Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 745 for the week of July 17 - 23, 2022.

In this Issue

  • Ubuntu Stats
  • Hot in Support
  • UbuCon Asia 2022 - Nov 26-27 Seoul, South Korea

  • LoCo Events

  • Anbox Cloud 1.14.2 has been released
  • Lubuntu 22.04 Backports PPA Released With LXQt 1.1
  • Other Community News
  • Canonical News
  • In the Press
  • Other Articles of Interest
  • Featured Audio and Video
  • Meeting Reports
  • Upcoming Meetings and Events
  • Updates and Security for 18.04, 20.04, and 22.04
  • And much more!

Ubuntu Stats

Bug Stats

  • Open: 139760 (+63)
  • Critical: 321 (+2)
  • Unconfirmed: 70033 (+48)

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


  • Ukrainian: 87.10% (41015/1071)
  • German: 86.23% (43796/230)
  • French: 80.41% (62305/6891)
  • Spanish: 79.91% (63871/4293)
  • Swedish: 76.45% (74877/910)

Hot in Support

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LoCo News

UbuCon Asia 2022 - Nov 26-27 Seoul, South Korea

Youngbin Han introduces "the first in-person UbuCon in Asia, UbuCon Asia 2022". We are told venue sponsorship was provided by NIPA (National IT Industry Promotion Agency), with the event being held on 26-27 November 2022, using three tracks: Talk (lecture), Workshop and BoF/Short talk tracks.

Additional links:

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 Hub

Anbox Cloud 1.14.2 has been released

Simon Fels writes that Anbox Cloud 1.14.2 has been released. Simon provides a link for the component versions, a list of new features & improvements, plus bugs fixed. Upgrade links are provided too.

The Planet

Lubuntu 22.04 Backports PPA Released With LXQt 1.1

Simon Quigley writes the Lubuntu Team has made available LXQt 1.1 via the Lubuntu Backports PPA, which is ready for general use. Simon gives some details of the Backports PPA, instructions on adding it to your system, with a reminder to disable the Staging PPA if you added it for testing purposes. Links are provided for reporting issues, seeking help, or if you'd like to help the team out.

Other Community News

openKylin 0.7体验版发布,支持PC、平板双模式

"7月22日,桌面操作系统根社区openKylin(开放麒麟)首个体验版——openKylin 0.7发布。openKylin 0.7基于Linux 5.15内核和其他开源组件进行构建,向“每一行代码都自主创新”的目标迈进。同..."

Canonical News

In the Press

Disentangling the Debian derivatives: Which should you use?

Liam Proven writes about Debian, and many of the Debian based distributions, of which Ubuntu is a key project which is significantly discussed as the model for comparison. This article goes on to discuss many other Debian derivatives - the similarities and differences - and their histories.

Ubuntu Security Podcast: Episode 169

"It’s the 22.10 mid-cycle roadmap sprint at Canonical this week plus we look at security updates for Git, the Linux kernel, Vim, Python, PyJWT and more."

Ubuntu Portugal Podcast: 204 - Lacão com Ketchup

"Uma delícia! Foi assim este episódio. A nova bateria que o Miguel comprou parece ser fantástica. Também o Miguel, parece ter-se tornado num saltitador de ambientes gráficos e de empacotadores. O Diogo descobriu, mais um, podcast e fez uma sugestão de correcção para o get-deb, projecto que falámos no episódio anterior. O Carrondo fez um downgrade na sua webcam que resultou num upgrade no desempenho. Na secção de coisas menos interessantes abrodámos temáticas como extensões do Firefox, EoL do Impish Indri e novidades para as futuras versões do Ubuntu."

Linux Action News 250

"Microsoft makes a hard about-face, a significant fix for Ubuntu 22.04 is in the works, and the recent breakthrough by the Asahi Linux project."

TuxDigital: 206

"On this episode of This Week in Linux: New CEO of Red Hat, Linux Mint 21 Beta, Lubuntu’s New Backports PPA, TUXEDO Aquaris: Water Cooling for Linux Laptops, System76 Launch Lite Keyboard, Calibre 6.0 ebook manager, Rocky Linux 9.0, Wayland Support for Xfce Desktop, Firefox Snap Improvements in Ubuntu, all that and much more on Your Weekly Source for Linux GNews!"

The Utopic Tale of Ubuntu

Hosted by Leo Chavez and Dan Simmons, this episode starts with some news (including Lubuntu's Backporting of LXQt for 22.04) before giving a 'brief' history of significant events of Ubuntu's history. This video is two hours long, but with Ubuntu's history so vast it required the length to even briefly cover its evolution.

Meeting Reports

Upcoming Meetings and Events

  • Developer Membership Board: Mon, July 25, 4pm – 5pm
  • Community Council: Wed, July 27, 11pm – Thu, July 28, 12am
  • Ubuntu Desktop Indaba: Fri, July 29, 4pm – 5pm

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Updates and Security for 18.04, 20.04, 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 22.04 Updates

End of Standard Support: April 2027


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