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Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 263

From:  Elizabeth Krumbach <lyz-AT-ubuntu.com>
To:  ubuntu-news-AT-lists.ubuntu.com
Subject:  Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 263
Date:  Mon, 30 Apr 2012 14:18:42 -0700
Message-ID:  <CABesOu3VU0m+O3M-dFHsc4B4=dsSV95o7zDzMpRW+1nd4K7WnQ@mail.gmail.com>
Archive-link:  Article

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 263 for the week April
23 - 29, 2012.

== Links to UWN ==

 * Wiki page: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/Issue263
 * Wiki page: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/ES/Edicion263
(Spanish Version)

== In This Issue ==

 * Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) released!
 * Quality has a new name
 * Ubuntu OpenWeek, 2-4 May on Freenode
 * Membership Boards: Restaffing and Reorganization
 * Welcome New Members
 * Community Acknowledgments and Success Stories
 * Ubuntu Stats
 * Get the Ubuntu Online Tour on your LoCo site
 * Contributing to Launchpad
 * OpenStack in Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS
 * Announcing the UDS Juju Charm Contest for UDS attendees
 * MAAS, Juju, AWSOME - Making the Complicated; Simple!
 * Python 3 on the desktop for Quantal Quetzal
 * Hello Unity, episode 3 & 4
 * Xubuntu Artwork Update: Unity Support
 * An Interview with Coffeecat
 * I'm an Ubuntu Developer Summit local!
 * Revamping Launchpad Translators
 * Ubuntu 12.04 - Jane Silber talks Unity, community and 'continuous computing'
 * 5 reasons to be excited about Ubuntu 12.04
 * In The Blogosphere
 * Android Files update - get plugged into Instagram and more!
 * Canonical To Launch Partner Program
 * Full Circle #60 - Fifth Birthday Edition!
 * Featured Podcasts
 * Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings
 * Weekly Official Ubuntu Flavors Team Meetings
 * Upcoming Meetings and Events
 * Updates and Security
 * And much more!


== General Community News ==

=== Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) released! ===

Release Manager Kate Stewart announces the availability of the new
version of Ubuntu:

"The Ubuntu team is very pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu
12.04 LTS (Long-Term Support) for Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core
products.

Codenamed "Precise Pangolin", 12.04 continues Ubuntu's proud tradition
 of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into
a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution.  The team has been
hard  at work through this cycle, introducing a few new features and
improving quality control."

More details, including features, upgrade instructions, download links
and links to release notes for Ubuntu and the flavors are available
here:

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2012-Ap...

=== Quality has a new name ===

Mark Shuttleworth discusses the continuing efforts to expand the level
of quality into the next Ubuntu release cycle and announces the
codename for the next release: Quantal Quetzal.

http://www.markshuttleworth.com/archives/1121

=== Last Development Update of 12.04 ===

The Dev News team reports on statistics about Ubuntu 12.04 that Kate
Stewart, Ubuntu release manager, has shared. She has pointed out how
many uploads and uploaders were in this cycle, the visibility of
changes, and their contributors.

Although everybody is celebrating the Ubuntu 12.04 release, work on
the next release (12.10) has already started. There is already
discussion about which boost library to use started by Scott
Kitterman. There are also plans about moving  to Python 3 for the
desktop image started by Barry Warsaw.

To round out the development update, this week the Ubuntu Algorithms
Team recently hosted their first Ubuntu Classroom IRC-based class
where they estimate they had about 35 active participants.

http://fridge.ubuntu.com/2012/04/26/ubuntu-12-04-developm...

=== Ubuntu OpenWeek, 2-4 May on Freenode ===

Mark Shuttleworth will be doing an "Ask Mark" session on Tuesday, May
1st at 21:00 UTC.  Then, from May 2nd through 4th the community will
be hosting the Ubuntu Open Week IRC workshop in #ubuntu-classroom on
irc.freenode.net. Community members from throughout the Ubuntu project
will be presenting on such topics as: scaling WordPress with juju,
Ubuntu development, starting and expanding local Ubuntu Hours, and how
to contribute to Ubuntu translations.

