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Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 386

Elizabeth K. Joseph
Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 386 for the week
September 29 - October 5, 2014.

== Links to UWN ==

 * Wiki page: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/Issue386

== In This Issue ==

 * Nominations open for two positions on the Ubuntu IRC Council
 * Welcome New Members and Developers
 * Ubuntu Stats
 * LoCo Forums
 * Cloud Images and Bash Vulnerabilities
 * Alan Pope: XDA Developer Conference 2014
 * Scarlett Clark: Kubuntu: KDE 4.14.1 on Trusty released.
 * Ubuntu and HP's Moonshot extend the benefit of the ARM architecture
to the data centre
 * The Ubuntu OpenStack Training Programme
 * Borderlands: The Pre-sequel to launch on SteamOS alongside Windows
 * In The Blogosphere
 * Other Articles of Interest
 * 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!

== General Community News ==

=== Nominations open for two positions on the Ubuntu IRC Council ===

C de-Avillez of the IRC Council announces the opening of two positions
on the IRC Council and puts out a call for nominees. The announcement
includes details about the nominations process and a link to the
requirements for the positions.

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-irc/2014-October/001751.html

=== Welcome New Members and Developers ===

The results from the Oct. 2nd membership board meeting are as follows:

 * FanJun Kong https://launchpad.net/~fjkong |
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FanjunKong

Please join us in welcoming him as an Ubuntu Member!

== Ubuntu Stats ==

=== Bug Stats ===

    * Open (114656) +130 over last week
    * Critical (236) -7 over last week
    * Unconfirmed (57364) +90 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 ====

 * Package 'lib32ncurses5-dev', 'lib32z1-dev' has no installation
candidate [this is NOT a duplicate since I tried all soution posted
here] http://askubuntu.com/questions/532744/package-lib32ncurses5-dev-lib32z1-dev-has-no-installation-candidate-this-i
 * ls command is only showing files, and no folders
http://askubuntu.com/questions/532679/ls-command-is-only-showing-files-and-no-folders
 * I am not able to get my TP LINK WN727N v4 to work on Ubuntu PC
http://askubuntu.com/questions/532741/i-am-not-able-to-get-my-tp-link-wn727n-v4-to-work-on-ubuntu-pc
 * Permanently have a CLI/Terminal in one Workspace?
http://askubuntu.com/questions/532726/permanently-have-a-cli-terminal-in-one-workspace
 * No applications in search option
http://askubuntu.com/questions/532729/no-applications-in-search-option

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

 * What does su > echo "<username>" mean?
http://askubuntu.com/questions/532263/
 * Why does Ubuntu 14.04 keep shutting down when playing video?
http://askubuntu.com/questions/530249/
 * How do I change the GRUB 2 menu? http://askubuntu.com/questions/532238/
 * Finding all .cpp files in the users home directory
http://askubuntu.com/questions/531075/
 * How to safely remove proprietary Intel driver
http://askubuntu.com/questions/531540/

People Contributing the best questions and answers this week: g_p
(http://askubuntu.com/users/146791/g-p), Whaaaaaat
(http://askubuntu.com/users/208574/whaaaaaat), LonelyKing
(http://askubuntu.com/users/255036/lonelyking), Harshal Benake
(http://askubuntu.com/users/246996/harshal-benake) and Rmano
(http://askubuntu.com/users/16395/rmano)

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

== LoCo News ==

=== LoCo Forums ===

The Forums Council announces the decommissioning of unused LoCo forums
on ubuntuforums.org. They conclude: "If the LoCo Contact for any of
the closed areas wants to discuss the situation with regard to their
own forum we would be happy to do so."

http://ubuntuforumsorg.wordpress.com/2014/10/03/loco-forums/

== Ubuntu Cloud News ==

=== Cloud Images and Bash Vulnerabilities ===

Ben Howard announces the release of new Ubuntu cloud images following
the recent, high profile bash vulnerabilities that the team has been
following. He writes: "Canonical has been in contact with our public
Cloud Partners to make these new builds available as soon as
possible."

http://blog.utlemming.org/2014/09/cloud-images-and-bash-vulnerabilities.html

== The Planet ==

=== Alan Pope: XDA Developer Conference 2014 ===

The second annual XDA Developer Conference was held last weekend in
Manchester, UK and attended by Alan Pope of Canonical. Alan took the
opportunity to meet up with contemporaries from other hardware and
software projects and discusses his experiences at the
non-Ubuntu-centric conference.

http://popey.com/blog/2014/10/01/xda-developer-conference-2014/

=== Scarlett Clark: Kubuntu: KDE 4.14.1 on Trusty released. ===

Scarlett Clark announces the release of the KDE 4.14.1 update for
Ubuntu Trusty Tahr which is now available in the Kubuntu Backports
PPA.

http://scarlettgatelyclark.com/2014/kubuntu-kde-4-14-1-on-trusty-released/

== Canonical News ==

=== Ubuntu and HP's Moonshot extend the benefit of the ARM
architecture to the data centre ===

