Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #197

Amber Graner akgraner at ubuntu.com
Tue Jun 15 21:57:42 BST 2010


Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 197 for the week of
June 6th - June 12th, 2010.

In this issue we cover - Welcome New Ubuntu Members, Kubuntu Council
Elections, Ubuntu sparc and ia64 ports, Ubuntu Stats, LoCo-Directory
Meeting Feature, Ubuntu 10.04 Release Party at Kanchipuram, Sunday
Special: Ubuntu Hour, Día del usuario Ubuntu ROCKED!!!, LinuxTag 2010
Ubuntu Berlin Barbeque, Instructors Confirmed for Ubuntu User Day on
July 10th, Reviewing 2000 patches, "Is Linux Secure?" at Southeast
LinuxFest, In The Press, In The Blogosphere, Ubuntu In Business, Wine
1.2 Release Candidate 3 Is Out Now, EtherPad: web-based collaborative
editor, Canonical Rolling Out Ubuntu Advantage for Enterprise Linux
OS, Linaro Tools and Infrastructure Sprint, Severed Fifth Part Two
Begins, Featured Podcasts, Upcoming Meetings and Events, Updates and
Security, and much much more!

== In This Issue ==

 * Welcome New Ubuntu Members
 * Kubuntu Council Elections
 * Ubuntu sparc and ia64 ports
 * Ubuntu Stats
 * LoCo-Directory Meeting Feature
 * Ubuntu 10.04 Release Party at Kanchipuram
 * Sunday Special: Ubuntu Hour
 * Día del usuario Ubuntu ROCKED!!!
 * LinuxTag 2010 Ubuntu Berlin Barbeque
 * Instructors Confirmed for Ubuntu User Day on July 10th
 * Reviewing 2000 patches
 * "Is Linux Secure?" at Southeast LinuxFest
 * In The Press
 * In The Blogosphere
 * Ubuntu In Business
 * Wine 1.2 Release Candidate 3 Is Out Now
 * EtherPad: web-based collaborative editor
 * Canonical Rolling Out Ubuntu Advantage for Enterprise Linux OS
 * Linaro Tools and Infrastructure Sprint
 * Severed Fifth Part Two Begins
 * Featured Podcasts
 * Upcoming Meetings and Events
 * Updates and Security
 * and much much more!

== General Community News ==

=== Welcome New Ubuntu Members ===

The approval results from the June 8th Asia-Oceanic Membership meeting
are as follows:

Vadim Nevorotin
***************
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Malamut
https://launchpad.net/~malamut

Malamut has been heavily involved with Ubuntu in Russia through the
Ubuntu Russian Forum http://forum.ubuntu.ruand and help.ubuntu.ru. He
is also the author of the Ubuntu Russian Guide
http://help.ubuntu.ru/manual


Jeff Waugh
**********
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/JeffWaugh
https://launchpad.net/~jdub

The Ubuntu community welcomes back jdub to the community after a long
absence. Jeff was involved in Ubuntu as an early employee of Canonical
and is currently working on Ubuntu’s Bleeding
Edge(http://ubuntuedge.wordpress.com/) and giving Planet Ubuntu a
face-lift.

Eleanor Chen
************
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/EleanorChen
https://launchpad.net/~chenyueg

Destine is one of the leading members in Ubuntu China LoCo. Her
contributions are in localization and loco events. She translated and
rewrote the Ubuntu Desktop Course's Chinese Edition and recently
hosted the Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Release Party in Beijing. Eleanor is
looking forward to getting more involved in Ubuntu Women and starting
up a local chapter.

Zach Kriesse
************
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ZachK_
https://edge.launchpad.net/~zach-kleinhenz

Zach is an enthusiastic member of the Ubuntu Beginners Team where he
assists new users to adopt Ubuntu. He is leader of the teams Wiki
Focus Group and has been working with the Ubuntu Weekly News project.
Zach is looking further his contribution by learning how to code using
Python/Java and to learn how to Triage Bugs on Launchpad.

Welcome to all of our new members!

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-news-team/2010-June/001096.html

=== Kubuntu Council Elections ===

The Kubuntu Council is a group of 6 Kubuntu Members who get to vote on
membership to Kubuntu Members and occationally other decisions
regarding Kubuntu.

