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## Bug stats only take a second to do.
## Data can be found at: http://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+bugs
## See last week's UWN to calculate change over last week.
## NOTE: To be done ONLY on the release date of the UWN (or latter if late).

    * Open (#) +/- # over last week
    * Critical (#) +/- # over last week
    * Unconfirmed (#) +/- # over last week
    * Unassigned (#) +/- # over last week
    * All bugs ever reported (#) +/- # over last week
 * Open (46568) -112 over last week
 * Critical (26) +3 over last week
 * Unconfirmed (18566) +185 over last week
 * Unassigned (39101) -190 over last week
 * All bugs ever reported (246624) +1856 over last week
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## Translation stats only take a second to do.
## Data can be found at: https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/jaunty (or current release)
## See last week's UWN to calculate change over last week.
## NOTE: To be done ONLY on the release date of the UWN (or latter if late).
## List the top 5 untranslated languages.

 1. Language (#) +/- # over last week
 2. Language (#) +/- # over last week
 3. Language (#) +/- # over last week
 4. Language (#) +/- # over last week
 5. Language (#) +/- # over last week
 * Spanish (17104)
 * French (52163)
 * Brazilian Portuguese (70628)
 * Swedish (71130)
 * English (Uk) (75619)
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## Translation stats only take a second to do.
## Data can be found at: https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/intrepid (or current release)
## See last week's UWN to calculate change over last week.
## NOTE: To be done ONLY on the release date of the UWN (or latter if late).
## List the top 5 untranslated languages.

 1. Language (#) +/- # over last week
 2. Language (#) +/- # over last week
 3. Language (#) +/- # over last week
 4. Language (#) +/- # over last week
 5. Language (#) +/- # over last week
 * Spanish (15815) -89 over last week
 * French (61310) -282 over last week
 * Swedish (72562) +/-0 over last week
 * Brazilian Portuguese (74878) -1126 over last week
 * English (UK) (81040) -133 over last week
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   * person (#)
   * person (#)
   * person (#)
   * person (#)
   * person (#)
 * dholbach (58)
 * pvillavi (55)
 * chrisccoulson (55)
 * mrkanister (50)
 * jgoguen (44)
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   * team (#)
   * team (#)
   * team (#)
   * team (#)
   * team (#)
 * ubuntu-berlin (68)
 * ubuntu-de-locoteam (66)
 * ubuntu-us-florida (62)
 * ubuntu-cl (55)
 * ubuntu-ca (45)
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## These come from http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/. Click on the link on the left that says "most popular this week" then put the title for the most popular 5.

