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"Windows"


Nathan Hart
28 March 2023

How to create a VSCode Linux remote environment

Ubuntu Article

What’s the best way to get a Linux environment in VSCode? Developers love Visual Studio Code (VSCode) for its flexibility and for its goldilocks balance of powerful features and lightness / speed. VSCode is a popular choice for developers using Linux, but even those using it on Mac or Windows often look for ways to ...


Nathan Hart
1 February 2023

Multipass 1.11 brings enhanced performance for Linux on Mac and Windows

Ubuntu Article

Multipass 1.11 is here! This release has some particularly interesting features that we’ve been wanting to ship for a while now. We’re excited to share them with you! For those who aren’t familiar with Multipass, it’s software that streamlines every aspect of managing and working with virtual machines. We’ve found that development, partic ...


Nathan Hart
28 January 2022

Single-command Docker environments on any machine with Multipass

Ubuntu Article

Multipass has a new workflow tailored to run Docker containers on macOS, Windows or Linux. One single command, no dependencies, full flexibility. Multipass exists to bring Ubuntu-based development to the operating system of your choice. Whether you prefer the GUI of macOS (even on M1), Windows or any other Linux, the unmatched experience ...


Nathan Hart
23 December 2021

How-To: Docker on Windows and Mac with Multipass

Tutorials Article

Update: there is now a more streamlined way to run Docker on Multipass – see this tutorial for more details. Original blog below: If you’re looking for an alternative to Docker Desktop or to integrate Docker into your Multipass workflow, this how-to is for you.  Multipass can host a docker engine inside an Ubuntu VM ...


Igor Ljubuncic
13 August 2021

Snapcraft for Windows – Preview

Ubuntu Article

Two weeks ago, Snapcraft reached its fifth milestone release, 5.0. This version brings in a number of significant changes, including the removal of the base (core) snap, which has been relegated to the 4.X channel track. For snap developers, especially those working in mixed environments, the availability of the first preview release of S ...


Sohini Bianka Roy
31 March 2021

Announcing Ubuntu on Windows Community Preview – WSL 2

Ubuntu Article

We are thrilled to release the Ubuntu on Windows Community Preview, a special build of Ubuntu for the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) that serves as a sandbox for experimenting with new features and functionality. The new Ubuntu on Windows Community Preview is our way of thanking our community and providing a space for the community to ...


Alex Chalkias
30 March 2021

Windows containers on Kubernetes with MicroK8s

Cloud and server Article

Kubernetes orchestrates clusters of machines to run container-based workloads. Building on the success of the container-based development model, it provides the tools to operate containers reliably at scale. The container-based development methodology is popular outside just the realm of open source and Linux though. Exactly the same bene ...


Rhys Davies
15 October 2020

The Windows Calculator on Linux with Uno Platform

Internet of Things Article

The good folks in the Uno Platform community have ported the open-source Windows Calculator to Linux. And they’ve done it quicker than Microsoft could bring their browser to Linux.  The calculator is published in the snapstore and can be downloaded right away. If you’re on Ubuntu or you have snapd installed just run:  snap install ...


Canonical
2 June 2020

MicroK8s now native on Windows and macOS

Cloud and server Article

Windows and macOS developers can now use MicroK8s natively! Use kubectl at the Windows or Mac command line to interact with MicroK8s locally just as you would on Linux. Clean integration into the desktop means better workflows to dev, build and test your containerised apps. MicroK8s is a conformant upstream Kubernetes, packaged for simpli ...


Sohini Bianka Roy
5 March 2020

WSLConf: The first conference dedicated to Windows Subsystem for Linux goes virtual

Canonical announcements Article

On March 10th and 11th, WSLConf – a conference dedicated to Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) – will go 100% virtual and be live-streamed for all its participants, worldwide. WSLConf is a community event, sponsored by Canonical. We will have presentations from developers, security professionals, teams from Canonical and Microsoft, and oth ...


haydenb
9 December 2019

Canonical sponsors WSLConf at Microsoft HQ

Cloud and server Article

Canonical is announcing today it will be a featured sponsor of WSLConf, the first conference dedicated to the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) platform. WSLConf is scheduled for March 10th-11th, 2020 and is being held on the campus of Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, Washington. The conference brings together developers, start-up fou ...


Canonical
6 May 2019

Canonical announces support for Ubuntu on Windows Subsystem for Linux 2

Canonical announcements Article

May 6, 2019: Canonical today announces full support for Ubuntu on the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) 2. “Extending enterprise support for Ubuntu from Azure to Windows workstations and servers creates a seamless operating environment for Ubuntu in the Microsoft environment,” said Stephan Fabel, Director of Product at Canonical. “Collabo ...


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