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Contents

  1. UWN Translations
  2. In This Issue
  3. General Community News
  4. Ubuntu Stats
    1. Bug Stats
    2. Translation Stats Lucid
    3. Ubuntu Brainstorm Top 5 this week
  5. LoCo News
  6. New in Lucid Lynx
  7. Launchpad News
  8. Ubuntu Forums News
  9. The Planet
  10. In The Press
    1. 7 Things That Are Easier To Do In Ubuntu Than In Windows
    2. Groundwork Adds Ubuntu Appliance to Lineup
    3. IBM, Canonical to sell Ubuntu-ready netbooks in Africa
    4. Ubuntu implements units policy, will switch to base-10 units in future release
    5. Catalyst vs. Mesa Performance With Ubuntu 10.04
    6. Mac OS X 10.6.2 vs. Ubuntu 10.04 Performance
    7. Ubuntu 10.10 Is The Maverick Meerkat
    8. Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Dies On April 30th. Long Live Lucid!
    9. Ubuntu Unravelled
  11. In The Blogosphere
    1. Canonical: Making Ubuntu Progress with Oracle?
    2. Commodore 64 Resurrected, Runs Ubuntu
    3. Meet the New Apps Getting Ready for Ubuntu Lucid 10.04
    4. OMG! Interviews: Chris Johnston from the Ubuntu Beginners Team
    5. The Ubuntu Manual Beta available to download; hits writing freeze
    6. Ubuntu window buttons staying left, but will be switching order
    7. Ubuntu 10.04: Five Changes You May Not Have Noticed
  12. In Other News
    1. Linux on Netbooks Reloads With Ubuntu-based Jolicloud
  13. Meeting Summaries: <MONTH> <YEAR>
  14. Upcoming Meetings and Events
  15. Community Spotlight
  16. Updates and Security for 6.06, 8.04, 8.10, 9.04, 9.10, and 10.04
    1. Security Updates
    2. Ubuntu 6.06 Updates
    3. Ubuntu 8.04 Updates
    4. Ubuntu 8.10 Updates
    5. Ubuntu 9.04 Updates
    6. Ubuntu 9.10 Updates
    7. Ubuntu 10.04 Updates
  17. UWN #: A sneak peek
  18. Subscribe
  19. Archives and RSS Feed
  20. Additional Ubuntu News
  21. Conclusion
  22. Credits
  23. Glossary of Terms
  24. Ubuntu - Get Involved
  25. Feedback

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WORK IN PROGRESS

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue ## for the week MONTH DAY - DAY, YEAR. 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

Ubuntu Stats

Bug Stats

  • Open (77646) +594 # over last week
  • Critical (26) −1 # over last week
  • Unconfirmed (37067) +113 # over last week

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

Translation Stats Lucid

  1. English (United Kingdom) (2654) +2199 # over last week
  2. Spanish (13495) +480 # over last week
  3. Brazilian Portuguese (42762) +1137 # over last week
  4. French (42796) +1589 # over last week
  5. German (62485) +277 # over last week

Remaining strings to translate in Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx", see more at: https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/lucid/

Ubuntu Brainstorm Top 5 this week

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 Lucid Lynx

Launchpad News

Ubuntu Forums News

The Planet

In The Press

7 Things That Are Easier To Do In Ubuntu Than In Windows

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/7-easier-ubuntu-windows/

Groundwork Adds Ubuntu Appliance to Lineup

http://www.ctoedge.com/content/groundwork-adds-ubuntu-appliance-lineup

IBM, Canonical to sell Ubuntu-ready netbooks in Africa

http://www.desktoplinux.com/news/NS5247302500.html

Ubuntu implements units policy, will switch to base-10 units in future release

http://www.neowin.net/news/ubuntu-implements-units-policy-will-switch-to-base-10-units-in-future-release

Catalyst vs. Mesa Performance With Ubuntu 10.04

http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=ubuntu_fglrx_open&num=1

Mac OS X 10.6.2 vs. Ubuntu 10.04 Performance

http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=mac1062_ubuntu1004&num=1

Ubuntu 10.10 Is The Maverick Meerkat

http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=ODExOQ

Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Dies On April 30th. Long Live Lucid!

http://blog.internetnews.com/skerner/2010/03/ubuntu-810-intrepid-dies-on-ap.html

Ubuntu Unravelled

http://www.linuxuser.co.uk/opinion/ubuntu-unravelled/

In The Blogosphere

Canonical: Making Ubuntu Progress with Oracle?

http://www.workswithu.com/2010/03/29/canonical-making-ubuntu-progress-with-oracle/

Commodore 64 Resurrected, Runs Ubuntu

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2010/03/commodore-64-resurrected-runs-ubuntu.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+d0od+%28Omg!+Ubuntu!%29

Meet the New Apps Getting Ready for Ubuntu Lucid 10.04

http://www.techdrivein.com/2010/03/meet-new-apps-getting-ready-for-ubuntu.html

OMG! Interviews: Chris Johnston from the Ubuntu Beginners Team

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2010/03/omg-interviews-chris-johnston-from.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+d0od+%28Omg!+Ubuntu!%29

The Ubuntu Manual Beta available to download; hits writing freeze

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2010/04/ubuntu-manual-beta-available-to.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+d0od+%28Omg!+Ubuntu!%29

Ubuntu window buttons staying left, but will be switching order

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2010/04/ubuntu-window-buttons-staying-left-but.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+d0od+%28Omg!+Ubuntu!%29

Ubuntu 10.04: Five Changes You May Not Have Noticed

http://www.workswithu.com/2010/04/01/ubuntu-10-04-five-changes-you-may-not-have-noticed/

In Other News

Linux on Netbooks Reloads With Ubuntu-based Jolicloud

http://www.linuxplanet.com/linuxplanet/reports/7023/1/

Meeting Summaries: <MONTH> <YEAR>

Upcoming Meetings and Events

Community Spotlight

Updates and Security for 6.06, 8.04, 8.10, 9.04, 9.10, and 10.04

Security Updates

Ubuntu 6.06 Updates

Ubuntu 8.04 Updates

Ubuntu 8.10 Updates

Ubuntu 9.04 Updates

Ubuntu 9.10 Updates

Ubuntu 10.04 Updates

UWN #: A sneak peek

Subscribe

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Archives and RSS Feed

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Additional Ubuntu News

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Conclusion

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Credits

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  • Craig Eddy
  • Amber Graner
  • Dave Bush
  • And many others

Glossary of Terms

Other acronyms can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/glossary

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

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