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'''WORK IN PROGRESS'''

## Edit the following to include issue number, date info, and a short list
## of the top articles in this release.
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## In this section, list major topics of interest using bullets.
## Format: * <Topic name>
## Ex: * Ubuntu overtakes Microsoft with 90% market share
## This gets added right before you publish bullet points of table of contents
 * Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) released
 * Canonical unveils 6th LTS release of Ubuntu with 16.04
 * Y is for…
 * Ubuntu Stats
 * Lo``Co Events
 * Xubuntu: Xubuntu 16.04 Wallpaper Competition Winners!
 * Jorge Castro: A Quick Intro to Juju Resources
 * Jonathan Riddell: KDE Neon User Edition Tech Preview
 * Dustin Kirkland: By the numbers: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
 * Zygmunt Krynicki: Snappy interfaces, plugs, slots and connections
 * Sean M. Davis: Translation Updates!
 * Canonical Design Team: Redesigning ubuntu.com’s navigation
 * Ubuntu Studio: New Ubuntu Studio Release and New Project Lead!
 * Zygmunt Krynicki: snap install --devmode
 * Ubuntu Cloud News
 * The tablet that turns into a PC is available to buy!
 * Canonical News
 * In The Blogosphere
 * Featured Audio and Video
 * Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings
 * Upcoming Meetings and Events
 * Updates and Security for 12.04, 14.04, 15.10 and 16.04
 * And much more!
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Adam Conrad announces the release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus), the first long term support release that features support for s390x architecture. He writes that this release also includes significant updates for existing software packages and utilities including Unity, LibreOffice, Firefox, as well as the Mitaka version of Open``Stack. Accompanying this is the release of 16.04 LTS versions of the official flavor distributions. Adam Conrad announces the release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus), the first long term support release that features support for s390x architecture. He writes that this release also includes significant updates for existing software packages and utilities including Unity, Libre``Office, Firefox, as well as the Mitaka version of Open``Stack. Accompanying this is the release of 16.04 LTS versions of the official flavor distributions.
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## Data can be found at: http://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+bugs
## Note: "Unconfirmed" number comes from "New" number
## See last week's UWN to calculate change over last week.
## NOTE: To be done ONLY on the release date of the UWN (or latter if late).

    * Open (#) +/- # over last week
    * Critical (#) +/- # over last week
    * Unconfirmed (#) +/- # over last week
    * Open (120823) +293 over last week
    * Critical (349) +11 over last week
    * Unconfirmed (59138) -73 over last week
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## AUTOMATIC (preferred method, more stats!)
## Run: ./askubuntu/askubuntu.py
## MANUAL: Go to askubuntu.com and click on "WEEK" to get the
## top questions of the week
==== Most Active Questions ====

 * Ubuntu latest LTS is now released, why can't I upgrade from previous LTS? And how can I force the upgrade? [on hold] http://askubuntu.com/questions/760121/ubuntu-latest-lts-is-now-released-why-cant-i-upgrade-from-previous-lts-and-ho
 * Why did Canonical drop support for Gimp and how to recover from it? http://askubuntu.com/questions/761330/why-did-canonical-drop-support-for-gimp-and-how-to-recover-from-it
 * Why doesn't the latest Ubuntu edition come with the latest stable Linux kernel version? http://askubuntu.com/questions/761879/why-doesnt-the-latest-ubuntu-edition-come-with-the-latest-stable-linux-kernel-v
 * Problem with .deb packages on Ubuntu 16.04 http://askubuntu.com/questions/760638/problem-with-deb-packages-on-ubuntu-16-04
 * How to run a Python program directly? http://askubuntu.com/questions/761365/how-to-run-a-python-program-directly

==== Top Voted New Questions ====

 * Why doesn't the latest Ubuntu edition come with the latest stable Linux kernel version? http://askubuntu.com/questions/761879/
 * Why did Canonical drop support for Gimp and how to recover from it? http://askubuntu.com/questions/761330/
 * Ubuntu latest LTS is now released, why can't I upgrade from previous LTS? And how can I force the upgrade? http://askubuntu.com/questions/760121/
 * How to fix apt: Signature by key uses weak digest algorithm (SHA1) after installing Chrome? http://askubuntu.com/questions/760796/
 * Ubuntu Server 16.04 installs on /sdc but fails to boot http://askubuntu.com/questions/761031/

