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== Ubuntu Stats ==
=== Bug Stats ===
* Open (131923) +326 over last week
* Critical (420) -3 over last week
* Unconfirmed (65218) +80 over last week
=== Aaron Honeycutt: Kubuntu Artful Cycle work - Part 1 ===
Aaron Honeycutt from the Kubuntu Council writes about his attempts to improve art and design in Kubuntu. First he writes about the wallpaper contest, with a reminder that the competition closes June 8. He also mentions that the Kubuntu install slideshow has been improved, and gives credit to the Ubuntu Budgie team.
=== Timo Aaltonen: Mesa 17.1.0 for Ubuntu 16.04 & 17.04 ===
Timo Aaltonen announces that the latest Mesa release for Ubuntu Xenial and Zesty is available in the X-Updates PPA. Timo also asks that if you use Mesa 17.0.6 from zesty-proposed, feedback would be appreciated on the SRU bug report.
=== Martin Pitt: Cockpit is now in Ubuntu backports ===
Martin Pitt informs us that after landing Cockpit in Ubuntu 17.04 and Debian Unstable, it's now approved and ready for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and 16.10 through Ubuntu backports. The installation instructions are provided, with a request to report any problems.
=== Nish Aravamudan: usd has been renamed to git-ubuntu ===
Nish Aravamudan announces that the old usd tool (Ubuntu Server Dev) used by the Ubuntu Server Team has been reworked and is now known as git-ubuntu. Available as a Snap package, instructions are provided. He notes that this is a work in progress, and provides a link to the Git repository.
=== Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo: S10E11 - Flaky Noxious Rainstorm ===
"It's Season Ten Episode Eleven of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson and Martin Wimpressare connected and speaking to your brain. We talk about getting older and refusbishing ZX Spectrums. Ubuntu, Fedora and openSUSE are "apps" in the Windows Store. Android has a new modular base, Fuscia has a new UI layer, HP laptops come pre-installed with a keylogger, many people WannaCry and Ubuntu start to reveal their plans for Ubuntu 17.10 desktop."
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