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January 18th, 2011, 03:23 AM

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #219 for the week January 04 - 17, 2011.

In This Issue

Edubuntu Council Updates
Ubuntu Translations Interviews: Daniel Nylander (Swedish Translation Team)
Ubuntu Developer Interviews From the Ubuntu Rally, Dallas Texas
Ask Ubuntu now on Twitter
Ubuntu User Days
Making Ubuntu More Personal
James Scott Remnant: Leaving Canonical
Ubuntu Stats
Lo``Co News
Launchpad News
Unity Bitesize Bug Report
Quickly Tutorial for Natty: DIY Media Player
Ubuntu Hardware Issues Poll - Results
Bright, light and beautiful!
How to contribute to Network``Manager (or nm-applet)
Ask``Ubuntu reaches 6000 questions - 13000 answers - 8000 users - 60000 votes
Hebrew and Arabic on track
In The Press
In The Blogosphere
Featured Podcasts/Videocasts
Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings
Monthly Team Reports: December 2010
Upcoming Meetings and Events
Updates and Security
UWN Sneak Peek

General Community News

Edubuntu Council Updates

The Edubuntu Community welcomes new council member Marc Gariépy and thanks former council members Jordan Ericksson and Richard Johnson for their time and contribution to the project. Other changes include council and quorum numbers.

In other Edubuntu updates, Jonathan Carter posts about Edubuntu Live. "During the last development cycle we launched Edubuntu Web``Live, which uses a Drupal module to create remote users on an application server and connect the user via NX, " said Carter in his 'Edubuntu Live Welcome' post (http://jonathancarter.org/2011/01/10/edubuntu-live-welcome/).

For more information go to: http://ubuntu-news.org/?p=3247

Ubuntu Translations Interviews: Daniel Nylander (Swedish Translation Team)

Daniel Nylander discusses the various projects in addition to the Ubuntu Swedish Translation Team he helps with translations and includes projects such as GNOME, GIMP, Debian, Xfce, LXDE, VLC, and Virtual``Box. Nylander also discusses how he came to be involved with Ubuntu Translations and the Lo``Co Team he is involved with. He also outlines where the Swedish Translation Team needs help and what is the most rewarding part of helping with the translation effort.

To read the full interview go to: - http://ubuntu-news.org/?p=3250

Ubuntu Developer Interviews From the Ubuntu Rally, Dallas Texas

The Ubuntu Platform Team Rally (formerly know as a Sprint)took place in Dallas, TX last week. While the teams were there the Ubuntu Community team took the opportunity to gather various video interviews with the some of the developers who were there. Ahmed Kamal (http://foss-boss.blogspot.com/2011/01/jonoed-at-dallas-sprint.html) and Jorge Castro (http://castrojo.tumblr.com/post/2694835733) write about these interviews on their blogs.

Ubuntu Developer Diaries: Translations - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7gIDkq6oT8
Ubuntu Developer Diaries: Server Team - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWNjzwci5e8
Ubuntu Developer Diaries: Software Center - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qiOU2mL4UT0
Ubuntu Developer Diaries: Jason Warner - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcZb98Rtl4Y
Developer Interviews: David Barth (Unity) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5zhcYHazGw

Ask Ubuntu now on Twitter

Jorge Castro announces Ask Ubuntu's new Twitter account, @Stack``Ubuntu. The account publishes questions based on "interestingness", so you won't get flooded with every new question that gets asked.

More information can be found at: - http://castrojo.tumblr.com/post/2715608430

User Days

Ubuntu User Days is scheduled for January 29-30, 2011 and there is still a need for presenters.

For more information on how you can present or attend please go to: http://justanothertriager.wordpress.com/?p=310

Making Ubuntu More Personal

Jono Bacon talks about the education and assessment processes and procedures in the Ubuntu Community. He discusses some of his objectives and growing the community-wide personal experience through highlighting personal experience, encouraging more and more mentoring, and building a culture of trust.