Jorge Castro blogs about it here:
http://www.jorgecastro.org/2012/04/25/ubuntu-openweek/

Direct link to the schedule here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuOpenWeek

=== Membership Boards: Restaffing and Reorganization ===

The Community Council has been working with the Regional Membership
Boards to increase their success and effectiveness, and have decided
to move away from region-based boards to time-based boards. The new
boards will meet at 12:00 and 22:00 UTC and they are currently
recruiting Ubuntu Members who fit the qualifications outlined in the
announcement to fill 10 open spots on these new boards.

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-news-team/2012-A...

=== Welcome New Members ===

From the Developer Membership Board Meeting on April 23, 2012:

 * David Henningsson - https://launchpad.net/~diwic

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-announce/2...

==  Community Acknowledgments and Success Stories ==

=== Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ===

Jono Bacon shares thanks and acknowledgements for all the work on the
Ubuntu 12.04 release. Bacon writes that the "focus on quality was firm
and unrelenting; initiatives such as gated trunks, acceptance
criteria, automated testing, and a strong focus on growing a testing
community and widening our manual tests, all contributed to delivering
a solid release." He also highlighted great focus on growth of some
parts of the community in initiatives like the Developer Advisory
team, application developer focused outreach, and our continued growth
of the Juju charm community.

http://www.jonobacon.org/2012/04/26/ubuntu-12-04-lts/

== Ubuntu Stats ==



=== Bug Stats ===

Open (93811) +886 over last week
Critical (75) -7 over last week
Unconfirmed (48112) +531 over last week

As always, the Bug Squad needs more help. If you want to get started,
please see  https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BugSquad

=== Translation Stats Precise ===

 * English (Australia) (3501)
 * Spanish (12446)
 * English (United Kingdom) (21982)
 * Bosnian (40072)
 * Brazilian Portuguese (47794)

Remaining strings to translate in Ubuntu 12.04 "Precise Pangolin", see
more at: https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/precise/ and
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Translations

=== Ubuntu Brainstorm Top 5 this week ===

 * The shutdown screen is very outdated -
http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/29582/
 * The family may use Ubuntu - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/29597/
 * Ubuntu should be able to automatically stream audio from wireless
devices - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/29591/
 * search for contact in unity - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/29575/
 * Ubuntu Software Center and a split listing from full apps and
"extras" - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/29581/

Ubuntu Brainstorm is a community site geared toward letting you add
your ideas for Ubuntu. You can submit your own idea, or vote for or
against another idea. http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/


=== Ask Ubuntu Top 5 Questions this week ===

 * MD5 mismatch on my 12.04 ISO, what is going on? -
http://askubuntu.com/questions/125412/md5-mismatch-on-my-...
 * Why does Ubuntu force users to create a password upon installation?
http://askubuntu.com/questions/124773/why-does-ubuntu-for...
 * "No new release found" when upgrading a from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS
http://askubuntu.com/questions/125392/no-new-release-foun...
 * No "show desktop" in launcher
http://askubuntu.com/questions/126540/no-show-desktop-in-...
 * Update manager doesn't offer an upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 -
http://askubuntu.com/questions/125612/update-manager-does...

Ask (and answer!) your own questions at http://askubuntu.com

== LoCo News ==

=== Get the Ubuntu Online Tour on your LoCo site ===

David Planella shares a project which Ant Dillon, of Canonical's web
design team, has made available to LoCo Teams: localized versions of
the Ubuntu Online Tour. Anyone interested in localizing or using
Ubuntu online tour on their own language has the possibility to adapt
it and use it. Planella writes that it presents "a web-based first
impression of Ubuntu to new users, now in their language." He includes
instructions for installing and reporting issues.

http://davidplanella.wordpress.com/2012/04/25/get-the-ubu...

