The parent company of Ubuntu, named Canonical, released Ubuntu Core 16. It’s a minimal edition for embedded devices, Internet of things and cloud deployments. What is new in Ubuntu Core 16 The new version released with Update control. This allows publishers of software and also manufactures to make some validations to the updates before they actually apply them. A great Ubuntu Core feature is that its updates are transactional.
Thibaut Rouffineau, an IoT & Ubuntu Core evangelist, has announced the availability of Canonical’s Ubuntu Core operating system for Samsung ARTIK 5 and 10 IoT (Internet of Things) platforms. If you have been waiting to try Ubuntu Core on the Samsung ARTIK 5 or 10… the wait is over! Developer images for the 2 boards are now available fromdeveloper.ubuntu.com . This image gives access to a number of the Samsung ARTIK functionalities, Bluetooth, wifi, and gives developer a powerful platform to build their next devices and applications.
Gustavo Niemeyer and the development team recently announced the release of Snappy 2.0 following a week long and intense focuse on observing and fine tuning the user experience. Ubuntu Core, also known as Snappy, is a stripped down version of Ubuntu, designed to run securely on autonomous machines, devices and other internet-connected digital things. From homes to drones, these devices are set to revolutionise many aspects of our lives, but they need an operating system that is different from that of traditional PCs.