OpenJDK 11 packages now available in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


OpenJDK 11 is now the default Java package in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, replacing OpenJDK 10, the previously supported rapid release version and original package default for Ubuntu 18.04. This OpenJDK package is covered by the standard, LTS upstream security support and will also be the default package for the upcoming Ubuntu 19.04 release. Version 11 … Read more

Canonical adds containerd to Ubuntu Kubernetes

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Canonical at 28/02/2019 announced support for containerd in its 1.14 releases of Charmed Kubernetes and Microk8s, improving security and robustness. “Containerd has become the industry-standard container runtime focused on simplicity, robustness and portability.” said Carmine Rimi, product manager for Kubernetes at Canonical. “Enabling Kubernetes to drive containerd directly reduces the number of moving parts, reduces latency in pod startup … Read more

How to Install CouchDB on Ubuntu 18.04

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CouchDB is a free and open-source fault-tolerant NoSQL database maintained by the Apache Software Foundation. CouchDB server stores its data in named databases which contains documents with JSON structure. Each document consists of a number of fields and attachments. Fields can include text, numbers, lists, booleans, more. It includes a RESTful HTTP API that allows … Read more

How to Install OpenCart on Ubuntu 18.04

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OpenCart is a free and open-source PHP e-commerce platform combining powerful features with flexibility and user-friendly interface. With features like User Management, Multi-Store, Affiliates, Discounts, Product Reviews, Multi-lingual and multiple Payment Gateways, OpenCart is a platform of choice for many online merchants. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install OpenCart on Ubuntu … Read more

Easy IoT with Ubuntu Core and Raspberry Pi

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My current job involves me mostly working in the upper layers of the desktop software stack however I started out working in what was then called embedded engineering but now would probably be know as the Internet of Things (IoT). I worked on a number of projects which normally involved taking some industrial equipment (radio … Read more

How to install WildFly (JBoss) on Ubuntu 18.04

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WildFly, formerly known as JBoss is a cross-platform open source application runtime written in Java that helps you build amazing applications. WildFly is flexible, lightweight, and it is based on pluggable subsystems that can be added or removed as needed. This tutorial will show you how to install WildFly application server on Ubuntu 18.04. The … Read more

Ubuntu at Mobile World Congress 2019

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Mobile World Congress (MWC) is the world’s largest annual gathering for the mobile industry, held in Barcelona, Spain. This year, there will be a number of people from Canonical at the event. If you want to get in touch and discuss your business requirements you can book a meeting below. Book a meeting OpenStack & … Read more

How To Set or Change Timezone on Ubuntu 18.04

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On Ubuntu, the system’s timezone is set during the install, but it can be easily changed at later time. Using the correct timezone is important for many system related tasks and processes. For example the cron deamon uses the system’s timezone for executing cron jobs and the timestamps in the log files are based on … Read more