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Thu May 20 18:13:08 BST 2010

windows on the Ubuntu desktop said "LubeSoft," which indeed is
software for oil-change places =E2=80=94 and which proudly runs in a Linux

To read the article in full and read what LubeSoft's owner had to say
about Linux and what it offers LubeSoft go to:

=3D=3D=3D How to Install Updated Light Themes For Maverick 10.10 in Ubuntu
10.04 'Lucid Lynx' =3D=3D=3D

Ubuntu Light themes were introduced as part of the larger Ubuntu
branding overhaul that took place just before the release of Ubuntu
10.04 Lucid Lynx. Now for the first time, major changes are happening
to Ubuntu Light themes prior to the next major release, Ubuntu 10.10
'Maverick Meerkat' ie.

To find out more information go to:

=3D=3D=3D Ubuntu Server 10.04.1 virtual release party - Mark your city now!=

This post is from the blog of Ahmed Kamal of Cairo, Egypt.  He states
that many conservative sys-admins wait for the first point release
before deploying a server OS.  In celebration of this point release he
has written a web app that allows people to register their install of
Ubuntu Server 10.04 and have it show up on a Google Map.  This way we
can begin to track the wide-spread use of Ubuntu Server all around the

=3D=3D=3D Canonical Landscape Veteran Joins Dell =3D=3D=3D

Canonical remains committed to Landscape =E2=80=94 the remote systems
management platform for Ubuntu. But one of the Landscape team members
has joined Dell, according to sources close to the hardware giant.

For more information go to:

=3D=3D=3D Ubuntu Devs Discuss Backports Changes =3D=3D=3D

WorksWithU discusses the different options for backporting
applications to older Ubuntu versions. This allows users to use the
stability of an LTS or set-up that they know works for them without
sacrificing the chance to have more recent stable versions of
applications (such as Firefox) that have been new since the original
Ubuntu version came out.

=3D=3D In Other News =3D=3D

=3D=3D=3D Linux Foundation Makes Enterprise Open Source Boring =3D=3D=3D

An important part of this is a set of new tools. All of them, of
course, are open source, so it will be interesting to see whether any
new companies grow up around them:

 * Dependency Checker Tool
 * Code Janitor Tool:
 * Bill of Material Difference Tool (BoM Diff)

All three tools -- but especially the one that sanitizes your code --
reveal a deep and important truth about this latest move by the Linux
Foundation: that they try to take all the fun out of free software.
They are about removing the quirkiness and the riskiness that has
characterized free software in business for the last decade and a
half, and seek to replace it with nice, safe systems that senior
management will instantly fall in love with. In a word, they seek to
make open source boring for the enterprise. That's not only good news
for companies, it's a really important step for the Linux Foundation.

To read more about what Glyn Moody of Computerworld UK had to say
about these tools go to:

=3D=3D=3D Debian 6.0 "Squeeze" Frozen =3D=3D=3D

Finally announced during the annual Debian Developer Conference
"Debconf10" in New York that Debian "Squeeze" has now been frozen. In
consequence this means that no more new features will be added and all
work will now be concentrated on polishing Debian "Squeeze" to achieve
the quality Debian stable releases are known for.

To read the article in full and to get more information go to:

=3D=3D=3D KDE's New Releases Make a Splash =3D=3D=3D

The new software from KDE's recent 4.5 Release Day has been well
received by the technical media with widespread positive reviews and
recognition of the focus on quality for this set of releases.

For more infomation go to:

=3D=3D=3D LinuxCon Grapples With Challenges, From Mobile To Multicore =3D=

This week's (Last week's) LinuxCon featured some lively discussions
over the fate of Linux, says eWEEK. Hosted by the Linux Foundation
(LF), the event explored cloud computing, social networking, Android
integration, GPL licensing, Linux kernel challenges such as multicore
processing and code complexity, and MeeGo, among other issues.

For more information and links to the slide decks go to:

=3D=3D=3D Fotoxx -- the Greatest Little Linux Photo Editor You've Never Hea=
rd Of =3D=3D=3D

F-spot, shotwell, solang -- some distros are arguing about what should
be the default "simpler than GIMP" image editor. But there's one that
never seems to get mentioned and deserves a look: fotoxx. Despite a
name that sounds like a wrinkle treatment, this little image editor is
lightweight and doesn't have many dependencies -- great for a netbook
or other modest machine. And it's jam-packed with great features.

