Issue99

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Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #99 for the week July 6th - July 12th, 2008. In this issue we cover ...

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In This Issue

General Community News

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-announce/2008-July/000451.html

MOTU

  • Working with the Security Team for several months and a clear focus on other security-related activities got [https://launchpad.net/~emgent Emanuele Gentili] a good reputation and lots of sponsors weighed in on his application. We're happy to have him on the ["MOTU"] team.

  • [https://launchpad.net/~vorian Steve Stalcup] has done amazing work and got amazingly good feedback during his MOTU application. Please welcome him to the ["MOTU"] team.

Special 100th Issue of the UWN

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel/2008-July/025760.html

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel/2008-July/025751.html (include the caution)

Ubuntu Stats

Bug Stats

  • Open (#) +/- # over last week
  • Critical (#) +/- # over last week
  • Unconfirmed (#) +/- # over last week
  • Unassigned (#) +/- # over last week
  • All bugs ever reported (#) +/- # over last week

As always, the Bug Squad needs more help. If you want to get started, please see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BugSquad

Infamous Bugs

Translation Stats Hardy

  1. Language (#) +/- # over last week
  2. Language (#) +/- # over last week
  3. Language (#) +/- # over last week
  4. Language (#) +/- # over last week
  5. Language (#) +/- # over last week

Remaining strings to translate in Ubuntu 8.04 "Hardy Heron," see more at: https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/hardy/

LoCo News

New in Hardy Heron

Launchpad News

http://news.launchpad.net/podcast/launchpod-episode-7-new-launchpad-ui-community-agile

Ubuntu Forums News

Technical Update

related mailing list discussions: https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-discuss/2008-July/004743.html, and especially mdz's reply: https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-discuss/2008-July/004777.html

In The Press

http://www.pcworld.com/article/147879/move_your_business_from_windows_to_linux.html

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/osrc/article.php/12068_3757246_1

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13554_3-9985154-33.html

In The Blogosphere

In Other News

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?skuId=8888563&st=ubuntu&lp=1&type=product&cp=1&id=1211587312374 which is related to http://blog.canonical.com/?p=18

Meeting Summaries

Upcoming Meetings and Events

Community Spotlight

Updates and Security for 6.06, 7.04, 7.10, and 8.04

Security Updates

Ubuntu 6.06 Updates

Ubuntu 7.04 Updates

Ubuntu 7.10 Updates

Ubuntu 8.04 Updates

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Additional Ubuntu News

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Conclusion

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