Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #139

John Crawford johnc4510 at ubuntu.com
Sun Apr 26 22:25:03 BST 2009


Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #139 for the week April 
19th - April 25th, 2009. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu 9.04 Released, 
Announcing Ubuntu 9.04 for ARM, Ubuntu Open Week Schedule, MOTU Council 
News, German LoCo team launches new portal, Ubuntu Live in Aalborg, 
Chicago Style Release Party, Rocked in Finger Lakes, Ubuntu-CL: FLiSoL, 
New Ubuntu US Teams Website, Limited edition Jaunty Jackalope T-shirts, 
Announcing Ubuntu Gaming Team, Spread Ubuntu to go live soon, 
Shuttleworth: Oracle's Sun buy validates open source, Ubuntu Podcast 
#25: Dustin Kirkland Interview, Full Circle Magazine #24, and much, much 
more!

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== In This Issue ==

  * Ubuntu 9.04 released
  * Announcing Ubuntu 9.04 for ARM
  * Ubuntu Open Week Schedule
  * MOTU Council News
  * Ubuntu Stats
  * German LoCo team launches new portal
  * Ubuntu Live in Aalborg
  * Chicago Style Release Party
  * Rocked in Finger Lakes
  * Ubuntu-CL: FLiSoL
  * New Ubuntu US Teams Website
  * Limited edition Jaunty Jackalope T-shirts
  * Announcing Ubuntu Gaming Team
  * Spread Ubuntu to go live soon
  * In the Press & Blogosphere
  * Shuttleworth: Oracle's Sun buy validates open source
  * Ubuntu Podcast #25: Dustin Kirkland Interview
  * Full Circle Magazine #24
  * Upcoming Meetings & Events
  * Updates & Security

== General Community News ==

=== Ubuntu 9.04 released ===

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop, Server, and 
Ubuntu Netbook Remix editions. Jaunty Jackalope continues Ubuntu's 
tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source 
technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. Ubuntu 
9.04 will be supported for 18 months on both desktops and servers. Users 
requiring a longer support lifetime may choose to continue using Ubuntu 
8.04 LTS rather than upgrading to or installing 9.04.

Ubuntu 9.04 is also the basis for new 9.04 releases of Kubuntu, Xubuntu,
Edubuntu, UbuntuStudio, and Mythbuntu:

  * Kubuntu: http://kubuntu.org/news/9.04-release
  * Xubuntu: http://xubuntu.org/news/9.04-release
  * Edubuntu: http://edubuntu.org/news/9.04-release
  * Mythbuntu: http://mythbuntu.org/9.04/release
  * UbuntuStudio: http://ubuntustudio.org/downloads

To download Ubuntu 9.04, or obtain CDs, visit: 
http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu

Read more about the features of Ubuntu 9.04 in the following press releases:

  * Desktop edition: http://www.ubuntu.com/news/ubuntu-9.04-desktop
  * Server edition: http://www.ubuntu.com/news/ubuntu-9.04-server
  * Netbook Remix: http://www.ubuntu.com/news/ubuntu-9.04-unr

More information is available at: 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2009-April/000122.html

=== Announcing Ubuntu 9.04 for ARM ===

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop edition for 
ARM processors. This first, community-supported ARM release of Ubuntu 
supports the imx51, ixp4xx, and versatile sub-architectures, allowing 
use on a wide variety of hardware and virtual environments.  Desktop
installation images are available for the i.MX 51 Babbage development 
board, and netboot installation images for other sub-architectures. 
Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop Edition for ARM will be supported for 18 months.

  * To download Ubuntu 9.04 images for the Babbage development board, 
visit: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ports/releases/jaunty/release

  * There are some additional caveats about installation to the Babbage 
development board: http://wiki.ubuntu.com/BabbageJauntyInstall

Further information can be found at: 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-announce/2009-April/000563.html

=== Ubuntu Open Week Schedule ===

Ubuntu Open week starts Monday April 27th, and they've put together a 
great line-up of sessions for the community to attend, including the 
ever popular Mark Shuttleworth(sabdfl) question and answer session. 
Ubuntu Open Week is a week of IRC Q+A sessions all about getting 
involved in the rock-and-roll world that is the Ubuntu community. The 
sessions are held during the week beginning a new release cycle to help 
new contributors get involved.