People Contributing the best questions and answers this week: muru (http://askubuntu.com/users/158442/muru), cl-netbox (http://askubuntu.com/users/260935/cl-netbox), mikeymop (http://askubuntu.com/users/134615/mikeymop), Videonauth (http://askubuntu.com/users/522934/videonauth) and Terrance (http://askubuntu.com/users/231142/terrance)
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== LoCo News ==

## Make each article a subsection, via === Section name ===
## Add notes about new locoteams, changed ones, meetings, etc.
## Keep and eye on the Planet, the LoCo Team Portal, and other
## LoCo team Blogs you can add to your RSS Feeds, also the
## loco-contacts mailing list and http://lococouncil.ubuntu.com/
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## Run the ./loco-events/loco-events.py script to get a list  * Sierra Vista Ubuntu Hour, Arizona Lo``Co Team: http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/ubuntu-arizona/3337-sierra-vista-ubuntu-hour/
 * Ubuntu Hour Tempe Az, Arizona Lo``Co Team: http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/ubuntu-arizona/3338-ubuntu-hour-tempe-az/
 * Feeling a little Squirrely? Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Release Party, Colorado Ubuntu Local Team: http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/ubuntu-us-co/3353-feeling-a-little-squirrely?-ubuntu-16.04-xenial-xerus-release-party/
 * Ubuntu Michigan 16.04 Release Party, Ubuntu-Michigan: http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/ubuntu-us-mi/3354-ubuntu-michigan-16.04-release-party/
 * Monthly meeting, FOSS User Group at Natick Community-Senior Center, Ubuntu Massachusetts Lo``Co: http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/ubuntu-us-ma/3257-monthly-meeting,-foss-user-group-at-natick-community-senior-center/
 * Ubuntu Hour Tempe Az, Arizona Lo``Co Team: http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/ubuntu-arizona/3356-ubuntu-hour-tempe-az/
 * Ubuntu 16.04 Release Party @ Taipei, Ubuntu Taiwan Local Community: http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/ubuntu-tw/3352-ubuntu-16.04-release-party-@-taipei/
 * Az Loco Installfest/Linux and open source workshop, Arizona Lo``Co Team: http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/ubuntu-arizona/3357-az-loco-installfest/linux-and-open-source-workshop/
 * 11th Annual West End Fair, Arizona Lo``Co Team: http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/ubuntu-arizona/3347-11th-annual-west-end-fair/
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=== Xubuntu team: Xubuntu 16.04 Wallpaper Competition Winners! === === Xubuntu: Xubuntu 16.04 Wallpaper Competition Winners! ===
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Sean Davis tells us that some releases are notable only for their improved translations; which in his opinion includes LightDM GTK+ Greeter Settings 1.2.1, MenuLibre 2.1.3 & XFCE Panel Switch 1.0.4. Sean lists the languages that contain translation updates, which are available to anyone running Ubuntu 16.04, or can be downloaded via provided Launchpad links. Sean Davis tells us that some releases are notable only for their improved translations; which in his opinion includes LightDM GTK+ Greeter Settings 1.2.1, Menu``Libre 2.1.3 & XFCE Panel Switch 1.0.4. Sean lists the languages that contain translation updates, which are available to anyone running Ubuntu 16.04, or can be downloaded via provided Launchpad links.
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=== Ubuntu Studio team: New Ubuntu Studio Release and New Project Lead! === === Ubuntu Studio: New Ubuntu Studio Release and New Project Lead! ===
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== Ubuntu Cloud News ==

 * Open``Stack Spotlight – Alexia Emmanoulopoulou and Danny Hammo - http://insights.ubuntu.com/2016/04/19/openstack-spotlight-alexia-emmanoulopoulou-and-danny-hammo/
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Fahmida Y. Rashid from InfoWorld disproves the recent article by Matthew Garrett that states that the Snap format is insecure, because X11 can be manipulated by any application. She points out that the “security risk isn't from Snap packages, but from the fact that X11 is insecure -- how X11 trusts applications is a well-known security risk. Snap doesn't change X11's trust model, so the fact that applications can see what other applications are doing isn't a weakness in the new package format, but rather X11's.” Fahmida Y. Rashid from Info``World disproves the recent article by Matthew Garrett that states that the Snap format is insecure, because X11 can be manipulated by any application. She points out that the “security risk isn't from Snap packages, but from the fact that X11 is insecure -- how X11 trusts applications is a well-known security risk. Snap doesn't change X11's trust model, so the fact that applications can see what other applications are doing isn't a weakness in the new package format, but rather X11's.”
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Its Episode Eight of Season Nine of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson, Laura Cowen and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain.

In this weeks show:
It's Episode Eight of Season Nine of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson, Laura Cowen and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain.