"So what is my goal with this blog entry," asked Bacon? "I really have no fixed goal other than sharing some of my thoughts recently," he continued. "This is something I want to have a discussion in the community about, and I welcome your (constructive) feedback and ideas. How can we create more experiences that feel personal, social, and like someone cares about your success in our community," said Bacon in conclusion on his post.

More information can be found at: http://www.jonobacon.org/2011/01/07/making-ubuntu-more-personal/

James Scott Remnant: Leaving Canonical

In this post, James Scott Remnant (keybuk) talks about how he came to work for Canonical, how Mark contacted him about working for Canonical and some of the experiences he has encountered during his time at Canonical. From flying on Mark Shuttleworth's plane, the very first UDS, and even "no-name-yet". Remnant also discusses his future at Google.

To read the full post go to: http://netsplit.com/?p=398

Looking for a quick way to help Ubuntu Weekly News?

Elizabeth Krumbach talks about all of the work that goes into preparing an issue of the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. She also explains several easy ways for people to get involved and help out with finding and summarizing stories.

More information on how you can help can be found at http://princessleia.com/journal/?p=3883

Ubuntu Stats

Bug Stats

Open (80533) + 167 over last week
Critical (38) - 13 over last week
Unconfirmed (45528) + 477 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 Lucid

1. English (UK) (4386) - 1029 over last week
2. Spanish (8694) +1122 over last week
3. Brazilian Portuguese (29977) +1430 over last week
4. French (39560) +3446 over last week
5. Turkish (51387) +6707 over last week

Remaining strings to translate in Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat", see more at: https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/maverick/

Ubuntu Brainstorm Top 5 this week

Gnome Power Manager Needs Major Improvement - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/26938/
Drives and partitions could be set up to be auto-mounted selectively. - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/26946/
Users may be daunted by Unity - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/26927/
Libreoffice in 10.04.2 LTS (Lucid Lynx) - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/26959/
Sometimes I want to Merge, sometimes I want to replace - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/26949/

Gnome Power Manager Needs Major Improvement - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/26938/
Gnome Power Manager Needs Major Improvement - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/26938/
Need video out while laptop lid is closed - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/26910/

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/

LoCo News

Ubuntu Hour in Maracaibo

Cesar Sevilla describes the successful Ubuntu Hour that was held in Maracaibo. They gave out Ubuntu 10.10 CDs as gifts to the attendees, and they made plans for future Lo``Co events.

More information is available at http://cesarsevilla.wordpress.com/?p=421

Ubuntu Hour Lake Forest, January 13th

Nathan Haines announces that the next two Lake Forest Ubuntu Hours will take place on Thursday, January 13th and 27th from 6pm until 7pm at the Panera Bread at 23592 Rockfield Blvd., Lake Forest, CA. Anyone in the area and curious about Ubuntu is encouraged to attend.

More information is available at http://nhaines.livejournal.com/58304.html

Launchpad News

New Launchpad Rollout: Please Put Translations on Hold for a Bit

David Planella explains how the new Launchpad update adds better upstream imports. However, he requests that while a migration script is being run that translators refrain from translating upstream projects in order to prevent them from reverting to suggestions. He also notes that no translations will be lost while the script is being run and that only upstream projects are affected, translation of Ubuntu packages can continue as normal.

More information can be found at http://davidplanella.wordpress.com/?p=898

Team polls restored, but future is unclear

The Launchpad developers have temporarily restored team polls due to several Ubuntu teams requiring them. Currently, they are evaluating several options such as changing the interface and providing the information needed for teams to use external voting services.

More information can be found at http://blog.launchpad.net/general/team-polls-restored-but-future-is-unclear

Tracking PPA download statistics

Launchpad has now added the ability to use the API to get information about who is using a PPA. They hope to make this information available in the web interface at some point as well. Fabien Tassin prepared a blog post (http://ftagada.wordpress.com/?p=69) demonstrating how to access these statistics.

