Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #126

John Crawford johnc4510 at cox.net
Sun Jan 25 22:35:40 GMT 2009

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #126 for the week January 
18th - January 24th, 2009. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu 8.04.2 LTS 
released, Ubuntu Developer Week, Ubuntu Classroom upcoming sessions, 
Developer application process changes, Technical Board run-off results, 
Ubuntu Developer News: issue #1, Ubuntu on Italian TV, Japanese LoCo 
holds "Offline Meeting Tokyo," Nordic Ubuntu LoCo team working together, 
Ubuntu Podcast #18, Meeting summaries, and much, much more!

== UWN Translations ==

  * Note to translators and our readers: We are trying a new way of 
linking to our translations pages. Please follow the link below for the 
information you need.


== In This Issue ==

  * Ubuntu 8.04.2 LTS released
  * Ubuntu Developer Week
  * Ubuntu Classroom upcoming sessions
  * Developer application process changes
  * Technical Board run-off results
  * Ubuntu Developer News: issue #1
  * Ubuntu Stats
  * Ubuntu on Italian TV
  * Japanese LoCo holds "Offline Meeting Tokyo"
  * Nordic Ubuntu LoCo teams working together
  * In the Press & Blogosphere
  * Ubuntu Podcast #18
  * Meeting Summaries: January 2009
  * Upcoming Meetings & Events
  * Updates & Security

== General Community News ==

=== Ubuntu 8.04.2 LTS released ===

The Ubuntu team is proud to announce the release of Ubuntu 8.04.2 LTS, 
the second maintenance update to Ubuntu's 8.04 LTS release.  This 
release includes updated server, desktop, and alternate installation CDs 
for the i386 and amd64 architectures.

In all, over 200 updates have been integrated, and updated installation 
media has been provided so that fewer updates will need to be downloaded 
after installation. These include security updates and corrections for 
other high-impact bugs, with a focus on maintaining stability and 
compatibility with Ubuntu 8.04 LTS.

Ubuntu 8.04.2 LTS: http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download

Release Notes: http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/releasenotes/804

Post release update list: 


=== Ubuntu Developer Week ===

It was a very exciting Ubuntu Developer Week. There were lots and lots 
of attendees and it was surprising how many really great questions there 
were, and how awesome the atmosphere was. Everybody was really thrilled 
about getting started with Ubuntu Development.

It all started off with a two hour session called "Getting Started." For 
the first time there were sessions in English, Finnish, French, German, 
Italian and Spanish, and it was a roaring success. Day one also included 
Packaging 101, Working with Debian, and Understanding Gnome technologies.

Day Two was another jam packed day of sessions and answers that included 
Launchpad Bug Tracking, QA Tools, Launchpad Web Service API, 
High-quality Updates. One session that had to be cancelled on day two 
was Martin Pitt's talk on Debugging Program Crashes due to a misplaced 
keystroke that deleted his presentation. Look for a rescheduling of his 
talk here: http://martinpitt.wordpress.com/

With the community primed after two days of sessions, Day Three didn't 
fail to grab everyones attention. Talks on: Pushing out Gnome releases, 
Fixing Bugs in Ubuntu, Bazaar for Packaging, Kubuntu Bug Squishing, and 
Using VMBuilder to create test environments made the day a rousing 
success for all who attended.

After three solid days of exceptional sessions you'd think the Ubuntu 
Developers would be running out of topics for discussion, but think 
again, developing a first class distro like Ubuntu takes endless work. 
Day Four included topics covering: Automated Desktop Testing, Ubuntu 
Netbook Remix Q&A, Boot Performance, Kubuntu Ninjas in Unicorn mode, and 
Packaging software for Mono.

The sessions ended up on Friday, but Day 5 was anything but dull. Talks 
included the following titles: Testing your .deb with piuparts, Fun with 
python-apt, Bazaar and Launchpad - How to do it, packaging Kernel 
modules with DKMS, and Xubuntu.

If you missed any of the sessions, or just want a refresher, you can 
visit the link and click on any title to follow along with the log of 
the session. https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuDeveloperWeek

Ubuntu Developer Week was a huge success. Thanks to all the developers 
for their hard work putting on this great event, and to the Ubuntu 
Community for their enthusiastic participation.


