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WORK IN PROGRESS

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 522 for the week of October 17 - 23, 2017.

In This Issue

General Community News

Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) released

On behalf of the release team, Adam Conrad announces the release of Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark). He shares key features of this release, including a new 4.13-based kernel , GNOME3 and gnome-shell as the default desktop, and other updates in core packages. Ubuntu Links for downloading the release as well as the flavor releases are provided. https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2017-October/000226.html

Interested in the flavors? Release announcements for each as follows:

This release was widely covered, the following is a collection of articles selected by our editors:

Welcome New Members and Developers

Ubuntu Stats

Bug Stats

  • 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

LoCo News

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/

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The Planet

Didier Roche: Ubuntu GNOME Shell in Artful (Continued)

Didier Roche from the Desktop Team in a series of daily blog posts describes the process of making Ubuntu GNOME Shell ready for Artful Aardvark 17.10. The desired result contains both a default Ubuntu session experience avoiding any shock for those updating from Unity 7, and the choice of a more generic GNOME session

Dan Pocock: FOSDEM 2018 Real-Time Communications Call for Participation

https://danielpocock.com/fosdem-2018-rtc-cfp

Salih Emin: ucaresystem Core v4.0: Added option to upgrade Ubuntu to the next release

https://utappia.org/2017/10/20/ucaresystem-core-v4-0-added-option-to-upgrade-ubuntu-to-the-next-release/

https://open.knome.fi/2017/10/20/refreshing-xubuntu-logo/

Nathan Haines: Winners of the Ubuntu 17.10 Free Culture Showcase

https://nhaines.livejournal.com/72567.html

Other Community News

Ubuntu Cloud News

Canonical News

In The Press

In The Blogosphere

In Other News

Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings

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 14.04, 16.04, and 17.04

Security Updates

Ubuntu 14.04 Updates

End of Life - April 2019

Ubuntu 16.04 Updates

End of Life - April 2021

Ubuntu 17.04 Updates

End of Life - January 2018

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Conclusion

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Credits

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Glossary of Terms

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