Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 401 for the week January 19 - 25, 2015.
In This Issue
- Vivid Vervet Alpha 2 Released
- Ubuntu Core on Internet Things
- Vacant Developer Membership Board seats: Call for nominations
- Ubuntu Stats
- Ubuntu Ohio: Ubuntu Global Jam 15.04 Plans
- San Francisco Ubuntu Global Jam at Gandi.net on Sunday February 8th
Ubuntu LoCo Team Global Jam Packs
- Mojo: Juju Service Orchestration distilled part 2
James Page: Call for Testing: Ubuntu OpenStack Kilo-1 development milestone
- Riccardo Padovani: Ubuntu Phone Glimpse: Aggregated Scopes
- Stuart Langridge: Live screencasting from Ubuntu phone
- Xubuntu: Help the Community with testing and win Xubuntu stickers
Ali Jawad: StartUbuntu needs new driver
- Dustin Kirkland: snappy vs.apt-get Ubuntu Matrix
- Ian Weisser: Is your team using Find-a-Task?
- Nicholas Skaggs: It's time for a testing jam!
- Elizabeth K. Joseph: Remembering Eric P. Scott (eps)
- Pasi Lallinaho: Simple desktops with Xubuntu
- Interview with Charles of the Ubuntu Community Council
- Meizu m1 mini to come in Ubuntu flavour claim latest leaks
- In The Blogosphere
- Other Articles of Interest
- Featured Audio and Video
- Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings
- Upcoming Meetings and Events
- Updates and Security for 10.04, 12.04, 14.04 and 14.10
- And much more!
General Community News
Vivid Vervet Alpha 2 Released
Walter Lapchynski, on behalf of the Ubuntu release team, announces the release of the second alpha of the Vivid Vervet (which is to to become 15.04). He informs us of the flavors that took part in the release and from where the images can be downloaded.
This final alpha release was also covered by several outlets, the following is a sampling from our editors:
Ubuntu Flavors 15.04 Vivid Vervet Alpha 2 Available For Testing - http://www.webupd8.org/2015/01/ubuntu-flavors-1504-vivid-vervet-alpha.html
Ubuntu 15.04 "Vivid Vervet" Alpha 2 Released - http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Ubuntu-15.04-Alpha-2
Ubuntu 15.04 Alpha 2 Downloads Now Available - http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/01/ubuntu-15-04-alpha-2-downloads
Ubuntu Core on Internet Things
Canonical announces the release of Snappy Ubuntu Core on smart devices which delivers "bullet-proof security" and reliable updates. They say that it brings the developer’s favorite cloud platform to a wide range of internet things, connected devices and autonomous machines. Canonical also advises that the Snappy Ubuntu Core partner ecosystem has also launched with 22 partners, they list the minimum specification for installation, and link to installation instructions.
Mark Shuttleworth has also weighed in on this new development, read his post “Smart things powered by snappy Ubuntu Core on ARM and x86” here: http://www.markshuttleworth.com/archives/1445
Finally, there has been a lot of coverage about this in the press and blogosphere, the following are a collection from our editors:
Canonical's Snappy Ubuntu Core looks to unite the Internet of Things - http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/2391095/canonicals-snappy-ubuntu-core-looks-to-unite-the-internet-of-things
Ubuntu Delivers A Smart Device Operating System - http://www.forbes.com/sites/benkepes/2015/01/20/ubuntu-delivers-a-smart-device-operating-system/
Canonical Launches IoT Version Of Ubuntu Core - http://techcrunch.com/2015/01/20/ubuntu-of-things/
Apps for your house enabled by new Linux OS - http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2015-01/20/snappy-ubuntu-core
Ubuntu Linux is now ready to power your appliances and robots - http://www.engadget.com/2015/01/20/snappy-ubuntu-core-for-iot/
Canonical goes all Internet of Stuff with Ubuntu for DRONES - http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/01/20/ubuntu_of_things/
Ubuntu wants to be the OS for the Internet of Things - http://www.zdnet.com/article/ubuntu-wants-to-be-the-os-for-the-internet-of-things/
Ubuntu Wants To Power Your Open Source Robot Servants Of The Future - http://www.fastcompany.com/3041171/fast-feed/ubuntu-wants-to-power-your-open-source-robot-servants-of-the-future
Canonical Extends Snappy Ubuntu Core to Smart Devices - http://thevarguy.com/ubuntu/012015/canonical-extends-snappy-ubuntu-core-smart-devices
Canonical Unveils Ubuntu’s Place in the Internet of Things - http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/01/ubuntu-internet-things-unified-platform
Vacant Developer Membership Board seats: Call for nominations
Iain Lane informs us that there will soon be four vacant Developer Membership Board seats and makes a call for nominations. He tells us of the board members responsibilities, the qualifications of those that can be nominated and details of the nomination process.