=== 12.04 Release Party: San Francisco Edition ===

Elizabeth Krumbach shares photos from the Ubuntu 12.04 release party
in San Francisco this past Thursday.

http://princessleia.com/journal/?p=6101

== Launchpad News ==

=== Contributing to Launchpad ===

Launchpad  team shares instructions for how to get involved and
contribute to the Launchpad project. As an open source project. "you
can actively get involved in improving it and the community of Ubuntu
platform developers is always interested in helping peers getting
started."

http://blog.launchpad.net/general/contributing-to-launchpad

== Ubuntu Forums News ==

=== Ubuntu Forums Monthly Report - April 2012 ===

Ubuntu Forums Council Member s.fox shares a monthly report for April
from the Ubuntu Forums team, including: 7 new Ubuntu Members via the
forums membership process, 24748 new users registered, 68707 new posts
and 14988 new threads created.

They have decided that, as community has grown and continues to grow,
tutorials and tips are going to be migrated to the community wiki.
This way users and contributors will  have an easier way to
change/update/adapt new material. There is also a plan for  increasing
community interaction  via the Ubuntu Forums IRC channel, the Precise
development subforum has been moved to archive, and a new subforum for
Quantal Quetzel has been created.

http://serial-coder.co.uk/blog/2012/04/ubuntu-forums-mont...

== Ubuntu Cloud News ==

=== OpenStack in Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS ===

As server edition gets five years of maintenance/support it is very
good for companies running production deployments, writes Robbie
Williamson. However, with this plan, users of OpenStack in 12.04 today
will have to use the Essex edition of OpenStack released with 12.04
during this whole period. OpenStack team has come up with a new option
for users of the LTS server edition: Canonical's Ubuntu Cloud Archive.
Williamson writes that users "can elect to enable this archive, and
install newer releases of OpenStack (and the dependencies) as they
become available up through the next Ubuntu LTS release (presumably
14.04)" and offers a chart and a FAQ section to help illustrate and
explain some of their decisions.

http://undacuvabrutha.wordpress.com/2012/04/19/openstack-...

=== juju client now available for Mac OSX ===

The Mac port for juju has been published by Brandon Holtsclaw. Jorge
Castro writes that it "will enable Mac users to deploy to their Ubuntu
Servers from the comfort of their home operating system."

http://cloud.ubuntu.com/2012/04/juju-client-now-available...

=== Announcing the UDS Juju Charm Contest for UDS attendees ===

Jorge Castro announces that Ubuntu Developer Summit attendees will
have a chance to win one of three Dell XPS 13 ultrabooks by entering
the Juju charm contest. The post also contains a link to step by step
instructions for writing charms and contest rules.

http://cloud.ubuntu.com/2012/04/announcing-the-uds-juju-c...

=== MAAS, Juju, AWSOME - Making the Complicated; Simple! ===

Amber Graner interviews Dave Walker, Jorge Castro, Francis Locaste and
Matt Revell from the Ubuntu Server Team. Topics include MAAS, Juju,
AWSOME, Ubuntu server and cloud information and her article includes
links to more information regarding these topics.

http://akgraner.com/?p=1256

== The Planet ==

=== Barry Warsaw: Python 3 on the desktop for Quantal Quetzal ===

Barry Warsaw discusses some plans, and work that needs to be done
regarding Python 3 in Quantal Quetzel, as it is a release goal to ship
with only Python 3 on the CD (even if Python 2.7 will still be
available in the repository). Warsaw stresses "We need your help!" and
provides a list of tasks that community members can assist with.

http://www.wefearchange.org/2012/04/python-3-on-desktop-f...

=== Ubuntu Accomplishments: The Road To 0.1 ===

Jono Bacon shares an update on the Ubuntu Accomplishment system and
provides a video demo of the current status. He also shares details on
how community members can help with testing.

http://www.jonobacon.org/2012/04/24/ubuntu-accomplishment...


=== Michael Hall: Hello Unity, episode 3 & 4 ===

Michael Hall shares that the Hello Unity application now has two new
features: sound menu and quicklists. Hall does a feature roundup of
what the application now supports and provides a link to the source
and .deb package for the project.

http://mhall119.com/?p=1073

=== Xubuntu: Xubuntu Artwork Update: Unity Support ===

Simon Steinbeiss has started to work on support for Unity in Greybird,
the default Xubuntu theme and provides screen shots of how it looks.
He also shares details of how users can try it themselves by using a
tool such as My Unity, GNOME Tweak tool or Ubuntu tweak to install the
theme.

http://xubuntu.org/news/xubuntu-artwork-update-unity-supp...

