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Michael Larabel reports of the two listed bug fixes giving amplifying info on the improvements. He reminds us that the Vulkan beta driver with the newest extensions remains on version 396.24.10 awaiting the move to a new mainline driver series.
Michael Larabel reports of the two listed bug fixes: Vulkan direct-to-display, and multi-threaded EGL. Michael gives amplifying info on the improvements and reminds us that the Vulkan beta driver with the newest extensions remains on version 396.24.10, awaiting the move to a new mainline driver series.
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## Bullet-point list of articles that are more generic Linux articles in nature.  * Compact, rugged box computer runs Ubuntu on Jetson TX2 - http://linuxgizmos.com/compact-rugged-box-computer-runs-ubuntu-on-jetson-tx2/
 * IoT platform extends from the cloud to the depths of a mine - http://linuxgizmos.com/iiot-platform-extends-from-the-cloud-to-the-depths-of-a-mine/
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## Ubuntu Podcast
## Ubuntu On Air sessions (testing days, etc.)

== Meeting Reports ==

## The format is as follows.
## * Desktop Team – June 30, 2017 - https://insights.ubuntu.com/2017/06/30/ubuntu-desktop-weekly-update-june-30-2017/
## * Security Team – August 7, 2017 - https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MeetingLogs/Security/20170807
## * OpenStack Team – June 27, 2017 - https://javacruft.wordpress.com/2017/06/27/ubuntu-openstack-development-summary-27th-june-2017/
=== Ubuntu Podcast: S11E19 – Nineteen Minutes ===

“This week we recover from a failed disk in a ReadyNAS and get to grips with the Amazon Kindle Oasis E-reader. npm gets pwned, Debian 9.5 is released, the Snap Store get verified publishers, categories and other improvements. Humble Bundle offer a Linux Geek Book Bundle, we also round up the community news and events.”

Featuring: Alan Pope, Mark Johnson, and Ryan.