Half the council recently came to the end of their 2 year appointment
so we need to hold elections for the open positions to the council.
This could be you! If you are a Kubuntu Member and are willing to turn
up to Kubuntu meetings as much as possible for the next couple of
years do consider putting your name forward.

As well as being into Kubuntu I feel it’s a good idea to have one or
more council members who have strong links with upstream KDE so if you
are into upstream do consider putting your name forward too.

To put your name forward make sure you update your wiki page then post
to this list.

You can also nominate someone else by posting to this list. Might be a
good idea to chat to them first of course.

Closing date for nominations is in a week, so Monday 14 June.

The original announcement can be found at:

http://fridge.ubuntu.com/node/2058

=== Ubuntu sparc and ia64 ports ===

Scott James Remnant, on behalf of the Ubuntu Technical Board,sent out
the following announcement to the Ubuntu Devel Announce mailing list
on June 7th, 2010.

Quality is always important to Ubuntu, and nowhere more so in the
ports to alternate architectures. Users using Ubuntu ports should
expect the same level of quality and support than they receive from
using one of the official architectures.

Unfortunately this means that, from time to time, we have to evaluate
the state of each of the ports and some may become candidates for
decommissioning.

The Ubuntu SPARC port has been declining in both levels of usage and
maintenance, and its quality has now fallen below the minimum level we
expect to be an Ubuntu port.

After discussion at the recent Ubuntu Developer Summit, and ratified
by the Ubuntu Technical Board, a decision was taken to decommission
this port at the Feature Freeze point of Ubuntu 10.10's development
later this year.

If Ubuntu users or developers wish this port to continue, they should
group together to take over maintenance and ensure that the state is
improved above the minimum level before that date. This will almost
certainly require substantial work on the toolchain and kernel.

The Ubuntu IA64 port is in a better shape, but has no active
maintenance team. We recognise that there are benefits to retaining
this port, and that the kernel and toolchain are in better shape,
however the Technical Board is concerned that without an active
maintenance team the quality will decline rapidly.

Likewise if a maintenance team does not step forward to take over, the
port will be decommissioned.

To read the original announcement go to:

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-announce/2010-June/000722.html

== Ubuntu Stats ==

=== Bug Stats ===

 * Open (76983) -32 over last week
 * Critical (27) -4 over last week
 * Unconfirmed (37086) +265 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 Lucid ===

 1. English (United Kingdom) (418) -216 over last week
 2. Spanish (9821) -733 over last week
 3. Brazilian Portuguese (35311) -87 over last week
 4. French (39153) -333 over last week
 5. German (54717) +1 over last week

Remaining strings to translate in Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx", see more
at: https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/lucid/

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

 * Counting of characters without spaces in OpenOffice.org -
http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/25090/
 * Automatic mirror change on upgrades -
http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/25082/
 * Nautilus window icon is different from the folder icon -
http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/25122/
 * Balance the server load and increase download speeds -
http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/25103/
 * 3D display technology is coming to markets, Ubuntu should be the
first 3D OS - http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/25086/

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 ==

=== LoCo-Directory Meeting Feature ===

We [LoCo Directory Team] have been asked to add a meeting tracking
feature to http://loco.ubuntu.com which will replace the use of Wiki
pages for planning the meeting times and agenda.

To this end, we are drafting a specification to provide this, and
would like the your feedback on the propriety and direction of this
feature.

 * Spec: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LoCoDirectory/MeetingFeature
 * Blueprint: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/loco-directory/+spec/meeting-feature

For the original announcement or to find out more information on the
this feature as well as the LoCo Directory go to:

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/loco-contacts/2010-June/004572.html

=== Ubuntu 10.04 Release Party at Kanchipuram ===

Shrinivasan talks about the KanchiLUG team having an Ubuntu release
party on June 6, 2010, with a vision to share the features of Linux to
the general public.  The release party was held at Pachaiyappan Higher
Secondary School.  They printed pamphlets and circulated the news via
local newspapers.  The Chief Guest of the event was Ramadas (amachu).
The event started at 3:45 p.m. and ran till 6:45 p.m. with talks like
History of GNU/Linux, Open source and its concepts, Why Linux, and
many other talks.  The Chief Guest, Ramadhas, explained how the
proprietary world is making us slaves, the need for Open source, the
need for localizations, etc.  He released the Ubuntu CD and the
“Ubuntu Manual in Tamil”.  The activities of KanchiLUG were explained
and the audience was encouraged to join the mailing list.  Overall, it
was a successful gathering with the audience totaling around 75.

