Monthly Archives: September 2009

Mark Shuttleworth Announces via video Ubuntu 10.04: Lucid Lynx

Mark Shuttleworth spoke via video to UbuCon at the Atlanta Linux Fest 2009 and announced the name of the next Ubuntu release. Ubuntu 10.04 will be code named “Lucid Lynx” and will be an LTS release with support for the desktop for 3 years and for the server for 5 years.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #160

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #160 for the week September 13th – September 19th, 2009 is available. In this issue we cover: * Karmic Alpha 6 released * Mark Shuttleworth Announces via video Ubuntu 10.04: Lucid Lynx * Countdown Banner Deadline * UDS Update * Ubuntu Screencasts: Reporting Bugs * Ubuntu Stats * […]

Karmic Alpha 6 released

Welcome to Karmic Koala Alpha 6, which will in time become Ubuntu 9.10. Pre-releases of Karmic are *not* encouraged for anyone needing a stable system or anyone who is not comfortable running into occasional, even frequent breakage. They are, however, recommended for Ubuntu developers and those who want to help in testing, reporting, and fixing […]

Countdown Banner Deadline

You can make a highly visible contribution to Ubuntu 9.10 by helping to create the release countdown banner… but only if you get your submission in soon! By noon UTC on Sept 22nd you need to post your concept to so that a banner can be chosen. You do not have to complete your […]

Launchpad Bug Filing Changes for Ubuntu

As a part of the Increase Apport Adoption specification we are going to kick off an experiment and redirect all of Ubuntu’s /+filebug links in Launchpad to This change has been tested on already and will be landing shortly on (There will be a +filebug?no-redirect if you really really need it). If […]