More information can be found at http://blog.launchpad.net/?p=1889

The Planet

Jorge Castro: Unity Bitesize Bug Report

Jorge Castro keeps the community up to date on Unity in these weekly reports.

Report for 4 January 2011 - http://castrojo.tumblr.com/post/2599048417
Report for 11 January 2011 - http://castrojo.tumblr.com/post/2703625422/unity-bitesize-bug-report-for-11-january

Rick Spencer: Quickly Tutorial for Natty: DIY Media Player

Rick Spencer talks about the information he is writing a chapter in the Ubuntu Developers Manual. This chapter Spencer explains is about how to use media in your applications and will cover playing a system sound, showing an picture, playing a sound file, playing a video, playing from a web cam and composing media.

"I created an app for demonstrating some of these things in that chapter, " said Spencer. "After I wrote the app, I realized that it shows a lot of different parts of app writing for Ubuntu." Spencer then list those part of the process.

More information can be found at: - http://theravingrick.blogspot.com/2011/01/quickly-tutorial-for-natty-diy-media.html

Collin Pruitt: Ubuntu Hardware Issues Poll - Results

Collin Pruitt summarizes the results of his poll (http://collinp.com/index.php/2011/01/01/ubuntu-hardware-issues-poll/) about the types of hardware that still experience issues with Ubuntu. He also explains why he believes this should be an area of focus for developers instead of making the desktop look nice.

More information can be found at: - http://collinp.com/?p=520

Canonical Design Team: Bright, light and beautiful!

The folks at Canonical explain how the next release of Ubuntu will have 3 non photographic wallpapers. They also explain how users can go about submitting wallpapers for inclusion in Ubuntu and announce their new site (http://art.ubuntu-owl.org/). The deadline for any wallpaper submissions is 13 March 2011.

More information can be found at: - http://design.canonical.com/?p=16147

Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre: How to contribute to NetworkManager (or nm-applet)

Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre talks about the importance of submitting test cases for Network``Manager. He also explains how users can go about working on bitesize and wishlist bugs to fix small and annoying issues that they might have.

More information can be found at: - http://blog.cyphermox.net/2011/01/how-to-contribute-to-networkmanager-or.html

Ralph Janke: AskUbuntu reaches 6000 questions - 13000 answers - 8000 users - 60000 votes

Ralph Janke announced that Ask``Ubuntu has reached another milestone of 6,000 questions, just a mere 3 months after being launched. He also includes several other interesting statistics about the site.

More information can be found at: - http://drupal.txwikinger.me.uk/content/askubuntu-reaches-6000-questions-13000-answers-8000-users-60000-votes

Bruno Maag: Hebrew and Arabic on track

Bruno Maag from the Canonical Design Team talks about some of the challenges they have faced with the Hebrew and Arabic versions of the new Ubuntu font. He also notes that they are making very good progress, and thanks to a lot of help, they hope to have everything ready for the upcoming Ubuntu release.

More information can be found at: - http://design.canonical.com/?p=16495

In The Press

Canonical Discusses Banshee Decision

Linux Pro Magazine Online interviews, Jason Warner, Ubuntu Desktop Manager for Canonical, about the ‘whys’ of the Banshee decision.

To read the full interview go to: http://www.linuxpromagazine.com/Online/News/Canonical-Discusses-Banshee-Decision

Mark Shuttleworth Says OpenStack and Eucalyptus in Ubuntu 11.04

In this video interview, Canonical Chairman and Ubuntu Founder, Mark Shuttleworth discusses Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud, and the inclusion of both Open``Stack and Eucalyptus in Ubuntu 11.04, Natty Narwhal release, with Dell's cloud computing evangelist, Barton George.

The news article can be found out: http://www.linuxpromagazine.com/Online/News/Mark-Shuttleworth-Says-OpenStack-and-Eucalyptus-in-Ubuntu-11.04

To see the video go to: http://bartongeorge.net/2011/01/11/mark-shuttleworth-on-uec-and-openstack/

Ubuntu isn't replacing OpenOffice.org with LibreOffice ... yet

Brian Proffitt writes, "Canonical developer only said the packages were there for evaluation."


