Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 279 for the week August 13 - 19, 2012.
In This Issue
- Ubuntu App Showdown: let the community vote begin
- UDS-R Registration Now Open
- Welcome New Members
- Ubuntu Stats
- Ubuntu-mx request for help
- Time to Jam Again!
- Ubuntu Jam AT Nijmegen, the Netherlands
- New fastdowntime schedule
- Charming Hadoop
- Marco Ceppi: How’s Ask Ubuntu working out for you?
- Nicholas Skaggs: Quality Perceptions Survey Results
- Pasi Lallinaho: Working on the Xubuntu documentation rewrite
Didier Roche: Quickly reboot: Q&A session wrap up!
- Fieldrunners, Spirits and BIT.TRIP BEAT debut on Ubuntu, in the Humble Android Bundle 3
- Unity 6.2 Arrives in Quantal
- We Interview Leann Ogasawara, Canonical Kernel Team Manager, Marathoner and Mother
- Unity 2D No Longer Installed By Default, Removed From The Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal Repositories
- Why Ubuntu 12.04 is the best desktop experience the free software community has to offer.
- Say Hello To Unity’s Newest Feature: Previews
- In Other News
- Other Articles of Interest
- Featured Podcasts
- Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings
- Monthly Team Reports: July 2012
- Upcoming Meetings and Events
- Updates and Security for 8.04, 10.04, 11.04, 11.10 and 12.04
- And much more!
General Community News
Ubuntu App Showdown: let the community vote begin
The final stage of the Ubuntu App Showdown is now underway. During the Community Vote, any individual can rate an application. At the end of the voting period, the three developers whose applications have the highest ratings will win a Nokia N9 smartphone. Applications can be installed using the developer’s PPAs, and votes can be submitted using the online judging sheet.
UDS-R Registration Now Open
Registration for the upcoming Ubuntu Developer Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark, for the R cycle is open. The four-day event brings together developers, partners, contributors, and upstream representatives to discuss the upcoming 13.04 release.
Welcome New Members
Results for the 2200 UTC Regional Membership Board Meeting, Wednesday the 16th of August 2012:
- Open (97651) -463 over last week
- Critical (62) -2 over last week
- Unconfirmed (48324) -514 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 Precise
- English (Australia) (2) -1 over last week
- English (United Kingdom) (5270) -2524 over last week
- Spanish (10081) -71 over last week
- Bosnian (33781) +/-0 over last week
- Brazilian Portuguese (33839) -108 over last week
Remaining strings to translate in Ubuntu 12.04 "Precise Pangolin", see more at: https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/precise/ and https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Translations
Ubuntu Brainstorm Top 5 this week
There is no way to easily format time & date settings - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/30055/
Secure Network TIme Synchronization - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/30050/
Warn when synaptic is open and prevents progress while using software center. - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/30046/
Integración con Android - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/30054/
Indian locale: digit grouping style - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/30061/
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
How do I legally make an open-souce version of a closed-source game? http://askubuntu.com/questions/176692/how-do-i-legally-make-an-open-souce-version-of-a-closed-source-game
How do I run gedit on an Amazon server? http://askubuntu.com/questions/175686/how-do-i-run-gedit-on-an-amazon-server
Filesystem filling up due to large uvcydnctrl-udev.log file http://askubuntu.com/questions/177312/filesystem-filling-up-due-to-large-uvcydnctrl-udev-log-file
Is installing wine in Ubuntu safe? [closed] http://askubuntu.com/questions/175336/is-installing-wine-in-ubuntu-safe
How can I download the videos from YouTube? http://askubuntu.com/questions/177659/how-can-i-download-the-videos-from-youtube
Ask (and answer!) your own questions at http://askubuntu.com
Ubuntu-mx request for help
Javier shares that the Mexican LoCo was inspired by the Columbian team and is currently undergoing a reorganization process. The team has updated their website at ubuntumexico.org and is asking their members to update or reactivate their launchpad membership, and has created a list of other tasks they wish to accomplish. Javier wraps up by explaining the point of the post is to “announce that we’re alive and ready to rumble, and ask whoever wants to help to join us” and ask for suggestions on some of the technical and administrative tasks related to running the LoCo.