  * Date: Monday April 27th - Friday May 1st, 2009
  * Location: #ubuntu-classroom   irc.freenode.net

You can find the schedule of sessions including the topic, who the 
presenter is, and the session times at the link below.

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuOpenWeek

=== MOTU Council News ===
Pedro Fragoso joined the MOTU team. He has been working with the Ubuntu 
Desktop Team, and he has performed Gnome updates, bugfixes, merges and 
even LPI changes. Launchpad: https://launchpad.net/~ember Wiki: 
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PedroFragoso

Benjamin Drung joined the ranks of the Ubuntu Contributing Developers. 
He has looked after xmms2 and its clients, and is an active member of 
the Berlin LoCo. Launchpad: https://launchpad.net/~bdrung Wiki: 
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BenjaminDrung

Brandon Holtsclaw rejoined the MOTU team. He plans to resume working on 
the mono (apache and cli) packages as well as universe SRU and SWAT 
stuff. Launchpad: https://launchpad.net/~imbrandon Wiki: 
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/imbrandon

== Ubuntu Stats ==

=== Bug Stats ===

  * Open (53355) +1316 over last week
  * Critical (17) +1 over last week
  * Unconfirmed (23685) +976 over last week
  * Unassigned (45450) +1136 over last week
  * All bugs ever reported (274997) +2638 over last week

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

=== Translation Stats Jaunty ===

  * Spanish (14946) -497 over last week
  * French (43251) +184 over last week
  * Swedish (54235) -186 over last week
  * Brazilian Portuguese (55831) -143 over last week
  * English (Uk) (58992) -42 over last week

Remaining strings to translate in Ubuntu 9.04 "Jaunty Jackalope," see 
more at: https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/jaunty/

=== Translation Stats Intrepid ===

  * Spanish (15230) +/-0 over last week
  * French (59023) +/-0 over last week
  * Swedish (63241) +/-0 over last week
  * Brazilian Portuguese (63630) +/-0 over last week
  * English (UK) (78012) +/-0 over last week

Remaining strings to translate in Ubuntu 8.10 "Intrepid Ibex," see more 
at: https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/intrepid/

=== Ubuntu Brainstorm Top 5 this week ===

  * Newly added hard drive: http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/19328/
  * Decreased performance in LiveCD: 
http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/19382/
  * Thumbnails of images in the file browser of web browsers: 
http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/19396/
  * Re-spin CDs with bugfix/security updates for all stable releases 
after 6 months: http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/19402/
  * OEM style first boot: http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/19327/

Ubuntu Brainstorm is a community site geared toward letting you add your 
ideas for Ubuntu. You can submit your own idea, or vote for or against 
another idea. http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/

== LoCo News ==

=== German LoCo team launches new portal  ===

Just in time for the Jaunty release, the German LoCo-Team launched a new 
portal site on: http://www.ubuntu-de.org It integrates all the different 
projects from the German Ubuntu-Community and will make it easier for 
beginners to find their way into the German Ubuntu Community, or the 
correct place to ask for help. Ubuntu: 
http://ikhaya.ubuntuusers.de/2009/04/23/start-frei-fuer-ubuntu-de-org/ 
Kubuntu: 
http://www.kubuntu-de.org/nachrichten/sonstiges/start-frei-fuer-ubuntu-de-org

=== Ubuntu Live in Aalborg ===

The Danish LoCo Team in collaboration with NJLUG (http://njlug.dk/) 
threw an Ubuntu 9.04 release party. The party included talks, pizza, 
beer, and socializing. You can see the group photo with names here: 
http://www.flickr.com/photos/christofferb/3475109611/ just hover your 
mouse over the faces.

http://compadre.dk/blog/2009/04/26/ubuntu-live-in-aalborg/

=== Chicago Style Release Party ===

The Ubuntu Chicago LoCo team held their 9.04 release party today in 
stormy downtown Chicago. When they arrived it was HOT and HUMID, when 
they left it was WET and FREEZING. They had quite a good group of people 
show up, and the great thing was, there were a lot of new faces. They 
had a lot of fun learning about the Chicago LoCo team, as well as what 
is new in the 9.04 versions of Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, and Ubuntu 
Server. Pictures at the link.