http://ubuntupodcast.org/2018/07/19/s11e19-nineteen-minutes/
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## The format is as follows.
## * Desktop Team: Tue, May 29, 3:30pm – 4:30pm
## * Ubuntu Foundations: Thu, May 31, 3pm – 4pm
 * Ubuntu Security: Mon, July 23, 4:30pm 5:30pm
 * Desktop Team: Tue, July 24, 3:30pm – 4:30pm
 * Kernel Team: Tue, July 24, 5pm – 6pm
* Ubuntu Foundations: Thu, July 26, 3pm – 4pm
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## Run security-and-updates/ListSecurity.py YEAR MONTH  * [USN-3717-1] PolicyKit vulnerabilities - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2018-July/004498.html
 * [USN-3717-2] PolicyKit vulnerabilities - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2018-July/004499.html
 * Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) End of Life reached on July 19 2018 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2018-July/004500.html
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## Run security-and-updates/ListUpdates.py YEAR MONTH trusty
 * policykit-1 0.105-4ubuntu3.14.04.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2018-July/026129.html
 * squashfs-tools 1:4.2+20130409-2ubuntu0.14.04.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2018-July/026128.html
 * policykit-1 0.105-4ubuntu3.14.04.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2018-July/026130.html
 * snapd 2.33.1~14.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2018-July/026131.html
 * python-apt 0.9.3.5ubuntu3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2018-July/026132.html
 * snapd 2.34.2~14.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2018-July/026133.html
 * libxstream-java 1.4.7-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2018-July/026135.html
 * smartmontools 6.2+svn3841-1.2ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2018-July/026134.html
 * libxstream-java 1.4.7-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2018-July/026136.html
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## Run security-and-updates/ListUpdates.py YEAR MONTH xenial  * partman-auto 134ubuntu1.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021735.html
 * policykit-1 0.105-14.1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021738.html
 * squashfs-tools 1:4.3-3ubuntu2.16.04.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021737.html
 * nplan 0.32~16.04.6 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021736.html
 * virtualbox 5.1.38-dfsg-0ubuntu1.16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021739.html
 * virtualbox-guest-additions-iso 5.1.38-0ubuntu1.16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021740.html
 * virtualbox-ext-pack 5.1.38-0ubuntu1.16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021741.html
 * octave 4.0.0-3ubuntu9.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021742.html
 * postgresql-common 173ubuntu0.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021743.html
 * policykit-1 0.105-14.1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021744.html
 * dochelp 0.1.3ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021745.html
 * bumblebee 3.2.1-10ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021746.html
 * lttng-modules 2.8.0-1ubuntu1~16.04.6 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021747.html
 * maxima 5.37.2-8ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021748.html
 * glib2.0 2.48.2-0ubuntu3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021749.html
 * neurodebian 0.37.2ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021750.html
 * nevow 0.13.0-1ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021751.html
 * virtualbox-hwe 5.1.38-dfsg-0ubuntu1.16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021752.html
 * base-files 9.4ubuntu4.7 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021753.html
 * linux-hwe 4.15.0-28.30~16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021754.html
 * linux-hwe_4.15.0-28.30~16.04.1_amd64.tar.gz - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021755.html
 * linux-hwe_4.15.0-28.30~16.04.1_ppc64el.tar.gz - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021756.html
 * linux-meta-hwe 4.15.0.28.50 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021757.html
 * linux-signed-hwe 4.15.0-28.30~16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021758.html
 * chromium-browser 67.0.3396.99-0ubuntu0.16.04.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021759.html
 * chromium-browser 67.0.3396.99-0ubuntu0.16.04.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021760.html
 * guile-2.0 2.0.11+1-10ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021761.html
 * fusiondirectory 1.0.8.8-3ubuntu2.16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021762.html
 * django-countries 3.4.1-2ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021763.html
 * ltsp 5.5.7-1ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021764.html
 * wokkel 0.7.1-1ubuntu0.16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021765.html
 * qgis 2.8.6+dfsg-1ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021766.html
 * pike7.8 7.8.866-5ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021767.html
 * dovecot 1:2.2.22-1ubuntu2.8 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021768.html
 * pike8.0 8.0.164-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021769.html
 * appstream 0.9.4-1ubuntu4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021770.html
 * snapd 2.33.1ubuntu2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021771.html
 * python-apt 1.1.0~beta1ubuntu0.16.04.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021772.html
 * docker.io 17.03.2-0ubuntu2~16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021773.html
 * slang2 2.3.0-2ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021774.html
 * qemu 1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.31 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021775.html
 * linux-hwe 4.15.0-29.31~16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021776.html
 * linux-hwe_4.15.0-29.31~16.04.1_amd64.tar.gz - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021777.html
 * linux-meta-hwe 4.15.0.29.51 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021778.html
 * linux-hwe_4.15.0-29.31~16.04.1_ppc64el.tar.gz - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021779.html
 * linux-signed-hwe 4.15.0-29.31~16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021780.html
 * base-files 9.4ubuntu4.7 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021781.html
 * linux-meta-hwe-edge 4.15.0.29.50 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021782.html
 * snapd 2.34.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021783.html
 * linux-gcp 4.15.0-1014.14~16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021784.html
 * linux-meta-gcp 4.15.0.1014.26 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021785.html
 * linux-azure 4.15.0-1018.18~16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021786.html
 * linux-azure_4.15.0-1018.18~16.04.1_amd64.tar.gz - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021787.html
 * linux-meta-azure 4.15.0.1018.24 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021788.html
 * linux-signed-azure 4.15.0-1018.18~16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021789.html
 * linux-meta-azure-edge 4.15.0.1018.15 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021790.html
 * libxstream-java 1.4.8-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021791.html
