetlights that analyse the current traffic situation, maps that indicate available parking spaces and street kiosks that deliver city information in real time. These […]

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Design and Web team summary – 8 October 2018

Snappy Whitelist/ Blacklist territories for your snaps We’ve recently implemented the ability to include or exclude your Snap in certain territories. This functionality has been ported to improve the publisher experience on snapcraft.io. Part of the work is an implementation of a multi-select picker with filtering capabilities, that will be proposed to upstream Vanilla soon. […]

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IoT Graphics: Mir Release 1.0

The Mir team is pleased to announce the milestone release of Mir 1.0.0. This is the first major release targeted at IoT device makers and enthusiasts looking to build the next-generation of graphical solutions. Mir is a display server and is used by other projects to draw graphics on the screen. The Mir team have […]

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