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## Edit the following to include issue number, date info, and a short list
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Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue ## for the week MONTH DAY - DAY, YEAR.

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 248 for the week January 9 - 15, 2012.
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## In this section, list major topics of interest using bullets.
## Format: * <Topic name>
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## Make each article a subsection, via ===
## These are big articles that don't fit within another section
=== Xubuntu, Kubuntu, and Edubuntu 12.04 will be LTS ===

Ubuntu 12.04 will be an LTS (Long Term Support) release, but it’s up to all the official flavors themselves to decide whether each will be an LTS release or not. The Technical Board approved plans for at 3 year LTS for Xubuntu and 5 year LTS for Kubuntu and Edubuntu during its meeting on January 9th. Details, including links to each proposal are available in the Tech Board meeting notes:

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-announce/2012-January/000922.html

=== Ubuntu Success @ CES ===

Canonical recaps the successes of its demo at CES. With more than 5000 people stopping by the booth, readers should not be surprised that the supply of Ubuntu CD’s and Ubuntu TV promotional material was exhausted.
http://blog.canonical.com/2012/01/12/ubuntu-success-ces/

=== Another Successful User Days! ===

With another successful Ubuntu User Days come and gone
we look forward to the next and ask those who attended to
do a brief survey.

http://ubuntuclassroom.wordpress.com/2012/01/15/another-successful-user-days/
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## This section is for various "Thank You's" and appreciation stories from the community.
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## Bug stats only take a second to do.
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## See last week's UWN to calculate change over last week.
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    * Open (#) +/- # over last week
    * Critical (#) +/- # over last week
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 * Open (87805) +141 over last week
 * Critical (158) -15 over last week
 * Unconfirmed (46175) +249 over last week
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## Translation stats only take a second to do.
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## List the top 5 untranslated languages.

 1. Language (#) +/- # over last week
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 1. English (Australia) (5230) +/-0 over last week
 2. Spanish (8908) -39 over last week
 3. English (United Kingdom) (36737) -807 over last week
 4. Brazilian Portuguese (43697) -238 over last week
 5. Bosnian (51065) -510 over last week
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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.

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 * Synchronise desktop settings between computers - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/29115/
 * Auto mount ISO files - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/29098/
 * Scrollbars in Unity are too thin and fiddly to use - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/29104/
 * Scrollbars in Unity don't look like scrollbars to new users - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/29103/
 * Invite functionality for Ubuntu OS & U1 - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/29100/
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=== Ask Ubuntu Top 5 Questions this week ===
== Ask Ubuntu Top 5 Questions This Week ==

 * Why can't ubuntu update its software like Windows can? - http://askubuntu.com/questions/95336/why-cant-ubuntu-update-its-software-like-windows-can
 * Why is there no Recycle Bin? - http://askubuntu.com/questions/94548/why-is-there-no-recycle-bin
 * What is Vanilla Ubuntu? - http://askubuntu.com/questions/95785/what-is-vanilla-ubuntu
 * What is Ubuntu TV? - http://askubuntu.com/questions/94148/what-is-ubuntu-tv
 * What are dot-files? - http://askubuntu.com/questions/94780/what-are-dot-files
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## Add notes about new locoteams, changed ones, meetings, etc.
=== Ubuntu Hour, SCALE 10x and Ubuntu User Days ===

Elizabeth Krumbach shares with readers the successful Ubuntu Hour held in San Francisco recently. She also gives information on the Lo``Co team’s booth at this years SCALE 10x (Southern California Linux Expo) and talks about the Ubuntu User Days.

http://princessleia.com/journal/?p=5613

=== Just For Learning: an online classroom from Ubuntu Nederland ===

A dedicated team from the Nederland Lo``Co has developed a web-based application similar to the well known Lernid application that the describe as perfectly suited to conduct on-line training sessions. It is currently available in English and in Dutch.

http://www.sehofstede.nl/just-for-learning-an-online-classroom-from-ubuntu-nederland
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## This section largely draws from the aggregated blog at http://cloud.ubuntu.com/ === Setting Up a Single Node OpenStack Nova Server ===

Jeff Kramer with HP announces the publishing of a step-by-step guide for installing Open``Stack Compute aka Nova. “This tutorial is for developers, who would like to set up a compute machine on local servers before deploying to the public cloud,” writes Kramer.

