Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 482 for the weeks September 12 - 25, 2016.

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In This Issue

  • Ubuntu Online Summit: 15-16 November 2016
  • Ubuntu Touch OTA-13 released
  • Welcome New Members and Developers
  • Ubuntu Stats
  • LoCo Events
  • Pasi Lallinaho: Code-In winners in San Francisco!
  • James Page: OpenStack Newton B3 for Ubuntu
  • Launchpad News: Beta test: new package picker
  • Ubuntu Cloud News
  • Canonical News
  • In The Blogosphere
  • Featured Audio and Video
  • Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings
  • Upcoming Meetings and Events
  • Updates and Security for 12.04, 14.04 and 16.04
  • And much more!


General Community News

Ubuntu Online Summit: 15-16 November 2016

Daniel Holbach announces that the next Ubuntu Online Summit will run from November 15th to 16th. The event will celebrate the release of Ubuntu 16.10 and provide an overview of what's to come in Ubuntu 17.04.

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ub...er/002563.html

Ubuntu Touch OTA-13 released

Lukasz Zemczak reports that Ubuntu Touch OTA-13 has been released. He provides a link to the release notes and thanks all users for participating in this release.

https://lists.launchpad.net/ubuntu-phone/msg22367.html

The following articles also covered the OTA-13 release:



Welcome New Members and Developers

The Ubuntu Developer Membership Board shared the following news with us: "Yesterday we agreed to amend this to the ubuntu-server packageset, and the DMB voted to approve this application. Congratulations, Christian [Ehrhardt], and thank you for your contributions to Ubuntu!"

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ub...er/002560.html

Ubuntu Stats

Bug Stats

  • Open (125915) +466 over last week
  • Critical (405) +11 over last week
  • Unconfirmed (62094) +162 over last week


As always, the Bug Squad needs more help. If you want to get started, please see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BugSquad

Ask Ubuntu Top 5 Questions this week

==== Most Active Questions ====



==== Top Voted New Questions ====



People Contributing the best questions and answers this week: heemayl (http://askubuntu.com/users/216503/heemayl), Zanna (http://askubuntu.com/users/527764/zanna), waltinator (http://askubuntu.com/users/25618/waltinator), Byte Commander (http://askubuntu.com/users/367990/byte-commander) and Serg (http://askubuntu.com/users/295286/serg)

Ask (and answer!) questions at http://askubuntu.com

LoCo Events

The following LoCo team events are currently scheduled in the next two weeks:



Looking beyond the next two weeks? Visit the LoCo Team Portal to browse upcoming events around the world:

http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/

The Planet

Pasi Lallinaho: Code-In winners in San Francisco!

Pasi Lallinaho provides an overview of his trip to San Francisco as a mentor for the Ubuntu team in Google's Code-In contest where he met contest winners Matthew Allen and Daniyaal Rasheed. Together, they received a tour of Google's San Francisco offices and Campus.

http://open.knome.fi/2016/09/12/code...san-francisco/

James Page: OpenStack Newton B3 for Ubuntu

James Page shares news from the Ubuntu OpenStack team about "the general availability of OpenStack Newton B3 milestone in Ubuntu 16.10 and for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS via the Ubuntu Cloud Archive." He explains how to enable it for 16.04 and talks about the availability for 16.10.

https://javacruft.wordpress.com/2016...b3-for-ubuntu/

Launchpad News: Beta test: new package picker

Colin Watson shares an update for beta testers of Launchpad that presents a new interface for selecting source packages in the web interface. The post requests feedback on the change and provides some background.

http://blog.launchpad.net/beta/beta-...package-picker

Ubuntu Cloud News



Canonical News



In The Blogosphere



Featured Audio and Video



Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings



Upcoming Meetings and Events

For upcoming meetings and events please visit the calendars at fridge.ubuntu.com: http://fridge.ubuntu.com/calendars/

Updates and Security for 12.04, 14.04 and 16.04

Security Updates



Ubuntu 12.04 Updates



End of Life - April 2017

Ubuntu 14.04 Updates



End of Life - April 2019

Ubuntu 16.04 Updates



End of Life - April 2021

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