http://blog.nixternal.com/2009.04.25/chicago-style-release-party/

=== Rocked the Finger Lakes ===

New York: The first regional awareness and Jaunty release party was a 
big success. About 2 dozen people attended from: Albany, Binghamton, 
Ithaca, Rochester, Syracuse and other locations. Talks on "The Ubuntu 
Experience" and "The Direction of Ubuntu" were given, and a demo table 
full of computers running Jaunty Jackalope 9.04 held the interest of the 
attendees. OH, and don't forget the pizza! Pictures at the link.

http://www.ausimage.us/Blog/20090425

=== Ubuntu-CL: FLiSoL ===

The Latin American Free Software Installfest (FLISOL)  is the one of the 
biggest free software events in the world. Its main goal is to promote 
the use of free software, sharing its philosophy, advances and 
development. http://www.flisol.net/

  * When? Simultaneously in all Latin America in April 25th, with some 
exceptions.

  * Where? It will be going to take place in 20 countries and more than 
200 cities.

  * Ubuntu? Many Ubuntu Local Communities will participate.

In Chile, Ubuntu-cl will be in Iquique, Valparaíso, Santiago, Talca, 
Valdivia, Puerto Montt and Punta Arenas with booths, demos, hand out 
CD’s, talks, workshops and installs. http://www.ubuntu-cl.org/

More information about FLISoL in Chile: http://www.flisol.cl/

http://mruiz.openminds.cl/blog/index.php/2009/04/24/flisol-2009/

=== New US LoCo Teams Website ===

The Ubuntu US LoCo Teams went live with a new website this week. The 
idea was to present more links and resources in one place for the US 
LoCo community to have access to. Please drop by the site, look it over, 
and let us know your thoughts on it. We hope everyone is as enthusiastic 
about it as we are.

  * US LoCo Teams: http://ubuntu-us.org/

http://johnc4510.wordpress.com/2009/04/24/new-ubuntu-us-loco-teams-website/

== The Planet ==

=== Edward A. Robinson: Limited edition Jaunty Jackalope t-shirts ===

In keeping with tradition, the Ubuntu store (well canonical store) has 
released a Limited Edition Jaunty Jackalope T-shirt to celebrate the 
release of Ubuntu 9.04. Get yours now because the last time the Hardy 
Heron T-shirts went fast. Get them here: 
http://shop.canonical.com/product_info.php?products_id=490&osCsid=43b936cf29386524cf187123f511ef89

http://www.earobinson.org/2009/04/24/limited-edition-jaunty-jackalope-t-shirts/

=== Danny Piccirillo: Announcing Ubuntu Gaming Team ===

In recognition of the value of FOSS gaming, the Ubuntu Gaming Team has 
been formed for the mutual benefit to Ubuntu and FOSS gaming. The team 
is now open for anyone to join and participate in. They hope that by 
working towards improving FOSS gaming and development, it will help to 
eliminate the argument against switching to Ubuntu, into an appealing 
reason to switch. FOSS gaming is important to Ubuntu because a lack of 
quality games is one of the most cited reasons preventing users from 
switching to Ubuntu from Windows.

Anyone interested may join the Launchpad Team, subscribe to the mailing 
list, help build the team wiki, and chat in #ubuntu-gaming on 
irc.freenode.net!

  * Launchpad Gaming Team: https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-gaming
  * Gaming Team Wiki: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/GamingTeam/
  * IRC channel: #ubuntu-gaming

http://pinstack.blogspot.com/2009/04/announcing-ubuntu-gaming-team.html

=== Ruben Romero: Spread Ubuntu to go live soon ===

The goal this time around is to become spreadubuntu dot com and 
spreadubuntu dot org within the release cycle of Karmic Koala! Please 
read their status page and join them in a meeting soon to be announced. 
Stay tuned…

  * Status page: 
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MarketingTeam/Projects/SpreadUbuntu/Meetings
  * Meeting Minutes blog: 
http://cusch.wordpress.com/2009/01/12/meeting-minutes-on-blog/

http://huayra.wordpress.com/2009/04/25/spreadubuntu-to-go-live-soon/

== In The Press ==

=== Ubuntu 9.04 as slick as Windows 7, Mac OS X ===

Renai LeMay of Cnet News says there's something that the official press 
release for Ubuntu 9.04 won't tell you: its designers have polished the 
hell out of its user interface since the last release in October. So 
much so, in fact, that he is starting to prefer using his Ubuntu "Jaunty 
Jackalope" desktop over the similarly slick Windows 7 beta and Mac OS X 
Leopard operating systems, which he uses regularly. Looking back to the 
genesis of Ubuntu 9.04 six months ago, LeMay suspects that Jaunty's 
subtle but powerful changes are due to the new user interface team that 
Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth said at the time he would put in place. 
If so, that team has already earned its pay checks and even more, and 
we're looking forward to seeing what another six months of development 
will produce. http://news.cnet.com/8301-1001_3-10226746-92.html