- Open (116688) +53 over last week
- Critical (270) no change over last week
- Unconfirmed (57863) +5 over last week
As always, the Bug Squad needs more help. If you want to get started, please see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BugSquad
Ask Ubuntu Top 5 Questions this week
Most Active Questions
How can I wake a sleeping bash script? http://askubuntu.com/questions/575704/how-can-i-wake-a-sleeping-bash-script
Distribution and sale of modfied ubuntu image http://askubuntu.com/questions/576131/distribution-and-sale-of-modfied-ubuntu-image
How do I completly delete ubuntu 12.04 (only OS installed)? http://askubuntu.com/questions/577362/how-do-i-completly-delete-ubuntu-12-04-only-os-installed
Will Windows 10 “upgrade” affect GRUB2 and screw up my dual boot with Ubuntu? [on hold] http://askubuntu.com/questions/576590/will-windows-10-upgrade-affect-grub2-and-screw-up-my-dual-boot-with-ubuntu
What are the icons on the top bar called? http://askubuntu.com/questions/575760/what-are-the-icons-on-the-top-bar-called
Top Voted New Questions
How can I wake a sleeping bash script? http://askubuntu.com/questions/575704/
Distribution and sale of modfied ubuntu image http://askubuntu.com/questions/576131/
What are the icons on the top bar called? http://askubuntu.com/questions/575760/
Removing t=canonical from browser searches http://askubuntu.com/questions/577286/
How to change the gedit “Highlight current line”color? http://askubuntu.com/questions/575340/
People Contributing the best questions and answers this week: Rinzwind (http://askubuntu.com/users/15811/rinzwind), muru (http://askubuntu.com/users/158442/muru), Vladimir Kovalchuk (http://askubuntu.com/users/348458/vladimir-kovalchuk), Luis Alvarado (http://askubuntu.com/users/7035/luis-alvarado) and user244986 (http://askubuntu.com/users/244986/user244986)
Ask (and answer!) your own questions at http://askubuntu.com
Ubuntu Ohio: Ubuntu Global Jam 15.04 Plans
Svetlana Belkin writes that the Ubuntu Ohio LoCo will be hosting it’s Global Jam meeting on February 7th at 1PM EST. She says that the event will be on IRC in #ubuntu-us-oh and will focus on systemd testing, package QA, and bug confirmation.
San Francisco Ubuntu Global Jam at Gandi.net on Sunday February 8th
Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph writes that the Global Jam for the Ubuntu California team will be held at the Gandhi.net office on February 8th at Noon. She says that the focus will be QA testing for Xubuntu and packaging for the Vivid Vervet release in April, no Testing or QA experience is required, and food will be served. A limited number of laptops will be provided for participants who are unable to bring their own hardware.
Ubuntu LoCo Team Global Jam Packs
Michael Hall announces that any LoCo hosting an in-person global jam is eligible for Ubuntu promotional material like pens, DVDs, stickers, and t-shirts. He requests that anyone who may experience long customs delays wait until the next Global Jam to request their promotional material.
Want to learn whether there is an event upcoming in your area? Visit the LoCo Team Portal to browse upcoming events around the world:
Ubuntu Cloud News
Mojo: Juju Service Orchestration distilled part 2
In the second part of the series, Tom Haddon looks at Mojo, a system of configuration and tools for verifying the success of Juju environment deployments. He looks at Mojo manifests, how “stages” can be used to vary deployments in different environments, how Mojo can be used with Jenkins to provide CI, and how it can be used to run service updates on existing Juju environments
Martin Pitt: Snappy package for Robot Operating System tutorial
Martin Pitt announces the availability of the Robot Operating System(ROS) tutorial as a Snappy package, allowing ROS users to get a taste for how it works with Snappy packaging. He also describes the process for building and installing the package, as well as how to work around some potential errors.