Time to Jam Again!
Benjamin Kerensa reminds LoCos that the 12.10 release is quickly approaching, meaning that once again it’s time to plan Ubuntu Global Jams. The Jam, which takes place September 7th-9th, is an opportunity for the community to work on improvements for the upcoming release. Jams are also an opportunity to introduce LoCo members to different aspects of the community and new ways to contribute.
Ubuntu Jam AT Nijmegen, the Netherlands
Rachid BM shares plans for an upcoming Ubuntu Global Jam in Nijmegen, the Netherlands in a schoolroom of AT Computing, and notes that the venue provides “computers with Ubuntu installed, so that we are ready to rock!”
New fastdowntime schedule
Robert Collins of Launchpad discusses the new, fast application of patches over the past year using FDT (Fast Down Time). He reports the application of “60 such patches, typically taking between 60 and 90 seconds each time, at 1000UTC, our scheduled daily 5 minute downtime window for DB patching.” Collins shares that with the removal of Slony from their environment, they can now do even faster schema patches (6 seconds), and they’ll be taking advantage of this by adding two 10 second downtime windows at 0200 UTC and 1800 UTC.
Ubuntu Cloud News
James Page dives into the details of the Hadoop charm for Ubuntu Server’s juju infrastructure. Page explains what Hadoop is, covers some juju basics, and finally discusses how to configure and use the Hadoop charm as well as Hadoop itself, and scale and monitor it with juju.
Ubuntu TV: Ubuntu TV Weekly Update #6
Jim Hoddap once again brings the weekly update from the Ubuntu TV team, including:
- Grilo plugin for TMDB is in the queue waiting to be merged into git repository
- The Ubuntu TV Testcard utility has been submitted for inclusion in the 12.10 repositories.
He also shares regular updates on the progress of NUX, Unity 3D, Lenses and Scopes and more.
Lubuntu blog: A few things
PCManFM and LibFM have reached 1.0, which is a major update. Also, the new mini icons for the Box icon theme are in progress.
Marco Ceppi: How’s Ask Ubuntu working out for you?
In his blog, Marco Ceppi asks about the niceness of answers on the Stack Overflow site, which hosts Ask Ubuntu. Pointing out the perennial problem of quality versus quantity, he acknowledges that the larger a community grows, the greater the loss of quality. As the original dedicated team moves on, he suggests the answers might get more rude and less helpful. He then points out that a lot of work has gone into maintaining standards, redirecting bug reports to Launchpad, and removing rude comments considered “too snarky”.
Nicholas Skaggs: Quality Perceptions Survey Results
Nicholas Skaggs provides results and insight from his Quality Perceptions Survey. Questions asked in the survey included questions about quality itself “What does quality mean to you?” and “What's the biggest problem with quality in Ubuntu right now?”, along with questions about using development releases and participation in the QA team itself.
Pasi Lallinaho: Working on the Xubuntu documentation rewrite
Pasi Lallinaho shares progress of the Xubuntu offline documentation rewrite. He covers the work completed thus far on a community-maintained wiki, and explains the structure so contributors can jump in to help. He also stresses that the writing portion of this project needs to be completed within the next week or two.
Didier Roche: Quickly reboot: Q&A session wrap up!
Didier Roche shares the recording of the latest Quickly Q&A session, where he invited the community to “ask questions about Quickly and propose enhancement[s]” for Quickly. He also mentions that they’ll be taking a break from these sessions and invites people to “catch up on the session notes, and provide feedback/ideas” on the wiki: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Quickly/Reboot.
Invite your friends and get more free storage
Canonical recently launched a referral program where current Ubuntu One account holders can increase their free cloud storage to 25GB. Every invite is worth 500MB and a maximum is capped at 40 invites, for a total of an extra 20GB. On the right of each account holder a referral code is shown which, when used, leads to the activation of a new account.