=== Ubuntu Classroom upcoming sessions ===

"Bug Jam" is coming.  And for those who are interested in learning how 
to run one the Ubuntu-Classroom Team has put together some classes.

  * 30 Jan 2009 @1200 UTC: How to Run a Bug Jam presented by Daniel Holbach
  * 31 Jan 2009 @ 0000 UTC: How to Run a Bug Jam presented by Jorge Castro
  * 13 Feb 2009 @1200 UTC: How to Run a Bug Jam presented by Daniel Holbach
  * 14 Feb 2009 @ 0000 UTC: How to Run a Bug Jam presented by Jorge Castro

The classes will be held in IRC channel #ubuntu-classroom. Mark your 
calendars now to attend and learn more about squishing bugs. More 
information can be seen at: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Classroom


=== Developer application process changes ===

Here's how future applications will be handled for:

  * Ubuntu Contributing Developers
  * Ubuntu Developers (MOTU)
  * Ubuntu Core Developers (core-dev)

1. Set up a personal wiki page for your application. Please make use of 
(Talk to your sponsors beforehand and ask them to add some information 
to the wiki page. In a regular application your will have 3-5 sponsors.)

2. Add your application details to MOTU/Council/Meeting, give the 
motu-council list a quick heads-up and pick a meeting time you'll be 
able to attend. Please allow at least one week of time for the MOTU 
Council members to review your application. (If you can't make it to one 
of the meetings, please email motu-council at lists.ubuntu.com for 
either a different meeting time or to process the application on the 
mailing list.)

3. Attend the meeting.

The MOTU Council will have prepared for the meeting (reviewed the 
application details, checked a few examples of your work, talked to 
sponsors, etc.) and ask questions to make sure the applicant qualifies 
for the team. During the meeting the MC members will cast their votes 
and if quorum is reached (3 of 5 currently), will add the applicant to 
the team (in case of Contributing Developer and MOTU, or speak out a 
recommendation for the Technical Board) or ask to re-apply in due time.

They have just updated https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuDevelopers with the 
new process, added MOTU Council meeting pages, and the new template for 
applications. If there's still anything that needs clarification, please 
let them know. Also the MOTU Council will make sure to have the current 
applications sorted out until the first meeting.


=== Technical Board run-off results ===

The votes are in and Colin Watson is the newest member of the Technical 
board. Developers were encouraged to vote in a run-off for the board 
position between Colin and Kees Cook. The developers and the Ubuntu 
Community congratulate both candidates on their interest in the 
position. https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-dev/+poll/2009-01-tb-nominees

=== Ubuntu Developer News Issue 1 ===

Welcome to the first edition of Ubuntu Developer News (a.k.a the 
Keybuk-repeater). For past items or to submit your own please see 
More submissions for the developer news would be very much appreciated.

In this issue

   * Jaunty Developer Week logs available
   * Colin Watson elected to the Technical Board
   * Package bug reporting guidelines in launchpad
   * Testing Days
   * New D-Bus Uploaded
   * Launchpadlib support in ubuntu-dev-tools
   * The removal of /dev/.static/dev
   * udevadm, and why you should stop what you're doing
   * Developer changes


== Ubuntu Stats ==

=== Bug Stats ===

  * Open (46680) -55 over last week
  * Critical (23) -1 over last week
  * Unconfirmed (18381) -337 over last week
  * Unassigned (39291) -120 over last week
  * All bugs ever reported (244768) +1781 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 Intrepid ===

  * Spanish (15904) +6 over last week
  * French (61592) -26 over last week
  * Swedish (72562) +6 over last week
  * Brazilian Portuguese (76004) -839 over last week
  * English (UK) (81173) -147 over last week

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

=== 5-a-day bug stats ===

==== Top 5 contributors for the past 7 days ====

  * mrkanister (395)
  * pvillavi (136)
  * crimsun (116)
  * dantrevino (66)
  * charlie-tca (60)

==== Top 5 teams for the past 7 days ====

  * ubuntu-cl (136)
  * dcteam (118)
  * ubuntu-us-florida (98)
  * ubuntu-berlin (55)
  * ubuntu-de-locoteam (53)

5-A-Day stats provided by Daniel Holbach. See 

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

  * Program to alert when it is low disk space
  * Make the Update Manager more informative
  * Remove "Don't care" option from brainstorm
  * Never lose focus while typing a password
  * Redesign ubuntu for 2010

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 ==

=== Ubuntu on Italian TV ===

Fabio Marzocca of the Ubuntu Italian team had the opportunity to appear 
on Italian television and give a talk about Ubuntu. A short transcript 
of the interview is also available in English.