http://kanchilug.wordpress.com/2010/06/07/ubuntu-10-04-release-party-at-kanchipuram/

=== Sunday Special: Ubuntu Hour ===

The Ubuntu Massachusetts LoCo held an Ubuntu Hour on June 6, organised
by David Wolfman in Arlington.  They had 10 members show up for this
social event and it was very successful.  Martin has a few photos from
the event in the blog.

http://doctormo.org/2010/06/06/sunday-special-ubuntu-hour/

=== Día del usuario Ubuntu ROCKED!!! ===

Efrain Valles had an unusual Día del Usuario Ubuntu in the middle of
his sister-in-law’s wedding. He was scheduled to talk about Kubuntu
and plasmoids.  He followed most of it through a cellphone.  At the
time of his session, he pulled out his laptop, went to the very far
side of the ballroom, and connected via his phone to give his talk.
His talk reflected his newly found love for KDE.  Many users, mostly
GNOME users were impressed by the idea and he believes this what makes
KDE stand out from most desktop experiences.

http://effiejayx.wordpress.com/2010/06/06/dia-del-usuario-ubuntu-rocked/

=== LinuxTag 2010 Ubuntu Berlin Barbeque ===

The Ubuntu Berlin team invited the LinuxTag 2010 folks over for a BBQ
on Saturday, June 12th, after LinuxTag. This was their annual fourth
LinuxTag-Barbeque. Canonical provided free food (also vegetarian), and
drinks were available for purchase at the bar.  They even had free
Wireless LAN is available.  Looks like it was a fun time to be held by
all.

For more information on the Ubuntu Berlin LoCo team, the 4th Annual
LinuxTag-BBQ as well as LinuxTag go to:

http://www.ubuntu-berlin.de/LinuxTag10-BBQ-english

== The Planet ==

=== Elizabeth Krumbach: Instructors Confirmed for Ubuntu User Day on
July 10th ===

Elizabeth Krumbach announced on her blog the line-up of speakers for
Ubuntu User Day to be held on July 10, 2010.
The list includes:
Time (ALL TIMES ARE IN UTC) - Subject - Presenter(s)
09:30 - Introduction to User Day - Nigel Babu,Chris Johnston &
Elizabeth Krumbach
10:00 - Basic Ubuntu Installation and Setup - Zach Kriesse
11:00 - Partitioning 101 - Alan Bell
12:00 - Using Ubuntu One - Shrinivasan
13:00 - Gnome-Do - Caspar Clemens Mierau
14:00 - Package Management Basics - Sense Hofstede
15:00 - Ubuntu Equivalent Programs - Leandro Gómez
16:00 - Getting involved in the Ubuntu Community - Martin Owens
17:00 - Finding Helpful Resources - Jeremy Pallats
18:00 - Command Line Basics Part 1 - Brandon Holtsclaw
19:00 - Command Line Basics Part 2 - Mark Cox
20:00 - What is a kernel, and why do i need it? - Jeremy Foshee
21:00 - Accessibility Features & Programs - Penelope Stowe
22:00 - Using IRC - Mackenzie Morgan
23:00 - Trusted Software, Where to find it, and why -  Paul Tagliamonte
00:00 - Using Launchpad - Draycen DeCator
01:00 - Desktop Environments: Gnome, KDE, XFCE - David Wonderly &
Elizabeth Krumbach
02:00 - Choosing hardware that works with Ubuntu Mathieu Trudel

For more information on how you can help with Ubuntu User Days or how
to participate in Ubuntu Users Day go to:

http://princessleia.com/journal/?p=3056

=== Daniel Holbach: Reviewing 2000 patches ===

Daniel Holbach writes about the ongoing work being done with Operation
Cleansweep.

… sounds like a daunting challenge, but actually it’s quite doable,
because we’ll be a lot of people and we’ll have help from upstream
project and the Debian project to make an informed decision about
these fixes.

The goal of Operation Cleansweep is to have a look at all the bugs
with patches in Launchpad and guide them through the patch review
process. Come, join us in #ubuntu-reviews on irc.freenode.net and help
to make all the black go red in the countdown meter.