=== Ubuntu 'Jaunty Jackalope' Jumps Linux Forward ===

Internet News' Sean Michael Kerner reports that Canonical's Ubuntu, 
known for its quirky animal named Linux releases, came out with its 9.04 
release, codenamed the "Jaunty Jackalope", on Thursday. This release 
includes new versions for netbooks, desktops and servers and features 
faster boot times and cloud computing capabilities. According to 
Canonical CTO Matt Zimmerman: "This our 10th release and we've really 
come quite a long way both in demonstrating the success of a model where 
a business can work together with the community to produce a great 
product, and in the open source realm in really honing this concept of a 
strict time based process. It ensures we always have a fresh product on 
the market with all the greatest improvements that are available in free 
software." Ubuntu has grown from being a small Debian Linux based 
distribution to one of the most popular Linux distributions, with more 
than 8 million users. Ubuntu now challenges Red Hat and Novell in the 
Linux space, while also going after Microsoft and its upcoming Windows 7 
release. 
http://www.internetnews.com/software/article.php/3816866/Ubuntu+Jaunty+Jackalope+Jumps+Linux+Forward.htm

=== Ubuntu 9.04 frankenreview ===

TuxRadar says it's official: Ubuntu has taken over the Linux world. 
TuxRadar has been using Jaunty for some time now and so far they are 
very impressed: it's solid as a rock, substantially faster and even has 
some new features. There's no doubt about it: Ubuntu 9.04 is short on 
killer features, but so what? This is the slow and steady, release early 
and often approach that has served Ubuntu well so far. When something is 
faster than what you had and more stable than what you had, clearly it's 
a lot better. But when you factor in that it also includes hundreds of 
new features in every conceivable part of the desktop, it becomes clear 
that Ubuntu 9.04 is a truly worthy update to what was already a 
technically impeccable Linux distribution. 
http://www.tuxradar.com/content/ubuntu-904-frankenreview

=== Ubuntu Users Looking a Bit Jaunty Today ===

Justin Ryan of Linux Journal says it's that time again, ladies and gents 
— time for the biannual release of a new Ubuntu version. This time it's 
the Jaunty Jackalope, officially Ubuntu 9.04, rolling off the line, and 
bringing with it a fresh new set of features users have been longing 
for. Prime among the features being touted by the Ubuntu camp are 
improvements in speed, perhaps rather fitting for a release named for 
the jackalope. Boot speed is reportedly greatly improved, as low as 
twenty-five seconds in some cases. Overall Ubuntu 9.04 has lived up to 
its promised impressiveness. All that remains is to get down to using — 
and, of course, to developing 9.10. 
http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/ubuntu-users-looking-bit-jaunty-today

=== Canonical punts Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope ===

Timothy Prickett Morgan of Channel Register reports that on Thursday 
Canonical debuted its Ubuntu 9.04 release of Linux, the tenth release 
since the company founded the Ubuntu project in October 2004. This 
iteration of Ubuntu, code-named “Jaunty Jackalope,” comes with mixes 
designed specifically for three platforms: netbooks, desktops, and 
servers. Even though Ubuntu 9.04 is not a so-called Long Term Support 
release, Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth has pretty high hopes for 
it. “It is an extraordinary release, and we expect it to be very 
popular,” said Shuttleworth in a conference call announcing the release. 
"We think it is our best release ever." 
http://www.channelregister.co.uk/2009/04/20/ubuntu_9_04_released/

=== Crash Testing ext4 on Ubuntu ===

One of the more controversial aspects of the Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty 
Jackalope release is the use of the ext4 file system.  Users have 
apparently lost important data already while testing Ubuntu on their 
desktop. The advantages of ext4 are increased file system support for 
volumes up to 1 exabyte with files up to 16 terabytes, as well as 
increased performance. In the tests BeginLinux.com performed, no data 
was lost after a number of forced crashes. The tests were done over the 
period of a day, and they warn that before you bet the farm on ext4 you 
will want to do several things. Migrate slowly to ext4 to verify for 
yourself that the option of performance is worth the risks.  Always use 
UPS and do regular backups. If you want to use ext4 on the desktop you 
must also follow that procedure. Last, there are applications, 
especially on the desktop, that really are not created for ext4 so they 
add additional risks. 
http://beginlinux.com/server_training/8-ubuntuadmin/1255-crash-testing-ext4-on-ubuntu/