James Page: Call for Testing: Ubuntu OpenStack Kilo-1 development milestone
James Page, on behalf of the Ubuntu Server Team, announces the availability of the first development milestone of the OpenStack Kilo release in Ubuntu 15.04 and for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS via the Ubuntu Cloud Archive. He tells us how to enable the archive and how to report bugs to Launchpad.
Dustin Kirkland: Snappy Ubuntu for Devices -- The Year of the Linux Countertop!
In a video presentation, Dustin Kirkland introduces “Snappy Ubuntu for Devices”, and walks through the process of setting it up on a BeagleBone Black from beginning to end. He describes some use cases for the new technology and lists the devices that it supports at launch.
Riccardo Padovani: Ubuntu Phone Glimpse: Aggregated Scopes
Riccardo Padovani informs us that on 6th February he will be attending a Canonical event in London where the first Ubuntu Phones will be presented to the public. He describes the aggregated scopes which are the default scopes that are available, and which include Today, News, NearBy, Music, and Video.
Stuart Langridge: Live screencasting from Ubuntu phone
Stuart Langridge publishes a blog post documenting the process for using mirscreencast to display the screen of a device running Mir on a remote system. The directions build off his previous technique for writing the output to a file on a remote system which helps decrease the number of dropped frames due to system load.
James Page: Extreme OpenStack: Scale testing OpenStack Messaging
James Page shares his experience testing and comparing how RabbitMQ and ZeroMQ perform in very large environments, and documents how their architectural differences affect their performance. He says that RabbitMQ was able to handle a higher number of messages than ZeroMQ, and “still remains the de facto choice for messaging in an Ubuntu OpenStack Cloud”
Xubuntu: Help the Community with testing and win Xubuntu stickers
The Xubuntu team explains how to help the Xubuntu Community with their manual testing and have the chance to win Xubuntu stickers. They advise that selected top testers per testing schedule will win Xubuntu sticker bundles from February through to April.
Didier Roche: Bringing appmenu support for java application and Ubuntu Make 0.4.1 with an Intellij IDEA fix
Didier Roche blogs about 0.4.1 release of Ubuntu Make, which now provides HUD and appmenu support for Java IDEs and fixes support for installing Intellij IDEA. He says that these fixes are available in the Ubuntu Make PPA for users running 14.04 or 14.10, and have been promoted into the Ubuntu Desktop image for users testing 15.04.
Ali Jawad: StartUbuntu needs new driver
Ali Jawad informs us that he is stepping down from the StartUbuntu project and is looking for someone to take over from him. He says that he is willing to explain everything about the project that he founded but that he prefers his replacement to be from the StartUbuntu community.
Ali followed up this post with another: Self Development - http://amjjawad.net/self-development/
Dustin Kirkland: snappy vs.apt-get Ubuntu Matrix
Dustin Kirkland publishes a matrix to help users identify which Ubuntu package technology is right for their use case, and follows up with an FAQ that provides additional information.
Ian Weisser: Is your team using Find-a-Task?
In this article, Ian Weisser asks if your team is using Ubuntu Community’s job board, Find-a-Task, a place where volunteers can discover and contribute to your project. He tells us of the process to get listed, and says that a Find-a-Task listing is fast and simple.
Riccardo Padovani: Calculator Reboot 2.0.73: call for translations!
Riccardo Padovani announces that Ubuntu Calculator App Reboot is in the store and asks that any bugs which are found be reported on Launchpad. He explains the new version number, reproduces the changelog and informs us that translations have been enabled. Riccardo says: "So, if you have some spare time, take a look to our translation page and make calculator available in your language!"
Lubuntu Blog: Vivid Alpha 2 ready, so time to work towards Beta 1
The Lubuntu Team writes that in about a month's time Beta 1 will be available for testing and ask that bugs should be reported with clear repeatable steps so that they can be confirmed by Bug Control members. They say that without this work little can be done to guide developers who are also heavily focused on developing LXQt.
Pasi Lallinaho: Find-a-Task, quickly!
Pasi Lallinaho informs us that the Ubuntu community team has set up Find-a-Task, a tool that helps new contributors finds tasks to start working on, and that Xubuntu is included. He advises that the content is maintained in a private environment and that there is no easy way to see all the tasks but that he has written a script that outputs the full index of the tool.
Nicholas Skaggs: It's time for a testing jam!