In this week's show:
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 * Some help came from a similar problem found on StackExchange  * Some help came from a similar problem found on Stack``Exchange
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RSS: http://fullcirclemagazine.org/feed/podcast
Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=85347&refid=stpr
TuneIn Radio: http://tunein.com/radio/Full-Circle-Weekly-News-p855064/
and PlayerFM: https://player.fm/series/the-full-circle-weekly-news

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RSS: http://fullcirclemagazine.org/feed/podcast
 * Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=85347&refid=stpr
 * Tune``In Radio: http://tunein.com/radio/Full-Circle-Weekly-News-p855064/
 * and PlayerFM: https://player.fm/series/the-full-circle-weekly-news
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## Run security-and-updates/ListSecurity.py YEAR MONTH  * [USN-2950-1] Samba vulnerabilities - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2016-April/003382.html
 * [USN-2951-1] OptiPNG vulnerabilities - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2016-April/003383.html
 * [USN-2917-3] Firefox regressions - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2016-April/003384.html
 * [USN-2952-1] PHP vulnerabilities - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2016-April/003385.html
 * [USN-2953-1] MySQL vulnerabilities - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2016-April/003386.html
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## Run security-and-updates/ListUpdates.py YEAR MONTH precise
## End of Life - April 2017
 * samba 2:3.6.25-0ubuntu0.12.04.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025125.html
 * optipng 0.6.4-1ubuntu0.12.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025126.html
 * samba 2:3.6.25-0ubuntu0.12.04.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025127.html
 * optipng 0.6.4-1ubuntu0.12.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025128.html
 * firefox 45.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025129.html
 * firefox 45.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025130.html
 * python-setproctitle 1.0.1-1ubuntu1.12.04.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025131.html
 * apt-cacher-ng 0.7.2-1ubuntu2.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025132.html
 * linux-backports-modules-3.2.0 3.2.0-102.94 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025135.html
 * linux-meta 3.2.0.102.118 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025134.html
 * linux 3.2.0-102.142 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025133.html
 * linux-lts-trusty 3.13.0-86.130~precise1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025136.html
 * linux-meta-lts-trusty 3.13.0.86.78 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025137.html
 * linux-signed-lts-trusty 3.13.0-86.130~precise1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025138.html
 * linux-lts-trusty_3.13.0-86.130~precise1_amd64.tar.gz - - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025139.html
 * linux-meta-armadaxp 3.2.0.1665.83 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025140.html
 * linux-armadaxp 3.2.0-1665.90 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025141.html
 * php5 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.22 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025142.html
 * mysql-5.5 5.5.49-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025143.html
 * php5 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.22 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025144.html
 * mysql-5.5 5.5.49-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025145.html
 * linux-meta-ti-omap4 3.2.0.1480.75 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025146.html
 * linux-ti-omap4 3.2.0-1480.106 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025147.html
 * debootstrap 1.0.40~ubuntu0.10 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025148.html
 * tzdata 2016d-0ubuntu0.12.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025149.html
 * distro-info-data 0.8ubuntu0.10 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025150.html
 * distro-info-data 0.8ubuntu0.10 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025151.html
 * distro-info-data 0.8ubuntu0.10 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025152.html
 * tzdata 2016d-0ubuntu0.12.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025153.html
 * tzdata 2016d-0ubuntu0.12.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025154.html
 * debootstrap 1.0.40~ubuntu0.10 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2016-April/025155.html

