* Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) beta-1 released!
* Ubuntu Stats
* Need a different architecture? Ask Juju for it!
* Lubuntu Blog: LXPanel 0.7.0 released
* Nicholas Skaggs: Ubuntu Phone Translations Needed
* Xubuntu: Laptop users, Fix available for the black screen on unlock bug
* Zygmunt Krynicki: Checkbox Project Insights
* Daniel Pocock: Welcoming libphonenumber to Debian and Ubuntu
* Kubuntu Wire: Kubuntu on LinkedIn
* Unity8 & Mir update Aug 26, 2014
* Saving ubuntu.com on download day: Caching location specific pages
* NASA's Kennedy Space Center Uses Ubuntu to Plan for the Exploration
of Alien Planets
* Ubuntu Wallpaper Contest Closes, These Are Our 8 Faves
* Canonical Has Yet To Land X.Org Server 1.16 For Ubuntu 14.10
* Full Circle Magazine #88
* Featured Audio and Video
* Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings
* Upcoming Meetings and Events
* Updates and Security for 10.04, 12.04 and 14.04
* And much more!
=== Nicholas Skaggs: Ubuntu Phone Translations Needed ===
Nicholas Skaggs is requested assistance for translators for Ubuntu
Touch. Nicholas providers a helpful guide and how to get assistance
with the translations. He also encourages those without an Ubuntu
Phone to take part.
=== Zygmunt Krynicki: Checkbox Project Insights ===
Zygmunt Krynicki shares some updates from his recent work on Checkbox,
writing "I've started the day by working on a few code reviews and SRU
reviews. The bulk of the time was spent on the new validation
subsystem for Checkbox."
=== Daniel Pocock: Welcoming libphonenumber to Debian and Ubuntu ===
Daniel Pocock announces that libphonenumber, a "universal library for
parsing, validating, identifying and formatting phone numbers" is now
available as a package in Debian and Ubuntu. The package "provides
support for C++ and Java users" and shares details about a few
applications where it is already being used.
Kevin Gunn shares the weekly Unity8 and Mir update, which includes
life cycle rework which handles of killed apps restarts and continued
bug work on the Unity UI and continued work on stability bugs and
overlay support in Mir.
=== NASA's Kennedy Space Center Uses Ubuntu to Plan for the
Exploration of Alien Planets ===
Silviu Stahie at Softpedia writes about how "NASA is constantly
working on projects that will eventually be useful in the outer space
and on alien planets, and it looks like they are going there with the
help of Linux and Ubuntu."
=== Ubuntu Wallpaper Contest Closes, These Are Our 8 Faves ===
Joey-Elijah Sneddon from OMG! Ubuntu! highlights the 8 favorite
wallpapers selected by the team at OMG! Ubuntu!. With almost 400
entries, these are just their selection. He also links to the Flickr
page where you can see the entries for yourself
Full Circle - the independent magazine for the Ubuntu Linux community
are proud to announce the release of our eighty-eighth issue.
* Command & Conquer
* How-To : Minimal Ubuntu Install, LibreOffice, and GRUB2.
* Graphics : Blender and Inkscape.
* Linux Labs: Ripping DVDs with Handdrake, and Compiling a Kernel
plus: Q&A, Security, Ubuntu Games, and soooo much more.
=== Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo: S07E22 - The One with the Joke ===
In this week's show:
* We interview Daniel Holbach from the Ubuntu Community Team...
* We also discuss:
* Playing with old console games...
* Raising a bug on Ubuntu...
* Attending JISC SOC Innovation...
* We share some Command Line Lurve that sets up a Socks proxy on
localhost port xxx which you can use to (say) browse the web from
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different aspects of the distribution, giving advice and technical
support, and helping to promote Ubuntu to a wider audience. No
contribution is too small, and anyone can help. It's your chance to
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