Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 715 for the week of December 19 - 25, 2021.

In this Issue

  • Ubuntu Stats
  • Hot in Support
  • Canonical News
  • Featured Audio and Video
  • Upcoming Meetings and Events
  • Updates and Security for 18.04, 20.04, 21.04, and 21.10
  • And much more!

Ubuntu Stats

Bug Stats

  • Open: 138186 (+6)
  • Critical: 324 (0)
  • Unconfirmed: 68892 (+39)

As always, the Bug Squad needs more help. If you want to get started, please see:


  • Ukrainian: 88.03% (38719/1334)
  • German: 87.00% (42050/22)
  • French: 81.49% (59894/7173)
  • Spanish: 80.84% (61991/4228)
  • Swedish: 77.44% (73005/930)

Hot in Support

Ask Ubuntu Top 5 Questions

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Ubuntu Forums Top 5 Threads

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Canonical News

Ubuntu Security Podcast: Episode 143

"Happy holidays! This week we bring you the first part of a special two-part holiday themed feature by Camila from the Ubuntu Security team discussing the top cyber threats faced during the holidays."

Ubuntu Portugal Podcast: 174 - Rabanetes

"O penúltimo episódio de 2021 tem já o cheiro dos excessos alimentares típicos desta altura, sem perder a habitual ronda pela actualidade dos mais interessantes assuntos em torno do nosso Ubuntu."

Upcoming Meetings and Events

  • Developer Membership Board: Mon, December 27, 7pm – 8pm
  • Community Council: Wed, December 29, 11pm – Thu, December 30, 12am

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Updates and Security for 18.04, 20.04, 21.04, and 21.10

Security Updates

Ubuntu 18.04 Updates

End of Standard Support: April 2023

Ubuntu 20.04 Updates

End of Standard Support: April 2025

Ubuntu 21.04 Updates

End of life: January 2022

Ubuntu 21.10 Updates

End of life: July 2022


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