WORK IN PROGRESS
Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 611 for the week of December 22 - 28, 2019.
In this Issue
- Open: # (+/-#)
- Critical: # (+/-#)
- Unconfirmed: # (+/-#)
As always, the Bug Squad needs more help. If you want to get started, please see: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BugSquad
Hot in Support
Ask Ubuntu Top 5 Questions
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Ubuntu Forums Top 5 Threads
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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/
Other Community News
Core Channel Operator Appointments, December 2019
rww & dax, on behalf of the Ubuntu IRC council, update us on new IRC channel operators. We are told Eichmeyer has been appointed to #ubuntustudio, teward to #ubuntu-server, with additional access rights for hggdh, krytarik and dax.
MAAS 2.7, better networking features for server provisioning - https://ubuntu.com/blog/maas-2-7-better-networking-features-for-server-provisioning
This is why smart displays run Ubuntu Core - https://ubuntu.com/blog/smart-displays-run-ubuntu-core
In the Blogosphere
NVIDIA Releases 340.108 Linux Driver Providing Updated Legacy Support For GeForce 8 / 9
Michael Larabel tells us that users of GeForce 8 or 9 series graphics cards have an updated 340.108 driver. Whilst mentioning the benefits of newer devices, we are told of better compatibility with Kernels up to 5.4. However, no new features are provided as the driver is in maintenance mode.
Featured Audio and Video
Ubuntu Portugal Podcast: S01E70 - WikiCon Portugal
"Estamos em contagem decrescente para a entrada em 2020, e logo de seguida acontece a WikiCon Portugal 2020. Para ficarem a saber tudo sobre a conferência organizada pela Wikimedia Portugal estivemos à conversa com o Gonçalo Themudo (aka GoEThe), presidente da Wikimedia Portugal. Já sabem: oiçam, comentem e partilhem!"
Desktop Team Updates - Monday 23rd December 2019 - https://discourse.ubuntu.com/t/desktop-team-updates-monday-23rd-december-2019-christmas-tree-santa/13762
Upcoming Meetings and Events
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Updates and Security for 16.04, 18.04, 19.04 and 19.10
Ubuntu 16.04 Updates
End of Life: April 2021
Ubuntu 18.04 Updates
End of Life: April 2023
Ubuntu 19.04 Updates
End of Life: January 2020
Ubuntu 19.10 Updates
End of Life: July 2020
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