== In The Blogosphere ==

=== First Look at Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope ===

Lifehacker writer Keir Thomas reviews the 9.04 release of the Ubuntu 
desktop. Thomas covers the installation, desktop wallpaper improvements, 
the new notification system, Brasero CD / DVD Creator, OpenOffice 3.0, 
and the improvements to the Synaptic package manager. Thomas sums up 
Ubuntu 9.04 as being "light years ahead of any other desktop version of 
Linux. Linux simply doesn't get any better than this right now for 
ordinary users, and Ubuntu is the only serious choice if you're tired of 
Windows or OS X". Kier Thomas is award-winning Ubuntu author of the 
Ubuntu Pocket Guide. 
http://lifehacker.com/5224586/first-look-at-ubuntu-904-jaunty-jackalope

=== Ubuntu 9.04 review ===

TechCombo weighs the pros and cons of the Ubuntu 9.04 release and the 
scales tip in favor of the pros. Ubuntu 9.04 includes the latest 
2.6.28.8 kernel as well as many other features, including faster boot 
times, X.Org 1.6, the latest Adobe Flash, and many other pros. Noting 
the lack of (Windows) game support, notification controls in the 
preferences menu, and the lack of "new features" as the only cons in 
this review. " ... Ubuntu is still miles ahead of any other desktop 
version of Linux, and this release does have some significant server 
platform developments. Personally, I think Ubuntu is on the same level 
as Windows and OS X." http://techcombo.com/ubuntu-904-review

=== Ubuntu 9.04: Installs and Upgrades reportedly great so far ===

Rick Hodgin writes that there are "no major complaints on user forums 
thus far regarding either upgrades or new installs". Stating that the 
problems so far are with the Nvidia and ATI device drivers, relating to 
the 3D enhanced Compiz Fusion desktop. The open source drivers are not 
allowing the video drivers to recognize the high-end 3D capabilities of 
those cards. Hodgin lists the places new users can obtain help and 
assistance with Ubuntu, such as the UbuntuForums.org, IRC, and online 
Ubuntu install guides, which as he points out can be a bit dated, but 
will point the user in the right direction. "With Ubuntu there really 
are no limitations, and most people I’ve introduced to it say Ubuntu 
makes using their computer fun again. After all, the word Ubuntu does 
means 'Humanity to others'." 
http://www.geek.com/articles/chips/ubuntu-904-installs-and-upgrades-reportedly-great-so-far-20090423/

=== Ubuntu Server Edition 9.04: Progress with HP ===

Joe Panettieri talked with Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth about the 
relationship between Ubuntu and Hewlett-Packard, and while it may not 
involve HP pre-loading Ubuntu Server on the servers yet (negotiations by 
Canonical for pre-loading on HP servers are in the works), the 
relationship currently involves compatibility testing and full 
certification of Proliant servers to run Ubuntu. Shuttleworth tells 
WorksWithU's Panettieri that Ubuntu has been tested to run on 45 
different server configurations from IBM, Sun Microsystems, 
Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Lenovo and other smaller providers. This is the 
first Canonical release to be tested on so many server systems prior to 
an Ubuntu upgrade launch. 
http://www.workswithu.com/2009/04/20/ubuntu-server-edition-904-the-coming-hp-deal/

== In Other News ==

=== Canonical Partners Launching Ubuntu Server Training ===

The VAR Guy reports that Canonical is launching Online Virtual Training 
for Ubuntu Server Edition in May 2009, and in conjunction with 
Canonical's training partners a classroom-based server course in June, 
this face-to-face training will be available in 12 countries. In the 
United States, The Var Guy Reports that the Ubuntu Training Partners ( 
Fast Lane and Bridge Education ) will offer this server course. The 
five-day course will cost (US)$2500, and costs will vary by country as 
the training partners set  the pricing according to the local market. 
Billy Cina, Canonical’s Training Programmes Manager, also told 
WorksWithU's The Var Guy that a "cloud course" is scheduled for a launch 
in mid-2009.