End of Life - April 2017
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## Run security-and-updates/ListUpdates.py YEAR MONTH trusty
## End of Life - April 2019
 * ldb 1:1.1.24-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021770.html
 * talloc 2.1.5-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021771.html
 * tdb 1.3.8-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021772.html
 * tevent 0.9.26-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021773.html
 * samba 2:4.3.8+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021774.html
 * optipng 0.6.4-1ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021775.html
 * ldb 1:1.1.24-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021776.html
 * tdb 1.3.8-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021777.html
 * samba 2:4.3.8+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021778.html
 * talloc 2.1.5-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021780.html
 * tevent 0.9.26-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021779.html
 * optipng 0.6.4-1ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021781.html
 * apt 1.0.1ubuntu2.13 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021782.html
 * firefox 45.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021783.html
 * firefox 45.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021784.html
 * apt 1.0.1ubuntu2.13 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021785.html
 * python-setproctitle 1.0.1-1ubuntu1.14.04.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021786.html
 * apt-cacher-ng 0.7.26-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021787.html
 * net-snmp 5.7.2~dfsg-8.1ubuntu3.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021788.html
 * mstflint4 4.1.0+1.46.gb1cdaf7-1ubuntu1~14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021789.html
 * isc-dhcp 4.2.4-7ubuntu12.5 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021790.html
 * linux-firmware 1.127.22 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021791.html
 * squid3 3.3.8-1ubuntu6.7 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021792.html
 * curl 7.35.0-1ubuntu2.7 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021793.html
 * collectd 5.4.0-3ubuntu2.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021794.html
 * php5 5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.15 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021795.html
 * linux-signed 3.13.0-86.130 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021796.html
 * linux-meta 3.13.0.86.92 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021797.html
 * linux 3.13.0-86.130 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021798.html
 * linux-meta-lts-utopic 3.16.0.71.62 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021799.html
 * linux-signed-lts-utopic 3.16.0-71.91~14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021800.html
 * linux-lts-utopic 3.16.0-71.91~14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021801.html
 * linux_3.13.0-86.130_amd64.tar.gz - - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021802.html
 * linux-lts-utopic_3.16.0-71.91~14.04.1_amd64.tar.gz - - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021803.html
 * linux-signed-lts-wily 4.2.0-36.41~14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021804.html
 * linux-meta-lts-wily 4.2.0.36.29 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021805.html
 * linux-lts-wily 4.2.0-36.41~14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021806.html
 * linux-signed-lts-vivid 3.19.0-59.65~14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021807.html
 * linux-meta-lts-vivid 3.19.0.59.42 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021808.html
 * linux-lts-vivid 3.19.0-59.65~14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021809.html
 * linux-lts-wily_4.2.0-36.41~14.04.1_amd64.tar.gz - - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021810.html
 * linux-lts-vivid_3.19.0-59.65~14.04.1_amd64.tar.gz - - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021811.html
 * linux-meta-keystone 3.13.0.56.54 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021812.html
 * linux-keystone 3.13.0-56.81 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021813.html
 * linux-signed-lts-xenial 4.4.0-21.37~14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021814.html
 * linux-meta-lts-xenial 4.4.0.21.11 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021815.html
 * linux-lts-xenial 4.4.0-21.37~14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021816.html
 * linux-lts-xenial_4.4.0-21.37~14.04.1_amd64.tar.gz - - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021817.html
 * php5 5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.16 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021818.html
 * mysql-5.5 5.5.49-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021819.html
 * pinba-engine-mysql 1.0.0-4ubuntu0.14.04.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021820.html
 * php5 5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.16 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021821.html
 * mysql-5.5 5.5.49-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021822.html
 * pinba-engine-mysql 1.0.0-4ubuntu0.14.04.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021823.html
 * pcre3 1:8.31-2ubuntu2.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021824.html
 * openipmi 2.0.18-0ubuntu7.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021825.html
 * debootstrap 1.0.59ubuntu0.5 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021826.html
 * mysql-5.6 5.6.30-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021827.html
 * mysql-5.6 5.6.30-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021828.html
 * linux-signed-lts-xenial 4.4.0-21.37~14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021829.html
 * linux-lts-xenial 4.4.0-21.37~14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021830.html
 * linux-signed-lts-xenial 4.4.0-21.37~14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021831.html
 * linux-meta-lts-xenial 4.4.0.21.11 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021832.html
 * linux-lts-xenial 4.4.0-21.37~14.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021834.html
 * linux-meta-lts-xenial 4.4.0.21.11 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021833.html
 * linux-lts-xenial_4.4.0-21.37~14.04.1_amd64.tar.gz - - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021835.html
 * tzdata 2016d-0ubuntu0.14.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021836.html
 * distro-info-data 0.18ubuntu0.5 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021837.html
 * distro-info-data 0.18ubuntu0.5 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021838.html
 * distro-info-data 0.18ubuntu0.5 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021839.html
 * tzdata 2016d-0ubuntu0.14.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021841.html
 * tzdata 2016d-0ubuntu0.14.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021840.html
 * debootstrap 1.0.59ubuntu0.5 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2016-April/021842.html

