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. […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 376

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #376 for the week July 21 – 27, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Finalized UOS Date: 12th – 14th November 2014 Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS released Ubuntu Stats Sierra Vista Ubuntu Hour Elizabeth K. Joseph: The Official Ubuntu Book, […]

Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS released

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (Long-Term Support) for its Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products, as well as other flavours of Ubuntu with long-term support. As usual, this point release includes many updates, and updated installation media has been provided so that fewer updates will need to […]

Community Donations Funding Report, Q1 2014

When users visit the Ubuntu download page from our main website, ubuntu.com, they are given the option to make a donation to show their appreciation and help further the work that goes into making and distributing Ubuntu. Donations ear-marked for “Community projects” made available to members of our community, and events that our members attend. […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 360

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #360 for the week March 17 – 23, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu Stats Bringing Ubuntu App Dev Schools to YOUR LoCo App Dev School in Lima! Ubucon LatinAmerica is coming! Kubuntu: Ladies Polo Shirts Now in […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 358

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #358 for the week March 3- 9, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Virtual Ubuntu Developer Summit Mar 11-13th Ubuntu Stats Lubuntu Blog: [Poll] Community wallpaper contest Nicholas Skaggs: A simple look at testing within ubuntu Mark Shuttleworth: #11 […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 357

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #357 for the week February 24 – March 2, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Announcing Trusty Tahr Beta 1 Ubuntu looks stunning on phones and tablets at MWC 2014 Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats LoCo Teams […]

Announcing Trusty Tahr Beta 1

The first Beta of Trusty Tahr (to become 14.04 LTS) has now been released for testers and early adopters. This beta features images for Edubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu Studio, Xubuntu and the Ubuntu Cloud images. These are not to be used as stable systems but please do test for bugs to […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 356

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #356 for the week February 17 – 23, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Canonical announces first partners to ship Ubuntu phones around the globe Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats Xubuntu: Xubuntu Marketing with StartUbuntu Flyer Dustin […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 355

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #355 for the week February 10 – 16, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Next UDS: 11 – 13 March 2014 Losing graciously Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats Interim Report on 2014 Census Effort German Ubucon in […]

Community Council Statement on Canonical Package Licensing

Before the start of the holidays last year, the Ubuntu Community Council was approached by a concerned member of the community regarding the news that Linux Mint had been asked to sign a license agreement in order to continue distributing software packages out of the Ubuntu repositories. Over the past two months, the Community Council […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 354

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #354 for the week February 3 – 9, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS released Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats Ubuntu California planning for the Southern California Linux Expo Ubuntu GNOME: Trusty Tahr Roadmap […]

Next UDS: 11-13 March 2014

My apologies for the delay in announcing the next Ubuntu Developer Summit. The last few months have been somewhat hectic and we wanted to wait for some confirmed conference/sprint dates across Ubuntu Engineering and cross-check those with our release schedule before committing to final dates so we can ensure as many people are there as […]

Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS released

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (Long-Term Support) for its Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products, as well as other flavours of Ubuntu with long-term support. As with 12.04.3, 12.04.4 contains an updated kernel and X stack for new installations on x86 architectures. As usual, this point release […]