The current proposed line up for Canonical’s training program will 
include these four courses:

     * An Ubuntu desktop course, which shows end-users how to master 
Ubuntu for their everyday needs.
     * Ubuntu Certified Professional, which shows junior-level 
administrators how to set up Ubuntu (mainly desktop) in the 
small-to-medium office.
     * Deploying Ubuntu Server Edition, which trains administrators to 
deploy, configure and maintain secure Ubuntu servers.
     * Supporting Ubuntu, which helps participants to troubleshoot some 
common issues faced with Ubuntu

http://www.workswithu.com/2009/04/22/canonical-partners-launching-ubuntu-server-training/

=== Shuttleworth: Oracle's Sun buy validates open source ===

According to Mark Shuttleworth, it's very hard to name a large 
proprietary software company which has been created since the 1990's. He 
argued that the major sources in software today are either free software 
or powered by free software, Google Yahoo etc. "The fact that Oracle has 
just announced a multi-billion dollar acquisition of a company that 
describes itself as the world's biggest Free Software and Open Source 
company to me is enormously instructive," Shuttleworth said. "To me it 
suggests that open source and free software are the big game in town. 
And everyone is trying to figure out what that means and how they 
integrate it, what they can't do is ignore it." 
http://blog.internetnews.com/skerner/2009/04/shuttleworth-oracles-sun-buy-v.html

=== Ubuntu Podcast #25: Dustin Kirkland Interview ===

Nick and Josh bring us another Ubuntu Podcast. In this episode:

  * CDs for LoCos
  * Ubuntu Open Week
  * Jono Bacon on ustream
  * Dustin Kirkland Interview
   * Screen Profiles
   * Ubuntu Man Pages
   * Encrypted private directories

http://ubuntupodcast.net/2009/04/23/ubuntu-podcast-episode-25-dustin-kirkland/

=== Full Circle Magazine #24 ===

Full Circle - the independent magazine for the Ubuntu Linux community 
are proud to announce the release of our twenty-fourth issue.

This month: It's FCM's birthday!

... and a redesign!

  * Command and Conquer - Cron.
  * How-To : Program in C - Part 8, Create a MAME Machine, and Spreading 
Ubuntu - Part 3 and Inkscape - Part 1.
  * My Story - Great-grandma Goes Shopping and Chinese Translations
  * Book Review - Ubuntu Unleashed, three copies up for grabs!
  * MOTU Interview - James Westby
  * Top 10 - Best of Top5, 2007-'09
  * PLUS: all the usual goodness, doubled!

Get it here: http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-24

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-news-team/2009-April/000520.html

== Upcoming Meetings and Events ==

=== Sunday, April 26, 2009 ===

==== Ubuntu-us-az LoCo Team Meeting ====

  * Start: 04:00 UTC
  * End: 04:30 UTC
  * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-us-az irc.freenode.net
  * Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ArizonaTeam/Meetings

=== Monday, April 27, 2009 ===

  * None listed as of publication

=== Tuesday, April 28, 2009 ===

==== Server Team Meeting ====

  * Start: 15:00 UTC
  * End: 16:00 UTC
  * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
  * Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ServerTeam/Meeting

==== Desktop Team Meeting ====

  * Start: 16:30 UTC
  * End: 17:30 UTC
  * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-desktop
  * Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DesktopTeam/Meeting

==== Kernel Team Meeting ====

  * Start: 17:00 UTC
  * End: 18:00 UTC
  * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
  * Agenda: Not listed as of publication

=== Wednesday, April 29, 2009 ===

==== Foundation Team Meeting ====

  * Start: 16:00 UTC
  * End: 17:00 UTC
  * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
  * Agenda: None listed as of publication

==== QA Team Meeting ====

  * Start: 16:00 UTC
  * End: 17:00 UTC
  * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
  * Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/Meetings/

=== Thursday, April 30, 2009 ===

==== Packaging Training: Getting Started with Ubuntu Development ====

  * Start: 06:00 UTC
  * End: 07:00 UTC
  * Location IRC channel #ubuntu-classroom
  * Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Packaging/Training

==== Ubuntu Mobile Team Meeting ====

  * Start: 12:00 UTC
  * End: 13:00 UTC
  * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
  * Agenda: None listed as of publication

==== Ubuntu Java Meeting ====

  * Start: 14:00 UTC
  * End: 15:00 UTC
  * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
  * Agenda: None listed as of publication

