Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 752 for the week of September 4 - 10, 2022.

In this Issue

  • Ubuntu Stats
  • Hot in Support
  • LoCo Events

  • A recap of August’s news from the IoT landscape
  • [Summit News] Newsletter - Sept 7, 2022
  • Xubuntu 22.10 Dev Update
  • Ubuntu Developer Summit is now Ubuntu Summit
  • Ubuntu Cloud News
  • Canonical News
  • In the Press
  • In the Blogosphere
  • In Other News
  • 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: 140101 (-5)
  • Critical: 314 (-1)
  • Unconfirmed: 70183 (-36)

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


  • Ukrainian: 87.11% (40978/1069)
  • German: 86.31% (43548/200)
  • French: 80.41% (62303/6900)
  • Spanish: 79.92% (63848/4459)
  • Swedish: 76.96% (73272/974)

Hot in Support

Ask Ubuntu Top 5 Questions

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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 Hub

A recap of August’s news from the IoT landscape

Edoardo Barbieri provides some IoT news: firstly we're reminded Google introduced Cloud IoT Core back in May 2017, then reports Google is going to retire it on 16 August 2023. Next addressed is Amazon's acquisition of iRobot, then Ubuntu running out-of-the-box on RISC-V boards, then a little on the VIsionFive 2 RISC-V alternative to the Pi, before finally covering Bosch's new partnership and what this could mean. Many links are included.

[Summit News] Newsletter - Sept 7, 2022

Heather Ellsworth writes the first edition of the Summit News, giving us details about the Ubuntu Summit which will be held in Prague on 7-9th November 2022. Details about the summit will be provided in this and subsequent editions, allowing you to learn more about the Summit. Heather informs us of what has been set up - including links, and where to head if you need additional information.

The Planet

Xubuntu 22.10 Dev Update

Sean Davis reminds us Xubuntu 22.10 will be released on 20 October 2022, and includes the latest supported applications from Ubuntu and Xubuntu. We are reminded beta freeze arrives later this month, thus making it a great time to test. This post largely goes through the updates that are found in Xubuntu 22.10, with these broken into categories starting with Appearance. The impact GNOME 42 & libadwaita has on Xfce and Xubuntu is covered, along with great coverage of a large number of apps, plenty of links, including where to download & report your testing, and how to contact the team via

Ubuntu Developer Summit is now Ubuntu Summit

Philipp Kewisch reminds us that on 7-9th of November 2022, in Prague, Czech Republic, a Ubuntu Summit is being held. In this post, Philipp outlines some of the differences with the Ubuntu Summit this year, and the Ubuntu Developer Summits held many years ago. We are also introduced to the new acronym for the Ubuntu Summit: "Us". An email is provided for questions if required, as well as a link to sign up for the newsletter.

Ubuntu Cloud News

Canonical News

In the Press

Ubuntu 22.10 offers subtle changes to an already outstanding platform

Jack Wallen has a look at what will be found in Ubuntu 22.10 when released. Starting with some dates; Jack walks us through some details, he provides us with screenshots so we can better understand, before providing us with links so we can download & look for ourselves.

In the Blogosphere

What to Expect From Ubuntu 22.10 Kinetic Kudu

Advant Singh outlines what Ubuntu 22.10 will provide when it is released in October of this year. Advant starts with the name, the 5.19 kernel, GNOME 43 desktop environment, and more. Screenshots, package version details, and links to download are provided.

In Other News

Ubuntu Security Podcast: Episode 176

"On this week’s episode we dive into the Shikitega Linux malware report from AT&T Alien Labs, plus we cover security updates for the Linux kernel, curl and Zstandard as well as some open positions on the team. Join us!"

Ubuntu Portugal Podcast: 212 - Joana Simões

"Em período de férias, estivemos à conversa com a Joana Simões, a.k.a. doublebyte, programadora, cientista, actualmente no projecto OSGeo (Open Source Geospatial Foundation), utilizadora e defensora do software livre desde há muito. Foi, para variar neste podcast, uma conversa muito interessante sobre Ubuntu e outras cenas…"

Meeting Reports

Upcoming Meetings and Events

  • Main Inclusion Requests (MIR) Status: Tue, September 13, 2:30pm – 3:00pm
  • Technical Board: Tue, September 13, 7pm – 8pm
  • Ubuntu Foundations: Thu, September 15, 3pm – 4pm

Times shown are UTC. For more details and farther dates please visit:

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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