If you’re not afraid of having a look at patches, trying them and
getting in touch with other people about them, this is a fantastic way
to get involved!

To see the countdown meter and get get more information on Project
Cleansweep got to:

http://daniel.holba.ch/blog/?p=689

=== Mackenzie Morgan: "Is Linux Secure?" at Southeast Linux Fest ===

Mackenzie Morgan presented an "Is Linux secure presentation at the
Southeast Linus Fest on Saturday, June 12, 2010.  Here is what she had
to say about her presentation.

"It's ["Is Linux Secure?" Session] meant to be accessible to normal
users or to geeks needing to explain to normal users. I was asked
afterward why I didn't talk about buffer overflows. That's easy:
normal users can't do anything about them."

To see Mackenzie's slides and learn a little more about her talk on
"Is Linux Secure?" go to:

http://ubuntulinuxtipstricks.blogspot.com/2010/06/is-linux-secure-at-southeast-linuxfest.html

== In The Press ==

=== Dell Says Ubuntu Is Safer Than Windows ===

Joe Panettieri, WorksWithU, updates readers in this article.  Joe
states, "In a brief but bold statement, Dell’s U.S. website suggests
that Ubuntu is safer than Microsoft Windows, especially for customers
looking to avoid viruses. The statement, spotted by TheVARguy.com,
also suggests that Dell will begin shipping Ubuntu 10.04 on selected
U.S. systems sometime in mid-2010. "

Joe asks in the conclusion of this article, "Is Dell’s statement —
suggesting Ubuntu is safer than Windows — really news?" Joe says,
"Perhaps not. But it does take guts for a major PC vendor to endorse
Ubuntu at a time when Microsoft is aggressively pushing Windows 7."

To read the article in full and to find out more about Ubuntu and Dell go to:

http://www.workswithu.com/2010/06/10/dell-says-ubuntu-is-safer-than-windows/

== In The Blogosphere ==

=== Ubuntu’s Bleeding Edge, an act of niche journalism ===

Jeff Waugh discusses his new blog Ubuntu's Leading Edge which tracks
Ubuntu's development branch. The blog will allow people who don't want
to run all the alpha and beta releases to keep track of what is
happening with Maverick Meerkat. So far Ubuntu's Leading Edge has
posts on the first month of development, the Alpha 1 release, and
information about the freeze for Alpha 1 and the uploads done during
the freeze.

For more information on why Jeff decided to start Ubuntu's Leading Edge, see:

http://bethesignal.org/blog/2010/06/04/ubuntu-bleeding-edge-niche-journalism/

=== Ubuntu One Blog: Ubuntu One Blog: Ubuntu One Music Store Top Sellers ===

The Ubuntu One Music Store blog has the top album and singles sold.

The Top 5 Albums:

 1. Jack Johnson – To The Sea
 2. Lady Antebellum – Need You Now
 3. LCD Soundsystem – This Is Happening
 4. Green Day – International Superhits!
 5. Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here

The Top Singles:

 * Rush – Caravan
 * La Roux – Bulletproof
 * Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dog - California Gurls
 * Lena – Satellite

For the rest of the top music sold see:

http://voices.canonical.com/ubuntuone/?p=459

=== Ubuntu-Hams - great week, first on-air nets ===

Steven Conklin, Canonical Kernel Team member, discusses the
Ubuntu-Hams group in this blog post.

It’s been a great week for the Ubuntu-Hams team. We’ve had a lot of
activity on IRC for weeks, but we finally set up some scheduled nets,
and had the first of those this week.

Of the four nets on the schedule, we managed to have two - the 80m net
ended up moving to 20m because it just wasn’t working for us on 80,
and we had a nice round-robin net until the band closed on us. Today
we had our first echolink net. There were only two of us, and it was a
chance for me to hear the voice of 9W2PJU in Malaysia. Due to his
location, power and band limitations, it’s not likely that he and I
will be able to make an actual rf contact for a long time.

If you’re an amateur radio operator or want to be, and you are
interested in Linux in the ham shack, check out the team page and join
us on IRC.

