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27 June 2023
Canonical Joins Eclipse Adoptium Working Group to Strengthen Commitment to Open Source Java RuntimesUbuntu Article
Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, is thrilled to announce its membership of the Eclipse Adoptium Working Group. As an esteemed project under the Eclipse Foundation, the Adoptium Working Group brings together renowned OpenJDK builders and distributors such as Alibaba, Azul, Huawei, IBM, Microsoft, Red Hat, Rivos, and, most recently, Go ...
17 May 2022
Snapping PhotoNoteBook: Lessons from the kitchen table, or: How an Android app got converted to a Linux snapUbuntu Article
This article was written by Alan Watson, with only small cosmetic changes from me. Having stumbled upon PhotoNoteBook, I asked Alan to write a guest blog post and share his project with the wider snap developer community. ===== The idea for PhotoNoteBook was seeded in 2018 after watching a Double-Glazing salesman measure my windows. He ...
16 December 2021
Last updated on 18th January 2022 to include the latest vulnerability updates. A high impact vulnerability was discovered in Apache Log4j 2, a widely deployed software component used by a lot of Java applications to facilitate logging. An attacker who can control the log messages or their parameters can cause the application to execute ar ...
6 February 2020
Following up on the previous example of building a rust and C based snaps, I thought we’d take a look at bundling a Java application as a snap. In this example we’ll use an open source game called “Shattered Pixel Dungeon“. It’s a little more complex than some more common snaps, which helps highlight some ...
19 April 2019
OpenJDK 11 is the default JRE/JDK for 18.04 LTS and is covered under LTS upstream security support. OpenJDK 11 will be the default package for the upcoming 19.04 release. ...