Welcome new and returning members of the Ubuntu LoCo Council!

On the behalf of the Community Council I would like to congratulate and welcome our newly appointed (and newly renewed) members to the LoCo Council: Bhavani Shankar – https://launchpad.net/~bhavi (incumbent) Nathan Haines – https://launchpad.net/~nhaines Thanks to everyone who participated in this recent call for nominees and continue to provide support for LoCo teams worldwide. Originally […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 395

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #395 for the week December 1 – 7, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats Ubuntu Global Jam Dates – 15.04 cycle Ubuntu Cloud News Costales: A tiny home computer with Ubuntu: “imp” […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 394

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #394 for the week November 24 – 30, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Meizu and Canonical sign strategic agreement Ubuntu Stats Verifying Verification Share the Story of Ubuntu in Your City where Mailman and Launchpad memberships meet USENIX […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 393

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #393 for the week November 17 – 23, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: The Ubuntu Online Summit: A Community Success Ubuntu Community Appreciation Day Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats LoCo News Charm Workshop: Your first five […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 392

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #392 for the week November 10 – 16, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu Online Summit – November 2014 Ubuntu Stats We are not a LoCo: Ubuntu Vancouver Loco’s Last Day Bare-metal magic at the Open Compute Summit […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 391

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #391 for the week November 3 – 9, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Joining the Ubuntu Online Summit Ubuntu Stats Ubuntu Cloud News Alan Pope: Ubuntu Scopes Contest Wishlist Ben Howard: GCE Anyone? Didier Roche: Just released Ubuntu […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 390

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #390 for the week October 27 – November 2, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Reminder: Ubuntu Online Summit 12-14 Nov Ubuntu Stats Ubuntu OpenStack – The Canonical Distribution Gladinet join Canonical’s Charm Partner Programme IBM briefing: build the […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 389

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #389 for the week October 20 – 26, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) released V is for Vivid Happy 10th Birthday Ubuntu! Ubuntu Stats Regular LoCo Council Meeting for 21 October 2014 Review of […]

Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) released

Codenamed “Utopic Unicorn”, 14.10 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 new features and fixing bugs. Under the hood, there have been updates to many core packages, including a new 3.16-based kernel, […]

Happy 10th Birthday Ubuntu!

10 years ago today, Mark Shuttleworth made the 4th post ever to the ubuntu-announce mailing list when he wrote: Announcing Ubuntu 4.10 “The Warty Warthog Release” In this announcement, Mark wrote: Ubuntu is a new Linux distribution that brings together the extraordinary breadth of Debian with a fast and easy install, regular releases (every six […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 387

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #387 for the week October 6 – 12, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Watch Netflix in Ubuntu today Ubuntu Stats Kubuntu: KDE Plasma 5 beta 1 in next ppa ready for testers. Please read on for known issues. […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 386

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #386 for the week September 29 – October 5, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Nominations open for two positions on the Ubuntu IRC Council Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats LoCo Forums Cloud Images and Bash Vulnerabilities […]

Nominations open for two positions on the Ubuntu IRC Council

We are opening nominations for two positions on the Ubuntu IRC Council. We are filling in slots opened by resignations (IdleOne resigned last year, and AlanBell just announced to us he is resigning). We felt we could still perform with four members of the council but not with just three. Details of the IRC Council […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 385

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #385 for the week September 22 – 28, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) Final Beta released Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats Didier Roche: Ubuntu Developer Tools Center: how do we run tests? […]

Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) Final Beta released

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the final beta release of Ubuntu 14.10 Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products. Codenamed “Utopic Unicorn”, 14.10 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 new […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 384

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #384 for the week September 15 – 21, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Call for nominations to the LoCo Council Ubuntu Stats New SubLoCo Policy Thomas Ward: NGINX in Ubuntu, PPAs, and Debian: naxsi packages to be dropped […]

Call For nominations for the LoCo Council

As you may know the LoCo council members are set with a two years term, due this situation we are facing the difficult task of replacing Bhavani. A special thanks to Bhavani for all of the great contributions he had made while serving with us on the LoCo Council. So with that in mind, we […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 381

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #381 for the week August 25 – 31, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) beta-1 released! Ubuntu Stats Need a different architecture? Ask Juju for it! Lubuntu Blog: LXPanel 0.7.0 released Nicholas Skaggs: Ubuntu Phone […]

Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) beta-1 released!

The first beta of the Utopic Unicorn (to become 14.10) has now been released! This beta features images for Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, UbuntuKylin, Xubuntu and the Ubuntu Cloud images. Pre-releases of the Utopic Unicorn are *not* encouraged for anyone needing a stable system or anyone who is not comfortable running into occasional, even frequent […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 378

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #378 for the week August 4 – 10, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS released Ubuntu Stats UbunConLa 2014, next week! (August 14th-16th) [Event]Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto ReVerification Ubuntu Greece Michael Hall: Web apps vs. […]