Fieldrunners, Spirits and BIT.TRIP BEAT debut on Ubuntu, in the Humble Android Bundle 3
David Pitkin of the Canonical blog announces the availablity of the latest Humble Bundle of games, “bringing with it three games new to Ubuntu: Spirits, Fieldrunners and BIT.TRIP BEAT.” SpaceChem and Uplink are also updated for the bundle.
In The Press
Ubuntu 12.04.1: LTS maintenance release
The first of four planned maintenance releases, Ubuntu 12.04.1, was released on August 16, 2012. This is an updated installation image that includes many of the software updates since the original release. This will save time during fresh installations.
Canonical: Making the Open Cloud Seamless for Users
Libby Clark reports on the role of Canonical in open cloud computing by interviewing Kyle MacDonald, VP of cloud computing at Canonical. They cover how Canonical defines the open cloud, how Canonical contributes to OpenStack, some of the issues and debates in the open cloud community (and where Canonical stands on them), and what the future may hold.
In The Blogosphere
Unity 6.2 Arrives in Quantal
Joey Sneddon of OMG! Ubuntu! writes of the recent arrival of Unity 6.2 in Quantal Quetzal’s repositories. This release contains some 91 bug fixes, including: the HUD not closing by Alt+F4 when Numlock or Capslock are on, purchased apps not showing in the Unity launcher, and more.
Canonical Showcases Desktop Linux, Inside the Browser
Christopher Tozzi reviews how the online tour of Ubuntu provides a “a rigorous and impressively smooth” preview of Ubuntu from within a web browser. Developed by Canonical’s Web Design Team, it aims at highlighting the desktop OS, the Unity Launcher and lens, and the default apps - such as LibreOffice etc.
We Interview Leann Ogasawara, Canonical Kernel Team Manager, Marathoner and Mother
Benjamin Kerensa of OMG! Ubuntu! interviews Canonical Kernel Team Manager Leann Ogasawara about her role and work at Canonical and what she is passionate about in life.
Ubuntu Icon Comes Back to GNOME Classic
Joey Sneddon of OMG! Ubuntu! shows off the 114KiB update to the Light Themes package for Classic session in Ubuntu 12.04: the reimplementation of the Ubuntu icon for the Application Menu.
Unity 2D No Longer Installed By Default, Removed From The Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal Repositories
Andrew of Web Upd8 writes about Unity 2D no longer being available for the 12.10 Quantal Quetzal release. “Furthermore, the latest Unity package, uploaded to the Ubuntu Quantal repositories a few hours ago, uses a "dummy" Unity-2D package, so Unity 2D is no longer available in the repositories and won't be installable at all in Quantal. Ubuntu users without graphical acceleration will be able to use Unity 3D thanks to llvmpipe.”
Why Ubuntu 12.04 is the best desktop experience the free software community has to offer.
Neil Munro covers some of the features of Unity which make 12.04 “best desktop experience that the FLOSS community has to offer.” Munro covers in detail the five-year support period included with LTS, the different feel from “the usual Gnome/KDE/XFCE interfaces” and calls it “a next generation interface.” He goes on to cover many of the features of the Unity desktop and concludes: “All these little things add up to create a very polished, functional unique branded desktop experience.”
Say Hello To Unity’s Newest Feature: Previews
Joey Sneddon of OMG! Ubuntu! shares details, screenshots, and a video of one of Unity’s newest features: Previews. “In Ubuntu 12.04 and earlier Dash results sport a single action: open. If it’s a music file it opens in a music player; if it’s a Wikipedia Lens result it opens in your browser, etc. Previews give users more by introducing a ‘right-click’ action for items displayed in the lens. This action opens a ”Preview Pane” tailored for that content type.”
Does Ubuntu Need A Separate 'eBook & Magazine' Store?
