Monthly Archives: August 2010

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #206

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is Issue #206 for the week August 8th – August 14th, 2010 and is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu Global Jam: We Need Your Events! Feature Freeze in place for Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) Making Ubuntu More Accessible Talking about Ubuntu Studio with Scott Lavender, […]


Oh yes, it’s that time of year again, when numerate pollsters make nasal proclamations about the naming of the next next version of Ubuntu. When gazers of balls crystal provide nifty suggestions for new new features and, of course, suitable nomenclature to match. What will it be? A Naiant Nailtail would make a fine coat […]

Announcing the Next Ubuntu Bug Day! – August 19th 2010

This week’s Bug Day target is *drum roll please* Banshee! 72 New bugs need a hug 15 Incompletes bugs need a status check 19 Confirmed bugs need a review Bookmark it, add it to your calendars, turn over those egg-timers! Thursday 19th August 2010 Are you looking for a way to start giving some […]

Ubuntu Translations Interviews: Ricardo Pérez (Spanish Translation Team)

Ubuntu is brought to users in their own language by a large community of volunteer translators, who tirelessly work on localizing every part of the operating system on every release. In this series of interviews we’ll get to know who they are, about their language and how they work. This week we’re introducing you to […]

Multi-touch Support Lands in Maverick

Canonical is pleased to announce the release of uTouch 1.0, Ubuntu’s multi-touch and gesture stack. With Ubuntu 10.10 (the Maverick Meerkat), users and developers will have an end-to-end touch-screen framework — from the kernel all the way through to applications. Our multi-touch team has worked closely with the Linux kernel and communities to improve […]