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=== Hall of Fame, Ante Karamatic ===

http://hall-of-fame.ubuntu.com/?feature=ante-karamatic

=== Server Team: Hungry for Merges? ===

http://ubuntuserver.wordpress.com/2009/05/11/hungry-for-merges-the-ubuntu-server-team-has-a-selection-for-your-appetite/
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## This section is provided to include any interesting updates from the Ubuntu Forums.
=== Tutorial of the Week ===

The tutorial of the week for May 11, 2009, is How``To: Install the very latest MPlayer under Jaunty Jackalope from andrew.46 (http://ubuntuforums.org/member.php?u=208550). You can find it here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1081070

This is a nifty tutorial that will show you how to successfully compile the subversion MPlayer under Jaunty Jackalope. For memory, ubuntu-freak's (http://ubuntuforums.org/member.php?u=314581) "Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto" was the Tutorial of the Week for October 06, 2008 and should be used if you do not wish to compile applications. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=766683

This week tutorial is very well presented, and, most of all, supported. You can even browse a recent tutorial from the same author, "Top 10 Tricks and Tips for the svn MPlayer" that focuses on MPlayer usage. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1154431

Long hours of fun ahead!

Note: you can use the Tutorial of the Week Discussion Thread to suggest tutorials or howtos. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1154431
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=== Canonical Launching Ubuntu Managed Storage Service ===

The VAR Guy reports that Canonical has begun beta testing a managed storage service known as Ubuntu One that allows Ubuntu 9.04 users to share and sync files between multiple Ubuntu PCs. The service is in beta and available for free for up to 2GB of storage, or $10 for a 10GB monthly storage plan. At $10 per month, Ubuntu One won’t make Canonical rich, but the VAR Guy estimates Ubuntu’s installed base stands at around 10 million or more desktops and services and the potential user base for Ubuntu One is growing rapidly each month. http://www.thevarguy.com/2009/05/11/canonical-launching-ubuntu-managed-storage-service/

=== Building Applications Using Ubuntu One ===

Stuart Langridge, a hacker, author, and speaker living in the UK and working for Canonical building online services, says that Ubuntu One is not just a collection of services for Ubuntu, it’s a platform that you can build your own services on. Stuart Langridge explains some of the APIs that Ubuntu One offers to developers, what they do, and how you can make use of them. You’ll see some examples of applications you might want to build that take advantage of data storage in the cloud and automatically-synchronised database backing for your apps, and you’ll get a glimpse of how to build programs to help people work collaboratively through Ubuntu One both on the desktop and on the web. http://en.oreilly.com/oscon2009/public/schedule/detail/8843

=== Ubuntu One: Free Online Storage ===

Daniel Pop-Silaghi, Linux Editor for Softpedia, reports that Canonical has just released a new "cloud" service for all users: Ubuntu One. If you are familiar with services like Dropbox, Ubuntu One apparently does the same job. The main features are seamless integration and synchronization between multiple machines and a convenient web interface. But, while Dropbox works across all main platforms, the Ubuntu One application will exclusively be available for Ubuntu 9.04 operating systems. Ubuntu One is surely a service worth watching, and Pop-Silagh says he's sure Canonical has some aces up its sleeve to make its new project much more appealing than the competition. http://news.softpedia.com/news/Ubuntu-One-Free-Online-Storage-111347.shtml

=== Ubuntu 9.04 vs Mac OS X 10.5.6 Benchmarks ===

Phoronix's Michael Larabel recalls that last year when he looked at Ubuntu versus Mac OS X both operating systems had performed competitively. Since then Apple has released a minor update to Leopard (v10.5.6) and Canonical last month released Ubuntu 9.04 so he felt it was time to compare these latest releases against each other. In looking over these results, Apple's Mac OS X 10.5.6 was faster than Canonical's Ubuntu 9.04 in 17 of the 29 benchmarks. The graphics performance in Ubuntu 9.10, which will be out after the release of Mac OS X 10.6, may improve with Intel working to fix its regressions. Beyond improving the graphics performance and potentially some minor performance improvements thanks to an updated Linux kernel and the newer GCC 4.4 series, we would not anticipate the Ubuntu 9.10 performance to be drastically different. http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=ubuntu_jaunty_osx&num=1