Joey Sneddon of OMG! Ubuntu! writes about the increasing number of eBooks and magazines in the Ubuntu Software Center. ‘Despite having ‘Software’ in its name, the shelves of Ubuntu’s one-stop app shop are starting to warp under the weight of so much reading material. One could say that the name “Ubuntu Software Center” is no longer an apt description of what is actually on offer,’ states Sneddon.
In Other News
Linux Top 3: SUSE Secures Boot, Ubuntu Boots Wayland, Slackware 14 Boots Up
Sean Michael Kerner from Linux Planet writes about some of the latest news coming out of the Linux community. He highlights “Ubuntu booting Wayland”, and says “Ubuntu is not booting Wayland in the software sense, they are 'booting' Wayland in the kicking out sense.”.
Best Educational Linux Distributions
Abhishek of Tech Source reviews the best Linux-based Educational distributions. Technology and education have been combined from all levels of education. Abhishek reviews the most popular distros, Edubuntu, UKnow4Kids, Qimo 4 Kids, and OLPC, as well as their apps and target market.
Ubuntu 12.10 Is Faster With Intel Hardware
Michael Larabel of Phoronix shares benchmarks of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS vs. 12.10 2012-08-13 on a CompuLab Intense-PC. He concludes that the system “with Intel Core i7 "Ivy Bridge" processor is performing very well with Ubuntu 12.10 and a very nice upgrade already over Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Most of the performance boosts come from continued optimizations on the open-source Intel graphics driver stack and the move to the GCC 4.7 compiler. Additional performance boosts for Nouveau/Radeon/Intel graphics may come still this cycle when moving to Mesa 8.1/9.0.”
Other Articles of Interest
Intel: Xeon breaks Calxeda's ARM in Apache benchmark - http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/08/13/xeon_vs_calxeda_arm_apache_bench/
Red Hat Announces Preview Version of Enterprise-Ready OpenStack Distribution - http://www.redhat.com/about/news/press-archive/2012/8/red-hat-announces-preview-version-of-enterprise-ready-openstack-distribution
The open source technology behind Twitter - http://opensource.com/business/12/8/open-source-technology-behind-twitter
NVIDIA 304.37 Linux Driver Brings 41 Official Changes - http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=MTE1OTM
Calligra 2.5 - http://www.kubuntu.org/news/calligra-2.5
Tesla CTO talks Model S, batteries and in-car Linux - http://www.itworld.com/it-managementstrategy/289743/tesla-cto-talks-model-s-batteries-and-car-linux
Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo: S05E13 – A Rose of a Hundred Leaves - http://podcast.ubuntu-uk.org/2012/08/15/s05e13-a-rose-of-a-hundred-leaves/
Fullcircle Podcast Episode 30 Better Late Than Never. - http://fullcirclemagazine.org/2012/08/17/fullcircle-podcast-episode-30-better-late-than-never/
Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings
QA Team - August 15, 2012 https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/Meetings/QA/20120815
Desktop Team - August 14, 2012 https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DesktopTeam/Meeting/2012-08-14
Security Team - August 13, 2012 https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MeetingLogs/Security/20120813
Monthly Team Reports: July 2012
See here for the team report for June 2011: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TeamReports/July2012
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, 11.04, 11.10 and 12.04
[USN-1536-1] LibreOffice vulnerability - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2012-August/001789.html
[USN-1537-1] OpenOffice.org vulnerability - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2012-August/001790.html
[USN-1538-1] Linux kernel (Natty backport) vulnerabilities - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2012-August/001791.html
[USN-1539-1] Linux kernel (Oneiric backport) vulnerabilities - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2012-August/001792.html
[USN-1540-1] NSS vulnerability - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2012-August/001793.html
[USN-1541-1] libotr vulnerability - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2012-August/001794.html
[USN-1482-3] ClamAV regression - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2012-August/001795.html
Ubuntu 8.04 Updates
tzdata 2012e~repack-0ubuntu0.8.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2012-August/012797.html
End of life - April 2013 (Server)
Ubuntu 10.04 Updates
linux-lts-backport-natty 2.6.38-15.65~lucid1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-August/013055.html
linux-lts-backport-natty 2.6.38-15.65~lucid1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-August/013056.html
linux-lts-backport-oneiric 3.0.0-24.40~lucid1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-August/013057.html
linux-lts-backport-oneiric 3.0.0-24.40~lucid1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-August/013058.html
linux-meta-lts-backport-oneiric 188.8.131.52.12 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-August/013059.html
linux-meta-lts-backport-oneiric 184.108.40.206.12 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-August/013060.html
openoffice.org 1:3.2.0-7ubuntu4.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-August/013061.html
