* U talking to me?
* Ubuntu Stats
* San Francisco Ubuntu 14.04 Release Party
* Ubuntu Florida 14.04 Release Party photos
* Charles Profitt: Ubuntu 14.04: Subtle shades of success
* Robie Basak: New in Ubuntu 14.04: Apache 2.4
* Ubuntu Classroom: Ubuntu Open Week wrap-up
* Utopic Unicorn (14.10) is Open for Business
* Latest from the web team -- April 2014
* In The Press
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* Featured Audio and Video
* Monthly Team Reports: March 2014
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* Updates and Security for 10.04, 12.04, 12.10, 13.10 and 14.04
* And much more!
== General Community News ==
=== U talking to me? ===
Mark Shuttleworth writes about the latest LTS release and looks ahead to
the next release and some of the changes that need to be made. He says
that every two years we get the chance to make a fresh start and dream
about what the future should look like. Mark concludes his post by
saying "Let's get going on the utopic unicorn. Give it stick. See you at
Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph reports on the Ubuntu California's 14.04
release party recently held at AdRoll in San Francisco. Elizabeth
describes the events of the evening and thanks everyone who contributed
to the event.
=== Michael Hall: Make Android apps Human with NDR ===
Michael Hall explains the advantages and downfalls related to running
Android apps in Ubuntu, compared to code conversions, and finally using
NDR to recreate a native Ubuntu app based on an existing Android app.
=== Charles Profitt: Ubuntu 14.04: Subtle shades of success ===
Charles Profitt has completed moving all of his systems to 14.04,
including his laptop which he used for a Boy Scouts presentation on
Friday. He also explains how several small tweaks have greatly improved
the overall experience in Ubuntu 14.04
=== Robie Basak: New in Ubuntu 14.04: Apache 2.4 ===
Robie Basak talks about the upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04 and the
included upgrade to Apache 2.4 from 2.2 which is a 'significant
upgrade.' He explains some of the upstream changes as well as packaging
changes and some of the new tools included in 14.04.
=== Ubuntu Classroom: Ubuntu Open Week wrap-up ===
Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph summarizes the sessions that made up the
latest Ubuntu Open Week. She says that the event was a huge success,
links to the IRC logs and Ubuntu on Air! videos, and thanks everyone who
Rafael Laguna writes that the Lubuntu team is proud to release the new
Lubuntu 14.04 CD wallet art. A new CD/DVD cover is provided along with a
disc imprint and Lightscribe version - both with and without a hole.
=== Benjamin Kerensa: Reddit Scope Leaking User Queries ===
Benjamin Kerensa reports on the Reddit Unity Scope currently leaking
user dash searches as seen on Reddit's server logs. Benjamin tells us
that this is due to not using SSL and that a fix is already underway.
=== Utopic Unicorn (14.10) is Open for Business ===
Adam Conrad announces the opening of the repositories for Ubuntu 14.10,
warning about problems after the first autosync with Debian. He ends the
announcement by saying "So, have fun, happy uploading, and do try to fix
two bugs for every one you upload. Ish."
Inayaili de Leon writes that although Ubuntu 14.04 LTS has been
released, the web team are as busy as ever. She lists what the team has
worked on over the past few weeks, what the team is currently working
on, and tells us how we could join the team if we are an "experienced
user experience designer."
=== Red Hat, Ubuntu, and Docker: Container virtualization goes
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols of ZDNet explains why both Red Hat and
Canonical are excited about container virtualization and, specifically,
Docker. Dustin Kirkland, Canonical's Cloud Solutions Product Manager
says "For me, Docker is just that sort of game changing,
hyper-innovative technology that, at its core, somehow seems
straightforward, beautiful, and obvious."
=== Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Great changes, but sssh don't mention the... ===
Scott Gilbertson of The Register reviews Ubuntu 14.04, calling it "not
just a great LTS release, but perhaps the best version of Ubuntu yet."
Points in Ubuntu's favor include options for menu-in-the-window and the
overall design, which has come a long ways since the last LTS release 2
=== Server from IBM, Google, others part of effort to best Intel in data
Writing for CNET, Brooke Crothers explains IBM's new computer
architecture, the Power8 chip which was just launched on Wednesday.
Perhaps most significantly the OpenPower Foundation, a group including
both Google and Nvidia, are already taking steps to make systems based
on Power8 available.
Mariella Moon of Engadget reviews Sol's new solar-powered laptop, which
comes pre-installed with Ubuntu. It's a hefty 6+ pounds, due in large
part to the 2+ pound solar array which can be detached from the top of
the lid. Its overall performance leaves something to be desired, though
not surprising, given the price ($375-400).
Full Circle - the independent magazine for the Ubuntu Linux community
are proud to announce the release of our eighty-fourth issue.
* Command & Conquer
* How-To : Python, Establish An OpenVPN Connection, and Put Ubuntu On A
* Graphics : Blender and Inkscape.
* Review: Arduino Starter Kit
* Security Q&A
* What Is: CryptoCurrency
* NEW! - Open Source Design
plus: Q&A, Linux Labs, Ask The New Guy, Ubuntu Games, and another
=== Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo: S07E04 - The One with All the Haste ===
We're back with Season Seven, Episode Four of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan
Pope, Mark Johnson, Tony Whitmore, and Laura Cowen are drinking tea and
eating Simnel cake in Studio L.
In this week's show:
* We discuss the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS release.
* We also discuss installing DD-WRT on a router, playing with a new
Chromecast, breaking a new quadcopter, doing a first 'commit' and first
'pull request' on Github, and raising money for a charity trip to Malawi.
* We share some Command Line Lurve: dpkg -S '/boot/*' | cut -d: -f1 |
sort | uniq from @climagic.
* And we read your feedback.
Jose Antonio Rey is joined by Nathan Haines for another LoCo Teams
Update which was originally broadcast on Ubuntu on Air! Topics discussed
include the release of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and becoming an Ubuntu member.
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