Design and Web team summary – 17 June 2022

The Web and design team at Canonical run two-week iterations building and maintaining all of the Canonical websites and product web interfaces. Here are some of the highlights of our completed work from this iteration. Web The Web team develops and maintains most of Canonical’s sites like ubuntu.com, canonical.com and more.  Major update to the …

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New Active Directory Integration features in Ubuntu 22.04 (part 4) – Scripts execution

Linux Active Directory (AD) integration is historically one of the most requested functionalities by our corporate users, and with Ubuntu Desktop 22.04, we introduced ADsys, our new Active Directory client. This blog post is the last of a series where we will explore the new functionalities in more detail. (Part 1  – Introduction, Part 2 …

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The software operator design pattern: disadvantages – part 5

The software operator is a design pattern – it is a proven design that has been applied in many situations and implemented by several frameworks. Its widespread adoption in the industry has allowed us to study its consequences, both good and bad. This is important because software developers and IT architects need to know when …

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How to enable port 465 (smtps) in postfix mailserver

More and more internet access providers are closing port 25 to reduce spam except for connections to their own mail servers. If you run your own email server and have problems connecting to it on port 25, you can enable port 465 (SMTPS) in postfix as a workaround. Edit the /etc/postfix/master.cf file: nano /etc/postfix/master.cf and …

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Multipass documentation: proudly a work in progress

In February of this year the Multipass team took on a challenge: completely overhauling our documentation. Canonical has put a renewed emphasis on documentation in recent months, led by Daniele Procida and his Diataxis framework, and we wanted to be an early adopter of this methodology. We had no idea where to start, but fortunately …

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What’s new in Charmed Ceph with Ceph Quincy on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS?

Along with the usual bug fixing, maintenance, and upstream version enablement work that goes into every Charmed Ceph release, we also worked on a number of new features in this cycle. Stand-alone NFS shares In Ceph, you can use CephFS for your network file share needs, but sometimes there are applications or use cases that …

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How to Chown Recursively on Linux Server

How to Chown Recursively on Linux Server

Chown is a command on Linux that is used in order to change the owner of a set of files or directories. In this guide, we will discuss how to Chown recursively on Linux server. Chown comes with multiple options and it is often used to change the group owning the file. However, in some …

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Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 741

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 741 for the week of June 19 – 25, 2022. The full version of this issue is available here. In this issue we cover: First Kinetic Kudu test rebuild Ubuntu Stats Hot in Support LoCo Events Call for testing: ubuntu-frame version 69-mir2.8.0 Current status of LightDM Other Community …

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What’s new in Security for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS?

Photo by Gabriel Heinzer on Unsplash Canonical Ubuntu 22.04 LTS is the latest long term support release of Ubuntu, one of the world’s most popular Linux distributions. As a Long Term Support release, Ubuntu 22.04 LTS will be supported for 10 years, receiving both extended security updates and kernel livepatching via an Ubuntu Advantage subscription …

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