To find out more about Fotoxx go to:

=3D=3D=3D Zenoss Releases 2010 Open Source Systems Management Survey Report=

Zenoss Inc., the corporate sponsor of Zenoss Core, today announced the
release of the 2010 Open Source Systems Management Survey. Based on
more than 950 completed surveys gathered at the USENIX Large
Installation System Administration conference each year from 2006 and
2009 and within the Zenoss open source systems management community
from 2007 through 2009, the survey=E2=80=99s purpose was to determine usage
patterns for systems management software and particularly the usage of
open source software to solve IT management needs of large

To find out more go to:

=3D=3D Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings =3D=3D

 * Ubuntu Desktop Team Meeting Minutes for August 10, 2010 -
 * Ubuntu Mobile Team Meeting Minutes from August 10, 1010 -
 * Ubuntu Server Team Meeting Minutes for August 10, 2010 -
 * Ubuntu Kernel Team Meeting Minutes for August 10, 2010 -
 * Ubuntu Foundations Team Meeting Minutes for August 11, 2010
 * Ubuntu Release Team Meeting Minutes for August 13, 2010 -

=3D=3D Upcoming Meetings and Events =3D=3D

=3D=3D=3D Tuesday, 17 August 2010 =3D=3D=3D

=3D=3D=3D=3D Community Council Meeting =3D=3D=3D=3D

 * Start: 10:00 UTC
 * End: 11:00 UTC
 * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
 * Agenda:

=3D=3D=3D=3D Asia - Oceania RMB Meeting =3D=3D=3D=3D

 * Start: 10:00 UTC
 * End: 11:00 UTC
 * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
 * Agenda:

=3D=3D=3D=3D Ubuntu Mobile Team Meeting =3D=3D=3D=3D

 * Start: 13:00 UTC
 * End: 14:00 UTC
 * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
 * Agenda:

=3D=3D=3D=3D Developer Membership Board =3D=3D=3D=3D

 * Start: 14:00 UTC
 * End: 15:00 UTC
 * Location: Not listed as of publication
 * Agenda: Not listed as of publication

=3D=3D=3D=3D Desktop Team Meeting =3D=3D=3D=3D

 * Start: 16:30 UTC
 * End: 17:30 UTC
 * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-desktop
 * Agenda:

=3D=3D=3D=3D Kernel Team Meeting =3D=3D=3D=3D

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

=3D=3D=3D=3D LoCo Council Meeting =3D=3D=3D=3D

 * Start: 20:00 UTC
 * End: 21:00 UTC
 * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
 * Agenda:

=3D=3D=3D Wednesday 18 August 2010 =3D=3D=3D

=3D=3D=3D=3D Weekly Ubuntu Foundations team meeting =3D=3D=3D=3D

 * Start: 15:00 UTC
 * End: 16:00 UTC
 * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
 * Agenda: https:/

=3D=3D=3D=3D Jono Bacon @ Home Videocast : Various Topics and Q+A =3D=3D=3D=

 * Start: 18:00 UTC
 * End: 19:00 UTC
 * Location:
 * 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.

=3D=3D=3D=3D Edubuntu Meeting =3D=3D=3D=3D

 * Start: 19:00 UTC
 * End: 20:00 UTC
 * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
 * Agenda:

=3D=3D=3D=3D QA Team Meeting =3D=3D=3D=3D

 * Start: 19:00 UTC
 * End: 20:00 UTC
 * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-quality
 * Agenda:

=3D=3D=3D Thursday 19 August 2010 =3D=3D=3D

=3D=3D=3D=3D Ayatana UX team meeting =3D=3D=3D=3D

 * Start: 12:00 UTC
 * End: 12:30 UTC
 * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
 * Agenda: * Introductions * Review team charter * Organize first UX
activity * Brainstorm future UX activities

=3D=3D=3D=3D Americas Regional Membership Board Meeting =3D=3D=3D=3D

 * Start: 23:59 UTC
 * End: 01:00 UTC
 * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
 * Agenda:

=3D=3D=3D Friday 20 August 2010 =3D=3D=3D

=3D=3D=3D=3D Maverick Weekly Release Meeting =3D=3D=3D=3D

 * Start: 15:00 UTC
 * End: 16:30 UTC
 * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
 * Agenda:

