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## Things Ubuntu-specific are great, but general Linux goings-on are good to, to an extent.
## We don't need to replicate Digg & Slashdot, but certain things are of special interest.
## Just pulling one example from my memory, the story about Indiana schools piloting
## a classroom Linux deployment, a portion of which was Ubuntu, are good. Ubuntu
## release reviews are also common items in this section.
 * "Canonical launches Web-based systems management for Ubuntu" - Canonical, the company
behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, announced on July 22 at the Ubuntu Live conference
in Portland, Ore., the availability of Landscape, its Web-based systems management
program for Ubuntu servers and desktops. http://www.desktoplinux.com/news/NS9110241259.html

http://techiqmag.com/2007/07/22/var-case-study-ubuntu-linux-in-k-12-school/

http://www.linuxelectrons.com/news/linux/10841/ubuntu-launches-update-service-support-subscribers

http://www.linuxelectrons.com/news/application/10842/canonical-creates-personal-package-archive-service-ubuntu

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-marketing-submissions/2007-July/000046.html

http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9027630&intsrc=news_ts_head

http://www.informationweek.com/blog/main/archives/2007/07/blindness_to_pe.html
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## In this section we want to highlight the blogs that are exceptionally well-written and in-depth.
## Blogs tend to make it easy for low-quality content, so be extra careful on what goes here.
## We should encourage bloggers to spread the word, so this section might be a good way to do so.
 * Shuttleworth says: Ubuntu Is Enterprise Friendly - Mark Shuttleworth's keynote at the Ubuntu Live Conference centered on the fact that the Ubuntu server is capable of bringing the same values of its desktop version to the server market -- ease of use, performance and compatibility. With Linux already driving the enterprise market through thin clients and dedicated systems, Ubuntu needs to maintain its ability to preform well as a virtual machine. Canonical will therefore be putting more resources behind Landscape, a web-based systems management client for small to medium businesses. In his conclusion, Shuttleworth called for the Linux community to hold discussions on setting a predictable release schedule for major distributions to ease collaboration among kernel developers and afford better stability and support for software developers working on the platform. http://blog.wired.com/monkeybites/2007/07/shuttleworth-ub.html

 * Ubuntu Must Play To Its Strengths To Beat Microsoft - Stephen O'grady said in his keynote address at the Ubuntu Live Conference that he wants to help solve Ubuntu's biggest problem: Microsoft. Playing to Ubuntu's strengths is what will help free software to succeed on the desktop. Two of Ubuntu's key strengths are apt-get for ease of package maintenance, and Ubuntu's strong community enviornment. Things MS has ignored to date. http://blog.wired.com/monkeybites/2007/07/ubuntu-must-pla.html

 * Linus Torvalds announces Linux 2.6.23-rc1 - On time and two weeks after 2.6.22 and with a ton of revisions. It includes updates for most all of the architectures, drivers, filesysytems, VM, networking, and ACPI. It also includes the merge of the cfs scheduler, and the UIO driver infrastructure. Find out more by clicking the link below. http://lkmltimes.brucalipto.org/announce/linux-2623-rc1/
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=== Tuesday, July 24, 2007 ===
 
==== Kernel Team Meeting ====
 * Start: 15:00
 * End: 16:00
 * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
 * Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/Meeting

=== Wednesdayday, July 25, 2007 ===
 
==== Edubuntu Team Meeting ====
 * Start: 12:00
 * End: 14:00
 * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
 * Agenda: https://wiki.edubuntu.org/EdubuntuMeetingAgenda
 
==== Xubuntu Developers Meeting ====
 * Start: 20:00
 * End: 22:00
 * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
 * Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Meetings

=== Thursday, July 26, 2007 ===
 
==== Ubuntu Development Team Meeting ====
 * Start: 15:00
 * End: 17:00
 * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
 * Agenda: ?

=== Thursday, July 27, 2007 ===
 
==== MOTU Team Meeting ====
 * Start: 12:00
 * End: 14:00
 * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
 * Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.comMOTU/Meetings
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=== Ubuntu 6.10 Updates ===

## https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/edgy-changes
## List all uploads since last UWN.
## Format: * <packagename> - <link to mailing list message>
## Ex: * lvm2 2.02.06-2ubuntu3.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/edgy-changes/2006-November/008083.html
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 * flashplugin-nonfree 9.0.48.0.0ubuntu1~7.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/feisty-changes/2007-July/008667.html
 * kernel-package 10.065ubuntu6 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/feisty-changes/2007-July/008668.html
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 * Dawid van Wyngaard
 * John Crawford

WORK IN PROGRESS

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #50 for the week July 21st - July 27th, 2007. In this issue we cover ...

