Monthly Archives: October 2005

5.10 Server Released

Matt Zimmerman has announced the release of Ubuntu 5.10 Server. This is the first release of Ubuntu specifically designed for servers, with server-oriented kernels, default packages, no desktop environment by default, and 18 months of security support.

Bug Day!

Daniel Holbach has announced the next Ubuntu Bug Day. This is an event where users and developers gather on IRC and go through the bug tracking system. There they prioritize, assign, and confirm bugs reported by users; this process is called triaging. If you ever planned to get involved anywhere in the Ubuntu world, bug […]

Nothing beats a nice custom touch to your newly minted Ubuntu installation. Many times a nicely done piece of wallpaper or icon can really liven up your desktop experience. You can indulge your artistic craving by stopping by the Art Team website at, where you will find plenty of themes, icon sets, and backgrounds. […]

IA64, HPPA and SPARC Ports Archive Open

Fabio Massimo Di Nitto has officially announced the Ports Archive for IA64 (Itanium), HPPA (1.1 or later), and UltraSPARC. A purely volunteer effort, the ports team will make Ubuntu available to communities sometimes neglected by other distributions. Find out more and say hello to the team in the #ubuntu-ports channel on freenode.

Announcing Ubuntu, Kubuntu, and Edubuntu 5.10

After a long six months of development, the Ubuntu team has announced the release of Ubuntu 5.10, also known as “Breezy Badger”. Ubuntu is a Linux distribution for your desktop or server, with a fast and easy install, regular releases, a tight selection of excellent packages installed by default, every other package you can imagine […]