Nicholas Skaggs writes his "officially unofficial guide to global jam success" suggesting that his readers hold a testing jam. He reminds us to share pictures afterwards, and says "No one will know you had the coolest jam in the world unless you tell them :-)"
Elizabeth K. Joseph: Remembering Eric P. Scott (eps)
Elizabeth K. Joseph takes time to remember a long time member and contributor to the Ubuntu California team, Eric P. Scott (eps), who passed away this month. Of his work with the team she writes: “He also went beyond having ideas… once meeting at Costco to buy cookies and chips in bulk for an Ubuntu release party last spring, which he then helped me cart home on a bus! Sometimes after the monthly Ubuntu Hours, which he almost always attended, we’d go out to explore options for candy to include at booth events, with the amusing idea he also came up with: candy dishes that came together to form the Ubuntu logo.”
A nearby non-profit organization, Partimus, which puts Ubuntu-based computers into schools and community centers around San Francisco also celebrates Eric’s work in the community in their own post written by Christian Einfeldt: http://blog.partimus.org/?p=547
Pasi Lallinaho: Simple desktops with Xubuntu
Pasi Lallinaho writes about setting up simple and accessible desktops with Xubuntu. He discusses the panel and desktop setup, accessibility concerns, smooth user experience and manual maintenance needs. Finally, he asks everybody to share their ideas and suggestions for simple and accessible desktops.
Other Community News
Interview with Charles of the Ubuntu Community Council
In the first of a series of seven interviews with community members that were elected to the Ubuntu Community Council in 2013, Charles Profitt talks about himself and his involvement with Ubuntu. He lists some of the projects that he has worked on with and says about getting involved with Ubuntu: "When you want to contribute to Ubuntu find an area you are passionate about and seek out any assistance you need to grow in that area."
In The Press
Meizu m1 mini to come in Ubuntu flavour claim latest leaks
Ying Hua of Gizchina.com refers to a post on Meizu News and writes: "The details posted in the images include a 5-inch display, 13 mega-pixel rear camera and Chinese retail price of just 799 Yuan. For us, and we imagine you also, the most interesting piece to take away from this is the claim that the Meizu m1 mini will get a choice of 3 operating systems." Ying says that the images claim users will have a choice of Flyme, YunOS and Ubuntu.
In The Blogosphere
Awesome Stuff: Ubuntu Phone Aggregator Scopes
Joey-Elijah Sneddon of OMG! Ubuntu! writes about the default or Aggregator scopes that will ship with the first Ubuntu phone, i.e. the Today, NearBy, News, Music, Photo, and Video scopes. He says: "All sources within an Aggregator Scope expand to reveal additional content, interactive categories, preview widgets, file snippets, etc. The result is an app-like experience without the need for an app."
Ubuntu on Mars
Silviu Stahie informs us that Mars One is a project that aims to put people on the planet Mars by 2025, and that the project seems to be favoring Linux. Silviu speculates that as the project needs to cut spending it's very likely they may chose Ubuntu as it is the most used Linux system with round-the-clock-support.
Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Vivid Vervet Alpha 2 Released
Andrew of WebUpd8 writes that along with the official flavors, Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Alpha 2 has been released. He lists what is new in the release and illustrates the new themes with screenshots of the desktop.
Intel's Education Content Access Point for Schools Runs Ubuntu
Christopher Tozzi, The Var Guy, writes about a new product called the Intel Education Content Access Point, quoting Intel "an easy-to-use device that stores, manages, and publishes digital content for schools with low or intermittent connectivity. This comprehensive solution contains an access point plus content server." He notes that the device uses a version of Ubuntu 12.04 under the hood.
Other Articles of Interest
- Linux Padawan: Master Spotlight:
Phill Whiteside - http://linuxpadawan.net/master-spotlight-phill-whiteside/
Svetlana Belkin - http://linuxpadawan.net/master-spotlight-svetlana-belkin/
Gustavo Silva - http://linuxpadawan.net/spotlight-gsilvapt/
Plasma 5.2 – The Quintissential Breakdown - https://kver.wordpress.com/2015/01/22/plasma-5-2-the-quintissential-breakdown/
Featured Audio and Video
Ubuntu Community Q&A - 20th January 2015
Nicholas Skaggs is joined by Michael Hall and special guests Alexander Sack and Martin Albisetti for another Q&A Session. This week Snappy Core on Internet Things is discussed, and viewers questions, which are asked on IRC, are answered.