 * libxstream-java 1.4.8-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021792.html
 * linux-meta-hwe-edge 4.15.0.29.50 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021793.html
 * linux-meta-hwe-edge 4.15.0.29.50 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021794.html
 * linux-hwe 4.15.0-29.31~16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021795.html
 * linux-meta-hwe 4.15.0.29.51 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021796.html
 * linux-meta-hwe 4.15.0.29.51 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021797.html
 * linux-signed-hwe 4.15.0-29.31~16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021798.html
 * linux-hwe 4.15.0-29.31~16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021799.html
 * linux-signed-hwe 4.15.0-29.31~16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021800.html
 * linux-meta-azure 4.15.0.1018.24 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021801.html
 * linux-meta-azure 4.15.0.1018.24 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021802.html
 * linux-signed-azure 4.15.0-1018.18~16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021803.html
 * linux-signed-azure 4.15.0-1018.18~16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021804.html
 * linux-azure 4.15.0-1018.18~16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021805.html
 * linux-azure 4.15.0-1018.18~16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021806.html
 * linux-meta-azure-edge 4.15.0.1018.15 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021807.html
 * linux-meta-azure-edge 4.15.0.1018.15 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021808.html
 * linux-meta-gcp 4.15.0.1014.26 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021809.html
 * linux-gcp 4.15.0-1014.14~16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021810.html
 * linux-gcp 4.15.0-1014.14~16.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021811.html
 * linux-meta-gcp 4.15.0.1014.26 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xenial-changes/2018-July/021812.html
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## Run security-and-updates/ListUpdates.py YEAR MONTH artful  * linux-meta-snapdragon 4.4.0.1096.88 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/artful-changes/2018-July/013474.html
 * linux-snapdragon 4.4.0-1096.101 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/artful-changes/2018-July/013475.html
 * policykit-1 0.105-18ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/artful-changes/2018-July/013476.html
 * policykit-1 0.105-18ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/artful-changes/2018-July/013477.html
 * chromium-browser 67.0.3396.99-0ubuntu0.17.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/artful-changes/2018-July/013478.html
 * chromium-browser 67.0.3396.99-0ubuntu0.17.10.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/artful-changes/2018-July/013479.html
 * snapd 2.33.1+17.10ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/artful-changes/2018-July/013480.html
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## Run security-and-updates/ListUpdates.py YEAR MONTH bionic  * installation-guide 20160121ubuntu4.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015588.html
 * budgie-extras 0.4.4-0ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015589.html
 * gnome-control-center 1:3.28.2-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015590.html
 * gnome-disk-utility 3.28.3-0ubuntu1~18.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015591.html
 * evolution-data-server 3.28.3-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015592.html
 * fpc 3.0.4+dfsg-18ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015593.html
 * hedgewars 0.9.24.1-dfsg-2ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015594.html
 * gvfs 1.36.1-0ubuntu1.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015595.html
 * exo 0.12.2-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015596.html
 * lshw 02.18-0.1ubuntu6.18.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015597.html
 * wokkel 0.7.1-1ubuntu0.18.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015598.html
 * zfs-linux 0.7.5-1ubuntu16.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015599.html
 * software-properties 0.96.24.32.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015600.html
 * udisks2 2.7.6-3ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015601.html
 * lubuntu-artwork 0.71.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015602.html
 * squashfs-tools 1:4.3-6ubuntu0.18.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015604.html
 * policykit-1 0.105-20ubuntu0.18.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015605.html
 * netplan.io 0.36.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015603.html
 * ubuntu-release-upgrader 1:18.04.21 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015606.html
 * horizon 3:13.0.1-0ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015607.html
 * ceilometer 1:10.0.1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015608.html
 * neutron 2:12.0.3-0ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015609.html
 * cinder 2:12.0.3-0ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015610.html
 * aodh 6.0.1-0ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015611.html
 * nova 2:17.0.5-0ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015612.html
 * linux-oem 4.15.0-1011.14 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015615.html
 * linux-meta-oem 4.15.0.1011.13 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015613.html
 * linux-signed-oem 4.15.0-1011.14 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015614.html
 * linux-oem_4.15.0-1011.14_amd64.tar.gz - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015616.html
 * policykit-1 0.105-20ubuntu0.18.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015617.html
 * nevow 0.14.2-1ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015618.html
 * ubuntu-docs 18.04.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015619.html
 * gnome-getting-started-docs 3.28.2-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015620.html
 * gnome-user-docs 3.28.2+git20180715-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015621.html
 * console-setup 1.178ubuntu2.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015622.html
 * chromium-browser 67.0.3396.99-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015623.html
 * nevow 0.14.2-1ubuntu2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015624.html
 * chromium-browser 67.0.3396.99-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015625.html
 * gnome-initial-setup 3.28.0-2ubuntu6.16.04.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015626.html
 * fusiondirectory 1.0.19-1ubuntu0.18.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015627.html
 * ipmitool 1.8.18-5ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015628.html
 * guile-2.0 2.0.13+1-5ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015629.html
 * ca-certificates-java 20180516ubuntu1~18.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015630.html
 * linux 4.15.0-29.31 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015631.html
 * linux_4.15.0-29.31_ppc64el.tar.gz - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015632.html
 * linux_4.15.0-29.31_amd64.tar.gz - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015633.html
 * linux-meta 4.15.0.29.31 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015634.html
 * linux-signed 4.15.0-29.31 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015635.html
