Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 622 for the week of March 8 - 14, 2020. The wiki page of this issue is available here.

In this Issue

  • Welcome New Members and Developers
  • Ubuntu Stats
  • Hot in Support
  • LoCo Events
  • What is “Support”?
  • Canonical News
  • Featured Audio and Video
  • Meeting Reports
  • Upcoming Meetings and Events
  • Updates and Security for 16.04, 18.04 and 19.10
  • And much more!


General Community News

Welcome New Members and Developers



Congratulations to this contributor!

Ubuntu Stats

Bug Stats

  • Open: 136439 (+166)
  • Critical: 371 (+7)
  • Unconfirmed: 64505 (+84)


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

Translations

  • Ukrainian: 88.24% (34789/0)
  • German: 86.91% (38721/9)
  • Spanish: 83.56% (48637/3335)
  • French: 80.88% (56577/6392)
  • Swedish: 74.16% (76452/631)


Hot in Support

Ask Ubuntu Top 5 Questions



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

Ubuntu Forums Top 5 Threads



Find more support at: https://ubuntuforums.org/

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

What is “Support”?

The Ubuntu Studio team provide their definition of support, focusing firstly on development and maintenance as it relates to Ubuntu Studio, with a reminder that normal releases provide 9 months of support, and LTS releases have 3 years. Next the post moves to technical support where community support is requested, with a reminder on where support is available for Ubuntu Studio. This is a very clear plea for needed help with provided user support for the continuation of this flavor.

http://ubuntustudio.org/2020/03/what-is-support/

Canonical News



Featured Audio and Video

Ubuntu Security Podcast: Episode 66

"This week we cover security updates for Django, runC and SQLite, plus Alex and Joe discuss the AMD speculative execution Take A Way attack and we look at some recent blog posts by the team too."

https://ubuntusecuritypodcast.org/episode-66/

Ubuntu Portugal Podcast: S01E81 - Conferências saudáveis

"A situação de saúde pública causada pelo COVID-19 está a causar mudanças nas conferências e no mundo da tecnologia, falamos um pouco disso, e trouxemos as habituais notícias."

https://podcastubuntuportugal.org/e81/

Ubuntu Y Otras Hierbas: S04E05 - Teletrabajar con Software Libre

"Con motivo del Coronavirus COVID-19 analizamos cómo teletrabajar usando Software Libre. En este episodio hacemos un crossover entre los podcasts NoLegalTech y Ubuntu y otras hierbas, con Bárbara, Jorge, Teruelo y Costales."

https://costales.github.io/posts/pod...erbas-s04-e05/

Meeting Reports



Upcoming Meetings and Events

  • Kernel Team: Tue, March 17, 5pm – 6pm
  • Desktop Team: Tue, March 17, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Ubuntu Membership Board: Wed, March 18, 12pm – 1pm
  • Security Team: Wed, March 18, 10:30pm – 11:15pm
  • Ubuntu Foundations: Thu, March 19, 3pm – 4pm
  • Community Council: Thu, March 19, 5pm – 6pm


For more details and farther dates please visit: http://fridge.ubuntu.com/calendars/

Updates and Security for 16.04, 18.04 and 19.10

Security Updates



Ubuntu 16.04 Updates



End of Life: April 2021

Ubuntu 18.04 Updates



End of Life: April 2023

Ubuntu 19.10 Updates



End of Life: July 2020

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Conclusion

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Credits

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