  * Short clip (in Italian): 
  * Full show - 21 minutes (in Italian): 
  * Transcript in English: 


=== Japanese LoCo holds "Offline Meeting Tokyo" ===
Ubuntu Japanese Team held the "Ubuntu Offline Meeting Tokyo" on January 
17th at Hirose Building, Akihabara. This event, organized by the Ubuntu 
Japanese Team and Hirose Electric Works, Ltd. included install party and 
troubleshooting, and several advanced sessions. There were over 40 
attendees. https://wiki.ubuntulinux.jp/Offline200901Report/En

=== Nordic Ubuntu LoCo teams working together ===

Martin Pihl reports on the creation of a cooperative effort for the 
Nordic LoCo Teams. In his blog post[1] he includes links to the Planet 
Ubuntu Nordic, Ubuntu Nordic Mailinglist, Ubuntu Nordic wiki page, and 
the Launchpad Ubuntu Nordic group. Also available is the IRC channel 

  [1] http://martinpihl.dk/words/the-birth-of-a-new-planet


== In The Press ==

  * Move over GNOME, Ubuntu Mobile looks at Qt, other desktop 
environments - Rodney Gedda of Computerworld tells us that the Ubuntu 
Mobile operating system is undergoing its most radical change with a 
port to the ARM processor for Internet devices and netbooks, and may use 
Nokia's LGPL Qt development environment as an alternative to GNOME. 
During a presentation at this year's linux.conf.au conference in Hobart, 
Canonical's David Mandala said Ubuntu Mobile has changed a lot over the 
past year in that it now includes netbook devices in addition to MIDs 
and the ARM port. Mandala said that one of the biggest challenges is 
reminding developers to write applications for 800 by 600 screen 
resolutions found in smaller devices. Ubuntu Mobile uses the GNOME 
Mobile (Hildon framework) instead of a full GNOME desktop, but since 
Nokia open sourced Qt under the LGPL it may consider this as an 
alternative. Ubuntu Mobile for netbooks will also get its own 
distribution in line with the release of Jaunty Jackalope in April 2009. 
  According to Mandala, Jaunty will have a full image for netbook 
devices, and Jaunty netbook edition will have a cut-down set of 
applications as compared with the Ubuntu desktop, but apt-get works and 
you can install what you like. Mandala says he's working very hard with 
system vendors to get these devices to market at reasonable prices. 

  * Ubuntu 9.04's blazing boot times - According to IT Wire's David M 
Williams, the results of the latest alpha release of Ubuntu's Jaunty 
Jackalope are spectacular. The next major release of Ubuntu will be out 
this April and Ubuntu’s engineers have, as always, included the latest 
Linux kernel to come out of Linus Torvalds’ hands. While the kernel 
always includes more drivers, better performance and various bug fixes, 
often times these go under the radar because they are obscure, or only 
of niche interest. The Linux kernel 2.6.28 delivers a stable 
implementation of the ext4 file system. It’s this file system which is 
getting geeks worldwide all steamy under the collar. ext4 looks set to 
offer greater file performance along with greater reliability and 
stability. What’s more, while ext3 was designed well before the advent 
of SSDs, ext4 is fully aware of such drives. ext4 includes the ability 
to maximize the lifetime of solid state drives and thus should 
theoretically offer a boost to netbooks without any corresponding fear 
of a shortened lifetime. Here's to Ubuntu 9.04 and better disk speed! 