=== s.fox: An Interview with Coffeecat ===

In this post, s.fox interviews one of the longest standing members of
Ubuntu Forums. He discusses his journey with ubuntu from 5.04 to now,
and his involvement in the Ubuntu community.

http://serial-coder.co.uk/blog/2012/04/an-interview-with-...


=== Martin Pitt: QA changes for Ubuntu 12.04 ===

Martin Pitt shares some of the QA changes which were made in the 12.04
cycle. Pitt states that investment in a stable + 1 team has made
significant changes and also made many things easier. Changes or
improvements that he has noticed include: better general software
stability, more daily development testers who provide bug reports and
patches, daily dist-upgrade tests and automatic CD image builds which
"dramatically reduced both the cost of fixing regressions as well as
the emergency hackathons during milestone preparations."

http://www.piware.de/2012/04/qa-changes-for-ubuntu-12-04/

=== Ante Karamatic: Ubuntu 12.04 HA infrastructure ===

Ante Karamatic shares some details of the HA infrastructure for Ubuntu
10.04 and 12.04. The Ubuntu HA infrastructure uses Pacemaker and GFS2
and OCFS2 shared filesystems on top of shared storage. He shares a
link to the current cluster documentation, and explains that they are
also planning to make instructions on wiki  for DRBD, cLVM and
migration scenarios from 10.04 to 12.04 and from 10.04 with a PPA to
12.04.

http://blog.init.hr/?p=186

=== Elizabeth Krumbach: I'm an Ubuntu Developer Summit local! ===

Elizabeth Krumbach writes about her experience of being at Ubuntu
Developer Summits (UDS) as a non-local and how valuable information
from the local teams was to her visit. This time she is a local for
the UDS in Oakland coming up on May 7-11 and reports on plans the
Ubuntu California team is making for UDS, including evening events,
and a page created for attendees with detailed public transit
information.

http://princessleia.com/journal/?p=5906

=== Milo Casagrande: Revamping Launchpad Translators ===

Milo Casagrande puts out a call to the community for more translators,
and shares resources for how to start getting involved.

http://www.milo.name/?p=112

== In The Press ==

=== Ubuntu 12.04 - Jane Silber talks Unity, community and 'continuous
computing' ===

Rory MacDonald of Linux User speaks with Canonical CEO Jane Silber
where she discusses her role in Canonical (and also Mark
Shuttleworth's role), how Canonical compares with other companies,
Unity and Canonical's strategy goals, which include Canonical's plan
to push Ubuntu onto other areas, such as TVs, smartphones and cars.

http://www.linuxuser.co.uk/features/ubuntu-12-04-jane-sil...


=== 5 reasons to be excited about Ubuntu 12.04 ===

Rob Zwetsloot highlights 5 features to look forward to with Ubuntu
12.04 LTS. Included are the Unity Dash improvements, the
implementation of the HUD, increased ARM support, server upgrades and
increased stability overall.

http://www.linuxuser.co.uk/features/five-reasons-to-be-ex...

=== Which Linux distro is fairest of them all? Ubuntu, survey says ===

Katherine Noyes of PC World notes that Ubuntu swept home Lifehacker's
distro popularity contest: Ubuntu and its variants got over 51 per
cent of the votes.

http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/254516/whic...

=== Ubuntu 12.04 Delivers 5 Years of Enterprise Linux Desktop Support ===

Sean Michael Kerner of Datamation writes about the lengthened support
for the desktop version of Ubuntu. For the first time this will be
five years of support - the same as that for servers. Kerner shares
comments from Steve George, VP of Communications and Products at
Canonical, that reveal the five year support is due to customer
request, especially from companies. He also shares that, with this new
version of Ubuntu comes new possibilities like: easier access to
non-Linux applications, embedded remote desktop (Citrix server).

http://www.datamation.com/open-source/ubuntu-12.04-delive...

=== Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: Like it or not, this Linux grows on you ===
Scott Gilbertson of The Register reviews Ubuntu 12.04 and highlights
many of its features including the HUD, new privacy settings and the
Software Center. Especially praised is the HUD, with its fast search
and overall contribution to a better, unified desktop experience.

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/04/27/ubuntu_12_04_lts_...

== In The Blogosphere ==

=== If my mother-in-law can use Ubuntu Linux, anyone can ===

This article written by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols shares the story of
giving his mother-in-law a computer with Ubuntu on it. "One of the
great Linux desktop myths is that it's hard to use. People still think
that you need to be some kind of mad computer wizard to use Linux.
What nonsense. Desktop Linux has been as easy to use as any of the
mainstream desktop operating systems for over a decade. How easy is
it? My 79-year old mother-in-law, Hulvia, can use it."

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/open-source/if-my-mother-in-law...

=== Getting Help With Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin ===

Andrew, from Begin Linux, provides a list of tutorials and help sites
he has found useful to help users become more familiar with and fix
problems which arise when using Ubuntu.

http://beginlinux.com/blog/2012/04/getting-help-with-ubun...

=== Next Ubuntu Q to bring font, icon, Quantum Openstack service to Linux ===

Paula Rooney of ZDNet shares and discusses some of the features Ubuntu
12.10 will have, as disclosed by a blog post by Mark Shuttleworth: new
design, font and icon innovations, Quantum - virtualized networking.

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/open-source/next-ubuntu-q-to-br...

=== Ubuntu Linux Seeing HUGE Demand for OpenStack ===

Sean Michael Kerner, Internet News, shares that although OpenStack is
relatively new, Chris Kenyon, Vice President, Sales and Business
Development at Canonical, stated that "there is a huge interest for
OpenStack from cloud providers and enterprises." Kerner goes on to say
"Big names are also backing Ubuntu's OpenStack efforts too. HP is
basing its' OpenStack cloud on Ubuntu as is AT&T and Ericsson."

http://www.internetnews.com/blog/skerner/ubuntu-linux-see...

=== Muktware Ubuntu Manual ===

Muktware reports that the "two month journey" with the goal of
releasing the Ubuntu 12.04 manual for beginners on the same date as
Ubuntu 12.04 has succeeded. The aim of this manual is to make Ubuntu,
and open source in general, accessible to non-Linux users and
newcomers to open source. The manual is available for download as a
PDF.

http://www.muktware.com/articles/3556/muktware-ubuntu-manual

=== 12.04 Release coverage ===

There have been dozens of reviews for the latest release of Ubuntu,
12.04 (Precise Pangolin)! The following are are a few selected by our
editors for inclusion this week.

 * Ubuntu 12.04 Adds Myriad Open Source OS Enhancements -
http://www.thevarguy.com/2012/04/25/ubuntu-12-04-adds-myr...
 * Ubuntu Precise versus Ubuntu Lucid - what you can expect -
http://mybroadband.co.za/news/software/48596-ubuntu-preci...
 * Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Screenshot Tour -
 http://news.softpedia.com/newsImage/Ubuntu-12-04-LTS-Scre...
 * Ubuntu 12.04 released, first LTS with Unity, debut of HUD -
http://www.linuxuser.co.uk/news/ubuntu-12-04-released-fir...
 * Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Released - See What`s New [Screenshots, Video] -
http://www.webupd8.org/2012/04/ubuntu-1204-lts-released-s...
 * Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin hits the web, with HUD in tow -
http://www.engadget.com/2012/04/26/ubuntu-12-04-lts-preci...
 * What's new in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS -
http://www.h-online.com/open/features/What-s-new-in-Ubunt...
 * What's new in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin -
http://www.muktware.com/articles/3554/whats-new-ubuntu-12...
 * Ubuntu 12.04 arrives and it's great -
http://www.zdnet.com/blog/open-source/ubuntu-1204-arrives...
 * Ubuntu Linux 12.04 'Precise Pangolin' Is Here at Last -
http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/254540/ubun...
 * Ubuntu 12.04 review - precisely what we feared -
http://www.linuxuser.co.uk/reviews/ubuntu-12-04-review-pr...
 * Precise Pangolin rolls out: Ubuntu 12.04 released, introduces Unity
HUD -
http://arstechnica.com/business/news/2012/04/precise-pang...
 * Ubuntu 12.04 Review: The Evolution Of Ubuntu -
http://www.muktware.com/articles/3559/ubuntu-1204-review-...

