* Cosmic Cuttlefish is now open for development
* Developer Membership Board Election Results
* Ubuntu Stats
* Hot in Support
* Flisol Bogotá 2018
* Photos and reports for Ubuntu 18.04 Release parties in Korea
* LoCo Events
* This week in Mir (11th May, 2018)
* Cue the Cosmic Cuttlefish
* Canonical News
* In the Press
* In the Blogosphere
* Featured Audio and Video
* Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings
* Upcoming Meetings and Events
* Updates and Security for 14.04, 16.04, 17.10, and 18.04
* And much more!
== General Community News ==
=== Cosmic Cuttlefish is now open for development ===
Matthias Klose advises that Ubuntu 18.10 is now open for development. He
cites two major changes made already and further three planned ones, as
well as provides links to setup a development chroot.
Jhosman celebrates the huge Latin American Free Software Installation
Festival (FLISoL) event comprising 20 countries, around 240 events, and
more than 90 activities. Support was provided by the Ubuntu community
and the Canonical team.
=== Top 5 Open Source Operating Systems for IoT devices ===
Arvind Kumar writes that the Internet of Things is a large and growing
market where open source is big. He writes about five operating systems
in that field with a low memory footprint and high power efficiency,
including Contiki, Brillo, RIOT, Zephyr, and Ubuntu Core.
=== Mark Shuttleworth Talks Of New Ubuntu Installer Ideas With
HTML5/Electron & Snaps ===
Michael Larabel reports on Mark Shuttleworth expressing his views on the
next-generation Ubuntu desktop installer, dubbed "Ubiquity NG." He then
lists the various features Mark would like to see it include.
=== Ubuntu 18.04: Unity is gone, GNOME is back—and Ubuntu has never been
Scott Gilbertson reflects on the recent Ubuntu 18.04 release, which has
seen the switch from Unity back to GNOME in the LTS series. He writes of
the first-run screen to help former Unity users in the transition,
details various changes those will notice, and concludes his post saying
18.04 is a terrific release.
=== Canonical Releases New Kernel Live Patch for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS &
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ===
Marius Nestor relates Canonical's release of a new kernel live patch for
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and 14.04 LTS to address various security
vulnerabilities. He details the most grave ones among them and advises
users of the live patch service to update immediately.
The Ubuntu community consists of individuals and teams, working on
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 get
in on all the community fun associated with developing and promoting
Ubuntu. More on this at: https://community.ubuntu.com/contribute/