=3D=3D=3D Saturday 21 August 2010 =3D=3D=3D

None Listed as of Publication

=3D=3D=3D Sunday 22 August 2010 =3D=3D=3D

=3D=3D=3D=3D Ubuntu Gaming Team Meeting =3D=3D=3D=3D

 * Start: 19:00 UTC
 * End: 21:00 UTC
 * Location: IRC channel #ubuntu-meeting
 * Agenda: None listed as of publication

=3D=3D=3D Monday 23 August 2010 =3D=3D=3D

=3D=3D=3D=3D Security Team Catch-up =3D=3D=3D=3D

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

=3D=3D Updates and Security for 6.06, 8.04, 9.04, 9.10, and 10.04 =3D=3D

=3D=3D=3D Security Updates =3D=3D=3D

 * USN-967-1: w3m vulnerability -
 * USN-965-1: OpenLDAP vulnerabilities -
 * USN-970-1: GnuPG2 vulnerability -

=3D=3D=3D Ubuntu 6.06 Updates =3D=3D=3D

 * w3m 0.5.1-4ubuntu2.6.06.1 -
 * openldap2.2 2.2.26-5ubuntu2.10 -

=3D=3D=3D Ubuntu 8.04 Updates =3D=3D=3D

 * w3m 0.5.1-5.1ubuntu1.1 -
 * openldap2.3 2.4.9-0ubuntu0.8.04.4 -
 * adobe-flashplugin -
 * gnupg2 2.0.7-1ubuntu0.1 -
 * flashplugin-nonfree -

=3D=3D=3D Ubuntu 9.04 Updates =3D=3D=3D

 * w3m 0.5.2-2ubuntu0.1 -
 * openldap 2.4.15-1ubuntu3.1 -
 * adobe-flashplugin -
 * gnupg2 2.0.9-3.1ubuntu0.1 -
 * flashplugin-nonfree -

=3D=3D=3D Ubuntu 9.10 Updates =3D=3D=3D

 * w3m 0.5.2-2ubuntu1.1 -
 * openldap 2.4.18-0ubuntu1.1 -
 * adobe-flashplugin -
 * gnupg2 2.0.12-0ubuntu2.1 -
 * flashplugin-nonfree -

=3D=3D=3D Ubuntu 10.04 Updates =3D=3D=3D

 * canonical-census 0.1 -
 * centrifydc 4.4.1-209-0ubuntu4 -
 * w3m 0.5.2-2.1ubuntu1.1 -
 * openldap 2.4.21-0ubuntu5.2 -
 * enigmail-locales 0.9x-20070913-0ubuntu2.1 -
 * ncrypt 0.6.4-0ubuntu3.1 -
 * gallery2 2.3-1ubuntu3.3 -
 * sbackup 0.10.5ubuntu2.1 -
 * python-pysnmp4 4.1.9a-1ubuntu0.10.04.1 -
 * prevu 1:0.5.2-0ubuntu3.1 -
 * openldap 2.4.21-0ubuntu5.3 -
 * zarafa 6.40.1-21780-lucid~1 -
 * adobe-flashplugin -
 * gnupg2 2.0.14-1ubuntu1.2 -
 * flashplugin-nonfree -
 * adobeair -
 * upstart 0.6.5-7 -
 * db2exc 9.7.2-10 -

=3D=3D UWN Translations =3D=3D

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for the information you need.

=3D=3D UWN Sneak Peek =3D=3D

 * Review: The Official Ubuntu Book 5th Edition -

 * Kees Cook: CryptProtect Broken -

 * Martin Albisetti: Ubuntu One Music, Streaming To Your Mobile! -

 * Jamie Bennett: Launchpad, Work Item tracking, and Linaro Landing
Teams -

 * Kernel Log: 2.6.36 Development And New Stable Kernels And Drivers

 * Useful 'Open in Terminal' Option in Right Click Menu in
GNOME/Nautilus -

 * Dell backs Ubuntu -

 * Free Software Women's Group Releases Results of Study -

 * Q&A with Richard Stallman -

 * Ubuntu Tweak is Slowly Evolving Into One Among The Must Have
Installation Candidates For Ubuntu -

 * David Sugar: Free Software on the reservations -

 * How To Make Windows 7 look like Ubuntu -

 * David Tomaschik: Using Ubuntu to save at-risk youth -

 * Ubuntu's Census Taker Getting Bad Rap  -

 * openSUSE: Not For Sale Today -

 * Hungry And Foolish: My New Friend -

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