Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 742 for the week of June 26 - July 2, 2022.

In this Issue

  • Kernels for 22.04.1 Point Release
  • Ubuntu Stats
  • Hot in Support
  • LoCo Events

  • Jammy Jellyfish (22.04.1 LTS) Point-Release Status Tracking
  • Other Community News
  • Ubuntu Cloud News
  • Canonical News
  • In the Blogosphere
  • Featured Audio and Video
  • Meeting Reports
  • Upcoming Meetings and Events
  • Updates and Security for 18.04, 20.04, 21.10, and 22.04
  • And much more!

General Community News

Kernels for 22.04.1 Point Release

Kleber Souza reminds us the first point release of Ubuntu 22.04 is expected on 4 August 2022. Kleber provides several details: the kernel timeline for this release - ie. dates for last day for kernel commits, kernel preparation week, bug verification/regression testing, and release dates for -updates. A reminder is made to submit fixes via mailing-list before the cut-off date of 6 July 2022.

Ubuntu Stats

Bug Stats

  • Open: 139628 (+39)
  • Critical: 322 (0)
  • Unconfirmed: 69896 (+30)

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


  • Ukrainian: 86.97% (41009/1072)
  • German: 86.07% (43821/107)
  • French: 80.22% (62228/6903)
  • Spanish: 79.69% (63904/4350)
  • Swedish: 76.20% (74878/925)

Hot in Support

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LoCo Events

The following LoCo team events are currently scheduled in the next two weeks:

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The Hub

Jammy Jellyfish (22.04.1 LTS) Point-Release Status Tracking

With the release of Ubuntu 22.04.1 fast approaching, Łukasz 'sil2100' Zemczak has started the tracking document.

Other Community News





Ubuntu Cloud News

Canonical News

In the Blogosphere

KDE Releases Plasma Mobile Gear 22.06 for Linux Phones, Here’s What’s New

Marius Nestor tells us the KDE Project has released Plasma Mobile Gear 22.06 with "improvements to core components and apps". We are walked through some specific improvements, given a link to the release notes for more details, and told to watch out for it rolling out to our Linux phones or tablets.

Ubuntu Touch OTA-23 Rolls Out to All Supported Ubuntu Phones, This is What’s New

Marius Nestor reports that the UBports Foundation has released OTA-23. We are told it's still based on Ubuntu 16.04, and told of many of the highlights: such as FM Radio support, snappier backlight dimming, better Wifi, and more. Many handsets are mentioned which will benefit from this release which is currently being rolled out.

Ubuntu 22.10 (Finally) Gets an Updated Settings App

Joey Sneddon writes that development builds of Ubuntu 22.10 now have "an updated version of the GNOME Control Center"; meaning all of GNOME 42 is present. We are told "Ubuntu developers have ported over the Ubuntu-specific settings to the new app". We are shown, through many screenshots, how it looks with the "general visual revamp". Additionally we are reminded it may still change to GNOME 43 later in the cycle.

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Has A Change On The Way For Systemd-OOMD Being Kill-Happy With Apps

Michael Larabel reminds us that over the last month "Ubuntu developers have been trying to figure out how to best deal with systemd-oomd" and its killing applications. We are told the developers have evaluated different options, and have "a fix on the way for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS users currently in the proposed archive". We are told it "seems to improve the user experience", with links provided for more details.

Wine 7.12 Released With Theming For Qt5 Apps, VKD3D v1.4

Michael Larabel tells us of the release of Wine 7.12. In providing us with some of the details that are found in the release, we are told there are thirteen bug fixes, "added support for theming of Windows Qt5 applications", and this release pulls in the new VKD3D 1.4m. A link is provided for more details at

Ubuntu Security Podcast: Episode 166

"From the deep-web to encryption we decode more cybersecurity buzzwords, plus we cover security updates for Squid, Vim, the Linux kernel, curl and more."

Ubuntu Portugal Podcast: 201 - Visca Lomiri Lliure!

"No rescaldo da grande festa o Miguel foi apanhado pelo inesperado DRM da RTP Play, que o impediu de continuar a seguir a série do momento, para ele… Em jeito de retaliação e/ou alívio da tensão foi programar LEDs RGB, enfim… O Diogo teve mais uma semana das suas."

Meeting Reports

Upcoming Meetings and Events

  • Technical Board: Tue, July 5, 7pm – 8pm
  • Ubuntu Membership Board: Thu, July 7, 10pm – 11pm

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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: 14 July 2022

Ubuntu 22.04 Updates

End of life: April 2027


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