  * Don't Fear the Penguin: A Newbie's Guide to Linux - Neil McAllister 
of PC World says that getting started with Linux can be an intimidating 
task, particularly for people who have never tried any operating system 
besides Windows. In truth, however, very little about Linux is actually 
difficult to use. It's little wonder why Ubuntu is one of the leading 
Linux distributions for desktop PCs - it makes installing Linux simple. 
But once you have Ubuntu installed on your PC, what next? The short 
answer is: Whatever you like. Ubuntu may be free, but it's hardly a toy 
OS. If you can do something with Windows or Mac OS X, you can do the 
same thing with Ubuntu. The great thing about Linux distributions such 
as Ubuntu is that they include not only the OS but also a whole bundle 
of practical, full-featured applications. If you're having difficulty, 
your best option for further assistance is the Ubuntu forums, where 
beginners and advanced users gather to troubleshoot their favorite OS. 
Above all, have a good time. Linux's greatest strength is the community 
around it, and by choosing Ubuntu you have joined a thriving, growing 
community of users of one of the most powerful and exciting operating 
systems available today. 

== In The Blogosphere ==

  * French Lawmakers Hope to Inspire Linux Revolution - Blogger Ashlee 
Vance tells us that about 18 months ago, the French National Assembly 
shifted from running Windows on the 1,100 computers of its members and 
their assistants, to running a version of Linux called Ubuntu. They are 
doing this not only for financial reasons, but for political reasons. 
They expect to save about 500,000 euros, or 648,750 dollars over the 
next 5 years. They also hope to create more local jobs by giving local 
companies the chance to offer services to install and manage Linux for 
businesses. A survey polling members of the French Assembly found that 
80 percent of the members were happy with the new software, which 
included new e-mail and office applications, while only 14 percent felt 
Windows should return. 

  * TechCrunch Tablet Update: Prototype B - Blogger Michael Arrington of 
TechCrunch goes over their prototype of a small and cheap tablet for web 
surfing. Their goal was to make it so that it would cost around $200, 
but he goes on to say that $299 is a more realistic price. It has a 
12-inch touchscreen with a 1024x768 resolution, which will make it easy 
to view full webpages without scrolling. It's powered by a Via Nano 
processor, with 1 GB of ram and a 4 GB flashdrive to store the OS and 
browser. Other features include: wifi, an accelerometer, camera and a 4 
cell battery. For the OS they are using Ubuntu with a custom browser, 
drivers and a virtual keyboard. The software was created by Fusion 
Garage. So far they have not decided whether they will start making 
production units. 

  * Ubuntu's Shuttleworth praises Windows 7, welcomes fight - Blogger 
Gavin Clarke reports on Mark Shuttleworth's reaction to Windows 7. 
Shuttleworth states he is looking forward to a good, clean netbook fight 
with Microsoft following the release of Windows 7. He believes that with 
Microsoft having to sell Windows 7 to OEMs instead of giving Windows XP 
away to them, it will improve Ubuntu's place in the market. Shuttleworth 
thinks that a good version of Windows will end the current phony war 
between Windows and Linux in the high-growth netbook market, and 
reignite the fight on features and capabilities. Even with the new 
features that Windows 7 is coming out with, the plans for Ubuntu 9.04 
Jaunty Jackalope, will up it's game to keep pace. 

  * Woman Quits College, Blames Ubuntu, Is Flamed by Overzealous Fanboys 
- Katherine Noyes of LinuxInsider's Linux Blog Safari tells us of how 
some members of the Linux community relentlessly flamed a woman who 
dropped out of college after finding her laptop, which was running 
Ubuntu, didn't work as expected. Others came to her defense, but not 
before she was dismissed as "stupid" and "ignorant." The result? Nothing 
short of mayhem. The Linux community can get upset when those on the 
Windows side of the fence complain about smaller things they view as 
deficiencies in our favorite operating system, but when someone says 
it's so bad they had to drop out of college, you can just imagine the 
situation in the blogosphere. More than 3,000 Diggs and 1,000 comments 
greeted the original story within a day of its posting on Digg on 
Thursday, not to mention more than 1,500 comments on Slashdot. WKOW 
posted a follow-up to report on the overwhelming -- and overwhelmingly 
negative -- response both the station and the young woman in question 
had received. Unfortunately, Linux and Ubuntu get the ding here, but 
neither deserves it. http://www.linuxinsider.com/rsstory/65877.html