openoffice.org 1:3.2.0-7ubuntu4.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-August/013062.html
adobe-flashplugin 220.127.116.11-0lucid1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-August/013063.html
flashplugin-nonfree 18.104.22.168ubuntu0.10.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-August/013065.html
tzdata 2012e-0ubuntu0.10.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-August/013066.html
nss 3.12.9+ckbi-1.82-0ubuntu0.10.04.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-August/013067.html
nss 3.12.9+ckbi-1.82-0ubuntu0.10.04.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-August/013068.html
libotr 3.2.0-2ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-August/013069.html
libotr 3.2.0-2ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2012-August/013070.html
End of Life - April 2013 (Desktop) - April 2015 (Server)
Ubuntu 11.04 Updates
libreoffice 1:3.3.4-0ubuntu1.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-August/012636.html
libreoffice 1:3.3.4-0ubuntu1.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-August/012637.html
adobe-flashplugin 22.214.171.124-0natty1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-August/012638.html
firefox 14.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.11.04.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-August/012639.html
flashplugin-nonfree 126.96.36.199ubuntu0.11.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-August/012641.html
tzdata 2012e-0ubuntu0.11.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-August/012642.html
clamav 0.97.5+dfsg-1ubuntu0.11.04.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-August/012644.html
nss 3.12.9+ckbi-1.82-0ubuntu2.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-August/012645.html
nss 3.12.9+ckbi-1.82-0ubuntu2.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-August/012646.html
libotr 3.2.0-2ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-August/012647.html
libotr 3.2.0-2ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-August/012648.html
icedtea-web 1.2-2ubuntu0.11.04.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/natty-changes/2012-August/012649.html
End of Life - October 2012
Ubuntu 11.10 Updates
libreoffice 1:3.4.4-0ubuntu1.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-August/012319.html
libreoffice 1:3.4.4-0ubuntu1.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-August/012320.html
adobe-flashplugin 188.8.131.52-0oneiric1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-August/012321.html
firefox 14.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.11.10.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-August/012322.html
flashplugin-nonfree 184.108.40.206ubuntu0.11.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-August/012323.html
flashplugin-nonfree 220.127.116.11ubuntu0.11.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-August/012324.html
tzdata 2012e-0ubuntu0.11.10 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-August/012325.html
clamav 0.97.5+dfsg-1ubuntu0.11.10.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-August/012327.html
nss 3.12.9+ckbi-1.82-0ubuntu6.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-August/012328.html
nss 3.12.9+ckbi-1.82-0ubuntu6.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-August/012329.html
libotr 3.2.0-2.1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-August/012330.html
libotr 3.2.0-2.1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-August/012331.html
icedtea-web 1.2-2ubuntu0.11.10.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/oneiric-changes/2012-August/012332.html
End of Life - April 2013
Ubuntu 12.04 Updates
edubuntu-artwork 12.04.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016949.html
base-files 6.5ubuntu6.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016950.html
ltsp 5.3.7-0ubuntu2.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016951.html
xorg-server 2:1.11.4-0ubuntu10.7 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016952.html
python-webob 1.1.1-1ubuntu0 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016953.html
sessioninstaller 0.20+bzr128-0ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016954.html
libbonobo 2.32.1-0ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016955.html
libbonoboui 2.24.5-0ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016956.html
fglrx-installer 2:8.960-0ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016957.html
mdadm 3.2.5-1ubuntu0.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016958.html
edubuntu-artwork 12.04.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016959.html
update-notifier 0.119ubuntu8.5 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016960.html
nspr 4.8.9-1ubuntu2.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016961.html
launchpad-integration 0.1.56.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016962.html
update-manager 1:0.156.14.9 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016963.html
apt-clone 0.2.2ubuntu2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016964.html
light-themes 0.1.9.1-0ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016965.html
fglrx-installer-updates 2:8.960-0ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016966.html
fglrx-installer-updates 2:8.960-0ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016967.html