In The Blogosphere

Sandbox changes name to become Arkose

Stéphane Graber announces the new name for his Sandbox project. The project is now known as Arkose, which is a much more unique name, and should be easier to find in searches.

More information can be found at: - http://www.stgraber.org/?p=124

Nautilus with libkibi

Benjamin Drung shows off some screenshots of Nautilus running with libkibi, his implementation of the new units policy. He also provides links to install the modified nautilius package from his PPA.

More information can be found at: - http://overbenny.wordpress.com/?p=302

New tool to check support status of dependencies

Martin Pitt talks about his "new check-mir script into ubuntu-dev-tools version 0.110, which walks through all build and binary dependencies, checks if they are in main/restricted, also considers alternative dependencies, and create a report with a few hints."

More information can be found at: http://www.piware.de/?p=431

Featured Podcasts/Videocasts

Full Circle Podcast 15: I’m in the Mood for Dancing

In this episode, Brainstorms, FUD and Media Players.

To download this episode go to:

Ogg Format - http://fullcirclemagazine.org/podpress_trac/web/1150/1/fullcirclepodcast_ep15_120111.ogg
MP3 Format - http://fullcirclemagazine.org/podpress_trac/web/1150/0/fullcirclepodcast_ep15_120111.mp3


More information can be found at:

Lococast.net - Episode 10: Break time over, back to work!

Ubuntu Happenings
Show Music

Show notes can be found at: http://lococast.net/
To download cast go to: http://media.lococast.net/lococast_20110107.mp3

Ubuntu Development with Daniel Holbach

This is the link to the Daniel Holbach's Ubuntu Development videocasts. Daniel takes the community through the 'ins and outs' of the Ubuntu Development process.

If you missed the last episode you can find it at: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/11995483

Daniel's Blog can be found at: http://daniel.holba.ch/blog/

For more information about Ubuntu Development with Daniel Holbach go to:

Ubuntu Translations with David Planella

This is the link to the David Planella's Ubuntu Translations videocast and blog. David takes the community through the 'ins and outs' of Ubuntu Translations.

If you missed the last episode you can find it at: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/11994915

David's Blog can be found at: http://davidplanella.wordpress.com/2011/01/15/double-translations-video-feature-this-week/

Translation Tutorials: how to start translating Ubuntu - http://davidplanella.wordpress.com/?p=864

For more information about Ubuntu Translations with David Planella go to: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/ubuntu-translations-with-david-planella

Ubuntu Server/Cloud News with Ahmed Kamal

Ubuntu Server news storm - Check out Ahmed's interview with Dustin Kirkland. Take a sneak peak into Ubuntu Server's future directions. The server team is working on some pretty exciting technologies for the natty release and later.

Ahmed's Blog can be found at: http://foss-boss.blogspot.com

The video interview can be found at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWNjzwci5e8

Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings

03 Jan 2011 Stable Release Team Meeting: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ReleaseTeam/Meeting/2011-01-03-SR
04 Jan 2011 Kernel Team Meeting: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/Meeting/2011-01-04
07 Jan 2011 Release Team Meeting: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ReleaseTeam/Meeting/2011-01-07
14 Jan 2011 Release Team Meeting: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ReleaseTeam/Meeting/2011-01-14
17 Jan 2011 Stable Release Team Meeting: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ReleaseTeam/Meeting/2011-01-17-SR

Monthly Team Reports: December 2010

This section provides links to various monthly Ubuntu Team Reports. The reports are a way to quickly get an overview of the work that is taking place in the different parts of the community.