For more information on Ubuntu-Hams and to learn how you can get involved go to:

http://www.illruminations.com/post/687875502/ubuntu-hams-great-week-first-on-air-nets

== In Other News ==

=== Ubuntu In Business ===

The Ubuntu UK community and Canonical, the commercial sponsors of
Ubuntu, would like to invite you to a very different type of IT event.
The Ubuntu operating system for the desktop and server has made
significant inroads into UK businesses over the last 5 years. Often it
is driven there by the enthusiasm of individuals from the community
who use Ubuntu for their personal computing and see the advantages it
can bring to the workplace. This event gives those advocates an
opportunity to introduce their colleagues to Ubuntu, Canonical,
Partners, community experts and their fellow IT professionals.
Attendees will learn how Ubuntu is being deployed in the UK and
discover how they can introduce or extend this technology safely and
effectively within their organisation.

All are welcome, but if you already count yourself as an Ubuntu user,
please drag along a colleague who has yet to see the light!

For more information on this event go to:

http://www.eventbrite.com/event/720240258

=== Wine 1.2 Release Candidate 3 Is Out Now ===

Michael Larabel posted information on the Wine 1.2 Release Candidate 3.

While the release of Wine 1.2 is imminent, it's still not 100% ready
so as such Wine 1.2 Release Candidate 3 has surfaced today. This third
release candidate for the major Wine 1.2 release offers up more bug
fixes along with translation updates.

The Wine 1.2 Release Candidate 3 announcement can be read at
WineHQ.org. This next Wine release is due out this month and will be
the first major stable update since Wine 1.0 was released two years
ago.

For more information on this article go to:

http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=ODMzNQ

=== EtherPad: web-based collaborative editor ===

In this blog post, we get a look at EtherPad, a web-based
collaborative editor. EtherPad is a collaborative editor much like
gobby, but using a browser instead of a stand-alone application.

Check out a free online instance of EtherPad at http://ietherpad.com.

http://www.lucas-nussbaum.net/blog/?p=496

=== Canonical Rolling Out Ubuntu Advantage for Enterprise Linux OS ===

Sean Michael Kerner, ServerWatch, discusses a new suport service for
Ubuntu Enterprise Users.  This new service, Ubuntu Advantage, is
series of support and services offerings for enterprise desktop and
server users.

"Ubuntu Advantage replaces other support offerings. It is now our
primary services offering," Fern Ho, Canonical's Ubuntu Advantage
product manager, told InternetNews.com. "We do however still offer
technical consulting and training services in addition to Ubuntu
Advantage."

The article goes on, "There is actually no longer the option to
purchase Ubuntu support and Landscape separately," Ho said. "As these
two services are together critical in ensuring efficient use and
management of the Ubuntu platform, we decided to bring them together
in a single offering for simplicity."

To read Sean Micheal Kerner's article in full and to find out more
information on Ubuntu Advantage services go to:

http://www.serverwatch.com/news/article.php/3886216/article.htm

=== Linaro Tools and Infrastructure Sprint ===

Jamie Bennett discusses the first ever sprint held by the new Linaro
Tools and Infrastructure team.
Jamie, notes that "the sprint itself lasts all week but I arranged to
be there for just Tuesday and Wednesday to find out what they had
planned and to join up with a few guests.

This event is slightly different from what we typically do at Ubuntu
sprints. The team hasn’t been together for that long so there was
equal focus on both information sharing and collaboration. To that
end, mornings were for presentations and discussion, afternoons for
hands-on hacking."

For more information on the sprint, Linaro, and the Linaro Tools and
Infrastructure team go to:

http://www.linuxuk.org/2010/06/linaro-tools-and-infrastructure-sprint/

=== Severed Fifth Part Two Begins ===

Severed Fifth is a project that Jono Bacon started to see how far an
unknown musician could take his music when releasing it under a Free
Culture license. Now there is a new website,
http://www.severedfifth.com/, as well as a new album in the works.
Check out this article, and find out the various ways to follow
Severed Fifth. A Severed Fifth twitter page is on the way, and plans
for an online community where followers can meet up and discuss the
project.

http://www.jonobacon.org/2010/06/07/severed-fifth-part-two-begins/

== Featured Podcasts ==

=== Ubuntu UK Podcast: The Talk of The Town ===

Laura Cowen and Tony Whitmore introduce Alan Pope and Dave Walker with
the second of our special post-developer-summit episodes of the Ubuntu
Podcast from the UK LoCo Team featuring three interviews from UDS