Open``Stack Compute is a python-based VM management system and readers who are interested can find out more about installing it on a single server can find out more in this article.

http://h30529.www3.hp.com/t5/HP-Scaling-the-Cloud-Blog/Setting-Up-a-Single-Node-OpenStack-Nova-Server/ba-p/263

=== Virtualization & Cloud devroom at FOSDEM ===

FOSDEM (The Free and Open source Software Developers’ European Meeting) will take place on February 4-5 in Brussels. In the past devrooms were kept to a half to full day, however this year FOSDEM combines Virtualization, Xen and Open``Stack devroom requests into one devroom to be open for the 2 full days of the event.

If you are attending FOSDEM in February and would like to know about the Virtualization and Cloud devroom or the full conference see the link below.

http://cloud.ubuntu.com/2012/01/virtualization-cloud-devroom-at-fosdem/

=== juju docs split out from core, contributions can now begin! ===

Kapil Thangavelu announced that juju docs are now in their own repository and the community is invited to help improve them.

Links to the juju docs and bzr branch can be found in the link below.

http://cloud.ubuntu.com/2012/01/juju-docs-split-out-from-core-contributions-can-now-begin/
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== Monthly Team Reports: <MONTH> <YEAR> ==

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If your team is not producing monthly reports, see this page to get your team started: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BuildingCommunity/TeamReporting
== Monthly Team Reports: December 2011 ==

See here for the team report for December 2011
: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TeamReports/December 2011