The full December 2010 Team Report is available at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TeamReports/December2010

Ubuntu Governance

==== Americas Regional Membership Board ====

The approval results from the December 17th Americas Membership meeting are as follows:

Jason Gerard De``Rose (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/JasonGerardDerose | https://launchpad.net/~jderose)

==== IRC Council ====

Team Report

*New ops appointed for #ubuntu, #ubuntu-offtopic and #ubuntu-ops, mentors assigned

*IRCC nominees list sent to CC

*Shell Policy draft (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/ShellPolicy) done (yet unapproved)

*Liased with freenode about ways to improve the network (continuing work)

Meeting minutes

December 11, 2010 (Full log (http://irclogs.ubuntu.com/2010/12/11/%23ubuntu-meeting.html#t20:01))

Volunteering for duties and time management within the IRCC

Brief discussion on delegation

Ubuntu IRC Council not responsible for all core channels

ACTION: jussi and Pici to draft proposal for inter-council co-operation to maintain project channels

Give ubottu editing privileges to all who are operators in a core channel

Decided by vote to give all ops in core channels editing rights, with the exception of those on probation

Add information on the recent increase of spam and that it should be ignored by users, to the #ubuntu topic

Decided by vote to add "ignore spam" info to #ubuntu topic

ACTION: Pici to add

Ubuntu Development Teams

==== Xubuntu Team ====

Ubuntu LoCo Teams

==== Asturian Team ====

==== Australian Team ====

==== Belgian Team ====

==== Catalan Team ====

==== Greek Team ====

==== Hungarian Team ====

==== Ubuntu Ireland ====

==== Nicaraguan Team ====

==== Swedish Team ====

==== Ubuntu United Kingdom LoCo Team ====

==== United States Teams ====

===== Ubuntu California =====

===== Ubuntu Chicago LoCo Team =====

===== New York State Team =====

Additional Ubuntu Teams

==== Ubuntu Accessibility Team ====

==== Ubuntu Classroom Team ====

==== Ubuntu Women ====

Upcoming Meetings and Events

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

==== Asia - Oceania RMB Meeting ====

Start: 10:00 UTC
End: 11:00 UTC
Location: #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Membership/RegionalBoards/AsiaOceania

==== Community Council Meeting ====

Start: 11:00 UTC
End: 13:00 UTC
Location: #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CommunityCouncilAgenda

==== Ubuntu Mobile Team Meeting ====

Start: 13:00 UTC
End: 14:00 UTC
Location: #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MobileTeam/Meeting

==== Server team IRC meeting ====

Start: 16:00 UTC
End: 17:00 UTC
Location: #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
Agenda: None listed as of time of publication

==== Desktop Team Meeting ====

Start: 16:30 UTC
End: 17:30 UTC
Location: #ubuntu-desktop on irc.freenode.net
Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DesktopTeam/Meeting

==== Kernel Team Meeting ====

Start: 17:00 UTC
End: 18:00 UTC
Location: #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
Agenda: None listed as of time of meeting

==== App Review Board Meeting ====

Start: 18:00 UTC
End: 19:00 UTC
Location: #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/AppReviewBoard/Agenda

==== LoCo Council Meeting ====

Start: 21:00 UTC
End: 22:00 UTC
Location: #ubuntu-meeting on freenode.net
Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LoCoCouncil/Agenda

Wednesday, 19 January 2011

==== Ubuntu Cloud Community and Q+A Meeting ====

Start: 15:00 UTC
End: 16:00 UTC
Location: #ubuntu-cloud on freenode
Agenda: None listed as of time of publication

==== Weekly Ubuntu Foundations team meeting ====

Start: 16:00 UTC
End: 17:00 UTC
Location: #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
Agenda: https:/wiki.ubuntu.com/FoundationsTeam/Meetings/2011/0119

==== Edubuntu Meeting ====

Start: 19:00 UTC
End: 20:00 UTC
Location: #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Edubuntu/Meetings/Agenda

==== Jono Bacon @ Home Videocast : Various Topics and Q+A ====

Start: 19:00 UTC
End: 20:00 UTC
Location: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/at-home-with-jono-bacon
Agenda: This is a weekly videocast by the Ubuntu Community Manager, Jono Bacon in which he discusses a range of topics and also provides a regular weekly Q+A.

