Unravelling complexity in a software-defined vehicles industry

Software-defined: an industry U-turn Vehicles are becoming more connected, autonomous, shared and electric (the famous CASE acronym). While customers expect new features and upgradability, the software and hardware components enabling such innovations require a different system architecture to function. This is a major change for the automotive industry as it requires new software skills, methodologies …

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How to Install Latest Node.js on Ubuntu

If you’ve been exploring the world of front-end and JavaScript, you might have come across Node.js. It is a server-side framework that uses Google’s V8 engine to execute JavaScript code. Developers can use Node.js as it provides them with an easy way to build fast and scalable network applications, using single-threaded asynchronous events. In this …

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Behind open DORS – Conference organizers share their thoughts on Canonical, Ubuntu, snaps, and open-source

A Linux conference almost as old as Linux itself. In mid-May, DORS/CLUC hosted its 29th event at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing in Zagreb, Croatia. With a long history of participation and contribution to open source communities, Canonical was one of the sponsors at the conference, with a busy schedule that included a …

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The State of Robotics – May & June 2022

In May, robotics felt the waves of the Hawksbill and Jellyfish. Last month brought us the first LTS for ROS 2, Humble Hawksbill. As part of the ROS community, we welcome this new release and congratulate everyone who made it possible. In this round-up, we will talk about ROS, drones, football and robots that eat …

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Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 742

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 742 for the week of June 26 – July 2, 2022. The full version of this issue is available here. In this issue we cover: Kernels for 22.04.1 Point Release Ubuntu Stats Hot in Support LoCo Events Jammy Jellyfish (22.04.1 LTS) Point-Release Status Tracking Other Community News Ubuntu …

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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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