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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Plan and Derivative Reviewed

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  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Could Come with Snap Apps Preinstalled

    Ubuntu devs propose shipping Snap apps by default in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, though decisions need to be made around policy and maintainability first.

  • Policies for snaps shipped with Ubuntu being created

    Ever since Ubuntu 16.04, which launched just under two years ago, Canonical has made it possible to install snap packages. Snaps are self-contained applications that include dependencies for the software to run, they also bolster security by giving developers more control over the update process and the dependencies. Now, Canonical is trying to formulate policies around snaps which it wants to ship by default in future versions of Ubuntu.

  • POP! OS Linux Review – For The Record

    POP! OS Linux Review. In this For The Record, I take a look at POP! OS, why it’s unique despite being so closely related to Ubuntu and who it’s target market is.

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today's leftovers

Software: Grafana, Heaptrack, Vim

  • Grafana – An Open Source Software for Analytics and Monitoring
    Grafana is an open source, feature rich, powerful, elegant and highly-extensible analytics and monitoring software that runs on Linux, Windows and MacOS. It is a de facto software for data analytics, being used at Stack Overflow, eBay, PayPal, Uber and Digital Ocean – just to mention but a few. It supports 30+ open source as well as commercial databases/data sources including MySQL, PostgreSQL, Graphite, Elasticsearch, OpenTSDB, Prometheus and InfluxDB. It allows you to dig deeply into large volumes of real-time, operational data; visualize, query, set alerts and get insights from your metrics from differen
  • Heaptrack v1.1.0 release
    Better memory profiling on Linux After more than a year of work, I’m pleased to release another version of heaptrack, the Linux memory profiler! The new version 1.1.0 comes with some new features, significant performance improvements and – most importantly – much improved stability and correctness. If you have tried version v1.0 in the past and encountered problems, update to the new v1.1 and try again!
  • Ten Years of Vim
     

    The philosophy behind Vim takes a while to sink in: While other editors focus on writing as the central part of working with text, Vim thinks it's editing.

     

    You see, most of the time I don't spend writing new text; instead, I edit existing text.

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