Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 226 for the week July 24 - 30, 2011.
In This Issue
- Unity Progress Report - Alt-Tab style
- New ISO images available : Lubuntu
- Ubuntu 11.10 Development update
- Ubuntu Stats
- [REMINDER] Please file your re-approvals, if your team is due!
- Let There Be Jam!
- Launchpad News
- Stephane Graber: State of IPv6 in Ubuntu Oneiric
- Ubuntu Cloud Portal: Cloud Days complete, logs available
- Jorge Castro: A retrospective of the first year of Ask Ubuntu
- A big thanks to our 1 million users: have some storage on us!
- Featured Podcasts
- Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings
- Upcoming Meetings and Events
- Updates and Security for 8.04, 10.04, 10.10 and 11.04
- And much more!
General Community News
Unity Progress Report - Alt-Tab style
A look at the progress that has been made in Unity for the past week with a special look at the new alt-tab style that will be landing in Oneiric. Unity Contributors contributions, bugs fixed in Oneiric as well as steps on how to get involved round up this report.
New ISO images available : Lubuntu
Julien Lavergne shares the news of the latest ISOs of Lubuntu which are now available at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/lubuntu/. Julien also mentions that he hopes that the next release of Lubuntu will be the first official release of Lubuntu as part of the Ubuntu family.
Ubuntu 11.10 Development update
Next week the 3rd Alpha of Ubuntu 11.10 is due and everybody is trying to get ready for the release. The switch from Gnome 2.32 in Ubuntu 11.04 to Gnome 3 for Ubuntu 11.10 is going really well with the Gnome 3 team consisting of mostly non-Canonical contributors. Also meet a new contributor, Christian Titze from Germany.
- Open (84306) -88 over last week
- Critical (159) +6 over last week
- Unconfirmed (46566) -161 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 Oneiric
- Spanish: (10568) -3 over last week
- English (United Kingdom) : (50477) +500 over last week
- Brazilian Portuguese: (51937) -3239 over last week
- French: (71226) +436 over last week
- German: (75903) -185 over last week
Remaining strings to translate in Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Oncelot", see more at: https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/oneiric/ and https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Translations
Ubuntu Brainstorm Top 5 this week
- Streamline boot-up process when using full-disk encryption: http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/28317/
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
[*]How to use "grep" command to find text including subdirectories: http://askubuntu.com/questions/55325...subdirectories
[*]What do "." and ".." mean when in a folder?: http://askubuntu.com/questions/54900...en-in-a-folder
[*]Is there any Window Manager like the Windows 7's for Ubuntu?: http://askubuntu.com/questions/54881...-7s-for-ubuntu
[*]Is the command line structure the same for Linu