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Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 384

Elizabeth K. Joseph
Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 384 for the week
September 15 - 21, 2014.

== Links to UWN ==

 * Wiki page: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/Issue384

== In This Issue ==

 * Call for nominations to the LoCo Council
 * Ubuntu Stats
 * New SubLoCo Policy
 * Thomas Ward: NGINX in Ubuntu, PPAs, and Debian: naxsi packages to
be dropped by the end of the month.
 * Jose Antonio Rey: 3 years and counting...
 * Elizabeth K. Joseph: Ubuntu at Fossetcon 2014
 * Jorge Castro: Juju Ecosystem Team Sprint Report
 * Final Beta 9/22 - 9/25
 * In The Blogosphere
 * Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo: S07E25 - The One Where the Monkey Gets Away
 * Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings
 * Upcoming Meetings and Events
 * Updates and Security for 10.04, 12.04 and 14.04
 * And much more!

== General Community News ==

=== Call for nominations to the LoCo Council ===

Pablo Rubianes of the Ubuntu LoCo Council puts out a call to the
community to restaff a seat on the council. Requirements for this post
include:

 * Be an Ubuntu member
 * Be available during typical meeting times of the council
 * Insight into the culture(s) and typical activities within teams is a plus

More details about the role and the council at:
http://lococouncil.ubuntu.com/2014/09/18/call-for-nominations-to-the-loco-council-3/

== Ubuntu Stats ==

=== Bug Stats ===

    * Open (114414) +239 over last week
    * Critical (243) +33 over last week
    * Unconfirmed (57241) +211 over last week

As always, the Bug Squad needs more help. If you want to get started,
please see  https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BugSquad

=== Ask Ubuntu Top 5 Questions this week ===

==== Most Active Questions ====

 * How do I find number of NICs in my system?
http://askubuntu.com/questions/526964/how-do-i-find-number-of-nics-in-my-system
 * PureVPN connects but very slow
http://askubuntu.com/questions/517682/purevpn-connects-but-very-slow
 * not able set static ip in my virtual machine
http://askubuntu.com/questions/525908/not-able-set-static-ip-in-my-virtual-machine
 * Trouble connecting to inernet
http://askubuntu.com/questions/526874/trouble-connecting-to-inernet
 * How to show a running clock in terminal before the command prompt
http://askubuntu.com/questions/360063/how-to-show-a-running-clock-in-terminal-before-the-command-prompt

==== Top Voted New Questions ====

 * How can I run original command that aliased with same name?
http://askubuntu.com/questions/525231/
 * How to display a random line from a text file?
http://askubuntu.com/questions/525599/
 * Where are my browser passwords stored? http://askubuntu.com/questions/525019/
 * stdin/stdout- How to send a file as an input to another file?
http://askubuntu.com/questions/524590/
 * Difference between cd / and cd //? http://askubuntu.com/questions/526052/

People Contributing the best questions and answers this week: Sylvain
Pineau (http://askubuntu.com/users/32239/sylvain-pineau), muru
(http://askubuntu.com/users/158442/muru), Oli
(http://askubuntu.com/users/449/oli), G_P
(http://askubuntu.com/users/146791/g-p) and Jacob Vlijm
(http://askubuntu.com/users/72216/jacob-vlijm)

Ask (and answer!) your own questions at http://askubuntu.com

== LoCo News ==

=== New SubLoCo Policy ===

Pablo Rubianes of the LoCo Council announces a new policy refined by
the LoCo Council to make it easier for teams to know how they should
be organized on a regional and country level.

http://lococouncil.ubuntu.com/2014/09/16/new-subloco-policy/

== The Planet ==

=== Thomas Ward: NGINX in Ubuntu, PPAs, and Debian: naxsi packages to
be dropped by the end of the month. ===

Thomas Ward describes the changes for the nginx-naxsi packages as a
result of his report on the outdated version to naxsi in Debian.

http://dark-net.net/?p=14

=== Jose Antonio Rey: 3 years and counting... ===

Jose Antonio Rey reflects on the three year anniversary of his Ubuntu
Membership. Jose is thankful for the community that he has been
working with and for and looks forward to the future.

http://joseeantonior.wordpress.com/2014/09/15/3-years-and-counting/

=== Elizabeth K. Joseph: Ubuntu at Fossetcon 2014 ===

Elizabeth summarizes her Ubuntu-related experiences at Fossetcon 2014
in Orlando, Florida. She covers the Ubucon on 'day zero', before the
actual conference, with a run down of the talks she attended and
shares a photos from the Ubucon and of the Ubuntu booth.

http://princessleia.com/journal/?p=9755

=== Jorge Castro: Juju Ecosystem Team Sprint Report ===

The recent Juju Ecosystem Team Sprint in Dillon, Colorado is
highlighted by Jorge. This sprint included progress on Automated Charm
Testing, Review Queue and Cloud Foundry. The Developer workflow
includes focusing on the five "flagbearer" charms and improvements to
author tools.

http://www.jorgecastro.org/2014/09/19/juju-ecosystem-team-sprint-report/

== Other Community News ==

=== Final Beta 9/22 - 9/25 ===

Nicholas Skaggs of the Quality team notifies the community that the
final Beta is coming up this week and encourages people to help test
the images as the show up in the tracker. His post wraps up with
details for how to do testing.

