Day: July 1, 2022

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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