=== Elderly Ubuntu User Says Books Far Better than Forums ===

In a recent article about Ubuntu, Linux guru Carla Schroder noted that she had never met anyone who bought a “how to” book for their PC, although she recommended it. Datamation reader Emery Fletcher responded, "You wondered who actually buys and uses computer books. Well, I do, and I’d be in bad shape without them!" Fletcher tells about how he was given an eMachine that had been wiped, and he began to learn Ubuntu thanks to books he had purchased. "A book is a more reliable source of answers than a forum or a Help icon – a book doesn’t go black unexpectedly, it doesn’t time-out a session, it doesn’t flame you as a clueless newbie when you ask a dumb question, and above all, the best of them give you a ”why” to do something as well as a “what”. An old gaffer like me wouldn’t stand a chance of gaining any geek creds without BOOKS!" http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/osrc/article.php/3819831/

=== Hands on: Canonical aims for the cloud with new Ubuntu One ===

ARS Technica's Ryan Paul tells us that Canonical, the company behind the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution, is preparing to launch a new Web service called Ubuntu One, which will bring cloud synchronization and collaboration features to the Linux desktop. The service is under heavy development, but it is expected to be ready for widespread use when Ubuntu 9.10, codenamed Karmic Koala, is released in October. Ubuntu One will support tight desktop integration and to achieve that goal, the developers are building client software that will make the service a seamless part of the desktop experience. The software is currently available to beta testers in an Ubuntu Personal Package Archive hosted on Launchpad. The source code will be released soon under open licenses and is said to be usable on other Linux distributions. http://arstechnica.com/open-source/news/2009/05/hands-on-canonical-aims-for-the-cloud-with-new-ubuntu-one.ars

=== Health Check: Ubuntu and Debian's special relationship ===

Richard Hillesley of H-Online notes that Ubuntu is five years old. The release of Jaunty Jackalope coincided with the fifth anniversary of a meeting that Mark Shuttleworth called of a dozen or so Debian Developers in his London flat in April 2004 to map out his project to create a distribution that was capable of taking Linux to the masses. During the five years since that meeting Ubuntu has sprung from nothing to become the most popular Linux on the street. "I'm of the opinion that Ubuntu could not exist without Debian", Shuttleworth has written. "So it's absolutely my intention to see that Ubuntu is a constructive part of the broader Debian landscape. It's vital that Ubuntu help to sustain and grow Debian, because it's the breadth and strength of Debian which make up the "shoulders of greatness" on which we in the Ubuntu community stand when we reach for the stars." http://www.h-online.com/open/Health-Check-Ubuntu-and-Debian-s-special-relationship--/features/113260/0

=== Ubuntu One Cloud Syncronization: A Viable Business Model? ===

Linux Loop notes that due to the nature of free software, most companies that produce free software do not make money off of the code itself but rather complementary services, such as support. Canonical has just launched one such service that, in addition to opening some interesting possibilities for the future, could provide a good revenue stream for Canonical. The new service, called Ubuntu One, is essentially just a cloud synchronization service that is similar to Dropbox. Two things that make this service interesting: First, the fact that it will be so tightly integrated with Ubuntu. This means that is has the potential to create a better user experience than any other synchronization service. Second, Canonical is apparently thinking about working with application developers to let you sync your application preferences. We don’t know much yet, but Ubuntu One certainly looks like an interesting service, and it might give Canonical some money. http://www.linuxloop.com/news/2009/05/13/ubuntu-one-cloud-syncronization-a-viable-business-model/

=== Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" Alpha 1 Released ===

Michael Larabel of Phoronix tells us that the Ubuntu release team has announced the first alpha release for Ubuntu 9.10 (a.k.a. The Karmic Koala). Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 1 has a horde of Debian packages that were upgraded, but most prominently this release is tracking the Linux 2.6.30 kernel, GCC 4.4, and GNOME 2.27/2.28. Besides that there is not a whole lot of new features to be found in this very early alpha release. The Intel Linux graphics stack has been upgraded to the xf86-video-intel 2.7 series currently, which uses UXA for its acceleration architecture, but Intel's graphics performance problems are not yet cured. Ubuntu 9.10 has not yet integrated Plymouth or kernel mode-setting by default or other features that are still on target for the Karmic Koala. The Ubuntu 9.10 release schedule has the final release of Ubuntu 9.10 planned for the 29th of October. Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 2 is planned for release on the 11th of June. http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=NzI2OQ

=== Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 1 Released - The Karmic Koala Chronicles ===

Softpedia's Marius Nestor says that while everybody is enjoying Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope), somewhere deep in the Ubuntu headquarters the developers are working hard to bring us all the new stuff that happens in the Linux world today. Ubuntu 9.10, dubbed Karmic Koala, which is scheduled for release in late October this year, was recently uploaded to the official mirrors. As always, Nestor did not expect something exciting from the first, and not even from the next two or three alpha versions of Ubuntu. Probably starting with the fifth or sixth alpha we will see some big changes, like that professional theme everyone is still waiting for, and which Mark Shuttleworth promised us. http://news.softpedia.com/news/Ubuntu-9-10-Alpha-1-Screenshot-Tour-111623.shtml

=== Xubuntu: A Simple Approach To Ubuntu ===

Linux.com's Rob Reilly says he's always liked Kubuntu but now that he's back doing freelance work again, tweaking the very cool resident desktop features all the time was beginning to distract him from pursuing fame and fortune as a humble word-smith. Having heard that the xfce desktop was simple and light, it seemed reasonable to try to speed up his article production with a streamlined process. Reilly found that for the new Linux user, Xubuntu is an easy to use version of Ubuntu that is fast, simple, and reliable. Experienced or "get it done" types will appreciate the minimalist approach, that can be beefed up to whatever degree that is needed. http://www.linux.com/news/software/applications/9809-xubuntu-a-simple-approach-to-ubuntu
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=== Ubuntu One ===

http://www.theopensourcerer.com/2009/05/12/ubuntu-one/

=== Dell offers Ubuntu Mini 9 plus SSD option ===

http://eeepc.net/dell-offers-the-ubuntu-mini-10-plus-ssd-option/

=== Moving Ubuntu Mirror Server ===

http://dulmandakhs.blogspot.com/2009/05/moving-ubuntu-mirror-server.html

=== Canonical Launching Ubuntu One Storage Service ===

http://www.workswithu.com/2009/05/11/canonical-launching-ubuntu-one-storage-service/

=== In Defense of the Six-Month Release Cycle ===

http://www.workswithu.com/2009/05/11/in-defense-of-the-six-month-release-cycle/

=== Ubuntu Fans Move Quickly to Ubuntu 9.04 ===

http://www.workswithu.com/2009/05/13/ubuntu-fans-move-quickly-to-ubuntu-904/
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=== WorksWithU Vodcast: Episode #1 ===

http://www.workswithu.com/2009/05/11/workswithu-vodcast-episode-1/
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 * Craig A. Eddy
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Contents

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WORK IN PROGRESS

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #142 for the week May 10th - May 16th, 2009. In this issue we cover ...