  * HP Mini 1000 now with Ubuntu 8.10! - HP now has the right idea. 
Ubuntu is (there is debate) the leading open soure OS out there in the 
world at the moment. HP is making a Mini computer that is suppose to be 
cheaper and faster so that you could do the daily tasks that you need to 
without bringing along your Desktop Computer, or a large laptop. This 
makes perfect sense because Ubuntu can run on very little specs, and 
would be better then Windows any day. This netbook is equipped with an 
Intel Atom N270 (1.6GHz) processor, with 512MB of DDR2 RAM, and 8GB SSD 
Prices start out at $330 which is really affordable and is a great 
decision by HP and Canonical! http://www.ubuntuforyou.com/node/16

  * Ubuntu Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs): Still Coming Soon? - With 
Canonical announcing plans to develop Mobile Internet devices in mid 
2007, author Panettieri expected to be testing or buying an Ubuntu MID 
sometime in 2008. As we enter 2009, the MID effort doesn't seem to be 
paying dividends for Canonical yet. Panettieri asked Canonical Marketing 
Manager Gerr Carr for an update on the MID and was told that while they 
continue to maintain and improve the version for MIDs, Netbooks is in a 
different category and requires more customization, causing it to be 
slower to get into the market. However with Moblin 2.0 adding to the 
number of available applications, many more MID success stories should 
be in store for Ubuntu in 2009. 

== In Other News ==

=== Ubuntu Podcast #18 ===

Josh Chase and Nick Ali from the Georgia US LoCo released episode #18. 
Some of the topics covered in this episode include:

  * The Dell and college student story
  * Ubuntu hard drive “killer” bug gets fixed
  * Differences between Ubuntu and Debian users
  * An interview with Jorge Castro

Jorge covers a lot of areas, like the upcoming Global Bug Jam, Ubuntu 
and social networking, and Ubuntu and Debian getting along.


== Meeting Summaries: January 2009 ==

=== Mobile Team ===

  * Seed changes to move ubuntu-umpc to ubuntu-netbook-remix are now 
complete, as part of the absorbtion of the Netbook remix into Ubuntu.
  * Daily images for both MID and netbook-remix are available, and ready 
for testing
  * evtouch package updated to new X API
  * Mobile-interesting TODO list provided to kernel-team
  * backend started for UbuntuSpec off-line installer: 

=== Japanese Team ===

  * We held "Ubuntu Offline Meeting Tokyo" on January 17th at Hirose 
Building, Akihabara. This event, organized by Ubuntu Japanese Team and 
Hirose Electric Works, ltd. had install party and trouble shooting, 
three advanced session. We recived more 40 visitors.
  * Website of Japanese Team was updated to Ubuntu 8.04.
  * "Ubuntu Weekly Topics and Recipe" which is online Japanese magazine 
was renewed system and author.
  * Wrote an article "Install Ubuntu to your second homebuilt computer" 
for Nikkei WinPC which is a Japanese computer magazine published by 
Nikkei BP.

=== Colombian Team ===

  * Andrés Mujica has become the fourth Ubuntu Member of 
Ubuntu-Colombia. Congratulations Andres!!! 

=== Irish Team ===

  * ubuntu-ie had the 1st 2009 IRC meeting Irish Team IRC Meeting: 
  * Organizing Ubuntu Global Bug Jam event in Dublin: 
  * Bug Jam Practice session to take place on the 31st January: 

=== Romanian Team ===

  * The Romanian documentation website is ready. It contains the 
translations of Ubuntu Docs for 8.04 and 8.10 together with a dedicate 
wiki a la help.ubuntu.com - http://www.ubuntu.ro/documentatie/comunitate
  * Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop Course is available în Romanian language, in PDF 
(instructor and student) and HTML format. More info here: 

=== Full Circle Magazine ===

  * Issue 19, and 20, of FCM released.
  * Thus far nearly 17,000 downloads of FCM#20. Over 26,000 downloads of 
  * Translation of FCM#18 to: Chinese and Italian online.
  * Translations of FCM#19 to: Polish, Hungarian, Turkish, Chinese and 
Italian all online.
  * Issue #21 almost complete.
  * Donations button added to: http://fullcirclemagazine.org/, all 
donations are handled through Dreamhost and go towards paying for the 
FCM hosting, which Rob Kerfia has been paying for nearly two years. What 
a guy.
  * First competition result announced in FCM#20, second result coming 
in #21, prizes will be sent out shortly. When I get off my lazy back 
side that is...
  * Survey results will be in FCM#21, if anyone wishes to use the raw 
text of the results, they are at: 