=== Friday, May 1, 2009 ===

  * None listed as of publication

=== Saturday, May 2, 2009 ===

==== Documentation Team Meeting ====

  * Start: 19:00 UTC
  * End: 20:00 UTC
  * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
  * Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DocumentationTeam/MeetingAgenda

== Updates and Security for 6.06, 8.04, 8.10 and 9.04 ==

=== Security Updates ===

  * USN-761-1: PHP vulnerabilities- http://www.ubuntu.com//usn/USN-761-1
  * USN-762-1: APT vulnerabilities- http://www.ubuntu.com//usn/usn-762-1
  * USN-763-1: xine-lib vulnerabilities- 
http://www.ubuntu.com//usn/USN-763-1
  * USN-764-1: Firefox and Xulrunner vulnerabilities- 
http://www.ubuntu.com//usn/usn-764-1

=== Ubuntu 6.06 Updates ===

  * fakeroot 1.5.6ubuntu2.1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/dapper-changes/2009-April/012780.html

=== Ubuntu 8.04 Updates ===

  * tzdata 2009f-0ubuntu0.8.04 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2009-April/012218.html
  * linux-restricted-modules-2.6.24      2.6.24.17-24.1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2009-April/012219.html
  * fakeroot 1.9ubuntu1.1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2009-April/012220.html
  * nautilus 1:2.22.5.1-0ubuntu2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2009-April/012221.html
  * gvfs 0.2.5-0ubuntu5 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2009-April/012222.html
  * hal 0.5.11~rc2-1ubuntu8.3 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2009-April/012223.html
  * acroread 9.1.0-7hardy2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2009-April/012224.html
  * linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24 2.6.24-24.39     - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2009-April/012225.html
  * linux-backports-modules-2.6.24 2.6.24-24.32  - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2009-April/012226.html
  * gnome-system-tools 2.22.0-0ubuntu10 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2009-April/012227.html
  * tor 0.2.0.34-1~hardy+1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2009-April/012228.html

=== Ubuntu 8.10 Updates ===

  * linux-backports-modules-2.6.27 2.6.27-14.16 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/intrepid-changes/2009-April/009731.html
  * vde2 2.2.2-3ubuntu0.1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/intrepid-changes/2009-April/009732.html
  * acroread 9.1.0-7intrepid2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/intrepid-changes/2009-April/009733.html
  * gnome-system-tools 2.22.1-0ubuntu1.1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/intrepid-changes/2009-April/009734.html
  * tor 0.2.0.34-1~intrepid+1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/intrepid-changes/2009-April/009735.html
  * clamav 0.94.dfsg.2-1ubuntu0.5 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/intrepid-changes/2009-April/009736.html

