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Allgemeine Community News

Neu aufgenommene Ubuntu Mitglieder

  • Gabor Suveg
    • Gabor ist der Leiter des Ungarischen Übersetzungsteams und hat sich an der Organisation von vielen OSS Konferenzen beteiligt wo er auch selber Vorträge gehalten hat. So zum Beispiel an der ungarischen Ubuntu Konferenz 2006. Er organisiert die Feisty Presseausgabe in Budapest.

  • Eric Lake
    • Eric ist der Mitbegründer und Leiter von Kentucky LoCo und ein aktives Forummitglied. Er beabsichtigt ein Wohltätigkeitsprojekt ins Leben zu rufen, mit dem Ziel finanziell benachteiligten Menschen PC's zur Verfügung zu stellen.

  • Tiago Faria
    • Tiago ist der Gründer und Verfasser des UbuntuWeblogs. Tiago ist Mitglied des portugiesischen Übersetzungsteams, unterstützt die Ubuntu-PT mailing list und übersetzt Dapper Drake. Er hält ebenso die portugiesische Übersetzung des UWN aktuell.

  • Martin Albisetti
  • David Farning
  • Dave Murphy
    • Dave is co-authoring the second edition of The Official Ubuntu Book. He has represented the UK Loco Team at the recent Linux World Expo in London. Dave is a member of Ubuntu English (United Kingdom) translation team and has contributed translations to Dapper and Feisty.

  • Morgan Collett
    • Morgan was previously a launchpad developer and is currently working on making the SouthAfricanTeam more active. He is also hosting an Ubuntu Birds of a Feather discussion at the Digital Freedom Exposition in April.

  • Cory Kontros

TODO: add launchpad profiles and maybe a short summary of what they've done.

7.04 Beta Released

Betas for Edubuntu, Kubuntu and Ubuntu are out KDE 4 Interview hat Jonathan Riddell über die Auswirkungen von KDE 4 auf Kubuntu befragt.

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Ubuntu specific Google SoC News

Student application deadline

The student application deadline is approaching; applications must be received by 5:00 PM Pacific time (12:00 AM UTC March 27, 2007). Further informations can be found at

LoCo News

Team News

Albin Tonnerre join MOTU

Development News

Matt Zimmerman summarises two months after the split of the development mailing list

New Bug tags, including Bite Size

Daniel Holbach has announced some new bug tags in Malone, including the "bitesize" one for very small tasks.

Feedback requested on nfs work

Testing requested on the new desktop-effects and restricted-manager

=== New Kernel Team bug trage policies ==

Ben Collins, lead of the Kernel Team, has announced new bug triage guidelines for the kernel

Bug traceback for the masses

New in Feisty Fawn

Developing using Bazaar (bzr)

Matt Zimmerman sought feedback on the use of Bazaar, the distributed revision control system, for packaging, specifically regarding specific tools such as bzr-builddeb. XXX

Longstanding bug reporting bug fixed

A longstanding bug in Ubuntu,, was fixed this week with the removal of reportbug, a tool inherited from Debian and the finishing of Apport, a new bug reporting tool in Ubuntu. XXX

Launchpad News

In The Press

OS News has a glowing review of Feisty. The article states Ubuntu has a found a good middle ground between hard core Linux users and new users coming from Windows and OS X. Read the full article:

India PRWire has an article about how open-source software like Ubuntu and Open Office support many bigger Indian language groups like Assamese, Gujarati, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugues. The article states that adding support for languages is not difficult and can be done with language packs. Read the full article:

La Verdad, the most popular newspaper in Maracaibo, talks twice in less than two weeks about the use of Ubuntu on the dekstop and went as far as showing how to install it. La verdad sources this information from the Spanish newspaper "EL PAIS." During the FMp3 show, The Radio Station la megaestación, possibly the largest radio station in Venezuela, discusses how Ubuntu is a real alternative in the OS world. How to install linux(flickr) How to install linux 2(flickr) The Ubuntu Desktop(flickr) Fmp3 AUDIO (all Spanish)

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation covers Ubuntu and how "adopting Linux can be painless, free". The article talks about how the average user can do e-mail, web surfing, picture editing, listening to music, making spreadsheets and basic word processing easily with Ubuntu. Resurrecting old machines and the usage of Live CDs are discussed. Read the full article:

eWEEK ranks Mark Shuttleworth 33rd in its 2007 list of Top 100 Most Influential People in IT. The four pronged criteria consists of (1) the person's tangible track record of information technology success; (2) the scope of influence the person has beyond his or her own organization; (3) the ability of the individual to effect change; (4) the level of engagement the person has in developing today's emerging technologies. Read Mark's blurb:,1205,l=&s=26744&a=203626&po=19,00.asp?p=y

In The Blogoshpere

PROPOSED LINKS: (interview with Mark) (deploying 850 Ubuntu/Kubuntu deskop machines for Venezuelan government) (talks about the scanning the repositories for apps if a command is not found) (screenshots of upgrading from edgy to feisty) (review up feisty eye-candy) (review of Disk Usage Analyzer)

Meetings and Events

Community Spotlight

Updates and security for 6.06 and 6.10

Security Updates

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS Updates

Ubuntu 6.10 Updates

Bug Stats

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