== Upcoming Meetings and Events ==

=== Tuesday, January 27, 2009 ===

==== Server Team Meeting ====

  * Start: 16:00 UTC
  * End: 17:00 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, January 28, 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: 17:00 UTC
  * End: 18:00 UTC
  * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
  * Agenda:  https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/Meetings/

==== Kubuntu Developers Meeting ====

  * Start: 22:00 UTC
  * End: 00:00 UTC
  * Location: #ubuntu-meeting
  * Agenda: https://wiki.kubuntu.org/Kubuntu/Meetings

=== Thursday, January 29, 2009 ===

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

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

==== Desktop Team Meeting ====

  * Start: 13:00 UTC
  * End: 14:00 UTC
  * Location:  IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
  * Agenda:  https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DesktopTeam/Meeting

==== Ubuntu Java Meeting ====

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

=== Friday, January 30, 2009 ===

==== Jaunty Weekly Release Meeting ====

  * Start: 15:00 UTC
  * End: 16:30 UTC
  * Location: #ubuntu-meeting
  * Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ReleaseTeam/Meeting/2009-01-30

== Updates and Security for 6.06, 7.10, 8.04, and 8.10 ==

=== Security Updates ===

  * None Reported

=== Ubuntu 6.06 Updates ===

  * None Reported

=== Ubuntu 7.10 Updates ===

  * None Reported

=== Ubuntu 8.04 Updates ===

  * readahead-list 1:0.20050517.0220-0ubuntu14.1 - 
  * ufw - 
  * sysvinit 2.86.ds1-14.1ubuntu45.1 - 
  * gnutls13 2.0.4-1ubuntu2.4 - 
  * totem 2.22.1-0ubuntu3 - 
  * xaos 3.2-7ubuntu2 - 
  * nut 2.2.1-2.1ubuntu7.2 - 
  * linux 2.6.24-23.47 - 

=== Ubuntu 8.10 Updates ===

  * tomcat6 6.0.18-0ubuntu3.1 - 
  * xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.4.1-1ubuntu10.2 - 
  * xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.4.1-1ubuntu10.3 - 
  * gnome-power-manager 2.24.0-0ubuntu8.2 - 
  * lxml 2.1.1-1ubuntu1 - 
  * qt4-x11 4.4.3-0ubuntu1.2 - 
  * liferea 1.4.18-0ubuntu2.1 - 
  * ufw 0.23.3 - 
  * pulseaudio 0.9.10-2ubuntu9.3 - 
  * kdebase-workspace 4:4.1.4-0ubuntu1~intrepid2 - 
  * kdebase-workspace 4:4.1.4-0ubuntu1~intrepid3 - 
  * kdebluetooth 1:0.3-0ubuntu0.1 - 
  * linux 2.6.27-11.25 - 
  * cups 1.3.9-2ubuntu7 - 
  * foomatic-filters 4.0.0-0ubuntu0.1 - 
  * gcc-4.3 4.3.2-1ubuntu12 - 
  * samba 2:3.2.3-1ubuntu3.5 - 
  * ghostscript 8.63.dfsg.1-0ubuntu6.2 - 
  * busybox 1:1.10.2-1ubuntu7 - 
  * multipath-tools 0.4.8-10ubuntu1.1 - 
  * gvfs 1.0.2-0ubuntu2 - 
  * nautilus 1:2.24.1-0ubuntu2 - 
  * debian-installer 20080522ubuntu26 - 

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== Glossary of Terms ==

  1. API - Application Programming Interface
  1. LGPL - Lesser General Public License
  1. LTS - Long Term Support
  1. MID - Mobile Internet Device
  1. MOTU - Master Of The Universe - Developers responsible for the 
Universe and Multiverse repositories.
  1. QA - Quality Assurance
  1. SSD - Solid State Drive

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