=== Ubuntu 9.04 Updates ===

  * gwget2 1.0.1-0ubuntu1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009656.html
  * codelite 1.0.2759+dfsg-0ubuntu3 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009657.html
  * synergy 1.3.1-5ubuntu2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009658.html
  * crawl 2:0.4.5-0ubuntu1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009659.html
  * gajim 0.12.1-0ubuntu5 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009660.html
  * exiv2 0.18-1ubuntu1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009661.html
  * fbpager 0.1.5~git20090221.1.8e0927e6-1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009662.html
  * flpsed 0.5.1-2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009663.html
  * whatsnewfm 0.7.0-2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009664.html
  * isdnutils 1:3.12.20071127-0ubuntu5 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009665.html
  * twisted 8.2.0-2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009666.html
  * libapache2-mod-python 3.3.1-6build2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009667.html
  * zenity 2.26.0-0ubuntu2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009668.html
  * lirc 0.8.4a-0ubuntu5 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009669.html
  * dovecot 1:1.1.11-0ubuntu4 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009670.html
  * xmame 0.106-3.1ubuntu2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009671.html
  * specto 0.2.2-3ubuntu1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009672.html
  * nvidia-common 0.2.11 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009673.html
  * ktorrent 3.2.1+dfsg.1-0ubuntu3 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009674.html
  * cup 0.11a+20060608-1build1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009675.html
  * twisted-conch 1:8.2.0-2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009676.html
  * twisted-mail 8.2.0-2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009677.html
  * twisted-news 8.2.0-2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009678.html
  * twisted-web2 8.1.0-2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009679.html
  * twisted-web 8.2.0-2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009680.html
  * cup 0.11a+20060608-1build2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009681.html
  * twisted-words 8.2.0-2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009682.html
  * omegat 1.8.1.2+dfsg-1ubuntu1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009683.html
  * dmraid 1.0.0.rc15-6ubuntu2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009684.html
  * readahead-list 1:0.20050517.0220-1ubuntu5 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009685.html
  * fluxconf 0.9.9.2-2ubuntu2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009686.html
  * ia32-libs 2.7ubuntu6 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009687.html
  * usb-imagewriter 0.1.3-0ubuntu1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009688.html
  * fop 1:0.95.dfsg-2ubuntu1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009689.html
  * mantis 1.1.6+dfsg-2ubuntu1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009690.html
  * amule 2.2.4-1ubuntu1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009691.html
  * openafs 1.4.9.dfsg1-0+ubuntu2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009692.html
  * mpd 0.14.2-3ubuntu2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009693.html
  * trac-mercurial 0.11.0.7+svnr7849-2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009694.html
  * kompozer 1:0.7.10-0ubuntu6 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009695.html
  * maximus 0.4.8-0ubuntu3 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009696.html
  * btrfs-tools 0.18-3 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009697.html
  * pybootchartgui 0+r124 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009698.html
  * aqualung 0.9~beta10-1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009699.html
  * evolution-jescs 2.26.0-0ubuntu1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009700.html
  * tspc 2.1.1-8ubuntu2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009701.html
  * avant-window-navigator 0.3.2-0ubuntu2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009703.html
  * hellanzb 0.13-3ubuntu3 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009702.html
  * openafs 1.4.9.dfsg1-0+ubuntu3 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009704.html
  * gwibber 0.8-0ubuntu5 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009705.html
  * storm 0.14-0ubuntu2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009706.html
  * edubuntu-meta 1.70 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009707.html
  * ubuntustudio-meta 0.51 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009708.html
  * obmenu 1.0-1ubuntu1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009709.html
  * network-manager-pptp 0.7.1~rc4.20090316+bzr23-0ubuntu3 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009710.html
  * hellanzb 0.13-3ubuntu4 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009711.html
  * ruledispatch 0.5a.svn20080510-3ubuntu2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009712.html
  * ubuntustudio-meta 0.52 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009713.html
  * openoffice.org-voikko 3.0.1-2ubuntu1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009714.html
  * elisa-plugins-bad 0.5.28-1ubuntu2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009715.html
  * mahara 1.0.9-2ubuntu0.3 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009716.html
  * sepolgen 1.0.13-1ubuntu1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009717.html
  * acroread 9.1.0-7jaunty2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009718.html
  * system-config-printer 1.1.3+git20090218-0ubuntu19.1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009721.html
  * xen-3.3 3.3.0-1ubuntu9.1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009719.html
  * libsoup2.4 2.26.0-0ubuntu3 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009720.html
  * apex 1.4.15.2ubuntu3.1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009722.html
  * packagekit 0.3.14-0ubuntu5 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009723.html
  * update-manager 1:0.111.8 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009724.html
  * screen-profiles 1.44-0ubuntu1.1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009726.html
  * mjpegtools 1:1.9.0-0.0ubuntu1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009727.html
  * cups 1.3.9-17ubuntu2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009728.html
  * nautilus 1:2.26.2-0ubuntu2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009725.html
  * evince 2.26.1-0ubuntu1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009729.html
  * evolution-data-server 2.26.1-0ubuntu2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009733.html
  * clamav 0.95.1+dfsg-1ubuntu1.1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009732.html
  * synaptic 0.62.5ubuntu3 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009730.html
  * gnome-settings-daemon 2.26.1-0ubuntu1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009731.html
  * gnome-applets 2.26.1-0ubuntu1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009734.html
  * mjpegtools 1:1.9.0-0.0ubuntu2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009735.html
  * pidgin-libnotify 0.14-1ubuntu9 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009736.html
  * notification-daemon 0.4.0-0ubuntu4 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009737.html
  * bluez 4.32-0ubuntu4.1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009738.html
  * consolekit 0.3.0-2ubuntu4 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009739.html
  * libgweather 2.26.1-0ubuntu2 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009740.html
  * gnome-system-tools 2.22.2-0ubuntu4 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009741.html
  * libavg 0.8.0-2ubuntu2.1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009742.html
  * faumachine 20090302-0ubuntu2.1 - 
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2009-April/009743.html

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