== In Other News ==

=== Android Files update - get plugged into Instagram and more! ===

Ubuntu One Files for Android app has been updated. The Canonical
Voices blog reports their "favorite new addition is that the U1 Files
app now supports auto-upload from other photo apps you use." It also
includes UI improvements and more settings which will help you control
when data is used for various tasks.

http://voices.canonical.com/ubuntuone/2012/04/24/android-...

=== Canonical To Launch Partner Program ===

S. Ramdas, CRN, reports that Canonical hopes to lure strong partners
with a new, competitively priced channel program in India, centered on
Ubuntu Advantage enterprise services.

http://www.crn.in/Software-024Apr012-Canonical-To-Launch-...

=== A Precis for Precise ===

Jane Silber writes that, with "support guaranteed for five years,
certification on a wide range of hardware and the option of
enterprise-grade commercial services, Ubuntu is a proven,
cost-effective enterprise platform that can be relied on for the long
term for their desktop, server, and cloud needs."

http://blog.canonical.com/2012/04/24/a-precis-for-precise/

=== System76 now ships Ubuntu 12.04 on all products ===

Emma Marshall at System 76 informs us that "Precise Pangolin" is now
supported. All their systems now ship with Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed
and earlier models are ready to be upgraded.

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-news-team/2012-A...

=== Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS: certified, available and ready for the
hyperscale world ===

According to the Canonical blog, with the release of 12.04 Ubuntu
becomes the first enterprise Linux distribution to include OpenStack
for deploying a private cloud. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server edition has
support until 2017, and brings features like: cloud, deployment and
service orchestration technologies.

http://www.canonical.com/content/ubuntu-server-1204-lts-c...

=== Ubuntu 12.04 LTS aims to conquer the enterprise desktop ===

The Canonical blog states that Canonical's goal for desktop users is
"to work more productively on latest PCs laptops and thin clients".
They feel that they have a very good chance to succeed in a desktop
world, since they have very good relationships with hardware vendors
like Dell, HP and Lenovo. Not only that, Ubuntu for desktops is
certified for many laptops and desktops thanks to "Canonical's  close
relationships with OEMs."

http://www.canonical.com/content/ubuntu-1204-lts-aims-con...

=== Full Circle #60 - Fifth Birthday Edition! ===

Full Circle - the independent magazine for the Ubuntu Linux community
are proud to announce the release of our sixtieth issue.

It's our birthday! Five years and going strong.

This month:
 * Command and Conquer.
 * How-To : Beginning Python - Part 32, LibreOffice - Part 14, and Prey.
 * NEW! Graphics : GIMP - The Beanstalk Part 1, and Inkscape - An
Introduction to the SVG file format.
 * Linux Lab - Serial Port.
 * Review - Desura.
 * I Think - Will You Upgrade To 12.04?
 * Closing Windows - Sound Settings
plus: Ubuntu Games, My Desktop, My Opinion, My Story, and much much more!

Google Currents Edition:
http://www.google.com/producer/editions/CAownNvjAQ/full_c...

Get it while it's hot. PDF and EPUB Editions!
http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-60/

== Other Articles of Interest ==

* ARM profits rise 22 per cent as margins increase -
http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/2169891/arm-prof...
 * Free FOSS policy template companies can use to get started -
http://www.linuxfoundation.org/publications/compliance/ge...
 * The Linux Foundation Launches New Event: CloudOpen -
http://www.linuxfoundation.org/news-media/announcements/2...
 * Valve's Gabe Newell Talks Linux Steam Client, Source Engine -
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=va...