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 * ldb 2:1.1.24-0ubuntu0.15.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013117.html
 * talloc 2.1.5-0ubuntu0.15.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013118.html
 * tdb 1.3.8-0ubuntu0.15.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013119.html
 * tevent 0.9.26-0ubuntu0.15.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013120.html
 * samba 2:4.3.8+dfsg-0ubuntu0.15.10.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013121.html
 * optipng 0.7.5-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013122.html
 * ldb 2:1.1.24-0ubuntu0.15.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013123.html
 * tdb 1.3.8-0ubuntu0.15.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013124.html
 * talloc 2.1.5-0ubuntu0.15.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013125.html
 * samba 2:4.3.8+dfsg-0ubuntu0.15.10.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013126.html
 * tevent 0.9.26-0ubuntu0.15.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013127.html
 * optipng 0.7.5-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013128.html
 * apt 1.0.10.2ubuntu2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013129.html
 * firefox 45.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.15.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013130.html
 * firefox 45.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.15.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013131.html
 * apt 1.0.10.2ubuntu2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013132.html
 * apt-cacher-ng 0.8.5-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013133.html
 * mstflint4 4.1.0+1.46.gb1cdaf7-1ubuntu1~15.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013134.html
 * python-oslo.messaging 2.5.0-1ubuntu2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013135.html
 * linux-signed 4.2.0-36.41 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013136.html
 * linux-meta 4.2.0.36.39 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013137.html
 * linux 4.2.0-36.41 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013138.html
 * linux_4.2.0-36.41_amd64.tar.gz - - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013139.html
 * php5 5.6.11+dfsg-1ubuntu3.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013140.html
 * mysql-5.6 5.6.30-0ubuntu0.15.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013141.html
 * pinba-engine-mysql 1.0.0-4ubuntu1.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013142.html
 * php5 5.6.11+dfsg-1ubuntu3.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013143.html
 * mysql-5.6 5.6.30-0ubuntu0.15.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013144.html
 * pinba-engine-mysql 1.0.0-4ubuntu1.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013145.html
 * pcre3 2:8.35-7.1ubuntu1.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013146.html
 * heat 1:5.0.1-0ubuntu2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013147.html
 * linux-meta-raspi2 4.2.0.1029.32 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013148.html
 * linux-raspi2 4.2.0-1029.37 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013149.html
 * debootstrap 1.0.72ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013150.html
 * tzdata 2016d-0ubuntu0.15.10 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013151.html
 * distro-info-data 0.27ubuntu1.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013152.html
 * distro-info-data 0.27ubuntu1.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013153.html
 * distro-info-data 0.27ubuntu1.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013154.html
 * tzdata 2016d-0ubuntu0.15.10 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013155.html
 * tzdata 2016d-0ubuntu0.15.10 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013156.html
 * debootstrap 1.0.72ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/wily-changes/2016-April/013157.html

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 * docker.io 1.10.3-0ubuntu6 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012948.html
 * ubuntu-gnome-meta 0.57 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012949.html
 * gdm3 3.18.3-0ubuntu2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012950.html
 * ubuntu-gnome-meta 0.58 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012951.html
 * xorg-lts-transitional 3:10 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012952.html
 * germinate 2.25 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012953.html
 * livecd-rootfs 2.407 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012954.html
 * libica 2.6.1-1ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012955.html
 * sentinella 0.9.2-4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012956.html
 * ipig 0.0.r5-2build1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012957.html
 * biomaj 1.2.3-6build1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012958.html
 * sysvinit 2.88dsf-59.3ubuntu3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012959.html
 * livecd-rootfs 2.408 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012960.html
 * llvm-toolchain-3.8 1:3.8-2ubuntu3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012961.html
 * click-reviewers-tools 0.42 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012962.html
 * p7zip 9.20.1~dfsg.1-5ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012963.html
 * debootstrap 1.0.78+nmu1ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012964.html
 * command-not-found 0.3ubuntu16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012965.html
 * ubuntu-release-upgrader 1:16.04.13 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012966.html
 * distro-info-data 0.28ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012967.html
 * distro-info-data 0.28ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012968.html
 * distro-info-data 0.28ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012969.html
 * debootstrap 1.0.78+nmu1ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012970.html
 * llvm-toolchain-3.8 1:3.8-2ubuntu3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012971.html
 * mysql-5.7 5.7.12-0ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2016-April/012972.html