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In This Issue

General Community News

Hall of Fame, Ante Karamatic

http://hall-of-fame.ubuntu.com/?feature=ante-karamatic

Server Team: Hungry for Merges?

http://ubuntuserver.wordpress.com/2009/05/11/hungry-for-merges-the-ubuntu-server-team-has-a-selection-for-your-appetite/

Ubuntu Stats

Bug Stats

  • Open (#) +/- # over last week
  • Critical (#) +/- # over last week
  • Unconfirmed (#) +/- # over last week
  • Unassigned (#) +/- # over last week
  • All bugs ever reported (#) +/- # 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

  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

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

# NEEDS UPDATING. # #=== 5-a-day bug stats === # #==== Top 5 contributors for the past 7 days ==== # # * person (#) # * person (#) # * person (#) # * person (#) # * person (#) # #==== Top 5 teams for the past 7 days ==== # # * team (#) # * team (#) # * team (#) # * team (#) # * team (#) # #5-A-Day stats provided by Daniel Holbach. See http://daniel.holba.ch/5-a-day-stats/

Ubuntu Brainstorm Top 5 this week

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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

Ubuntu Forums News

Tutorial of the Week

The tutorial of the week for May 11, 2009, is HowTo: Install the very latest MPlayer under Jaunty Jackalope from andrew.46 (http://ubuntuforums.org/member.php?u=208550). You can find it here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1081070

This is a nifty tutorial that will show you how to successfully compile the subversion MPlayer under Jaunty Jackalope. For memory, ubuntu-freak's (http://ubuntuforums.org/member.php?u=314581) "Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto" was the Tutorial of the Week for October 06, 2008 and should be used if you do not wish to compile applications. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=766683

This week tutorial is very well presented, and, most of all, supported. You can even browse a recent tutorial from the same author, "Top 10 Tricks and Tips for the svn MPlayer" that focuses on MPlayer usage. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1154431

Long hours of fun ahead!

Note: you can use the Tutorial of the Week Discussion Thread to suggest tutorials or howtos. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1154431

In The Press

Canonical Launching Ubuntu Managed Storage Service

The VAR Guy reports that Canonical has begun beta testing a managed storage service known as Ubuntu One that allows Ubuntu 9.04 users to share and sync files between multiple Ubuntu PCs. The service is in beta and available for free for up to 2GB of storage, or $10 for a 10GB monthly storage plan. At $10 per month, Ubuntu One won’t make Canonical rich, but the VAR Guy estimates Ubuntu’s installed base stands at around 10 million or more desktops and services and the potential user base for Ubuntu One is growing rapidly each month. http://www.thevarguy.com/2009/05/11/canonical-launching-ubuntu-managed-storage-service/

Building Applications Using Ubuntu One

Stuart Langridge, a hacker, author, and speaker living in the UK and working for Canonical building online services, says that Ubuntu One is not just a collection of services for Ubuntu, it’s a platform that you can build your own services on. Stuart Langridge explains some of the APIs that Ubuntu One offers to developers, what they do, and how you can make use of them. You’ll see some examples of applications you might want to build that take advantage of data storage in the cloud and automatically-synchronised database backing for your apps, and you’ll get a glimpse of how to build programs to help people work collaboratively through Ubuntu One both on the desktop and on the web. http://en.oreilly.com/oscon2009/public/schedule/detail/8843

Ubuntu One: Free Online Storage

Daniel Pop-Silaghi, Linux Editor for Softpedia, reports that Canonical has just released a new "cloud" service for all users: Ubuntu One. If you are familiar with services like Dropbox, Ubuntu One apparently does the same job. The main features are seamless integration and synchronization between multiple machines and a convenient web interface. But, while Dropbox works across all main platforms, the Ubuntu One application will exclusively be available for Ubuntu 9.04 operating systems. Ubuntu One is surely a service worth watching, and Pop-Silagh says he's sure Canonical has some aces up its sleeve to make its new project much more appealing than the competition. http://news.softpedia.com/news/Ubuntu-One-Free-Online-Storage-111347.shtml