== Featured Podcasts ==

=== Burning Circle 68 ===

In this episode of The Burning Circle, podcast of the Ohio LoCo, they
include a reading of the latest draft of the Ubuntu Code of Conduct
2.0.

http://ohio.ubuntu-us.org/node/94

=== Ubuntu UK podcast - S05E05 - A Charming Fellow ===

In this podcast topics topics include: How to install Ubuntu, Juju and
12.04 LTS (interview made with Jorge Castro). There were some great
news namely: open source driver for Qualcom, Canonical job ads are
popular, Microsoft's section for open technologies.

http://podcast.ubuntu-uk.org/2012/04/26/s05e05-a-charming...

== Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings ==

 * Kernel Team - April 24, 2012
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/Meeting#Tues.2C_24_Apr...
 * Desktop Team - April 24, 2012
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DesktopTeam/Meeting/2012-04-24
 * Security Team - April 23, 2012
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MeetingLogs/Security/20120423

== Weekly Official Ubuntu Flavors Team Meetings ==

 * Lubuntu Team - April 25, 2012
http://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Meetings/20120425

== Upcoming Meetings and Events ==

For upcoming meetings and events please visit the calendars at
fridge.ubuntu.com: http://fridge.ubuntu.com/calendars/

== Updates and Security for 8.04, 10.04, 11.04 11.10 and 12.04 ==

=== Security Updates ===

 * [USN-1425-1] Linux kernel vulnerabilities -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announc...
 * [USN-1426-1] Linux kernel (EC2) vulnerabilities -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announc...
 * [USN-1427-1] MySQL vulnerabilities -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announc...
 * [USN-1428-1] OpenSSL vulnerability -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announc...
 * [USN-1429-1] Jetty vulnerability -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announc...
 * [USN-1430-1] Firefox vulnerabilities -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announc...
 * [USN-1430-2] ubufox update -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announc...

=== Ubuntu 8.04 Updates ===

 * mysql-dfsg-5.0 5.0.96-0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2012-Apri...
 * mysql-dfsg-5.0 5.0.96-0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2012-Apri...
 * openssl_0.9.8g-4ubuntu3.18_i386_translations.tar.gz -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2012-Apri...

End of life - April 2013 (Server)

=== Ubuntu 10.04 Updates ===

 * linux-lts-backport-oneiric 3.0.0-19.33~lucid1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * linux 2.6.32-41.88 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * linux 2.6.32-41.88 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * linux-backports-modules-2.6.32 2.6.32-41.43 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * linux-backports-modules-2.6.32 2.6.32-41.43 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * linux-meta 2.6.32.41.48 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * linux-meta 2.6.32.41.48 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * linux-ports-meta 2.6.32.41.33 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * linux-ports-meta 2.6.32.41.33 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * linux 2.6.32-41.88 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * linux-ports-meta 2.6.32.41.33 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * linux 2.6.32-41.88 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * linux-meta 2.6.32.41.48 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * linux-backports-modules-2.6.32 2.6.32-41.43 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * linux-backports-modules-2.6.32 2.6.32-41.43 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * linux-meta 2.6.32.41.48 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * linux-ports-meta 2.6.32.41.33 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * linux-ec2 2.6.32-345.47 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * linux-ec2 2.6.32-345.47 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * linux-meta-ec2 2.6.32.345.26 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * linux-meta-ec2 2.6.32.345.26 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * mysql-dfsg-5.1 5.1.62-0ubuntu0.10.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * mysql-dfsg-5.1 5.1.62-0ubuntu0.10.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * openssl_0.9.8k-7ubuntu8.11_ia64_translations.tar.gz -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * enigmail 2:1.4-0ubuntu0.10.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * thunderbird 11.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.10.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * jetty 6.1.22-1ubuntu1.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...
 * dropbear 0.52-4ubuntu0.10.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-Apri...