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Contents

  1. In This Issue
  2. General Community News
    1. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) released
    2. Canonical unveils 6th LTS release of Ubuntu with 16.04
    3. Y is for…
  3. Ubuntu Stats
    1. Bug Stats
    2. Ask Ubuntu Top 5 Questions this week
      1. Most Active Questions
      2. Top Voted New Questions
  4. LoCo Events
  5. The Planet
    1. Xubuntu: Xubuntu 16.04 Wallpaper Competition Winners!
    2. Jorge Castro: A Quick Intro to Juju Resources
    3. Jonathan Riddell: KDE Neon User Edition Tech Preview
    4. Dustin Kirkland: By the numbers: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    5. Zygmunt Krynicki: Snappy interfaces, plugs, slots and connections
    6. Sean M. Davis: Translation Updates!
    7. Canonical Design Team: Redesigning ubuntu.com’s navigation
    8. Ubuntu Studio: New Ubuntu Studio Release and New Project Lead!
    9. Zygmunt Krynicki: snap install --devmode
  6. Ubuntu Cloud News
  7. Ubuntu Phone News
    1. The tablet that turns into a PC is available to buy!
  8. Canonical News
  9. In The Blogosphere
    1. Made in China: Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition dares to be different
    2. Xubuntu’s Xenial Wallpapers Are Exceptionally Beautiful
    3. Official Ubuntu 16.04 T-shirt Is Now Available to Buy
    4. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS introduces “snaps” for new robust, secure app format
    5. Ubuntu Snap doesn't have the security issue -- X11 does
  10. Featured Audio and Video
    1. Juju Office Hours: Release Edition
    2. Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo: Ubuntu Podcast: S09E08 – Up the Creek Extreme
    3. The day after the release: Ubuntu 16.04 Q&A with the Community Team
    4. Ubuntu M10 Ubuntu Tablet Unboxing [Video]
    5. Full Circle Weekly News #14
  11. Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings
  12. Upcoming Meetings and Events
  13. Updates and Security for 12.04, 14.04, 15.10 and 16.04
    1. Security Updates
    2. Ubuntu 12.04 Updates
    3. Ubuntu 14.04 Updates
    4. Ubuntu 15.10 Updates
    5. Ubuntu 16.04 Updates
  14. Subscribe
  15. Archives
  16. Additional Ubuntu News
  17. Conclusion
  18. Credits
  19. Glossary of Terms
  20. Ubuntu - Get Involved
  21. Feedback

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Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 463 for the week April 18 - 24, 2016.

In This Issue

  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) released
  • Canonical unveils 6th LTS release of Ubuntu with 16.04
  • Y is for…
  • Ubuntu Stats
  • LoCo Events

  • Xubuntu: Xubuntu 16.04 Wallpaper Competition Winners!
  • Jorge Castro: A Quick Intro to Juju Resources
  • Jonathan Riddell: KDE Neon User Edition Tech Preview
  • Dustin Kirkland: By the numbers: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  • Zygmunt Krynicki: Snappy interfaces, plugs, slots and connections
  • Sean M. Davis: Translation Updates!
  • Canonical Design Team: Redesigning ubuntu.com’s navigation
  • Ubuntu Studio: New Ubuntu Studio Release and New Project Lead!
  • Zygmunt Krynicki: snap install --devmode
  • Ubuntu Cloud News
  • The tablet that turns into a PC is available to buy!
  • Canonical News
  • In The Blogosphere
  • Featured Audio and Video
  • Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings
  • Upcoming Meetings and Events
  • Updates and Security for 12.04, 14.04, 15.10 and 16.04
  • And much more!

General Community News

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) released

Adam Conrad announces the release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus), the first long term support release that features support for s390x architecture. He writes that this release also includes significant updates for existing software packages and utilities including Unity, LibreOffice, Firefox, as well as the Mitaka version of OpenStack. Accompanying this is the release of 16.04 LTS versions of the official flavor distributions.

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2016-April/000207.html

Canonical unveils 6th LTS release of Ubuntu with 16.04

Canonical declares the release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, thereby marking the platform’s sixth long term support release. They write that major features of this release include the new “snap” application format, the release of LXD and ZFX-on-Linux as well as support for CephFS. They explain this release also constitutes a step towards Canonical’s goal of a converged Ubuntu platform that that connects IOT, desktop and mobile.

http://insights.ubuntu.com/2016/04/20/canonical-unveils-6th-lts-release-of-ubuntu-with-16-04/

The release news continues with various announcements in the press and blogosphere about this release. The following were selected by our editors:

Y is for…

Mark Shuttleworth announces the next Ubuntu release, 16.10, by simply writing: “Yakkety yakkety yakkety yakkety yakkety yakkety yakkety yakkety yak. Naturally :)”

http://www.markshuttleworth.com/archives/1496

Ubuntu Stats

Bug Stats

  • Open (120823) +293 over last week
  • Critical (349) +11 over last week
  • Unconfirmed (59138) -73 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

Top Voted New Questions

People Contributing the best questions and answers this week: muru (http://askubuntu.com/users/158442/muru), cl-netbox (http://askubuntu.com/users/260935/cl-netbox), mikeymop (http://askubuntu.com/users/134615/mikeymop), Videonauth (http://askubuntu.com/users/522934/videonauth) and Terrance (http://askubuntu.com/users/231142/terrance)

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

LoCo Events

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:

http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/

The Planet

Xubuntu: Xubuntu 16.04 Wallpaper Competition Winners!