 * snapd 2.33.1+18.04ubuntu2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015636.html
 * dkms 2.3-3ubuntu9.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015637.html
 * pkgbinarymangler 138.18.04.0 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015638.html
 * linux-raspi2 4.15.0-1017.18 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015639.html
 * linux-meta-raspi2 4.15.0.1017.15 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015640.html
 * linux-aws 4.15.0-1016.16 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015641.html
 * linux-meta-aws 4.15.0.1016.16 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015642.html
 * linux-kvm 4.15.0-1016.16 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015643.html
 * linux-meta-kvm 4.15.0.1016.16 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015644.html
 * qutebrowser 1.1.1-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015645.html
 * qutebrowser 1.1.1-1ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015646.html
 * linux-oem 4.15.0-1012.15 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015647.html
 * linux-meta-oem 4.15.0.1012.14 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015648.html
 * linux-signed-oem 4.15.0-1012.15 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015649.html
 * linux-oem_4.15.0-1012.15_amd64.tar.gz - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015650.html
 * xfce4-settings 4.12.4-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015651.html
 * python-apt 1.6.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015652.html
 * apt 1.6.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015653.html
 * kio-gdrive 1.2.4-0ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015654.html
 * perl 5.26.1-6ubuntu0.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015655.html
 * unattended-upgrades 1.1ubuntu1.18.04.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015656.html
 * snapd 2.34.2+18.04 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015657.html
 * systemd 237-3ubuntu10.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015658.html
 * ubuntu-release-upgrader 1:18.04.21 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015659.html
 * grub2 2.02-2ubuntu8.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015660.html
 * grub2-signed 1.93.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015661.html
 * apport 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015662.html
 * budgie-extras 0.4.4-0ubuntu1.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015663.html
 * unattended-upgrades 1.1ubuntu1.18.04.5 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015664.html
 * guile-2.2 2.2.3+1-3ubuntu0.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015665.html
 * linux-gcp 4.15.0-1014.14 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015666.html
 * linux-meta-gcp 4.15.0.1014.16 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015667.html
 * linux-azure 4.15.0-1018.18 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015668.html
 * linux-meta-azure 4.15.0.1018.18 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015669.html
 * linux-azure_4.15.0-1018.18_amd64.tar.gz - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015670.html
 * linux-signed-azure 4.15.0-1018.18 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015671.html
 * update-manager 1:18.04.11.4 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015672.html
 * screen 4.6.2-1ubuntu1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015673.html
 * linux-meta 4.15.0.29.31 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015674.html
 * linux-meta 4.15.0.29.31 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015675.html
 * linux-signed 4.15.0-29.31 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015676.html
 * linux-signed 4.15.0-29.31 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015677.html
 * linux 4.15.0-29.31 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015678.html
 * linux 4.15.0-29.31 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015679.html
 * linux-meta-aws 4.15.0.1016.16 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015680.html
 * linux-aws 4.15.0-1016.16 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015681.html
 * linux-meta-aws 4.15.0.1016.16 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015682.html
 * linux-aws 4.15.0-1016.16 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015683.html
 * linux-meta-azure 4.15.0.1018.18 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015684.html
 * linux-azure 4.15.0-1018.18 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015685.html
 * linux-meta-azure 4.15.0.1018.18 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015686.html
 * linux-signed-azure 4.15.0-1018.18 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015687.html
 * linux-azure 4.15.0-1018.18 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015688.html
 * linux-signed-azure 4.15.0-1018.18 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015689.html
 * linux-kvm 4.15.0-1016.16 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015690.html
 * linux-meta-kvm 4.15.0.1016.16 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015691.html
 * linux-kvm 4.15.0-1016.16 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015692.html
 * linux-meta-kvm 4.15.0.1016.16 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015693.html
 * linux-oem 4.15.0-1012.15 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015694.html
 * linux-meta-oem 4.15.0.1012.14 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015695.html
 * linux-oem 4.15.0-1012.15 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015696.html
 * linux-signed-oem 4.15.0-1012.15 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015697.html
 * linux-meta-oem 4.15.0.1012.14 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015698.html
 * linux-signed-oem 4.15.0-1012.15 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015699.html
 * linux-meta-gcp 4.15.0.1014.16 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015700.html
 * linux-meta-gcp 4.15.0.1014.16 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015701.html
 * linux-gcp 4.15.0-1014.14 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015702.html
 * linux-raspi2 4.15.0-1017.18 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015703.html
 * linux-gcp 4.15.0-1014.14 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015704.html
 * linux-meta-raspi2 4.15.0.1017.15 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015705.html
 * linux-meta-raspi2 4.15.0.1017.15 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015706.html
 * linux-raspi2 4.15.0-1017.18 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015707.html
 * linux-oem_4.15.0-1012.15_amd64.tar.gz - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015708.html
 * linux-azure_4.15.0-1018.18_amd64.tar.gz - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015709.html
 * linux_4.15.0-29.31_amd64.tar.gz - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015710.html
 * linux_4.15.0-29.31_ppc64el.tar.gz - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015711.html
 * systemd 237-3ubuntu10.3 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015712.html
 * console-setup 1.178ubuntu2.2 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015713.html
 * debian-installer 20101020ubuntu543.1 - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/bionic-changes/2018-July/015714.html
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WORK IN PROGRESS

