* Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) released
* Ubuntu Open Week for Trusty: Starting Soon!
* Ubuntu Stats
* 14.04 Release Today
* Ubuntu and Canonical will be present in the Ubucon LatinAmerica
* Ubuntu 14.04 Release Party
* Costales: Interview: Migrating a school from Windows XP to Ubuntu 14.04
* Sean Davis: 14 Features of Xubuntu 14.04
* Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph: Finding a Tahr (or two!)
* Ronnie Tucker: EXTRA! EXTRA! Read All About It!
* Charles Profitt: Replacing Ubuntu One
* Rohan Garg: A shiny new release fresh out of the oven
* Jonathan Riddell: Trust in Trusty 14.04 LTS
* Kubuntu Wire: Kubuntu 14.04 LTS Feedback
* James Page: OpenStack 2014.1 for Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04 LTS
* Valorie Zimmerman: Weeeee, Kubuntu 14.04 is out! and already
looking to the future
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* Ubuntu 14.04 desktop: trusted OS for consumers and business
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== General Community News ==
=== Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) released ===
Adam Conrad, on behalf on the Ubuntu Release Team, announces the
release of the fifth Long Term Support release, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for
Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core, as well as Ubuntu 14.04 for the
Phone and Tablet products. Adam provides links from where the images
can be downloaded and also from where further information and help can
=== Ubuntu Open Week for Trusty: Starting Soon! ===
Jose Antonio Rey informs us that the Ubuntu Open Week for the Trusty
Tahr cycle will take place from April 22nd to April 24th 2014, from
1500 to 1900 UTC each day. Jose tells us how we can join the sessions
on IRC and that session logs will be available after each event.
=== Ubuntu and Canonical will be present in the Ubucon LatinAmerica ===
Sergio Meneses, on behalf of UbuconLA, announces that Canonical and
the Ubuntu Community will be sponsors of the event in 2014. Sergio
also provides links from where further information on the event can be
Adnan Quaium reports on the Ubuntu 14.04 Release Party organised by
the Bangladesh LoCo Team in association with the ULAB Computer
Programming Club. Adnan tells that the four hour event, which was
managed by 20 volunteers, attracted 150 people. He also includes a
number of photographs to accompany his report.
=== Rohan Garg: A shiny new release fresh out of the oven ===
Rohan Garg, on behalf on the Kubuntu Team, announces the release of
the Kubuntu 14.04 LTS, the latest Long Term Release. Rohan provides
links from where the images can be downloaded, and also from where
further information and help can be obtained.
=== Jonathan Riddell: Trust in Trusty 14.04 LTS ===
Jonathan Riddell takes a look at the latest Kubuntu release, thanking
various team members for the hard work. Jonathan points out that
Kubuntu was the first distribution to ship KDE SC 4.13, looks forward
to KDE Frameworks 5 and Plasma 2014.6, and extends an invitation to
join the team on IRC or on their mailing list.
=== James Page: OpenStack 2014.1 for Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04 LTS ===
James Page announces the availability of OpenStack 2014.1 (Icehouse)
in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and in the Ubuntu Cloud Archive (UCA) for Ubuntu
12.04 LTS. James provides installation instructions, information on
how to report bugs, and advises that Juju charms for OpenStack have
been updated to support deployment on Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 14.04.
=== Valorie Zimmerman: Weeeee, Kubuntu 14.04 is out! and already
looking to the future ===
Valorie Zimmerman reflects on the past week and the work of the
"Kubuntu crew" in getting Kubuntu 14.04 ready for release. Valorie
says "It is really fabulous to be able to present the latest KDE
software into our Kubuntu LTS". She makes the point that users now
have the option of five years of support for Kubuntu 14.04 or trying
out Frameworks and Plasma Next in Kubuntu 14.10.
Sally Rawdan, Cloud Product Marketing Manager at Canonical, writes
about the new features included in Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS, as well as
linking to a downloadable brochure that contains further information.
=== Juju Charm School: Exploring juju run - Part 1 ===
Charles Butler presents another Juju Charm School, where they discuss
what the newly-implemented 'juju run' command can do. Juju run
empowers users to interact with their juju machines, within the
context of a hook environment. This allows flexibility when combining
juju with CI, scripts, and provides a common gateway into executing
commands on your remote machines.
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