The Xubuntu team announced the results of the 16.04 wallpaper competition. Of the 92 submissions only 6 were to be chosen, but due difficulty in picking the "best", 6 grew to become 10. The link contains reduced sized images of the 10, and xubuntu-community-wallpapers package (full-sized images) are installed when you install Xubuntu 16.04.

http://xubuntu.org/news/xubuntu-16-04-wallpaper-competition-winners/

Jorge Castro: A Quick Intro to Juju Resources

Jorge Castro blogs about "blobs" which he defines as “workload payloads, binaries for software, or whatever bits you need to deploy and manage.” He explains that blobs have always been useful, but Juju never really understood them. A new concept has been introduced into Charms called "Resources", which are binary-blobs that the charm can utilize. This is achieved via a new clause in yaml (resources:), and with new commands "juju list-resources", "juju push-resource" & "juju charm list-resources".

http://www.jorgecastro.org/2016/04/19/a-quick-intro-to-juju-resources/

Jonathan Riddell: KDE Neon User Edition Tech Preview

Jonathan Riddell tells us briefly that KDE neon User Edition Tech Preview is out now. Built on a foundation of Ubuntu 16.04LTS & coming with Qt 5.5, it contains Plasma 5.6.3. He notes that it does contain some known issues, but if you'd like to test, filling out a 'testers questionnaire' would be most helpful, with user support available via a fb or g+ group, or post on KDE forums.

http://jriddell.org/2016/04/20/kde-neon-user-edition-tech-preview/

Dustin Kirkland: By the numbers: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Dustin Kirkland created some great stats from the Ubuntu Xenial archive placed on a local SSD. Beyond the simple "6th LTS" release; Dustin provides stats on the number of debs for each architecture (armhf, ... i386, ... s390x & no-arch), how many lines of source code (using 'cloc') and how they break up into various languages (C, C++, ... bash, ... fortran, ... assembly, … pascal, ...) and more.

http://blog.dustinkirkland.com/2016/04/by-numbers-ubuntu-1604-lts.html

Zygmunt Krynicki: Snappy interfaces, plugs, slots and connections

Zygmunt Krynicki continues a series about snappy interfaces. In this second blog he focuses on connections. Zygmunt defines a connection as an ordered tuple (plug, slot) and proceeds to explain it using .yaml example. Covering "Plugs and slots", "Connections", "Binding plus and slots to app", before going to "Working with connections" where he shifts to shell commands to make it all come together.

http://www.zygoon.pl/2016/04/snappy-interfaces-plugs-slots-connections.html

Sean M. Davis: Translation Updates!

Sean Davis tells us that some releases are notable only for their improved translations; which in his opinion includes LightDM GTK+ Greeter Settings 1.2.1, MenuLibre 2.1.3 & XFCE Panel Switch 1.0.4. Sean lists the languages that contain translation updates, which are available to anyone running Ubuntu 16.04, or can be downloaded via provided Launchpad links.

https://smdavis.us/2016/04/20/translation-updates/

Canonical Design Team: Redesigning ubuntu.com’s navigation

Inayaili de Leon Persson informs us that the web team had a offsite week-long 'sprint' in Holborn, central London. They write that one of the key items in the agenda was to brainstorm solutions for easier Ubuntu web-site navigation. This was last done in 2013; and Inayaili provides photos & details of how this transpired (including looking at how other sites do it). The design work is complete; now it awaits a prototype for testing.

http://design.canonical.com/2016/04/redesigning-ubuntu-coms-navigation/

Ubuntu Studio: New Ubuntu Studio Release and New Project Lead!

In addition to electing Set Hallström as their new project lead, Ubuntu Studio has issued their version of the 16.04 LTS release. Key features of this release include rewritten Ubuntu Studio controls and the transition from libav to ffmpeg.

http://ubuntustudio.org/2016/04/new-ubuntu-studio-release-and-new-project-lead/

Zygmunt Krynicki: snap install --devmode

Zygmunt Krynicki highlights the --devmode function in snap install. He points out, “Development mode is aimed at snap developers to let them understand what their application (or application toolkit) is doing under the hood.”

http://www.zygoon.pl/2016/04/snap-install-devmode.html

Ubuntu Cloud News

Ubuntu Phone News

The tablet that turns into a PC is available to buy!