John Zannos writes about the release of HP's new ARM-based server
cartridges for the Moonshot line of enterprise servers. On the
partnership with Canonical with Ubuntu, he writes "With Ubuntu on the
Moonshot program, HP has made a huge commitment to Canonical, and
Ubuntu Server (including the powerful management tools Canonical
delivers) will enable our joint customers to confidently deploy
massively scaled-out workloads."


https://insights.ubuntu.com/2014/09/30/ubuntu-and-hps-moonshot-extend-the-benefit-of-the-arm-architecture-to-the-data-centre/

=== The Ubuntu OpenStack Training Programme ===

Canonical announces the availability of a third training program in
their OpenStack and Ubuntu portfolio: "The Ubuntu OpenStack Training
course is a one-week, classroom-based combination of lectures and lab
work, and gives a comprehensive introduction to Ubuntu OpenStack and
our leading cloud toolset including Juju for service orchestration,
MAAS for hardware provisioning and Landscape for systems management
and monitoring."

https://insights.ubuntu.com/2014/10/03/the-ubuntu-openstack-training-programme/

== In The Press ==

===  Borderlands: The Pre-sequel to launch on SteamOS alongside Windows ===

Kyle Orland of Ars Technica reports on 2K Games' announcement that
"Borderlands: The Pre-sequel", the next installment in their
Borderlands franchise, will be playable on SteamOS at launch on
October 14th.  This is great news for the Linux-based operating
system, which is still in beta, since most developers do not
prioritize their top games on Linux or SteamOS for its initial
release.

http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/10/borderlands-the-pre-sequel-to-launch-on-steamos-alongside-windows/

== In The Blogosphere ==

 * Three Things to Expect from the First Ubuntu Phones -
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/ubuntu-phones-three-things-to-expect
 * Mir 0.8 Works On Less ABI Breakage, Touchspots, Responsiveness -
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=MTgwMTg
 * Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) Desktop Screenshots Tour -
http://www.ubuntugeek.com/ubuntu-14-10-utopic-unicorn-desktop-screenshots.html
 * Ubuntu - 10 Years Strong -
http://www.iheartubuntu.com/2014/10/ubuntu-10-years-strong.html
 * IBM Expands POWER8 Server Portfolio with Ubuntu Linux -
http://www.serverwatch.com/server-news/ibm-expands-power8-server-portfolio-with-ubuntu-linux.html
 * Linux micro computer runs Android and Ubuntu -
http://www.electronicsweekly.com/news/design/embedded-systems/linux-micro-computer-runs-android-ubuntu-2014-10/

== Other Articles of Interest ==

 * Debian Project News - September 29, 2014 -
https://www.debian.org/News/weekly/2014/13/
 * Linux Kernel News - October 3, 2014 -
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=MTgwMzQ

== Featured Audio and Video ==

 * Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo: S07E26 - The One Where Underdog
Gets Away - http://podcast.ubuntu-uk.org/2014/09/29/s07e26-the-one-where-underdog-gets-away/
 * Ubuntu Touch RTM Video Tour -
http://news.softpedia.com/news/Ubuntu-Touch-RTM-Video-Tour-460978.shtml
 * DELL Storage Server: CEPH on Ubuntu (ARM TechCon 2014) -
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EX07xbMi82A
 * September 30th Ubuntu Community Q&A! -
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSSFTYweLI8
 * CSE Asian Penguins - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDYt8BbqTQo

== Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings ==

 * Kernel Team - September 30, 2014 -
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/Meeting/2014-09-30
 * Security Team - September 29, 2014 -
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MeetingLogs/Security/20140929
 * Server Team - September 30, 2014 -
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MeetingLogs/Server/20140930

== 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-2365-1] LibVNCServer vulnerabilities -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2014-September/002681.html
 * [USN-2366-1] libvirt vulnerabilities -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2014-September/002682.html
 * [USN-2367-1] OpenSSL update -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2014-October/002683.html
 * [USN-2368-1] OpenVPN vulnerability -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2014-October/002684.html
 * [USN-2369-1] file vulnerability -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2014-October/002685.html

=== Ubuntu 10.04 Updates ===

 * libvirt 0.7.5-5ubuntu27.25 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2014-September/014354.html
 * libvirt 0.7.5-5ubuntu27.25 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2014-September/014355.html
 * linux-meta-ec2 2.6.32.371.52 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2014-October/014356.html
 * linux-ec2 2.6.32-371.87 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2014-October/014357.html
 * file 5.03-5ubuntu1.4 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2014-October/014358.html
 * file 5.03-5ubuntu1.4 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2014-October/014359.html

End of Life - April 2015 (Server)