Ubuntu Engineering Live! - 21st January 2015
Michael Hall introduces the first Ubuntu Engineering Live! session of 2015. He is joined by Alan Pope, Jorge Castro, Lukasz Zemczak and Will Cooke who update us with the work going into the desktop, phone and server. They also answer viewers questions put to them on IRC.
Planning the next Ubuntu Global Jam - 21st January 2015
Daniel Holbach introduces an Ubuntu-on-Air! session which deals with planning the next Ubuntu Global Jam. Daniel is joined by several members of the community team including David Planella, Nathan Haines, Michael Hall, José Antonio Rey and Alan Pope.
Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings
Kernel Team - January 20, 2015 - https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/Meeting/2015-01-20
Server Team - January 20, 2015 - https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MeetingLogs/Server/20150120
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 10.04, 12.04, 14.04 and 14.10
[USN-2477-1] libevent vulnerability - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2015-January/002801.html
[USN-2478-1] libssh vulnerability - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2015-January/002803.html
[USN-2479-1] RPM vulnerabilities - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2015-January/002802.html
[USN-2460-1] Thunderbird vulnerabilities - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2015-January/002804.html
[USN-2480-1] MySQL vulnerabilities - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2015-January/002806.html
[USN-2481-1] Samba vulnerability - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2015-January/002805.html
[USN-2482-1] elfutils vulnerability - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2015-January/002807.html
Ubuntu 10.04 Updates
libevent 1.4.13-stable-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2015-January/014513.html
libevent 1.4.13-stable-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2015-January/014514.html
landscape-client 14.12-0ubuntu0.10.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2015-January/014515.html
elfutils 0.143-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2015-January/014516.html
elfutils 0.143-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2015-January/014517.html
End of Life - April 2015 (Server)
Ubuntu 12.04 Updates
libevent 2.0.16-stable-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023277.html
libssh 0.5.2-1ubuntu0.12.04.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023278.html
rpm 18.104.22.168-1ubuntu0.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023279.html
libevent 2.0.16-stable-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023280.html
libssh 0.5.2-1ubuntu0.12.04.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023281.html
rpm 22.214.171.124-1ubuntu0.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023282.html
thunderbird 1:31.4.0+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023283.html
thunderbird 1:31.4.0+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023284.html
linux-lowlatency 3.2.0-76.78 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023285.html
linux-meta-lowlatency 126.96.36.199.64 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023286.html
landscape-client 14.12-0ubuntu0.12.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023287.html
adobe-flashplugin 188.8.131.528-0precise1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023288.html
flashplugin-nonfree 184.108.40.2068ubuntu0.12.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023289.html
adobe-flashplugin 220.127.116.118-0precise1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023290.html
flashplugin-nonfree 18.104.22.1688ubuntu0.12.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023291.html
mysql-5.5 5.5.41-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023292.html
mysql-5.5 5.5.41-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023293.html
elfutils 0.152-1ubuntu3.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023294.html
elfutils 0.152-1ubuntu3.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023295.html
adobe-flashplugin 22.214.171.1240-0precise1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023296.html
adobe-flashplugin 126.96.36.1990-0precise1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023297.html
flashplugin-nonfree 188.8.131.520ubuntu0.12.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023298.html
flashplugin-nonfree 184.108.40.2060ubuntu0.12.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2015-January/023299.html
End of Life - April 2017
Ubuntu 14.04 Updates
libevent 2.0.21-stable-1ubuntu1.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017740.html
libssh 0.6.1-0ubuntu3.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017741.html
rpm 4.11.1-3ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017742.html
libssh 0.6.1-0ubuntu3.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017743.html
libevent 2.0.21-stable-1ubuntu1.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017744.html
rpm 4.11.1-3ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017745.html
thunderbird 1:31.4.0+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017746.html
thunderbird 1:31.4.0+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017747.html
linux-keystone 3.13.0-21.34 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017748.html
linux-meta-keystone 220.127.116.11.19 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017749.html
mesa 10.1.3-0ubuntu0.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017750.html
python-apt 0.9.3.5ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017751.html
cairo 1.13.0~20140204-0ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017752.html
librtas 1.3.13-1~14.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017753.html
powerpc-ibm-utils 1.2.22-1~14.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017754.html
lsvpd 1.7.5-0ubuntu1~14.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017755.html
ppc64-diag 2.6.7-0ubuntu1~14.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017756.html
