* Ubuntu 11.10 Development update
* Ubuntu Stats
* LoCo News
* Ubuntu LoCo Council: Ubuntu 11 .10 Release Parties
* Dustin Kirkland: Ubuntu ARM Servers -- At last!!!
* Amber Graner: The New Ubuntu Friendly Program Needs User Feedback
* Jono Bacon: Ubuntu 11.10 (So Far) Screenshot Tour
* Ubuntu Oneiric gets makeover
* March of the Penguin: Ars looks back at 20 years of Linux
* Featured Podcasts
* Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings
* Upcoming Meetings and Events
* Updates and Security for 8.04, 10.04, 10.10 and 11.04
* And much more!
== General Community News ==
=== New Asia and Oceania Membership Board Members ===
The Community Council announces the three new members for the Asia and
Oceania Membership Board: Jared Norris, Eleanor Chen and oneleaf.
Daniel Holbach speaks with developers to learn what they're most
excited about regarding the 11.10 release, mentions the upcoming
Ubuntu Global Jam, reviews some work that still needs to be done on
11.10 and interviews new contributor Daniel van Vugt. He wraps up this
post by providing resources on how to get involved with Ubuntu
* Spanish (18103) +5976 over last week
* Brazilian Portuguese (51591) -10287 over last week
* English (United Kingdom) (58380) -5387 over last week
* French (79403) -5584 over last week
* German (83025) +2269 over last week
=== Charlene Tessier: I Bet You Look Good on the Dance Floor! ===
Charlene brings others from around the world to the Vancouver Natty
Release party by sharing a video she assembled with Pitivi Video
Editor from photos taken by attendees, complete with photos of their
=== Randall Ross: No Team Nearby? You Can Still Jam! ===
Randall wants to make it as easy as possible for folks to register
Global Jam events, even when there may not be a full team nearby to
work with. In this post he offers a link to a form which he'll use to
help you get your event organized.
=== Paolo Sammicheli: Ubuntu Global Jam: Italy ===
Paolo announces the upcoming Ubuntu Global Jam in Pistoia, Italy in
collaboration with the Pistoia Linux User Group. The event will be
taking place from 15:00 to 19:00 on Saturday, September 3rd at
Circolo ARCI Bonelle in Pistoia.
=== Darcy Casselman: Ubuntu Global Jam in Kitchener-Waterloo ===
Darcy discusses plans for the upcoming Ubuntu Global Jam in
Kitchener-Waterloo on September 3rd where they'll work on "usual
upgrade and install testing, bug triage, documentation work and so on"
plus plans to build a new GUI packaging tool.
Improvements are now being tested for the "person picker" which is the
dialog used when you search for a user in Launchpad. You will be able
to see more information about the person before selecting them,
including IRC nickname and public email address.
=== Ubuntu Women: New 2011-2012 Ubuntu Women Leadership Team Announced ===
The Ubuntu Women project announces their newly elected Leadership Team
consisting of Elizabeth Krumbach, Jessica Ledbetter and Cheri Francis
and thanks former leaders Leigh Honeywell and Melissa Draper for their
work during their term.
=== Dustin Kirkland: Ubuntu ARM Servers -- At last!!! ===
Two years in the making, Dustin Kirkland's dream of having greener
servers running on ARM processors have now become reality with Ubuntu
Server positioning itself as the OS of choice in this arena for the
=== Amber Graner: The New Ubuntu Friendly Program Needs User Feedback ===
The Ubuntu Friendly Program is a way for everyone of any skill level
using Ubuntu to help map out what hardware works well with their
favourite distro. Read here on how easy it is to make a difference.
Full Circle - the independent magazine for the Ubuntu Linux community
are proud to announce the release of our half-centenary+2 issue.
* Command and Conquer.
* How-To : Program in Python - Part 26, LibreOffice - Part 7, Ubuntu
Development - Part 4, GRAMPS - Part 1, and Ubuntu For Business &
* Linux Lab - ZoneqqMinder CCTV - Part 1.
* Review - Chromebook.
* I Think - Would you like to see an audio editing series with Audacity?
=== Lococast.net Episode 19 - So, we went to PyOhio and all I got was
this t-shirt ===
This episode of Lococast includes Upcoming Events including Ohio
Linuxfest, 1DevDayDetroit, New Libraries/Dev Tools including
ScratchPad in Firefox 6.0, Edit in Github with Ace, Requests: HTTP for
Humans and PyOhio Recaps.
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. http://www.ubuntu.com/community/participate