Ubuntu 9.04 vs Mac OS X 10.5.6 Benchmarks

Phoronix's Michael Larabel recalls that last year when he looked at Ubuntu versus Mac OS X both operating systems had performed competitively. Since then Apple has released a minor update to Leopard (v10.5.6) and Canonical last month released Ubuntu 9.04 so he felt it was time to compare these latest releases against each other. In looking over these results, Apple's Mac OS X 10.5.6 was faster than Canonical's Ubuntu 9.04 in 17 of the 29 benchmarks. The graphics performance in Ubuntu 9.10, which will be out after the release of Mac OS X 10.6, may improve with Intel working to fix its regressions. Beyond improving the graphics performance and potentially some minor performance improvements thanks to an updated Linux kernel and the newer GCC 4.4 series, we would not anticipate the Ubuntu 9.10 performance to be drastically different. http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=ubuntu_jaunty_osx&num=1

Elderly Ubuntu User Says Books Far Better than Forums

In a recent article about Ubuntu, Linux guru Carla Schroder noted that she had never met anyone who bought a “how to” book for their PC, although she recommended it. Datamation reader Emery Fletcher responded, "You wondered who actually buys and uses computer books. Well, I do, and I’d be in bad shape without them!" Fletcher tells about how he was given an eMachine that had been wiped, and he began to learn Ubuntu thanks to books he had purchased. "A book is a more reliable source of answers than a forum or a Help icon – a book doesn’t go black unexpectedly, it doesn’t time-out a session, it doesn’t flame you as a clueless newbie when you ask a dumb question, and above all, the best of them give you a ”why” to do something as well as a “what”. An old gaffer like me wouldn’t stand a chance of gaining any geek creds without BOOKS!" http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/osrc/article.php/3819831/

Hands on: Canonical aims for the cloud with new Ubuntu One

ARS Technica's Ryan Paul tells us that Canonical, the company behind the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution, is preparing to launch a new Web service called Ubuntu One, which will bring cloud synchronization and collaboration features to the Linux desktop. The service is under heavy development, but it is expected to be ready for widespread use when Ubuntu 9.10, codenamed Karmic Koala, is released in October. Ubuntu One will support tight desktop integration and to achieve that goal, the developers are building client software that will make the service a seamless part of the desktop experience. The software is currently available to beta testers in an Ubuntu Personal Package Archive hosted on Launchpad. The source code will be released soon under open licenses and is said to be usable on other Linux distributions. http://arstechnica.com/open-source/news/2009/05/hands-on-canonical-aims-for-the-cloud-with-new-ubuntu-one.ars

Health Check: Ubuntu and Debian's special relationship

Richard Hillesley of H-Online notes that Ubuntu is five years old. The release of Jaunty Jackalope coincided with the fifth anniversary of a meeting that Mark Shuttleworth called of a dozen or so Debian Developers in his London flat in April 2004 to map out his project to create a distribution that was capable of taking Linux to the masses. During the five years since that meeting Ubuntu has sprung from nothing to become the most popular Linux on the street. "I'm of the opinion that Ubuntu could not exist without Debian", Shuttleworth has written. "So it's absolutely my intention to see that Ubuntu is a constructive part of the broader Debian landscape. It's vital that Ubuntu help to sustain and grow Debian, because it's the breadth and strength of Debian which make up the "shoulders of greatness" on which we in the Ubuntu community stand when we reach for the stars." http://www.h-online.com/open/Health-Check-Ubuntu-and-Debian-s-special-relationship--/features/113260/0

Ubuntu One Cloud Syncronization: A Viable Business Model?

