Monthly Archives: October 2008

Reminder: 7.04 Reaches End-Of-Life Sunday, 19 Oct 2008

18 months of support for Ubuntu 7.04 will expire on Sunday October 19th, 2008. Security updates will no longer be provided for Ubuntu 7.04. Instructions and caveats for the upgrade to 7.10 may be found at Note that upgrades to version 8.04 LTS and beyond are only supported in multiple steps, via an upgrade […]

Ubuntu Hug Day

When: Tuesday October 14, 2008 Where: #ubuntu-bugs Time: all day and night! GNOME Power Manager is the package selected for the community to work on. * 112 New bugs * 40 Confirmed bugs * 37 Incomplete bugs BLOG IT! Especially those on the Planet! There are people who want to help but don’t know how […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #112

The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #112 for the week of October 5th – October 11th, 2008 is now available. In this Issue: * Ubuntu Countdown banner for WordPress * Follow up: Xubuntu Hug Day * Ubuntu Free Culture Winners announced * New Ubuntu Members * Ubuntu Stats * Getting help from the Launchpad team * […]

Firefox 3 Hug Day!

Fellow Ubuntu Triagers! This week’s HugDay target is Firefox 3! 658 New bugs need a hug 131 Confirmed bugs just need a review Nothing needs to be said about how important Firefox is, it just needs to work. With over 1300 bugs currently open, we can use a lot of help getting the information needed […]

Ubuntu Free Culture Showcase Winners Announced

The Ubuntu Free Culture Showcase is an initiative to showcase free culture artists in each version of Ubuntu. Each time a new version of Ubuntu is released, we will include a package full of example content (rather craftily named…example-content), and with Ubuntu being installed on so many computers around the world, it is a great […]