WORK IN PROGRESS
Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 440 for the week October 26 - November 1, 2015.
In This Issue
General Community News
The Ubuntu Online Summit starts [this] week
David Planella reminds us that the Ubuntu Online Summit will run from 3-5 Nov 2015 from 2pm-8pm UTC; which is three days of Ubuntu and Open Source discussions, tutorials, presentations, demos and Q&A’s. Sessions include detail on app and scope development, cloud, community, convergence, core and more. They include a keynote by Mark Shuttleworth, questions asked of Canonical’s CEO Jane Silber and more.
UOS Session Roundup for Ubuntu Snappy Core
Daniel Holbach blogs about the Ubuntu Online Summit running from 3-5 November providing a schedule (time and synopsis) of sessions relating to Snappy Ubuntu Core. Note: last minute changes could change some details.
Xenial Xerus is now open for development
Matthias Klose writes that Xenial Xerus (16.04LTS) is open for development noting some changes. Matthias lists points like Python3(.5) is standard Xenial is hoped to be Python2 free, a glibc update & more. Matthias also highlights some common errors made with Ubuntu development such as builds are necessary; development doesn’t end when you hit upload, and you should test in Xenial, and not just Wily.
Welcome New Members and Developers
- Open (#) +/- # over last week
- Critical (#) +/- # over last week
- Unconfirmed (#) +/- # 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
Ask (and answer!) questions at http://askubuntu.com
The following LoCo team events are currently scheduled in the next two weeks:
Looking beyond the next two weeks? Visit the LoCo Team Portal to browse upcoming events around the world:
Other Community News
Ubuntu Cloud News
Charming 2.0 – Now with 100% more awesome Pt.2 - http://insights.ubuntu.com/2015/10/26/charming-2-0-now-with-100-more-awesome-pt-2/
1-Net joins Ubuntu Certified Public Cloud - http://insights.ubuntu.com/2015/10/26/1-net-joins-ubuntu-certified-public-cloud/
Charm Partner Programme welcomes Inlab Networks - http://insights.ubuntu.com/2015/10/27/charm-partner-programme-welcomes-inlab-networks/
OpenStack Summit Tokyo: Day One - http://insights.ubuntu.com/2015/10/28/openstack-summit-tokyo-day-1/
News from the Summit: Ubuntu extends lead in OpenStack - http://insights.ubuntu.com/2015/10/28/news-from-the-summit-ubuntu-extends-lead-in-openstack/
Canonical Completes MSP/Cloud Verify Certification for BootStack - http://insights.ubuntu.com/2015/10/28/canonical-completes-mspcloud-verify-certification-for-bootstack/
OpenStack Summit Tokyo Day 2 - http://insights.ubuntu.com/2015/10/29/openstack-summit-tokyo-day-2/
Vendors support Ubuntu Core as neutral platform for switches - http://insights.ubuntu.com/2015/10/29/vendors-support-ubuntu-core-as-neutral-platform-for-switches/
Midokura Integrates its Network Virtualization Technology with Ubuntu - http://insights.ubuntu.com/2015/10/29/midokura-integrates-its-network-virtualization-technology-with-ubuntu/
Now You’re Charming with Layers - http://insights.ubuntu.com/2015/10/29/now-youre-charming-with-layers/
OpenStack Summit Tokyo: Day Three - http://insights.ubuntu.com/2015/10/30/openstack-summit-tokyo-day-three/
Ubuntu Phone News
In The Press
In The Blogosphere
In Other News
Full Circle - Issue #102
Full Circle - the independent magazine for the Ubuntu Linux community are proud to announce the release of our one hundred and second issue.
Command & Conquer
How-To : Python in the Real World, MultiBoot with UEFI, Website With Infrastructure and *buntu Minimal Install
- Graphics : Inkscape.
- Chrome Cult
- Linux Labs: Wiping Hard Drives
- Ubuntu Phones: OTA-7
- Ubuntu Games: Streaming Games
plus: News, Arduino, Book Review, Q&A, Security, and soooo much more.
Get it while it's hot!
Other Articles of Interest
Featured Audio and Video
Ubuntu Community Q&A - 27th October 2015
Michael Hall and Nicholas Skaggs present another regular Q&A session on behalf of Canonical’s Community Team in which they answer questions that are put to them on IRC.
Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo: S08E34 – Manos: The Hands of Fate
It’s Episode Thirty-four of Season Eight of the Ubuntu Podcast! With Mark Johnson, Laura Cowen, Martin Wimpress, and Alan Pope!
In this week’s show:
- We review Mark’s new Steam controller
- How Mark got the controller working on Ubuntu 14.04
- Mark’s full review in blog post form
- We go over your feedback, which included some podcasts from listeners:
- Here’s the video of the hardware added to the neo900 (16:45)
- We have a command line love, from Roger Light: !$ on the command line
- We chat about Choose Your Own Adventure Making with Twine, dinosaur hacking on the Isle of Wight, cooking poppadoms in the microwave, and Egham Raspberry Jam.
That’s all for this week, please send your comments and suggestions to: email@example.com
Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings
Kernel Team - October 27, 2015 - https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/Meeting/2015-10-27
Security Team - October 26, 2015 - https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MeetingLogs/Security/20151026
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 12.04, 14.04 and 15.04
Ubuntu 12.04 Updates
Ubuntu 14.04 Updates
Ubuntu 15.04 Updates
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