UWN Translations

In This Issue

General Community News

LoCo News

New in Gutsy Gibbon

Launchpad News

In The Press

  • "Canonical launches Web-based systems management for Ubuntu" - Canonical, the company

behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, announced on July 22 at the Ubuntu Live conference in Portland, Ore., the availability of Landscape, its Web-based systems management program for Ubuntu servers and desktops. http://www.desktoplinux.com/news/NS9110241259.html

http://techiqmag.com/2007/07/22/var-case-study-ubuntu-linux-in-k-12-school/

http://www.linuxelectrons.com/news/linux/10841/ubuntu-launches-update-service-support-subscribers

http://www.linuxelectrons.com/news/application/10842/canonical-creates-personal-package-archive-service-ubuntu

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-marketing-submissions/2007-July/000046.html

http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9027630&intsrc=news_ts_head

http://www.informationweek.com/blog/main/archives/2007/07/blindness_to_pe.html

In The Blogosphere

  • Shuttleworth says: Ubuntu Is Enterprise Friendly - Mark Shuttleworth's keynote at the Ubuntu Live Conference centered on the fact that the Ubuntu server is capable of bringing the same values of its desktop version to the server market -- ease of use, performance and compatibility. With Linux already driving the enterprise market through thin clients and dedicated systems, Ubuntu needs to maintain its ability to preform well as a virtual machine. Canonical will therefore be putting more resources behind Landscape, a web-based systems management client for small to medium businesses. In his conclusion, Shuttleworth called for the Linux community to hold discussions on setting a predictable release schedule for major distributions to ease collaboration among kernel developers and afford better stability and support for software developers working on the platform. http://blog.wired.com/monkeybites/2007/07/shuttleworth-ub.html

  • Ubuntu Must Play To Its Strengths To Beat Microsoft - Stephen O'grady said in his keynote address at the Ubuntu Live Conference that he wants to help solve Ubuntu's biggest problem: Microsoft. Playing to Ubuntu's strengths is what will help free software to succeed on the desktop. Two of Ubuntu's key strengths are apt-get for ease of package maintenance, and Ubuntu's strong community enviornment. Things MS has ignored to date. http://blog.wired.com/monkeybites/2007/07/ubuntu-must-pla.html

  • Linus Torvalds announces Linux 2.6.23-rc1 - On time and two weeks after 2.6.22 and with a ton of revisions. It includes updates for most all of the architectures, drivers, filesysytems, VM, networking, and ACPI. It also includes the merge of the cfs scheduler, and the UIO driver infrastructure. Find out more by clicking the link below. http://lkmltimes.brucalipto.org/announce/linux-2623-rc1/

Meetings and Events

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Kernel Team Meeting

Wednesdayday, July 25, 2007

Edubuntu Team Meeting

Xubuntu Developers Meeting

Thursday, July 26, 2007

Ubuntu Development Team Meeting

  • Start: 15:00
  • End: 17:00
  • Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
  • Agenda: ?

Thursday, July 27, 2007

MOTU Team Meeting

Community Spotlight

Updates and security for 6.06, 6.10, and 7.04

Security Updates

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS Updates

Ubuntu 6.10 Updates

Ubuntu 7.04 Updates

Bug Stats

  • Open (#) +/- # over last week
  • Critical (#) +/- # over last week
  • Unconfirmed (#) +/- # over last week
  • Unassigned (#) +/- # over last week
  • All bugs ever reported (#) +/- # over last week

As always, the Bug Squad needs more help. If you want to get started, please see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HelpingWithBugs

Infamous Bugs

Translation Stats

  1. Language (#) +/- # over last week
  2. Language (#) +/- # over last week
  3. Language (#) +/- # over last week
  4. Language (#) +/- # over last week
  5. Language (#) +/- # over last week

Remaining string to translate in Ubuntu 7.10 "Gutsy Gibbon", see more at: https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/gutsy/

UWN #: A sneak peek

Archives and RSS Feed

You can always find older Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter issues at: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter

You can subscribe to the Ubuntu Weekly News via RSS at: http://fridge.ubuntu.com/uwn/feed

Additional Ubuntu News

As always you can find more news and announcements at:

and

Conclusion

Thank you for reading the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter.

See you next week!

Credits

The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter is brought to you by:

  • Martin Albisetti
  • Dawid van Wyngaard
  • John Crawford
  • And many others

RSS

You can subscribe to the UWN feed at: http://fridge.ubuntu.com/uwn/feed

Feedback

If you would like to submit an idea or story you think is worth appearing on the UWN, please send them to ubuntu-marketing-submissions@lists.ubuntu.com. This document is maintained by the Ubuntu Marketing Team. Please feel free to contact us regarding any concerns or suggestions by either sending an email to ubuntu-marketing@lists.ubuntu.com or by using any of the other methods on the Ubuntu Marketing Team Contact Information Page (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MarketingTeam). If you'd like to contribute to a future issue of the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, please feel free to edit the appropriate wiki page. If you have any technical support questions, please send then ubuntu-users@lists.ubuntu.com.

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