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-quality/2014-September/005479.html

== In The Blogosphere ==

 * Six Clicks: An early look at Ubuntu 14.10 -
http://www.zdnet.com/six-clicks-an-early-look-at-ubuntu-14-10-7000033689/
 * AMD, Canonical Partner on Ubuntu OpenStack Cloud Server -
http://thevarguy.com/ubuntu/091714/amd-and-canonical-partner-ubuntu-openstack-cloud-server
 * Netflix Works with Ubuntu to Bring Native Playback to All (Updated)
- http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/netflix-linux-html5-nss-change-request
 * Ubuntu for smartphones hits RTM (release to manufacturing) stage -
http://liliputing.com/2014/09/ubuntu-smartphones-hits-rtm-release-manufacturing-stage.html

== Featured Audio and Video ==

=== Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo: S07E25 - The One Where the Monkey
Gets Away ===

Just Laura Cowen and Alan Pope are in Studio L for Season Seven,
Episode Twenty-Five of the Ubuntu Podcast!

Apologies for the terrible audio quality in this episode. It turns out
one of the channels on the compressor is broken and we didn't realise
until much later on.

 * We take a look at what's been happening in the news:
 * Even with Tony away, the gaming world doesn't stop!
 * We take a look at what's been happening in the community:
 * Oh and there's an event called OggCamp:

We'll be back next week, when we'll have some interviews from JISC,
and we'll go through your feedback.

http://podcast.ubuntu-uk.org/2014/09/20/s07e25-the-one-where-the-monkey-gets-away/

== Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings ==

 * Kernel Team - September 16, 2014 -
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/Meeting/2014-09-16
 * Security Team - September 15, 2014 -
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MeetingLogs/Security/20140915
 * Server Team - September 16, 2014 -
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MeetingLogs/Server/20140916

== Upcoming Meetings and Events ==

For upcoming meetings and events please visit the calendars at
fridge.ubuntu.com: http://fridge.ubuntu.com/calendars/

== Updates and Security for 10.04, 12.04 and 14.04 ==

=== Security Updates ===

 * [USN-2347-1] Django vulnerabilities -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2014-September/002660.html
 * [USN-2348-1] APT vulnerabilities -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2014-September/002661.html
 * [USN-2319-3] OpenJDK 7 update -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2014-September/002662.html
 * [USN-2349-1] Libav vulnerabilities -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2014-September/002663.html

=== Ubuntu 10.04 Updates ===

 * python-django 1.1.1-2ubuntu1.13 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2014-September/014317.html
 * python-django 1.1.1-2ubuntu1.13 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2014-September/014318.html
 * apt 0.7.25.3ubuntu9.16 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2014-September/014319.html
 * apt 0.7.25.3ubuntu9.16 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2014-September/014320.html

End of Life - April 2015 (Server)

=== Ubuntu 12.04 Updates ===

 * linux-lowlatency 3.2.0-69.71 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-September/022701.html
 * linux-meta-lowlatency 3.2.0.69.57 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-September/022702.html
 * python-django 1.3.1-4ubuntu1.12 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-September/022703.html
 * python-django 1.3.1-4ubuntu1.12 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-September/022704.html
 * apt 0.8.16~exp12ubuntu10.19 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-September/022705.html
 * apt 0.8.16~exp12ubuntu10.19 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-September/022706.html
 * libav-extra 4:0.8.16ubuntu0.12.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-September/022707.html
 * libav 4:0.8.16-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-September/022708.html
 * libav-extra 4:0.8.16ubuntu0.12.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-September/022710.html
 * libav 4:0.8.16-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-September/022709.html
 * grub2 1.99-21ubuntu3.17 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-September/022711.html
 * grub2-signed 1.9~ubuntu12.04.8 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-September/022712.html
 * linux-firmware 1.79.17 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-September/022713.html
 * udev 175-0ubuntu9.7 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-September/022714.html

End of Life - April 2017

=== Ubuntu 14.04 Updates ===

 * flash-kernel 3.0~rc.4ubuntu49.3 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016858.html
 * python-django 1.6.1-2ubuntu0.4 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016859.html
 * python-django 1.6.1-2ubuntu0.4 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016860.html
 * apt 1.0.1ubuntu2.3 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016861.html
 * apt 1.0.1ubuntu2.3 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016862.html
 * webkitgtk 2.4.4-1~ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016863.html
 * crmsh 1.2.5+hg1034-1ubuntu4 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016864.html
 * ubiquity 2.18.8.2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016865.html
 * openjdk-7 7u65-2.5.2-3~14.04 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016866.html
 * openjdk-7 7u65-2.5.2-3~14.04 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016867.html
 * qemu 2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1.5 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016868.html
 * retext 4.1.2-1ubuntu1.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016869.html
 * systemd 204-5ubuntu20.7 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016870.html
 * python-numpy 1:1.8.2-0ubuntu0.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016871.html
 * seabios 1.7.4-4ubuntu0.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016872.html
 * ubuntu-drivers-common 1:0.2.91.7 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016873.html
 * exo 0.10.2-3ubuntu1.14.04.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016874.html
 * intel-microcode 2.20140913-t-1ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016875.html
 * flashplugin-nonfree 11.2.202.406ubuntu0.14.04.2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016876.html
 * linux-firmware 1.127.6 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016877.html
 * juju-quickstart 1.3.1-0ubuntu1.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016878.html
 * language-selector 0.129.3 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016879.html
 * fonts-android 1:4.3-3ubuntu1.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016880.html
 * cloud-init 0.7.5-0ubuntu1.2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016881.html
 * apt-clone 0.3.1~ubuntu11.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016882.html
 * debian-installer 20101020ubuntu318.5 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016883.html

End of Life - April 2019

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 * Diego Turcios
 * John Mahoney
 * And many others

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