End of Life - April 2013 (Desktop) - April 2015 (Server)

=== Ubuntu 11.04 Updates ===

 * mysql-5.1 5.1.62-0ubuntu0.11.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-Apri...
 * mysql-5.1 5.1.62-0ubuntu0.11.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-Apri...
 * openssl_0.9.8o-5ubuntu1.5_powerpc_translations.tar.gz -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-Apri...
 * ubuntu-dev-tools 0.122.4 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-Apri...
 * nvidia-graphics-drivers-96 96.43.20-0ubuntu1~natty1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-Apri...
 * enigmail 2:1.4-0ubuntu0.11.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-Apri...
 * thunderbird 11.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.11.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-Apri...
 * lightning-extension	1.3+build1-0ubuntu0.11.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-Apri...
 * jetty 6.1.24-6ubuntu0.11.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-Apri...
 * dropbear 0.52-5+squeeze1build0.11.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-Apri...
 * typo3-src	4.3.9+dfsg1-1+squeeze4build0.11.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-Apri...

End of Life - October 2012

=== Ubuntu 11.10 Updates ===

 * chromium-browser 18.0.1025.151~r130497-0ubuntu0.11.10.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-Ap...
 * chromium-browser 18.0.1025.151~r130497-0ubuntu0.11.10.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-Ap...
 * subversion 1.6.12dfsg-4ubuntu5.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-Ap...
 * mysql-5.1 5.1.62-0ubuntu0.11.10.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-Ap...
 * mysql-5.1 5.1.62-0ubuntu0.11.10.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-Ap...
 * openssl_1.0.0e-2ubuntu4.5_armel_translations.tar.gz -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-Ap...
 * openssl098 0.9.8o-7ubuntu1.2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-Ap...
 * dpkg 1.16.0.3ubuntu5.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-Ap...
 * update-manager 1:0.152.25.9 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-Ap...
 * ubuntuone-storage-protocol 2.0.1-0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-Ap...
 * ubuntu-sso-client 1.4.1-0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-Ap...
 * ubuntuone-client 2.0.1-0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-Ap...
 * distro-info 0.2.3ubuntu0.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-Ap...
 * gvfs 1.10.0-0ubuntu1.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-Ap...
 * upstart 1.3-0ubuntu12 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-Ap...
 * mawk 1.3.3-15ubuntu2.11.10 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-Ap...
 * muon 1.2.1-0ubuntu1.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-Ap...
 * muon 1.2.1-0ubuntu1.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-Ap...
 * software-properties 0.81.13.4 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-Ap...
 * dropbear 0.53.1-1ubuntu1.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-Ap...
 * jetty 6.1.24-6ubuntu0.11.10.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-Ap...

End of Life - April 2013

=== Ubuntu 12.04 Updates ===

 * ubufox 2.0.3-0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * remmina 1.0.0-1ubuntu6 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * utouch-geis 2.2.9-0ubuntu2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * xtables-addons 1.41-2ubuntu0.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * gwibber 3.4.1-0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * upstart 1.5-0ubuntu6 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * at-spi2-core 2.4.1-0ubuntu0.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * gnome-orca 3.4.1-0ubuntu0.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * update-manager 1:0.156.14.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * ubuntu-defaults-builder 0.31 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * apport 2.0.1-0ubuntu6 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * distro-info-data 0.8ubuntu0.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * glom 1.20.10-0ubuntu1.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * linux 3.2.0-24.37 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * linux-backports-modules-3.2.0 3.2.0-24.8 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * linux-meta 3.2.0.24.26 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * bcmwl 5.100.82.38+bdcom-0ubuntu6.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * upstart 1.5-0ubuntu7 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * ubuntu-defaults-builder 0.31 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * redhat-cluster 3.1.7-0ubuntu2.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * lvm2 2.02.66-4ubuntu7.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * lxc 0.7.5-3ubuntu53 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * resource-agents 1:3.9.2-5ubuntu4.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * compiz 1:0.9.7.8-0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * libqtbamf 0.2.4-0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * software-center 5.2.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * libreoffice 1:3.5.2-2ubuntu3 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * unity-lens-music 5.12.0-0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * libunity 5.12.0-0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * jetty 6.1.24-6ubuntu0.12.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * unity 5.12-0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * nux 2.12.0-0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * unity-lens-applications 5.12.0-0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * unity-2d 5.12.0-0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * dropbear 2011.54-1ubuntu0.12.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...
 * apport 2.0.1-0ubuntu7 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-Ap...


End of Life - April 2017

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