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 537 for the week of July 15 - 21, 2018.

In this Issue

General Community News

Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) End of Life reached on July 19 2018

Adam Conrad announces that Ubuntu 17.10 is now End of Life. This means there will be no further updates and it will soon be archived to old-releases.ubuntu.com. Adam advises that the supported upgrade path is to 18.04 and links to more information on it.

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2018-July/000233.html

Ubuntu Stats

Bug Stats

  • Open: 136730 (+26)
  • Critical: 438 (-2)
  • Unconfirmed: 66612 (-292)

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

Translations

  • Ukrainian: 87.42% (30462/1)
  • Bosnian: 86.09% (33683/4)
  • Spanish: 85.82% (34343/1720)
  • German: 84.43% (37697/300)
  • French: 81.40% (45022/5756)

Hot in Support

Ask Ubuntu Top 5 Questions

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

Ubuntu Forums Top 5 Threads

Find more support at: https://ubuntuforums.org/

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/

The Hub

This week in Mir (20th July, 2018)

William Wold (wmww) gives this week’s status, reporting on developer documentation and updates to the Mir kiosk apps as well as continuing work on the stable XDG shell protocol. Marius Gripsgård (mariogrip) is collaborating to add XWayland support to Mir.

https://community.ubuntu.com/t/this-week-in-mir-20th-july-2018/7154

The Planet

This Week in Lubuntu Development #7

Simon Quigley updates us on the progress made by the Lubuntu team. It includes a list of work done on artwork, seed, Calamares, desktop, and more - with links to more details. He asks for help in testing the LTS to LTS upgrade path before 18.04.1 comes out later this month. Simon also specifically mentions the 32-bit images the flavor still produces, asking for help in testing it as well - otherwise this may change.

https://lubuntu.me/this-week-in-lubuntu-development-7/

Canonical News

https://blog.ubuntu.com/2018/07/20/powershell-launches-as-a-snap

In the Blogosphere

Catfish Search Utility Joins The Xfce Project

Michael Larabel reminds us what Catfish is, that it is now under the Xfce umbrella, and that version 1.4.6 has also been released - including a number of improvements and bug fixes. He links to the release announcement and notes the Xfce 4.14 release will probably occur next year.