 * heading
 * heading
 * heading
 * heading
 * heading
 * "Scan wireless networks" option in NetworkManager
 * ubuntu main menu icons are too big, they take too much space
 * Every program in Ubuntu is using different way of handling the same problem
 * ubuntuforums.org may look unofficial for certain users
 * Updating several machines on the same network takes too much bandwidth
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## http://www.ubuntu.com/usn
## List all security advisories since last UWN.
## Format: * USN-###-#: <package name> vulnerability - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-###-#
## Ex: * USN-389-1: GnuPG vulnerability - [WWW] http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-389-1
 * USN-710-1: xine-lib vulnerabilities - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-710-1
 * USN-711-1: KTorrent vulnerabilities - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-711-1
 * USN-712-1: Vim vulnerabilities - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-712-1
 * USN-713-1: openjdk-6 vulnerabilities - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-713-1
 * USN-714-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-714-1
 * USN-715-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-715-1
 * USN-716-1: Moin``Moin vulnerabilities - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-716-1
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## https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/edgy-changes
## List all uploads since last UWN.
## Format: * <packagename> - <link to mailing list message>
## Ex: * postgresql-8.1_8.1.11-0ubuntu0.6.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/edgy-changes/2008-January/008478.html
 * sun-java5 1.5.0-16-0ubuntu0.6.06.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/dapper-changes/2009-January/012772.html
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## https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/gutsy-changes
## List all uploads since last UWN.
## Format: * <packagename> - <link to mailing list message>
## Ex: * tzdata 2007h-0ubuntu0.7.10 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/gutsy-changes/2007-October/009951.html
 * reportbug 3.38ubuntu2.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/gutsy-changes/2009-January/010327.html
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## https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/
## List all uploads since last UWN.
## Format: * <packagename> - <link to mailing list message>
## Ex: * tzdata 2007h-0ubuntu0.8.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2008-May/009951.html
 * hal-info 20090128-0ubuntu1~hardy1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2009-January/012169.html
 * reportbug 3.39ubuntu3.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2009-January/012170.html
 * linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24 2.6.24-23.37 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2009-January/012171.html
 * gedit 2.22.3-0ubuntu2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2009-January/012172.html
 * python-apt 0.7.4ubuntu7.5 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2009-January/012173.html
 * update-manager 1:0.87.31 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2009-January/012174.html
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## https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/intrepid-changes/
## List all uploads since last UWN.
## Format: * <packagename> - <link to mailing list message>
 * linux-backports-modules-2.6.27 2.6.27-11.12 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/intrepid-changes/2009-January/009650.html
 * sqlite3 3.5.9-3ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/intrepid-changes/2009-January/009651.html
 * hal-info 20090128-0ubuntu1~intrepid1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/intrepid-changes/2009-January/009652.html
 * kdepim 4:4.1.4-0ubuntu1~intrepid2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/intrepid-changes/2009-January/009653.html
 * glibc 2.8~20080505-0ubuntu9 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/intrepid-changes/2009-January/009654.html
 * libprelude 0.9.17.2-1ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/intrepid-changes/2009-January/009655.html
 * kerberos-configs 1.19-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/intrepid-changes/2009-January/009656.html
 * gtk+2.0 2.14.4-0ubuntu2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/intrepid-changes/2009-January/009657.html
 * reportbug 3.41ubuntu2.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/intrepid-changes/2009-January/009658.html
 * rhythmbox 0.11.6svn20081008-0ubuntu4.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/intrepid-changes/2009-January/009659.html
 * wesnoth 1:1.4.5-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/intrepid-changes/2009-January/009660.html
 * xine-lib 1.1.15-0ubuntu3.1intrepid1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/intrepid-changes/2009-January/009661.html
 * kdeutils 4:4.1.4-0ubuntu1~intrepid2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/intrepid-changes/2009-January/009662.html
 * foomatic-filters 4.0.0-0ubuntu0.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/intrepid-changes/2009-January/009663.html
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 * Liraz Siri

Contents

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WORK IN PROGRESS

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #127 for the week January 25th - January 31st, 2009. In this issue we cover ...

UWN Translations

  • Note to translators and our readers: We are trying a new way of linking to our translations pages. Please follow the link below for the information you need.

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/Translations

In This Issue

General Community News

Call for testing: Server Team

http://ubuntuserver.wordpress.com/2009/01/29/call-for-testing-drbd-83-in-jaunty/

New MOTU

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-news-team/2009-January/000390.html

Ubuntu Stats

Bug Stats

  • Open (46568) -112 over last week
  • Critical (26) +3 over last week
  • Unconfirmed (18566) +185 over last week
  • Unassigned (39101) -190 over last week
  • All bugs ever reported (246624) +1856 over last week

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

Infamous Bugs

Translation Stats Jaunty

  • Spanish (17104)
  • French (52163)
  • Brazilian Portuguese (70628)
  • Swedish (71130)
  • English (Uk) (75619)

Remaining strings to translate in Ubuntu 9.04 "Jaunty Jackalope," see more at: https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/jaunty/

Translation Stats Intrepid

  • Spanish (15815) -89 over last week
  • French (61310) -282 over last week
  • Swedish (72562) +/-0 over last week
  • Brazilian Portuguese (74878) -1126 over last week
  • English (UK) (81040) -133 over last week