Linux Loop notes that due to the nature of free software, most companies that produce free software do not make money off of the code itself but rather complementary services, such as support. Canonical has just launched one such service that, in addition to opening some interesting possibilities for the future, could provide a good revenue stream for Canonical. The new service, called Ubuntu One, is essentially just a cloud synchronization service that is similar to Dropbox. Two things that make this service interesting: First, the fact that it will be so tightly integrated with Ubuntu. This means that is has the potential to create a better user experience than any other synchronization service. Second, Canonical is apparently thinking about working with application developers to let you sync your application preferences. We don’t know much yet, but Ubuntu One certainly looks like an interesting service, and it might give Canonical some money. http://www.linuxloop.com/news/2009/05/13/ubuntu-one-cloud-syncronization-a-viable-business-model/

Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" Alpha 1 Released

Michael Larabel of Phoronix tells us that the Ubuntu release team has announced the first alpha release for Ubuntu 9.10 (a.k.a. The Karmic Koala). Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 1 has a horde of Debian packages that were upgraded, but most prominently this release is tracking the Linux 2.6.30 kernel, GCC 4.4, and GNOME 2.27/2.28. Besides that there is not a whole lot of new features to be found in this very early alpha release. The Intel Linux graphics stack has been upgraded to the xf86-video-intel 2.7 series currently, which uses UXA for its acceleration architecture, but Intel's graphics performance problems are not yet cured. Ubuntu 9.10 has not yet integrated Plymouth or kernel mode-setting by default or other features that are still on target for the Karmic Koala. The Ubuntu 9.10 release schedule has the final release of Ubuntu 9.10 planned for the 29th of October. Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 2 is planned for release on the 11th of June. http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=NzI2OQ

Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 1 Released - The Karmic Koala Chronicles

Softpedia's Marius Nestor says that while everybody is enjoying Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope), somewhere deep in the Ubuntu headquarters the developers are working hard to bring us all the new stuff that happens in the Linux world today. Ubuntu 9.10, dubbed Karmic Koala, which is scheduled for release in late October this year, was recently uploaded to the official mirrors. As always, Nestor did not expect something exciting from the first, and not even from the next two or three alpha versions of Ubuntu. Probably starting with the fifth or sixth alpha we will see some big changes, like that professional theme everyone is still waiting for, and which Mark Shuttleworth promised us. http://news.softpedia.com/news/Ubuntu-9-10-Alpha-1-Screenshot-Tour-111623.shtml

Xubuntu: A Simple Approach To Ubuntu

Linux.com's Rob Reilly says he's always liked Kubuntu but now that he's back doing freelance work again, tweaking the very cool resident desktop features all the time was beginning to distract him from pursuing fame and fortune as a humble word-smith. Having heard that the xfce desktop was simple and light, it seemed reasonable to try to speed up his article production with a streamlined process. Reilly found that for the new Linux user, Xubuntu is an easy to use version of Ubuntu that is fast, simple, and reliable. Experienced or "get it done" types will appreciate the minimalist approach, that can be beefed up to whatever degree that is needed. http://www.linux.com/news/software/applications/9809-xubuntu-a-simple-approach-to-ubuntu

In The Blogosphere

Ubuntu One

http://www.theopensourcerer.com/2009/05/12/ubuntu-one/

Dell offers Ubuntu Mini 9 plus SSD option

http://eeepc.net/dell-offers-the-ubuntu-mini-10-plus-ssd-option/

Moving Ubuntu Mirror Server

http://dulmandakhs.blogspot.com/2009/05/moving-ubuntu-mirror-server.html

Canonical Launching Ubuntu One Storage Service

http://www.workswithu.com/2009/05/11/canonical-launching-ubuntu-one-storage-service/

In Defense of the Six-Month Release Cycle

http://www.workswithu.com/2009/05/11/in-defense-of-the-six-month-release-cycle/

Ubuntu Fans Move Quickly to Ubuntu 9.04

http://www.workswithu.com/2009/05/13/ubuntu-fans-move-quickly-to-ubuntu-904/

In Other News

WorksWithU Vodcast: Episode #1

http://www.workswithu.com/2009/05/11/workswithu-vodcast-episode-1/

Meeting Summaries

Upcoming Meetings and Events

Community Spotlight

Updates and Security for 6.06, 8.04, 8.10 and 9.04

Security Updates

Ubuntu 6.06 Updates

Ubuntu 8.04 Updates

Ubuntu 8.10 Updates

Ubuntu 9.04 Updates

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