Amrisha Prashar informs us that the Ubuntu edition of the Aquaris M10 tablet, Canonical’s first fully converged device, is now available for purchase. By dynamically shifting between modes, the device is capable of providing a unique desktop and tablet experience for the user.

http://insights.ubuntu.com/2016/04/18/the-tablet-that-turns-into-a-pc-is-available-to-buy/

Canonical News

In The Blogosphere

Made in China: Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition dares to be different

Jason Perlow of ZDNet details how an upcoming version of the Meizu Pro 5 will use Ubuntu rather than an Android mobile OS, thereby offering an alternative to Android based devices. In doing so, he writes that Meizu offers a compelling and reasonably-priced phablet that is capable of competing with flagship devices from Meizu’s larger competitors.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/made-in-china-meizu-pro-5-ubuntu-edition-dares-to-be-different/

Xubuntu’s Xenial Wallpapers Are Exceptionally Beautiful

Joey-Elijah Sneddon of OMG! Ubuntu! reports that the Xubuntu team has declared the winners of its community wallpaper competition. He shares the ten photos that will be shipped as wallpapers within the Xubuntu 16.04 LTS release and writes: “I’m sure you’ll agree, the winning backgrounds are all breathtakingly beautiful.”

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/04/winning-xubuntu-16-04-community-wallpapers-beautiful

Official Ubuntu 16.04 T-shirt Is Now Available to Buy

Joey-Elijah Sneddon from OMG! Ubuntu! talks about the new Ubuntu Xenial Xerus t-shirt available in the Canonical store. He links to the store where you can buy it.

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/04/official-ubuntu-16-04-t-shirt-now-available-to-buy

In a follow-up article, Joey also mentions the availability of 16.04 USB sticks in the store: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/04/buy-ubuntu-16-04-usb-official

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS introduces “snaps” for new robust, secure app format

An article on Help Net Security talks about the availability of Snappy in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. They talk about the security aspect, the cloud, and embedded technology and some other features in 16.04 available to users

https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2016/04/21/ubuntu-16-04-lts/

Ubuntu Snap doesn't have the security issue -- X11 does

Fahmida Y. Rashid from InfoWorld disproves the recent article by Matthew Garrett that states that the Snap format is insecure, because X11 can be manipulated by any application. She points out that the “security risk isn't from Snap packages, but from the fact that X11 is insecure -- how X11 trusts applications is a well-known security risk. Snap doesn't change X11's trust model, so the fact that applications can see what other applications are doing isn't a weakness in the new package format, but rather X11's.”

http://www.infoworld.com/article/3060246/security/ubuntu-snap-doesnt-have-the-security-issue-x11-does.html

Juju Office Hours: Release Edition

Jorge Castro hosts a special release edition of Juju Office Hours.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUbCvcBBeg8

Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo: Ubuntu Podcast: S09E08 – Up the Creek Extreme

It's Episode Eight of Season Nine of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson, Laura Cowen and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain.

In this week's show:

  • We discuss unbreaking an Ubuntu computer (e.g., ahem, by formatting the /boot partition of a running laptop) using chroot.
  • Some help came from a similar problem found on StackExchange

  • We discuss accelerating lots of bits of the Raspberry Pi.
  • We share a Command Line Lurve – doctl
  • And we go over your feedback – thanks for sending it – please send more!
  • And more!

http://ubuntupodcast.org/2016/04/21/s09e08-up-the-creek-extreme/

The day after the release: Ubuntu 16.04 Q&A with the Community Team

David Planella, Daniel Holbach, and Alan Pope present a special Q&A from Canonical Community Team on the day after the release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. They open with announcements and answer questions provided to them over IRC.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOJfwCOmByQ

Ubuntu M10 Ubuntu Tablet Unboxing [Video]

Joey-Elijah Sneddon of OMG! Ubuntu! shares a pair of unboxing videos from community members who recently received their bq M10 tablet, Ubuntu edition.

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/04/ubuntu-m10-tablet-video-unboxing

Full Circle Weekly News #14

Full Circle Weekly News #14 is out: http://fullcirclemagazine.org/podcast/full-circle-weekly-news-14 and, Full Circle Magazine #107 came out a couple of weeks ago: http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-107/

The show is also available via:

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Updates and Security for 12.04, 14.04, 15.10 and 16.04

Security Updates

Ubuntu 12.04 Updates

End of Life - April 2017

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End of Life - April 2019

Ubuntu 15.10 Updates

End of Life - July 2016

Ubuntu 16.04 Updates

End of Life - April 2021

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