Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 353

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #353 for the week January 27 – February 2, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) End of Life reached on January 27 2014 Ubuntu Stats Ubuntu’s Juju Wins Cloud Awards ‘Best Cloud Automation Solution’ Juju […]

Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) End of Life reached on January 27 2014

This is a follow-up to the End of Life warning sent last month to confirm that as of today (Jan 27, 2014), Ubuntu 13.04 is no longer supported. No more package updates will be accepted to 13.04, and it will be archived to old-releases.ubuntu.com in the coming weeks. The original End of Life warning follows, […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 352

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #352 for the week January 20 – 26, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Trusty Alpha 2 Available for Testing Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats Team Check-Ins, coming soon to your LoCo Team! David Planella: A quickstart […]

Trusty Alpha 2 Available for Testing

The second Alpha of Trusty Tahr (to become 14.04 LTS) has now been released for testers and early adopters. This alpha features images for Edubuntu, Kubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Kylin, Xubuntu and Ubuntu Cloud images. These are not to be used as stable systems but please do test for bugs to report. Always ensure your […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 351

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #351 for the week January 13 – 19, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Growing an Active Ubuntu Advocacy Community Ubuntu User Days coming up! Ubuntu Stats Defining Bug Status for the ubuntu-locoteams Project UGJ, ETA 3 months Jonathan […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 350

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #350 for the week January 6 – 12, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) reaches End of Life on January 27 2014 Ubuntu Stats LoCo News Valorie Zimmerman: Does your volume keep resetting to zero? […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 349

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #349 for the weeks December 23, 2013 – January 5, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Announcing the new Technical Board Members Announcing the new Ubuntu IRC Council Announcing Ubuntu and Android dual boot developer preview Welcome New Members […]

Announcing the new Ubuntu IRC Council

The poll of Ubuntu IRC Members closed today and the following nominees have been elected to the Ubuntu IRC Council: Alan Bell (AlanBell) Benjamin Rubin (Pici) Jussi Kekkonen (Tm_T) Giovanni Chiazzese (Idleone) C de-Avillez (hggdh) Congratulations to the new IRC Council Members! And thanks to Neal and Nathan for standing for election. Originally posted to […]

Announcing the new Technical Board Members

The poll has been completed an the following nominees have been elected to the Technical Board: Steve Langasek (slangasek) Martin Pitt (pitti) Kees Cook (kees) Adam Conrad (infinity) Stephane Graber (stgraber) Marc Deslauriers (mdeslaur) Congratulations and welcome! And thanks again to everyone who stood for election. Originally posted to the technical-board mailing list on Thu […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 348

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #348 for the week December 16 – 22, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Trusty Alpha 1 Released! Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats Transported computers now in use at Prescott Kubuntu Wire: New Krita Features and Project […]

Trusty Alpha 1 Released!

“Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.” — Alfred Adler The first Alpha of the Trusty Tahr (to become 14.04) has now been released! This alpha features images for Edubuntu, Kubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, UbuntuKylin and Xubuntu. Pre-releases of Trusty Tahr are *not* encouraged for anyone needing a […]

Ubuntu Technical Board Election

The Ubuntu Technical Board election has begun and ballots sent out to Ubuntu Developers by Ubuntu Community Council member Scott Ritchie. Voting closes at end of day UTC on Dec 31st. Adam Conrad (infinity) https://launchpad.net/~adconrad Stephane Graber (stgraber) https://launchpad.net/~stgraber Kees Cook (kees) https://launchpad.net/~kees Martin Pitt (pitti) https://launchpad.net/~pitti Marc Deslauriers (mdeslaur) https://launchpad.net/~mdeslaur Steve Langasek (slangasek) https://launchpad.net/~vorlon […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 347

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #347 for the week December 9 – 15, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu Touch OS wins its first smartphone partner Partners, Community, and Success Ubuntu Stats Ubuntu LoCo Council: The Situation in Thailand December updates from Ubuntu […]

Calling for Server Guide reviewers/contributors – – TRUSTY

We’re always in need of folks to review current instructions provided in the Ubuntu Server Guide and suggest improvements. Please do check out the following link and help out where you can. https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DocumentationTeam/SystemDocumentation/UbuntuServerGuide The subjects we need the most help with this cycle are the following (also documented above): Zentyal Network Authentication – Samba and […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 346

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #346 for the week December 2 – 8, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu Events Coming Up! Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats LoCo News Charles Profitt: Best Linux Distribution: Ubuntu Kubuntu Wire: Kubuntu is Awesome Ben […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 345

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #345 for the week November 25 – December 1, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Quotes for community.ubuntu.com Ubuntu Stats Reboot New York: IRC Meetings Ubuntu Canada IRC November 28th meeting Bryan Quigley: Update, an Ubuntu laptop is now […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 344

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #344 for the week November 18 – 24, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Virtual Ubuntu Developer Summit November 2013 Complete! Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats Munich Beastie Squishing Party Begins Reboot New York Riccardo Padovani: Why […]

discourse.ubuntu.com Is Here, Dive In!

After about ~7 months of prototyping our watercooler is here. Introducing discourse.ubuntu.com: Our new discussion site built on the modern 100% Free Software Discourse platform. Log in with your Ubuntu SSO and start the party! Over the next week or so I’ll be detailing instructions for community members to integrate their blog comments with the […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 343

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #343 for the week November 11 – 17, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Community Council Election Results Ubuntu Developer Summit Schedule Ready discourse.ubuntu.com Is Here, Dive In! Ubuntu Stats Trusty attends first Ubuntu Hour Three Teams Verified From […]

Empowering LoCo teams at UDS

The challenge With Ubuntu now running across all form factors and devices and entering the mobile space, a new era begins. While our values remain the same, we’ve now faced with a unique opportunity to drive adoption of our favourite Free Software OS to a user base that could potentially be one or two orders […]