Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 738 for the week of May 29 - June 4, 2022.

In this Issue

  • Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) reaches End of Life on July 14 2022
  • Nominations: Developer Membership Board
  • Welcome New Members and Developers
  • Ubuntu Stats
  • Hot in Support
  • LoCo Events

  • Lubuntu 21.10 End of Life and Current Support Statuses
  • Other Community News
  • Ubuntu Cloud News
  • Canonical News
  • In the Blogosphere
  • Featured Audio and Video
  • Meeting Reports
  • Updates and Security for 18.04, 20.04, 21.10, and 22.04
  • And much more!

General Community News

Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) reaches End of Life on July 14 2022

Łukasz 'sil2100' Zemczak provides us with notice that the nine months of supported life for Ubuntu 21.10 will end on 14 July 2022. We are reminded when it was released, and other details; Łukasz includes links so existing users of Ubuntu 21.10 can upgrade to Ubuntu 22.04 LTS before the end-of-life occurs.

Nominations: Developer Membership Board

Robie Basak alerts us to five nominations to fill four open seats on the Developer Membership Board. Robie provides a list of the names (with links for details) and tells us how the voting will be performed, and how discussion should be directed if required.

Welcome New Members and Developers

Ubuntu Stats

Bug Stats

  • Open: 139518 (+99)
  • Critical: 320 (0)
  • Unconfirmed: 69793 (+64)

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


  • Ukrainian: 86.71% (41800/1068)
  • German: 86.06% (43853/115)
  • French: 80.22% (62239/6901)
  • Spanish: 79.34% (65000/4347)
  • Swedish: 76.19% (74915/928)

Hot in Support

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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:

The Planet

Lubuntu 21.10 End of Life and Current Support Statuses

Dan Simmons reminds us that Lubuntu 21.10 was released on 14 October 2021, and will thus reach its end-of-life on 14 July 2022. We are told what this means, and given a link to the manual for upgrade instructions, or a discourse post for more information.

Other Community News

优麒麟受邀参加 LAS 2022 国际峰会,UKUI 平板模式惊艳亮相!

"2022 年 4 月 29 日-30 日,由国际两大主流自由软件桌面环境 GNOME 和 KDE 联合主办的Linux App Summit(LAS)峰会成功举行。优麒麟社区技术总监李剑峰代表优麒麟团队,出席本次峰会,..."

Ubuntu Cloud News

* Private cloud: Avoiding the high cost of operations -

Canonical News

In the Blogosphere

Ubuntu 22.10 Has a New Default Text Editor

Joey Sneddon tells us the daily builds of Ubuntu 'kinetic kudu' now include the GNOME text editor instead of gedit. We are reminded of this new GTK4 text editor app, and what the advantages of it are when compared with the 23-year old gedit. If we're not using Ubuntu 'kinetic kudu' we are told how we can add the app to our Ubuntu 22.04 LTS systems for a look.

Xfce’s Apps Update for May 2022: New Releases of Xfce Terminal, Panel, and Task Manager

Marius Nestor provides his "Xfce's Apps Update" for May 2022, starting with the updates of Xfce Terminal, before moving to Xfce's Task Manager, then Xfce Panel. We are given details of these updates, plus a link should we need more details.

Ubuntu Security Podcast: Episode 162

"This week we cover security updates for dpkg, logrotate, GnuPG, CUPS, InfluxDB and more, plus we take a quick look at some open positions on the team - come join us!"

Ubuntu Portugal Podcast: 197 - Era uma vez um espaço

"Gnome ou LXDE, eis a questão… Ansible ou Terraform, eis a questão… Logseq é uma certeza! Os snaps continuam a dar muito que falar apesar das certezas mas também das dúvidas, algumas envoltas em magia negra…"

Meeting Reports

Updates and Security for 18.04, 20.04, 21.10, and 22.04

Security Updates

Ubuntu 18.04 Updates

End of Standard Support: April 2023

Ubuntu 20.04 Updates

End of Standard Support: April 2025

Ubuntu 21.10 Updates

End of life: July 2022

Ubuntu 22.04 Updates

End of life: April 2027


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