==== QA Team Meeting ====

Start: 19:00 UTC
End: 20:00 UTC
Location: #ubuntu-quality on irc.freenode.net
Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/Meetings/

==== Accessibility Team meeting ====

Start: 21:00 UTC
End: 22:00 UTC
Location: #ubuntu-accessibility on irc.freenode.net
Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Accessibility/Team/MeetingAgenda

Thursday, 20 January 2011

==== Ayatana UX team meeting ====

Start: 13:00 UTC
End: 13:30 UTC
Location: #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
Agenda: Introductions, Review team charter, Organize first UX activity and Brainstorm future UX activities

==== Xubuntu Community Meeting ====

Start: 19:00 UTC
End: 20:00 UTC
Location: #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Meetings

Friday, 21 January 2011

==== Americas Regional Membership Board Meeting ====

Start: 01:00 UTC
End: 02:00 UTC
Location: #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Membership/RegionalBoards/Americas

==== Natty Weekly Release Team meeting ====

Start: 16:00 UTC
End: 17:30 UTC
Location: #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ReleaseTeam/Meeting/Agenda

==== Ubuntu SpeechControl Meeting ====

Start: 20:00 UTC
End: 21:00 UTC
Location: #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
Agenda: http://openetherpad.org/speechcontrol

Saturday, 22 January 2011

None listed as of time of publication

Sunday, 23 January 2011

==== Ubuntu IRC Council Meeting ====

Start: 18:00 UTC
End: 19:00 UTC
Location: #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IrcTeam/IrcCouncil/MeetingAgenda

==== Ubuntu Gaming Team Meeting ====

Start: 20:00 UTC
End: 22:00 UTC
Location: #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
Agenda: None listed as of time of publication

Monday, 24 January 2011

===== Security Team Catch-up ====

Start: 18:00 UTC
End: 18:30 UTC
Location: #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
Agenda: nothing formal, just a weekly catch-up.

Updates and Security for 6.06, 8.04, 9.04, 9.10, 10.04 and 10.10

Security Updates

USN-1042-1: PHP vulnerabilities - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1042-1
USN-1009-2: GNU C Library vulnerability - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1009-2
USN-1043-1: Little CMS vulnerability - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1043-1
USN-1042-2: PHP5 regression - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1042-2

Ubuntu 6.06 Updates

php5 5.1.2-1ubuntu3.21 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/dapper-changes/2011-January/012892.html

Ubuntu 8.04 Updates

lcms 1.16-7ubuntu1.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2011-January/012603.html
php5 5.2.4-2ubuntu5.14 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2011-January/012604.html

Ubuntu 9.04 Updates

None Reported

Ubuntu 9.10 Updates

lcms 1.18.dfsg-1ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/karmic-changes/2011-January/012559.html
php5 5.2.10.dfsg.1-2ubuntu6.7 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/karmic-changes/2011-January/012560.html

Ubuntu 10.04 Updates

lcms 1.18.dfsg-1ubuntu2.10.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2011-January/012103.html
php5 5.3.2-1ubuntu4.7 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2011-January/012104.html
at 3.1.11-1ubuntu5.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2011-January/012105.html
debootstrap 1.0.20ubuntu1.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2011-January/012106.html
unattended-upgrades 0.55ubuntu5 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2011-January/012107.html
ec2-ami-tools 1.3-45758-0ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2011-January/012108.html

Ubuntu 10.10 Updates

lcms 1.18.dfsg-1ubuntu2.10.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/maverick-changes/2011-January/009145.html
php5 5.3.3-1ubuntu9.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/maverick-changes/2011-January/009146.html
ec2-ami-tools 1.3.49953-0ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/maverick-changes/2011-January/009147.html
python-django-piston 0.2.2-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/maverick-changes/2011-January/009148.html
ncmpcpp 0.5.2-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/maverick-changes/2011-January/009149.html
etckeeper 0.48ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/maverick-changes/2011-January/009150.html
python-apt - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/maverick-changes/2011-January/009151.html
nautilus 1:2.32.0-0ubuntu1.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/maverick-changes/2011-January/009152.html
xserver-xorg-video-savage 1:2.3.1-2ubuntu2.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/maverick-changes/2011-January/009153.html
pristine-tar 1.03ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/maverick-changes/2011-January/009154.html
xserver-xorg-input-evdev 1:2.3.2-6ubuntu3.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/maverick-changes/2011-January/009155.html
transmission 2.05-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/maverick-changes/2011-January/009156.html

UWN Translations

Note to translators and our readers please follow the link below for the information you need.