What we've been doing -

 * We announce Ubuntu In Business, which takes place on July 13th in
London, UK and is organised by Canonical and the Ubuntu UK LoCo team.
 * We interview Jorge Castro (@castrojo), about his upstream relations
work, Ubuntu default application choices, Chromium browser and
software updates.
 * Ryan Paul (@segphault) talks to us about Gwibber, the
micro-blogging platform he maintains, his work with the Ubuntu project
and his articles at Ars Technica
 * Finally we talk to Jeremy Foshee (@jeremyfoshee) the ‘Chief Bug
Wrangler’ for Canonical about wrangling bugs, bootable test USB
sticks, and his work gardening the wiki
 * We’ll have our last interviews from UDS in the next ‘back to normal’ episode

OGG download High: http://podcast.ubuntu-uk.org/download/uupc_s03e09_high.ogg
OGG download Low: http://podcast.ubuntu-uk.org/download/uupc_s03e09_low.ogg
MP3 download High: http://podcast.ubuntu-uk.org/download/uupc_s03e09_high.mp3
MP3 download Low: http://podcast.ubuntu-uk.org/download/uupc_s03e09_low.mp3

For more information on the Ubuntu-UK Podcast go to:

http://podcast.ubuntu-uk.org/

=== Full Circle Podcast #8: More Opinion Than You Can Handle ===

In this episode, Dave and Ed argue about evolution… of  Ubuntu One and Lubuntu.
 * News: Mostly Maverick Development.
 * Games: Ed’s been reviewing Osmos, but playing on an X-Box;  Dave
reviews a Nexus One Android phone.
 * Opinion: Why we need Lubuntu
 * Interview: Part I of the Lubuntu Project
 * Opinion: What services do we want in UbuntuOne
 * Keynote: Part II of Mark Shuttleworth’s keynote from UDS

MP3 podcast here:
http://fullcirclemagazine.org/podpress_trac/web/745/0/fullcirclepodcast_ep8_090610.mp3
OGG podcast here:
http://fullcirclemagazine.org/podpress_trac/web/745/1/fullcirclepodcast_ep8_090610.ogg

=== At Home With Jono Bacon: June 9th, 2010 ===

Talking about Translations, Checking Out Code, Application Menu bar
testing, Severed Fifth and Q+A!

To view this episode of "At Home With Jono Bacon" go to:

http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/7546727

== Ubuntu Development Teams Weekly Meeting Minute Links ==

 * Ubuntu Desktop Team Meeting Minutes for June 8th, 2010 -
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DesktopTeam/Meeting/2010-06-08

 * Ubuntu Mobile Team Meeting Minutes from June 8th, 1010 -
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MobileTeam/Meeting/2010/20100608

 * Ubuntu Server Team Meeting Minutes for June 8th, 2010 -
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MeetingLogs/Server/20100608

 * Ubuntu Kernel Team Meeting Minutes for June 8th, 2010 -
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/Meeting/2010-06-08

 * Ubuntu Foundations Team Meeting Minutes for June 9th, 2010
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FoundationsTeam/Meetings/2010/0609

== Upcoming Meetings and Events ==

=== Sunday, June 13, 2010 ===

==== Ubuntu Forums Unanswered Posts Team Meeting ====

   * Start: 21:00 UTC
   * End: 22:00 UTC
   * Location: IRC channel #ubuntuforums-unanswered on irc.freenode.net
   * Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UnansweredPostsTeam/Meetings

=== Monday, June 14, 2010 ===

==== Security Team Catch-up ====

   * Start: 17:00 UTC
   * End: 17:30 UTC
   * Location: Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
   * Agenda: nothing formal, just a weekly catch-up. Anyone is welcome
to join if they want to watch, contribute, etc.

