"*It's been a month since I wrote about getting a new HP Pavilion 14 laptop and loading Linux on it. .. I'd love to pass along some really juicy 'tips and tricks' about keeping the laptop working properly with Linux, but there is honestly nothing to say. I bought the laptop, I wiped Windows, I loaded Linux, and it has been smooth sailing ever since. "

Issue 592 of the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter is here! Covering the week of August 11 - 17, 2019


source: planet debian


"*Here's how I created a restricted but not ephemeral guest account on an Ubuntu 18.04 desktop computer that can be used without a password.*"

Issue 591 of the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter is here! Covering the week of August 4 - 10, 2019


source: planet opensuse

"Recently KDE had an unfortunate event. Someone found a vulnerability in the code ... They went for immediate, full disclosure, where KDE didn't even get a chance of fixing the bug before it was published."


source: planet ubuntu/kubuntu news/planet kde


"*As you may have been made aware on some news articles, blogs, and social media posts, a vulnerability to the KDE Plasma desktop was recently disclosed publicly. This occurred without KDE developers/security team or distributions being informed ....

KDE have responded quickly and responsibly and have now issued an advisory with a ‘fix’.

Kubuntu is now working on applying this fix to our packages...*"


The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS (Long-Term Support) for its Desktop, Server, and Cloud products, as well as other flavours of Ubuntu with long-term support.


"Fresh RCs for 18.04.3 have been spun up and posted to the ISO tracker today, and these ones are the Real Deal. ..
So, please, pick your favourite flavour and get testing. .."

"Ubuntu 18.04.3 delayed until August 8th

I’m reaching out to let you know that 18.04.3 will be delayed by one week due to issues found during testing. It will now be released on 8
August 2019.
Dimitri, on behalf of Ubuntu Foundations Team".

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