=== Ubuntu 12.04 Updates ===

 * libvncserver 0.9.8.2-2ubuntu1.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-September/022778.html
 * libvncserver 0.9.8.2-2ubuntu1.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-September/022779.html
 * autofs5 5.0.6-0ubuntu5.2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-September/022780.html
 * linux-firmware 1.79.18 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-September/022781.html
 * nss-pam-ldapd 0.8.4ubuntu0.4 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-September/022782.html
 * libvirt 0.9.8-2ubuntu17.20 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-September/022783.html
 * libvirt 0.9.8-2ubuntu17.20 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-September/022784.html
 * xen 4.1.6.1-0ubuntu0.12.04.3 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-October/022785.html
 * xen 4.1.6.1-0ubuntu0.12.04.3 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-October/022786.html
 * linux-lowlatency 3.2.0-70.72 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-October/022787.html
 * linux-meta-lowlatency 3.2.0.70.58 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-October/022788.html
 * linux-meta-ti-omap4 3.2.0.1455.50 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-October/022789.html
 * linux-ti-omap4 3.2.0-1455.75 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-October/022790.html
 * cloud-init 0.6.3-0ubuntu1.14 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-October/022791.html
 * openssl 1.0.1-4ubuntu5.18 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-October/022792.html
 * openssl 1.0.1-4ubuntu5.18 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-October/022793.html
 * openvpn 2.2.1-8ubuntu1.3 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-October/022794.html
 * openvpn 2.2.1-8ubuntu1.3 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-October/022795.html
 * fglrx-installer 2:13.350.1-0ubuntu0.0.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-October/022796.html
 * nvidia-graphics-drivers-304-updates 304.123-0ubuntu0.0.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-October/022797.html
 * nvidia-graphics-drivers-304 304.123-0ubuntu0.0.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-October/022798.html
 * file 5.09-2ubuntu0.5 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-October/022799.html
 * file 5.09-2ubuntu0.5 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-October/022800.html

End of Life - April 2017

=== Ubuntu 14.04 Updates ===

 * libvncserver 0.9.9+dfsg-1ubuntu1.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016957.html
 * libvncserver 0.9.9+dfsg-1ubuntu1.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016958.html
 * libvirt 1.2.2-0ubuntu13.1.4 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016959.html
 * flash-kernel 3.0~rc.4ubuntu49.4 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016960.html
 * autofs 5.0.7-3ubuntu3.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016961.html
 * retext 4.1.2-1ubuntu1.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016962.html
 * evolution-data-server 3.10.4-0ubuntu1.3 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016963.html
 * flashplugin-nonfree 11.2.202.406ubuntu0.14.04.2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016964.html
 * python-numpy 1:1.8.2-0ubuntu0.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016965.html
 * lxc 1.0.6-0ubuntu0.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016966.html
 * gnome-panel 1:3.8.0-1ubuntu12.2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016967.html
 * libvirt 1.2.2-0ubuntu13.1.5 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016968.html
 * libvirt 1.2.2-0ubuntu13.1.5 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016969.html
 * kicad 0.20131208+bzr4024-1ubuntu2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016970.html
 * pbuilder 0.215ubuntu7.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016971.html
 * openscenegraph 3.2.0~rc1-4ubuntu0.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016972.html
 * system-config-printer 1.4.3+20140219-0ubuntu2.2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016973.html
 * maas 1.5.4+bzr2294-0ubuntu1.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016974.html
 * python-babel 1.3+dfsg.1-2ubuntu2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016975.html
 * language-selector 0.129.3 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016976.html
 * fonts-android 1:4.3-3ubuntu1.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016977.html
 * openoffice.org-hyphenation 0.7.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016978.html
 * libreoffice-dictionaries 1:4.2.1-0ubuntu1.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016979.html
 * lmms 1.0.0+stable-0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016980.html
 * pacemaker 1.1.10+git20130802-1ubuntu2.1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016981.html
 * libvirt-python 1.2.2-0ubuntu2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016982.html
 * unity8-desktop-session 1.0.10+14.04.20140915-0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016983.html
 * unity-control-center 14.04.3+14.04.20140922-0ubuntu1 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-September/016984.html
 * flash-kernel 3.0~rc.4ubuntu49.4 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-October/016985.html
 * mesa 10.1.3-0ubuntu0.2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-October/016986.html
 * xen 4.4.0-0ubuntu5.2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-October/016987.html
 * xen 4.4.0-0ubuntu5.2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-October/016988.html
 * linux-keystone 3.13.0-14.24 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-October/016989.html
 * linux-meta-keystone 3.13.0.14.12 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-October/016990.html
 * linux-meta-keystone 3.13.0.14.12 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-October/016991.html
 * linux-keystone 3.13.0-14.24 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-October/016992.html
 * apport 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.5 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-October/016993.html
 * systemd 204-5ubuntu20.7 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-October/016994.html
 * python-django 1.6.1-2ubuntu0.5 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-October/016995.html
 * apport 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.5 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-October/016996.html
 * krb5 1.12+dfsg-2ubuntu5 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-October/016997.html
 * crash 7.0.3-3ubuntu4 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-October/016998.html
 * libgweather 3.10.2-0ubuntu2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-October/016999.html
 * linux-keystone 3.13.0-15.25 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-October/017000.html
 * linux-meta-keystone 3.13.0.15.13 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-October/017001.html
 * file 1:5.14-2ubuntu3.2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-October/017002.html
 * file 1:5.14-2ubuntu3.2 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-October/017003.html
 * debian-installer 20101020ubuntu318.8 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-October/017004.html
 * debian-installer 20101020ubuntu318.8 -
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/trusty-changes/2014-October/017005.html

End of Life - April 2019

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