Remaining strings to translate in Ubuntu 8.10 "Intrepid Ibex," see more at: https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/intrepid/

5-a-day bug stats

Top 5 contributors for the past 7 days

  • dholbach (58)
  • pvillavi (55)
  • chrisccoulson (55)
  • mrkanister (50)
  • jgoguen (44)

Top 5 teams for the past 7 days

  • ubuntu-berlin (68)
  • ubuntu-de-locoteam (66)
  • ubuntu-us-florida (62)
  • ubuntu-cl (55)
  • ubuntu-ca (45)

5-A-Day stats provided by Daniel Holbach. See http://daniel.holba.ch/5-a-day-stats/

Ubuntu Brainstorm Top 5 this week

  • "Scan wireless networks" option in NetworkManager

  • ubuntu main menu icons are too big, they take too much space
  • Every program in Ubuntu is using different way of handling the same problem
  • ubuntuforums.org may look unofficial for certain users
  • Updating several machines on the same network takes too much bandwidth

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

New in Intrepid Ibex

Launchpad News

Launchpad 2.2.1 released

http://news.launchpad.net/releases/launchpad-221-signed-ppas-and-easier-translation-exports-for-upstream-projects

Exporting translations upstream

http://news.launchpad.net/translations/partial-po-export-holding-post

Ubuntu Forums News

PartyBoi2 interview

http://matthewhelmke.net/2009/01/26/an-interview-with-partyboi2/

In The Press

5 Things Mark Shuttleworth Has Learned about Organizational Change

http://www.cio.com/article/478250/_Things_Mark_Shuttleworth_Has_Learned_about_Organizational_Change

http://www.pr.com/press-release/129640

http://www.arm.com/iqonline/news/partnernews/24205.html

In The Blogosphere

http://www.workswithu.com/2009/01/26/36-of-ubuntu-users-seeking-mobile-internet-devices/

http://www.ccieflyer.com/2009-Feb-KTokash-Ubuntu.php

http://abandonallfear.org.uk/2009/01/30/detux-2-years-of-ubuntu/

http://nixiepixel.com/blog//index.php/ubuntu-sucks-i-hate-linux

In Other News

Ubuntu pocket guide and reference book

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-news-team/2009-January/000385.html (Please include facts from the first paragraph here: https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-news-team/2009-January/000394.html and the link)

Ubuntu Nokia Experiment

http://joey.ubuntu-rocks.org/blog/2009/01/29/the-ubuntu-nokia-experiment/ (Please include a disclaimer that this is not an Ubuntu or Nokia project, but a community grass-roots effort)

Meeting Summaries

Technical Board Meeting

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-news-team/2009-January/000386.html

Server Team: January 2009

http://ubuntuserver.wordpress.com/2009/01/26/january-in-the-archive-a-view-from-the-ubuntu-server-team/

Upcoming Meetings and Events

Community Spotlight

Updates and Security for 6.06, 7.10, 8.04, and 8.10

Security Updates

Ubuntu 6.06 Updates

Ubuntu 7.10 Updates

Ubuntu 8.04 Updates

Ubuntu 8.10 Updates

UWN #: A sneak peek

Archives and RSS Feed

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You can subscribe to the Ubuntu Weekly News via RSS at: http://fridge.ubuntu.com/uwn/feed

Additional Ubuntu News

As always you can find more news and announcements at:

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Conclusion

Thank you for reading the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter.

See you next week!

Credits

The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter is brought to you by:

  • Your Name Here
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  • And many others

Glossary of Terms

Ubuntu - Get Involved

The Ubuntu community consists of individuals and teams, working on different aspects of the distribution, giving advice and technical support, and helping to promote Ubuntu to a wider audience. No contribution is too small, and anyone can help. It's your chance to get in on all the community fun associated with developing and promoting Ubuntu. http://www.ubuntu.com/community/participate

Feedback

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