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=== Ask Ubuntu Top 5 Questions This Week ===

 * Find and replace text within multiple files -
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 * Will 12.04 default into Unity the way 11.10 did? -
 * Converting mp4 to mp3 -
 * I need some data on the distribution of Ubuntu users -



Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 244 for the week of November 28 - December 4, 2011.

In This Issue

General Community News

Community Acknowledgments and Success Stories

Ubuntu Stats

Bug Stats

  • Open (88316) +147 over last week
  • Critical (124) -5 over last week
  • Unconfirmed (46098) -77 over last week

As always, the Bug Squad needs more help. If you want to get started, please see

Translation Stats Oneiric

  1. English (Australia) (7290) -17061 over last week
  2. Spanish (9039) -34 over last week
  3. Brazilian Portuguese (45262) -143 over last week
  4. English (United Kingdom) (45733) -149 over last week
  5. Bosnian (62504) -2661 over last week

Remaining strings to translate in Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Oncelot", see more at: and

Ubuntu Brainstorm Top Ideas 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.

Ask Ubuntu Top 5 Questions This Week

Ask (and answer!) your own questions at

LoCo News

Launchpad News

Ubuntu Forums News

Ubuntu Cloud News

The Planet

In The Press

In The Blogosphere

In Other News

Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings

Monthly Team Reports: <MONTH> <YEAR>

Upcoming Meetings and Events

For upcoming meetings and events please visit the calendars at

Updates and Security for 8.04, 10.04, 10.10, 11.04 and 11.10

Security Updates

Ubuntu 8.04 Updates

Ubuntu 10.04 Updates

Ubuntu 10.10 Updates

Ubuntu 11.04 Updates

Ubuntu 11.10 Updates

UWN Translations

  • Note to translators and our readers please follow the link below for the information you need.


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Additional Ubuntu News

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