If your team is not producing monthly reports, see this page to get your team started: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BuildingCommunity/TeamReporting
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## Run security-and-updates/ListSecurity.py YEAR MONTH  * USN-1323-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1323-1
 * USN-1325-1: Linux kernel (OMAP4) vulnerabilities - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1325-1
 * USN-1324-1: Linux kernel (EC2) vulnerabilities - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1324-1
 * USN-1326-1: Nova vulnerability - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1326-1
 * USN-1328-1: Linux kernel (Marvell DOVE) vulnerabilities - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1328-1
 * USN-1329-1: Linux kernel (OMAP4) vulnerability - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1329-1
 * USN-1330-1: Linux kernel (OMAP4) vulnerabilities - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1330-1
 * USN-1332-1: Linux kernel (Maverick backport) vulnerabilities - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1332-1
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## Run security-and-updates/ListUpdates.py YEAR MONTH hardy
## End of life - April 2013 (Server)
 * debian-installer-utils 1.50ubuntu6 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2012-January/012709.html
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## Run security-and-updates/ListUpdates.py YEAR MONTH lucid
## End of Life - April 2013 (Desktop) - April 2015 (Server)
 * debian-installer-utils 1.72ubuntu5.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-January/012602.html
 * debian-installer 20081029ubuntu102.13 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-January/012603.html
 * python-tz 2010b-1ubuntu0.10.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-January/012604.html
 * youtube-dl 2011.08.04-1~lucid0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-January/012605.html
 * nginx 0.7.65-1ubuntu2.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-January/012606.html
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## Run security-and-updates/ListUpdates.py YEAR MONTH maverick
## End of Life - April 2012
 * python-tz 2010b-1ubuntu0.10.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/maverick-changes/2012-January/009713.html
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## Run security-and-updates/ListUpdates.py YEAR MONTH maverick
## End of Life - October 2012
 * python-tz 2010b-1ubuntu0.11.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-January/012337.html
 * debian-installer-utils 1.82ubuntu1.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-January/012338.html
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## Run security-and-updates/ListUpdates.py YEAR MONTH oneiric
## End of Life - April 2013
 * nova 2011.3-0ubuntu6.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011667.html
 * python-tz 2010b-1ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011668.html
 * update-manager 1:0.152.25.6 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011669.html
 * unity 4.28.0-0ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011670.html
 * kde-l10n-zhtw 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011671.html
 * kde-l10n-zhcn 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011672.html
 * kde-l10n-wa 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011673.html
 * kde-l10n-uk 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011674.html
 * kde-l10n-ug 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011675.html
 * kde-l10n-tr 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011676.html
 * kde-l10n-th 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011677.html
 * kde-l10n-sv 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011678.html
 * kde-l10n-sr 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011679.html
 * kde-l10n-sl 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011680.html
 * kde-l10n-sk 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011681.html
 * kde-l10n-si 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011682.html
 * kde-l10n-ru 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011683.html
 * kde-l10n-ro 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011684.html
 * kde-l10n-ptbr 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011685.html
 * kde-l10n-pt 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011686.html
 * kde-l10n-pl 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011687.html
 * kde-l10n-pa 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011688.html
 * kde-l10n-nn 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011689.html
 * kde-l10n-nds 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011690.html
 * kde-l10n-nl 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011691.html
 * kde-l10n-nb 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011693.html
 * kde-l10n-lv 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011692.html
 * kde-l10n-lt 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011694.html
 * kde-l10n-ko 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011695.html
 * kde-l10n-kn 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011696.html
 * kde-l10n-km 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011697.html
 * kde-l10n-kk 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011698.html
 * kde-l10n-ja 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011699.html
 * kde-l10n-it 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011703.html
 * kde-l10n-is 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011700.html
 * kde-l10n-id 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011701.html
 * kde-l10n-ia 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011702.html
 * kde-l10n-hu 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011704.html
 * kde-l10n-hr 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011705.html
 * kde-l10n-he 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011706.html
 * kde-l10n-gl 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011707.html
 * kde-l10n-ga 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011708.html
 * kde-l10n-fr 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011709.html
 * kde-l10n-fi 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011710.html
 * kde-l10n-eu 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011711.html
 * kde-l10n-et 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011712.html
 * kde-l10n-es 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011713.html
 * kde-l10n-engb 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011714.html
 * kde-l10n-el 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011715.html
 * kde-l10n-de 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011716.html
 * kde-l10n-da 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011721.html
 * kde-l10n-cs 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011717.html
 * kde-l10n-ca-valencia 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011718.html
 * kde-l10n-ca 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011719.html
 * kde-l10n-bs 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011720.html
 * kde-l10n-bg 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011722.html
 * kde-l10n-ar 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011723.html
 * kdenetwork 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011724.html
 * marble 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011725.html
 * kolourpaint 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011726.html
 * khangman 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011727.html
 * kdemultimedia 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011728.html
 * kdeartwork 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011729.html
 * kde-baseapps 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011730.html
 * kiten 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011731.html
 * kde4libs 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011732.html
 * kdegames 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011733.html
 * kate 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011734.html
 * kdeaccessibility 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011735.html
 * libksane 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011736.html
 * kdeadmin 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011737.html
 * kalzium 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011738.html
 * kalgebra 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011739.html
 * kde-workspace 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011740.html
 * cantor 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011741.html
 * gwenview 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011742.html
 * libkipi 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011743.html
 * okular 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011744.html
 * kdeutils 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011745.html
 * step 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011753.html
 * libkdeedu 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011746.html
 * kdesdk 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011747.html
 * smokeqt 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011748.html
 * kwordquiz 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011749.html
 * kde-runtime 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011750.html
 * kdepim 4:4.7.4+git111222-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011751.html
 * smokekde 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011752.html
 * kturtle 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011754.html
 * kdeplasma-addons 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011755.html
 * konsole 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011756.html
 * rocs 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011757.html
 * parley 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011758.html
 * kstars 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011759.html
 * kdepimlibs 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011760.html
 * kruler 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011761.html
 * kdepim-runtime 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011762.html
 * pykde4 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011763.html
 * rhythmbox 2.90.1~20110908-0ubuntu1.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011764.html
 * evince 3.2.1-0ubuntu2.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011765.html
 * pybackpack 0.5.8-1ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011766.html
 * pianobar 2011.12.11-1~ubuntu11.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011767.html
 * qt4-x11 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu8.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011768.html
 * meta-kde 5:68ubuntu9.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011769.html
 * software-center 5.0.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011772.html
 * gbrainy 2.06-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011770.html
 * debian-installer-utils 1.84ubuntu1.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-January/011771.html
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WORK IN PROGRESS

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 248 for the week January 9 - 15, 2012.

