* 12.04.x HWE Stack EOL Notification
* Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) End of Life reached on July 17 2014
* Ubuntu Stats
* Ubucon LatinAmerica Speakers! #1
* Juju 1.20 is out the door!
* Brightbox now offering official Ubuntu images
* Jonathan Riddell: Frameworks 5 and Plasma 5 announcements
* The Fridge: New Ubuntu Membership Board Members
* The Fridge: [Proposed] Ubuntu Online Summit dates: 4-6 Nov 2014
* Lubuntu Blog: PCManFM 1.2.1
* Ubuntu App Developer Blog: Content Hub to replace Friends API
* Lubuntu Blog: Box support for MATE
* Nicholas Skaggs: A new test runner approaches
* Upstart 1.13 released
* Unity8 & Mir update July 8 & 15, 2014
* Canonical News
* This Feisty Linux Company Has An Interesting Plan To Topple Android
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* Updates and Security for 10.04, 12.04, 13.10 and 14.04
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== General Community News ==
=== 12.04.x HWE Stack EOL Notification ===
Leann Ogasawara announces the upcoming End of Life for the 12.04.x HWE
Stack. She mentions that "on August 7, 2014, the 5th and final point
release for 12.04 (ie. 12.04.5) will deliver the kernel and graphics
stack derived from 14.04. At that time, security updates and bug fixes
for older hardware enablement stacks will no longer be provided."
=== Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) End of Life reached on July 17 2014 ===
Adam Conrad sends a follow-up to the announcement sent out last month,
stating that as of July 17th, 2014, Ubuntu 13.10 is no longer
supported. "No more package updates will be accepted to 13.10, and it
will be archived to old-releases.ubuntu.com in the coming weeks," he
Sergio Meneses announces the first round of speakers for UbuCon Latin
America this year, including Bhavani Shankar, Marcos Alvarez Costales,
Fernando Lanero, Fernando Garcia Amen and Darwin Proano Orellana. The
event will be taking place during August in Cartagena, Colombia.
=== Jonathan Riddell: Frameworks 5 and Plasma 5 announcements ===
Jonathan Riddell writes that Frameworks 5 and Plasma 5 are almost out
of the door and ready for release, and in follow up posts announces
the formal release of Plasma 5 and a release event in Barcelona.
=== The Fridge: [Proposed] Ubuntu Online Summit dates: 4-6 Nov 2014 ===
Daniel Holbach proposes the dates for the next Ubuntu Online Summit.
Holbach also mentions that these are still open for discussion, as
there is currently a conflict with another event, and a link to the
thread on the ubuntu-devel-discuss mailing list where this is being
discussed is also included.
=== Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo: S07E15 - The One with the Thumb ===
Alan Pope, Mark Johnson, Tony Whitmore, and Laura Cowen are in Studio
L for Season Seven, Episode Fifteen of the Ubuntu Podcast!
* We take a look at what's been happening in the news:
* Microsoft seized 22 domain names from no-ip.com...
* Soofas: benches with solar-powered charging stations...
* KDE gives up on the low-cost, totally non-proprietary tablet for now...
* ATVOD regulator requires online video blog to submit to
* ISPs take GCHQ to court over privacy breaches...
* Shotwell and Geary free software projects are denied tax-exempt
status in the US...
* Former Merrill-Lynch CEO requests the right to be forgotten by Google...
* CentOS 7 is released...
* Open Rights Group launches blocked.org...
* We also take a look at what's been happening in the community
* Upcoming OggCamp 2014 news
* And more!
=== Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo: S07E16 - The One with the Race Car Bed ===
In this week's show:
* We interview David Hermann about his MiracleCast project...
* We also discuss:
* Getting a dashcam...
* Going to Bruges...
* Reading a Stephen King book (Pet Sematary) for the first time...
* And something that we'll never know now...
* We share some Command Line Lurve: YouTube-Upload to upload videos
to YouTube from the command line
And we read your feedback, including:
* Simon's link to Seafile
* "'full screen cast email here when we have permission"'
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