https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Catfish-Joins-Xfce

Linux Audio Conference 2018 Videos Available For Your Enjoyment

In a short post, Michael Larabel tells us that the 16th Linux Audio Conference was held last month at Berlin's C-Base and that videos of all sessions are now available.

https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Linux-Audio-Conf-2018

NVIDIA 390.77 Linux Driver Brings Updated Kernel Support, Fixes

Michael Larabel reports of the latest NVIDIA 390 driver release. Of note in the bug fixes are intermittent hang of Vulkan applications, addressing nvidia-modeset kernel messages, and a compositing crash. Support for integer format color attachments was added in OpenGL FBOs.

https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=NVIDIA-390.77-Linux-Driver

Lubuntu Needs Help Testing For 32-bit x86 Support To Continue

Michael Larabel reminds us that Lubuntu is one of a few Ubuntu flavors still offering 32-bit images and relays a call for help in testing them, since otherwise this may change. He links to the latest Lubuntu development update including this topic.

https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Lubuntu-i386-Help-Needed

Canonical Needs Your Help to Test the Improved Ubuntu 18.04.1 Server Installer

Marius Nestor writes that Dimitri John Ledkov of Canonical has called for testing of the improved Ubuntu Server installer included in the Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS release soon to be released. The server team are looking for crash and critical bug reports related to the installer, requesting testing of LVM/RAID, vlans and bonds support using end-user setups. Marius observes not all intended server installer improvements will be seen until the 18.10 release.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/canonical-needs-your-help-to-test-the-improved-ubuntu-18-04-1-server-installer-522021.shtml

NVIDIA 396.45 Linux Driver Fixes Vulkan Direct-To-Display & Multi-Threaded EGL Apps

Michael Larabel reports of the two listed bug fixes: Vulkan direct-to-display, and multi-threaded EGL. Michael gives amplifying info on the improvements and reminds us that the Vulkan beta driver with the newest extensions remains on version 396.24.10, awaiting the move to a new mainline driver series. https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=NVIDIA-396.45-Linux-Released

Microsoft Brings PowerShell to the Ubuntu Snap Store

Joey Sneddon writes that Microsoft has released PowerShell Core as a Snap. This will allow users and admins on various Linux distros to run the latest Powershell. Joey quickly reminds us what PowerShell is, links to more information, and tells us how to run or test it.

https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2018/07/install-powershell-ubuntu-linux-snap

GNOME 3.29.4 Released As Another Step Towards GNOME 3.30

Michael Larabel writes that GNOME 3.29.4 is released on the road to the anticipated September release of 3.30. He gives a summary of the changes, updates, and various improvements. Michael links to the release announcement and gives the schedule towards GNOME 3.30.

https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=GNOME-3.29.4-Released

In Other News

Ubuntu Podcast: S11E19 – Nineteen Minutes

“This week we recover from a failed disk in a ReadyNAS and get to grips with the Amazon Kindle Oasis E-reader. npm gets pwned, Debian 9.5 is released, the Snap Store get verified publishers, categories and other improvements. Humble Bundle offer a Linux Geek Book Bundle, we also round up the community news and events.”

Featuring: Alan Pope, Mark Johnson, and Ryan.

http://ubuntupodcast.org/2018/07/19/s11e19-nineteen-minutes/

Upcoming Meetings and Events

  • Ubuntu Security: Mon, July 23, 4:30pm – 5:30pm
  • Desktop Team: Tue, July 24, 3:30pm – 4:30pm
  • Kernel Team: Tue, July 24, 5pm – 6pm
  • Ubuntu Foundations: Thu, July 26, 3pm – 4pm

For more details and farther dates please visit: http://fridge.ubuntu.com/calendars/

Updates and Security for 14.04, 16.04, 17.10, and 18.04

Security Updates

Ubuntu 14.04 Updates

End of Life: April 2019

Ubuntu 16.04 Updates

End of Life: April 2021

Ubuntu 17.10 Updates

End of Life: July 2018

Ubuntu 18.04 Updates

End of Life: April 2023

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