ppc64-diag 2.6.7-0ubuntu1~14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017757.html
nautilus 1:3.10.1-0ubuntu9.5 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017758.html
poppler 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017759.html
virtualbox 4.3.10-dfsg-1ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017760.html
software-properties 0.92.37.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017761.html
mesa-lts-utopic 10.3.2-0ubuntu1~trusty1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017762.html
landscape-client 14.12-0ubuntu0.14.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017763.html
xf86-input-wacom-lts-utopic 1:0.25.0-0ubuntu1~trusty1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017764.html
maas 1.5.4+bzr2294-0ubuntu1.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017765.html
ipxe 1.0.0+git-20131111.c3d1e78-2ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017766.html
iprutils 2.4.5-1~14.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017767.html
debian-installer 20101020ubuntu318.15 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017768.html
adobe-flashplugin 18.104.22.1688-0trusty1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017769.html
flashplugin-nonfree 22.214.171.1248ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017770.html
adobe-flashplugin 126.96.36.1998-0trusty1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017771.html
flashplugin-nonfree 188.8.131.528ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017772.html
mysql-5.5 5.5.41-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017773.html
samba 2:4.1.6+dfsg-1ubuntu2.14.04.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017774.html
mysql-5.5 5.5.41-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017775.html
samba 2:4.1.6+dfsg-1ubuntu2.14.04.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017776.html
system-config-printer 1.4.3+20140219-0ubuntu2.5 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017777.html
elfutils 0.158-0ubuntu5.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017778.html
elfutils 0.158-0ubuntu5.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017779.html
lxc 1.0.7-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017780.html
adobe-flashplugin 184.108.40.2060-0trusty1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017781.html
adobe-flashplugin 220.127.116.110-0trusty1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017782.html
flashplugin-nonfree 18.104.22.1680ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017783.html
flashplugin-nonfree 22.214.171.1240ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2015-January/017784.html
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Ubuntu 14.10 Updates
libevent 2.0.21-stable-1ubuntu126.96.36.199 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012418.html
libssh 0.6.3-2ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012419.html
rpm 4.11.2-3ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012420.html
libevent 2.0.21-stable-1ubuntu188.8.131.52 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012421.html
libssh 0.6.3-2ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012422.html
rpm 4.11.2-3ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012423.html
thunderbird 1:31.4.0+build1-0ubuntu0.14.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012424.html
thunderbird 1:31.4.0+build1-0ubuntu0.14.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012425.html
apport 2.14.7-0ubuntu8.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012426.html
postgresql-9.4 9.4.0-1~0ubuntu0.14.10 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012427.html
librtas 1.3.13-1~14.10 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012428.html
poppler 0.26.5-0ubuntu2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012429.html
libxext 2:1.3.2-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012430.html
landscape-client 14.12-0ubuntu0.14.10 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012431.html
iprutils 2.4.5-1~14.10 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012432.html
debian-installer 20101020ubuntu352.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012433.html
adobe-flashplugin 184.108.40.2068-0utopic1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012434.html
flashplugin-nonfree 220.127.116.118ubuntu0.14.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012435.html
adobe-flashplugin 18.104.22.1688-0utopic1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012436.html
mysql-5.5 5.5.41-0ubuntu0.14.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012437.html
flashplugin-nonfree 22.214.171.1248ubuntu0.14.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012438.html
samba 2:4.1.11+dfsg-1ubuntu2.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012439.html
mysql-5.5 5.5.41-0ubuntu0.14.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012440.html
samba 2:4.1.11+dfsg-1ubuntu2.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012441.html
system-config-printer 1.5.1+20141010-0ubuntu2.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012442.html
octave-control 2.6.5-1build1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012443.html
unity-webapps-qml 0.1+14.10.20141205-0ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012444.html
elfutils 0.160-0ubuntu2.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012445.html
elfutils 0.160-0ubuntu2.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012446.html
adobe-flashplugin 126.96.36.1990-0utopic1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012447.html
adobe-flashplugin 188.8.131.520-0utopic1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012448.html
flashplugin-nonfree 184.108.40.2060ubuntu0.14.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012449.html
flashplugin-nonfree 220.127.116.110ubuntu0.14.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/utopic-changes/2015-January/012450.html
End of Life - July 2015
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