Buletin săptămânal de ştiri Ubuntu - Ediţia nr. 6

Buletin săptămânal de ştiri Ubuntu - Ediţia nr. 6 pentru săptămâna 2 iulie 2006 - 8 iulie 2006

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  • Chicago LoCo Team

  • Kubuntu meeting
  • Un nou KOffice şi Amarok
  • Comunitatea Edubuntu în creştere
  • Vedeta săptămânii - Baobab

Ştiri de interes general

Cell Broadband Engine SDK/Simulator pe Ubuntu Linux - Cum avem acces la Cell Processor şi cum funcţionează acesta, folosind simulatorul pe Ubuntu.

O nouă echipă Chicago LoCo Team

O nouă echipă locală (LoCoTeam) Ubuntu organizează primul lor meeting, ce va avea loc joi, 27 iulie 2006 la ora 6:00PM CST (2300 UTC). Întâlnirea va fi ţinută la Buffalo's Wild Wings, 149 North York Street în Elmhurst, IL 60126. Dacă sunteţi interesaţi de participare, răspundeţi la firul de discuţii de pe forumul Ubuntu . Mulţumim tuturor şi sperăm să ne vedem acolo!!!

Actualizări de securitate

Vulnerabilităţi de securitate găsite în următoarele pachete software au fost corectate în toate versiunile Ubuntu afectate:

USN-318-1: libtunepimp vulnerability

USN-308-1: shadow vulnerability

USN-309-1: libmms vulnerability

USN-310-1: ppp vulnerability

USN-311-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

USN-312-1: Gimp vulnerability

USN-313-1: vulnerabilities

USN-314-1: samba vulnerability

USN-315-1: libmms, xine-lib vulnerabilities

USN-316-1: installer vulnerability

USN-317-1: zope vulnerability

USN-318-1: libtunepimp vulnerability


Actualizări Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

  • Rezolvarea erorilor legate de printare
  • Actualizarea utilitarului Add/Remove pentru a face disponibile noi aplicaţii comerciale (RealPlayer şi Opera)

  • Rezolvarea unui bug pentru actualizarea dovecot de la Ubuntu 5.10 la 6.06 (bug #51038)

  • Soluţionarea unei erori în pmount (bug #49655)

  • Rezolvarea bug #38272, ce rezolvă eroarea legată de opţiunea EmulateWheelTimeout în xorg.conf

  • kcemirror este acum instalabil

Ubuntu Development Team Meeting

At this week's development team meeting, we reviewed the status of the proposed feature specifications for the Edgy release. There are now 90+ official feature goals for Edgy, and this list is nearly final. We also agreed to change the meeting time rotation so that it is more convenient for more developers.


Kubuntu Meeting

At the Kubuntu Meeting we welcomed Kenny Duffus into membership and discussed several other issues. Thanks to nixternal for doing the minutes.

The next meeting is on Monday July 17th at 13:00UTC on #ubuntu-meeting.


All the KDE packages in main have been merged and updated to their latest versions. Most of the packages in universe have also been merged and updated. Many thanks to the great team of MOTU and soon-to-be-MOTU who have helped with this. We are now in a freeze while we prepare the first testing CD, Knot 1.

New Dapper Packages

KOffice 1.5.2 was released with lots of bugfixes and packages are available for Kubuntu Dapper.

And Amarok 1.4.1 was released with stream support and a new icon theme.

Rosetta pentru KDE

The KDE translators had an occasionally heated debate about Rosetta and the problems of duplicating work. Most of the issues raised are due to be sorted out by improvements to Rosetta over the next few months but if you are using Rosetta it could be useful to contact your upstream translation teams and see how best to get your work upstream.


Noi membri ai comunităţii Edubuntu

This week we welcome new Edubuntu community members, Lisa Savage (Alias Vegas) and Rodrigo Parra Novo (rodarvus)! Unknown by many, Lisa was responsible for the Edubuntu-Young wallpaper that got shipped in Edubuntu 6.06, while Rodrigo is the Technical Lead for Edubuntu and employed by Canonical Ltd. Rodrigo used to work for Conectiva and Nokia and his past experience will definitely make an impact to the next version of Edubuntu due for release in October 2006!

Edubuntu community members are known for their high impact and sustaining contributions to the Edubuntu project, be it on coding or non-coding work. If you would like to be part of the Edubuntu community, join us and have yourself added for consideration at the next Edubuntu Council at

Edubuntu Specs for Edgy Eft

The following Edubuntu-specific and Edubuntu-related specs were officially approved for development and possible inclusion for the Edgy Eft release:

Edubuntu Cookbook Meeting

The Edubuntu Cookbook meeting happend last July 6, 2006 and the following agreements came about on shaping the future of the book project:

  • The project will be now known as the "Edubuntu Handbook."
  • Division of work will be reflected on the team wiki page at . Volunteers can also sign up on this page but shouldn't commit no more than 3 chapters.

  • The source format for the handbook will be in Docbook, but will accept contributions in other formats if a volunteer is not well-versed with the source format.
  • The project will be hosted in the Documentation Team svn server

In The Press

Newsforge discussed the relationship between the Ubuntu sister distributions and their derivatives.

Feature Of The Week - Baobab

Ever needed to find out how large an entire directory was, including all the files in all the sub-directories off that directory? That's exactly what Baobab is for.

Baobab is in Ubuntu's Universe repository; install it through Synaptic (System->Administration->Synaptic Package Manager).

Use it by selecting a directory in Nautilus (Gnome's file manager, reachable through Places->Home Folder) then right-clicking and selecting Scripts->Open In Baobab or by choosing Applications->Accessories->Baobab.

The image below shows Baobab in action, with Nautilus behind it, both showing the same section of directories & sub-directories.

Submitted by Brian Burger, Madpilot

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