In This Issue

General Community News

Xubuntu, Kubuntu, and Edubuntu 12.04 will be LTS

Ubuntu 12.04 will be an LTS (Long Term Support) release, but it’s up to all the official flavors themselves to decide whether each will be an LTS release or not. The Technical Board approved plans for at 3 year LTS for Xubuntu and 5 year LTS for Kubuntu and Edubuntu during its meeting on January 9th. Details, including links to each proposal are available in the Tech Board meeting notes:

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-announce/2012-January/000922.html

Ubuntu Success @ CES

Canonical recaps the successes of its demo at CES. With more than 5000 people stopping by the booth, readers should not be surprised that the supply of Ubuntu CD’s and Ubuntu TV promotional material was exhausted. http://blog.canonical.com/2012/01/12/ubuntu-success-ces/

Another Successful User Days!

With another successful Ubuntu User Days come and gone we look forward to the next and ask those who attended to do a brief survey.

http://ubuntuclassroom.wordpress.com/2012/01/15/another-successful-user-days/

Community Acknowledgments and Success Stories

Ubuntu Stats

Bug Stats

  • Open (87805) +141 over last week
  • Critical (158) -15 over last week
  • Unconfirmed (46175) +249 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 Oneiric

  1. English (Australia) (5230) +/-0 over last week
  2. Spanish (8908) -39 over last week
  3. English (United Kingdom) (36737) -807 over last week
  4. Brazilian Portuguese (43697) -238 over last week
  5. Bosnian (51065) -510 over last week

Remaining strings to translate in Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Oncelot", see more at: https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/oneiric/ and https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Translations

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/

Ask Ubuntu Top 5 Questions This Week

Ask (and answer!) your own questions at http://askubuntu.com

LoCo News

Ubuntu Hour, SCALE 10x and Ubuntu User Days

Elizabeth Krumbach shares with readers the successful Ubuntu Hour held in San Francisco recently. She also gives information on the LoCo team’s booth at this years SCALE 10x (Southern California Linux Expo) and talks about the Ubuntu User Days.

http://princessleia.com/journal/?p=5613

Just For Learning: an online classroom from Ubuntu Nederland

A dedicated team from the Nederland LoCo has developed a web-based application similar to the well known Lernid application that the describe as perfectly suited to conduct on-line training sessions. It is currently available in English and in Dutch.

http://www.sehofstede.nl/just-for-learning-an-online-classroom-from-ubuntu-nederland

Launchpad News

Ubuntu Forums News

Ubuntu Cloud News

Setting Up a Single Node OpenStack Nova Server

Jeff Kramer with HP announces the publishing of a step-by-step guide for installing OpenStack Compute aka Nova. “This tutorial is for developers, who would like to set up a compute machine on local servers before deploying to the public cloud,” writes Kramer.

OpenStack Compute is a python-based VM management system and readers who are interested can find out more about installing it on a single server can find out more in this article.

http://h30529.www3.hp.com/t5/HP-Scaling-the-Cloud-Blog/Setting-Up-a-Single-Node-OpenStack-Nova-Server/ba-p/263

Virtualization & Cloud devroom at FOSDEM

FOSDEM (The Free and Open source Software Developers’ European Meeting) will take place on February 4-5 in Brussels. In the past devrooms were kept to a half to full day, however this year FOSDEM combines Virtualization, Xen and OpenStack devroom requests into one devroom to be open for the 2 full days of the event.

If you are attending FOSDEM in February and would like to know about the Virtualization and Cloud devroom or the full conference see the link below.

http://cloud.ubuntu.com/2012/01/virtualization-cloud-devroom-at-fosdem/

juju docs split out from core, contributions can now begin!

Kapil Thangavelu announced that juju docs are now in their own repository and the community is invited to help improve them.

Links to the juju docs and bzr branch can be found in the link below.

http://cloud.ubuntu.com/2012/01/juju-docs-split-out-from-core-contributions-can-now-begin/

The Planet

In The Press

In The Blogosphere

In Other News

Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings

Monthly Team Reports: December 2011

See here for the team report for December 2011: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TeamReports/December 2011

If your team is not producing monthly reports, see this page to get your team started: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BuildingCommunity/TeamReporting

Upcoming Meetings and Events

For upcoming meetings and events please visit the calendars at fridge.ubuntu.com: http://fridge.ubuntu.com/calendars/

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.

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

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Conclusion

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