=== Tuesday, June 15, 2010 ===

==== Community Council Meeting ====

   * Start: 10:00 UTC
   * End: 12:00 UTC
   * Location: IRC Channel #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
   * Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CommunityCouncilAgenda

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

   * Start: 13:00 UTC
   * End: 14:00 UTC
   * Location: IRC Channel #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
   * Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MobileTeam/Meeting

==== Technical Board Meeting ====

   * Start: 14:00 UTC
   * End: 15:00 UTC
   * Location: IRC Channel #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
   * Agenda: Not listed as of publication

==== Desktop Team Meeting ====

   * Start: 16:30 UTC
   * End: 17:30 UTC
   * Location: IRC Channel #ubuntu-desktop on irc.freenode.net
   * Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DesktopTeam/Meeting

==== Kernel Team Meeting ====

   * Start: 17:00 UTC
   * End: 18:00 UTC
   * Location: IRC Channel #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
   * Agenda: Not listed as of publication

==== LoCo Council Meeting ====

   * Start: 20:00 UTC
   * End: 21:00 UTC
   * Location: IRC Channel #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
   * Agenda: Not listed as of publication

=== Wednesday, June 16, 2010 ===

==== Weekly Ubuntu Foundations team meeting ====

   * Start: 15:00 UTC
   * End: 16:00 UTC
   * Location: IRC Channel #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
   * Agenda: https:/wiki.ubuntu.com/FoundationsTeam/Meetings/2010/0616
   * Info: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FoundationsTeam

==== QA Team Meeting ====

   * Start: 17:00 UTC
   * End: 18:00 UTC
   * Location: IRC Channel #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
   * Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/Meetings/

==== Jono Bacon @ Home Videocast : Various Topics and Q+A ====

   * Start: 18:00 UTC
   * End: 19:00 UTC
   * Location: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/at-home-with-jono-bacon
   * Agenda: This is a weekly videocast by the Ubuntu Community
Manager, Jono Bacon in which he discusses a range of topics and also
provides a regular weekly Q+A

==== Edubuntu Meeting ====

   * Start: 19:00 UTC
   * End: 20:00 UTC
   * Location: IRC Channel #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
   * Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Edubuntu/Meetings/Agenda

=== Thursday, June 17, 2010 ===

==== Ayatana UX team meeting ====

   * Start: 12:00 UTC
   * End: 12:30 UTC
   * Location: IRC Channel #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
   * Agenda: * Introductions * Review team charter * Organize first UX
activity * Brainstorm future UX activities

==== Ubuntu Java Meeting ====

   * Start: 14:00 UTC
   * End: 15:00 UTC
   * Location: IRC Channel #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
   * Agenda: None listed as of publication

==== Americas Regional Membership Board Meeting ====

   * Start: 23:59 UTC
   * End: 01:00 UTC
   * Location: IRC Channel #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
   * Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Membership/RegionalBoards/Americas

=== Friday, June 18, 2010 ===

==== Maverick Weekly Release Meeting ====

   * Start: 15:00 UTC
   * End: 16:30 UTC
   * Location: IRC Channel #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
   * Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ReleaseTeam/Meeting/Agenda

=== Saturday, June 18, 2010 ===

==== BugJam ====

   * Start: 20:00 UTC
   * End: 22:00 UTC
   * Location: IRC Channel #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net
   * Agenda: None listed as of publication

==== DC LoCo IRC Meeting ====

   * Start: 22:00 UTC
   * End: 23:00 UTC
   * Location: IRC Channel #ubuntu-us-dc on irc.freenode.net
   * Agenda: None listed as of publication

=== Sunday, June 20, 2010 ===

==== None listed as of publication ====

== Updates and Security for 6.06, 8.04, 9.04, 9.10, and 10.04 ==

=== Security Updates ===

 * USN-949-1: OpenOffice.org vulnerability - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-949-1
 * USN-950-1: MySQL vulnerabilities - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-950-1

=== Ubuntu 6.06 Updates ===

 * langpack-locales 2.3.18.36 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/dapper-changes/2010-June/012849.html
 * mysql-dfsg-5.0 5.0.22-0ubuntu6.06.14 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/dapper-changes/2010-June/012850.html