debian-installer 20101020ubuntu136.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016968.html
libreoffice 1:3.5.4-0ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016969.html
blueman 1.23-0ubuntu2.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016970.html
libreoffice 1:3.5.4-0ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016971.html
mesa 8.0.3+8.0.2-0ubuntu3.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016972.html
edubuntu-artwork 12.04.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016973.html
perl 5.14.2-6ubuntu2.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016974.html
libxml-sax-perl 0.99+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016975.html
edubuntu-artwork 12.04.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016976.html
adobe-flashplugin 18.104.22.168-0precise1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016977.html
eucalyptus 3.1.0+deps-0precise1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016978.html
firefox 14.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016979.html
flashplugin-nonfree 22.214.171.124ubuntu0.12.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016980.html
flashplugin-nonfree 126.96.36.199ubuntu0.12.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016981.html
mesa 8.0.3+8.0.2-0ubuntu3.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016982.html
gnome-settings-daemon 3.4.2-0ubuntu0.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016983.html
mesa 8.0.3+8.0.2-0ubuntu3.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016984.html
blueman 1.23-0ubuntu2.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016985.html
xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.17.0-1ubuntu4.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016986.html
aptdaemon 0.43+bzr805-0ubuntu4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016987.html
walinuxagent 1.0~git20120606.c16f5e9-0ubuntu2~12.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016988.html
nux 2.14.0-0ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016989.html
d-conf 0.12.0-0ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016990.html
compiz 1:0.9.7.8-0ubuntu1.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016991.html
indicator-weather 11.11.28-0ubuntu1.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016992.html
gcalctool 188.8.131.52-0ubuntu3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016993.html
sqlite3 3.7.9-2ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016994.html
tzdata 2012e-0ubuntu0.12.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016995.html
ubuntuone-installer 3.0.2-0ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016996.html
ubiquity-slideshow-ubuntu 58.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016997.html
ubiquity-slideshow-ubuntu 58.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016998.html
nspr 4.8.9-1ubuntu2.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/016999.html
ubiquity 2.10.20 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017000.html
ubuntu-sso-client 3.0.2-0ubuntu2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017001.html
icedtea-web 1.2-2ubuntu1.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017002.html
redeclipse 1.2-2ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017003.html
redeclipse 1.2-2ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017004.html
clamav 0.97.5+dfsg-1ubuntu0.12.04.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017006.html
xfwm4 4.8.3-1ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017007.html
nspr 4.8.9-1ubuntu2.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017008.html
telepathy-mission-control-5 1:5.12.0-0ubuntu2.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017009.html
ubuntu-defaults-zh-cn 0.8.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017010.html
libotr 3.2.0-4ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017011.html
libotr 3.2.0-4ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017012.html
mythtv 2:0.25.2+fixes.20120802.46cab93-0ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017013.html
ubiquity 2.10.20 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017014.html
ubuntu-defaults-zh-cn 0.8.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017015.html
tzdata 2012e-0ubuntu0.12.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017016.html
nspr 4.8.9-1ubuntu2.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017017.html
ubuntu-sso-client 3.0.2-0ubuntu2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017018.html
ubuntuone-installer 3.0.2-0ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017019.html
xfwm4 4.8.3-1ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017020.html
nspr 4.8.9-1ubuntu2.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017021.html
jockey 0.9.7-0ubuntu7.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017024.html
cedarview-vaapi-driver 20120608-0ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017025.html
cedarview-graphics-drivers 20120717-0ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017023.html
cedarview-drm-drivers 20120717-0ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017022.html
indicator-appmenu 0.3.97-0ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2012-August/017026.html
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