UWN Sneak Peek

This is a collection of links that were not summarized in this issue yet were interesting links:

Bazaar team: bzr-pipelines demo video - http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/bazaarvcs/~3/6Rk_Bwdedqc/
Smackerel of Opinion: Firmware Test Suite for Ubuntu 11.04 - http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ASmackerelOfOpinion/~3/G0TO_0c26eQ/firmware-test-suite-for-ubuntu-1104.html
Application menu support update for Thunderbird - http://castrojo.tumblr.com/post/2773759942
Chromium translations explained: part 1 - http://ftagada.wordpress.com/?p=105
Libre``Office Now Available in ppa for Ubuntu 10.10 and 10.04 - http://drupal.txwikinger.me.uk/content/libreoffice-now-available-ppa-ubuntu-1010-and-1004
FOSDEM Ubuntu Meet up - http://www.lczajkowski.com/2011/01/05/fosdem-ubuntu-meet-up/
Ubuntu Unleashed 2011 Edition - http://matthewhelmke.net/?p=1297
Install Speed Dreams 2.0 Alpha 2 in Ubuntu, Now With Multiplayer Support and Much More - http://www.webupd8.org/2011/01/install-speed-dreams-20-beta-in-ubuntu.html
Taking a break from Ubuntu - http://nicam.ch/uncategorized/taking-a-break-from-ubuntu/
Ubuntu and the price of Unity - http://www.h-online.com/open/features/Ubuntu-and-the-price-of-Unity-1156110.html
Why Is Canonical Selling An Ubuntu Branded Keyboard With A Windows Key? - http://digitizor.com/2011/01/04/why-is-canonical-selling-an-ubuntu-branded-keyboard-with-a-windows-key/
Details Emerge on Ubuntu-Powered Tablet - http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/215464/details_emerge_on_ubuntupowered_tablet.html
"Windows 8" will run on ARM natively, Microsoft says - http://www.betanews.com/article/Windows-8-will-run-on-ARM-natively-Microsoft-says/1294268873
Evolution of Ubuntu Over the Years - A Brief History - http://www.techdrivein.com/2011/01/evolution-of-ubuntu-over-years-brief.html
Angry Birds May Come To The Ubuntu Software Center - http://techie-buzz.com/foss/angry-birds-ubuntu.html
15+ Useful App``Indicator Applets For Ubuntu - http://maketecheasier.com/15-useful-appindicator-applets-for-ubuntu/2011/01/07
Nook Color Gets Ubuntu! - http://www.xda-developers.com/android/nook-color-gets-ubuntu/
Use Ubuntu To Convert Movies For Android - http://www.muktware.com/a/35/379/07/2011/643
Ubuntu Adds Sparkle to Nufront Laptops at CES - http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/216101/ubuntu_adds_sparkle_to_nufront_laptops_at_ces.html
Ubuntu Runner's Guide: Using Garmin Forerunner & Nike+ with Ubuntu - http://www.muktware.com/a/58/379/07/2011/640
5 Ubuntu free addicting games you've probably never heard of - http://houcemhachicha.blogspot.com/2011/01/6-ubuntu-free-addicting-games-youve.html
Install Ubuntu On Nook``Color - http://www.dkszone.net/install-ubuntu-on-nookcolor
How to Install Ubuntu on Nexus S Natively [Guide] - http://www.ithinkdiff.com/how-to-install-ubuntu-on-nexus-s-natively-guide/



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