=== Ubuntu 8.04 Updates ===

 * tzdata 2010j~repack-0ubuntu0.8.04 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2010-June/012478.html
 * tzdata 2010j~repack-0ubuntu0.8.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2010-June/012479.html
 * xchat 2.8.4-0ubuntu7.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2010-June/012480.html
 * xchat 2.8.4-0ubuntu7.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2010-June/012481.html
 * xchat 2.8.4-0ubuntu7.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2010-June/012482.html
 * xchat 2.8.4-0ubuntu7.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2010-June/012483.html
 * xchat 2.8.4-0ubuntu7.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2010-June/012484.html
 * xchat 2.8.4-0ubuntu7.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2010-June/012485.html
 * xchat 2.8.4-0ubuntu7.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2010-June/012486.html
 * xchat 2.8.4-0ubuntu7.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2010-June/012487.html
 * xchat 2.8.4-0ubuntu7.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2010-June/012488.html
 * xchat 2.8.4-0ubuntu7.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2010-June/012489.html
 * xchat 2.8.4-0ubuntu7.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2010-June/012490.html
 * openoffice.org 1:2.4.1-1ubuntu2.4 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2010-June/012491.html
 * mysql-dfsg-5.0 5.0.51a-3ubuntu5.7 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2010-June/012492.html
 * adobe-flashplugin 10.1.53.64-1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2010-June/012493.html
 * flashplugin-nonfree 10.0.1.218+really9.0.277.0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/hardy-changes/2010-June/012494.html

=== Ubuntu 9.04 Updates ===

 * tzdata 2010j~repack-0ubuntu0.9.04 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2010-June/010079.html
 * openoffice.org 1:3.0.1-9ubuntu3.3 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2010-June/010080.html
 * mysql-dfsg-5.0 5.1.30really5.0.75-0ubuntu10.5 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2010-June/010081.html
 * adobe-flashplugin 10.1.53.64-1jaunty1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2010-June/010082.html
 * flashplugin-nonfree 10.1.53.64ubuntu0.9.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/jaunty-changes/2010-June/010083.html

=== Ubuntu 9.10 Updates ===

 * openoffice.org 1:3.1.1-5ubuntu1.2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/karmic-changes/2010-June/012392.html
 * mysql-dfsg-5.1 5.1.37-1ubuntu5.4 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/karmic-changes/2010-June/012393.html
 * adobe-flashplugin 10.1.53.64-1karmic1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/karmic-changes/2010-June/012394.html
 * uex 1.2.0.9-1karmic2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/karmic-changes/2010-June/012395.html
 * flashplugin-nonfree 10.1.53.64ubuntu0.9.10.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/karmic-changes/2010-June/012396.html

=== Ubuntu 10.04 Updates ===

 * tzdata 2010j-0ubuntu0.10.04 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011362.html
 * openoffice.org 1:3.2.0-7ubuntu4.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011363.html
 * udisks 1.0.1-1ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011364.html
 * debian-installer 20081029ubuntu102.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011365.html
 * eucalyptus 1.6.2-0ubuntu30.2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011366.html
 * anki 0.9.9.8.6-2~lucid1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011367.html
 * xorg-server 2:1.7.6-2ubuntu7.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011368.html
 * telepathy-butterfly 0.5.11-0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011369.html
 * evolution 2.28.3-0ubuntu10 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011370.html
 * evolution-data-server 2.28.3.1-0ubuntu3 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011371.html
 * kubuntu-default-settings 1:10.04ubuntu23.2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011372.html
 * libgnomekbd 2.30.1-0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011373.html
 * linux-meta-rt 2.6.31.11.13 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011374.html
 * linux-rt 2.6.31-11.154 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011375.html
 * compiz 1:0.8.4-0ubuntu15.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011376.html
 * installation-guide 20081208ubuntu7.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011377.html
 * libsdl1.2 1.2.14-4ubuntu1.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011378.html
 * gst-plugins-good0.10 0.10.21-1ubuntu3 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011379.html
 * gst-plugins-ugly-multiverse0.10 0.10.14-0ubuntu2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011380.html
 * kpackagekit 0.5.4-0ubuntu4.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011381.html
 * krb5 1.8.1+dfsg-2ubuntu0.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011382.html
 * ido 0.1.6-0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011383.html
 * gdm 2.30.2.is.2.30.0-0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011384.html
 * linux-backports-modules-2.6.32 2.6.32-22.15 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011385.html
 * linux-firmware 1.34.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011386.html
 * mysql-dfsg-5.1 5.1.41-3ubuntu12.3 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011387.html
 * adobe-flashplugin 10.1.53.64-1lucid1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011388.html
 * uex 1.2.0.9-1lucid2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011389.html
 * netbook-meta 2.025.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011390.html
 * linux 2.6.32-23.37 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011391.html
 * flashplugin-nonfree 10.1.53.64ubuntu0.10.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2010-June/011392.html

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