Archive for April, 2007

2007/04/19 Thursday: Feisty Release Is Here!

Thursday, April 19th, 2007

Welcome Feisty! Feisty is now released and will be available for download for processors: x86, amd64, and SPARC.

here is the download page

Happy Ubuntu-ing!

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2007/04/18 Tuesday 2nd Post: Tux 500

Wednesday, April 18th, 2007

well look at this: Tux is going to race in the Indianapolis 500:
*to raise 350K in 40 days to support the Sponsorship.
right now the sponsored car has after 8 days raised $5,660.94
that is ~1.61% Go Linux!
for details go here.

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2007/04/18 Tuesday: Feisty Release is coming!

Wednesday, April 18th, 2007

Here it is One day away! what is it going to look like ? I do not know what its going to be like. or how its going to run. well good luck Ubuntu!

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2007/04/17 Tuesday: Ubuntu RC Released!

Tuesday, April 17th, 2007

The Release Candidate has been released! here is the release Announcement:

Today’s Topics:

1. Some appreciation for our community (Ben Collins)
2. Call for Final candidate testing (Henrik Nilsen Omma)

Message: 2
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2007 11:27:43 +0200
From: Henrik Nilsen Omma
Subject: Call for Final candidate testing
Message-ID: <>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed

We are asking for widespread testing of the following CD and DVD images
which we are considering for Final release:

20070415 for Ubuntu and Edubuntu CDs
20070416 for Ubuntu and Edubuntu DVDs
20070417 for Kubuntu CDs and DVDs

The images can be found here:
Please use rsync if you can.

Testing instructions:

* Check md5sums here:

* Follow testing procedures described at:

* Post test results here:

Please join us in #ubuntu-iso on freenode to coordinate testing.

Thank you!


Now for the Thanking of the Community:

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Message: 1
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 23:44:05 -0400
From: Ben Collins
Subject: Some appreciation for our community
Message-ID: <1176781445.6036.25.camel@cunning>
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I get emails and an msg’s on IRC regularly thanking me for the work I do
with Ubuntu’s kernel, but today, I’d like to thank the community.

During the last 4-5 days, we’ve hit on some extremely serious bugs in
the kernel, just before release. I think the total count was 5 major
bugs, and a couple slightly less serious ones. The kernel team, and a
few other distro team members stayed up some long sleepless nights
working on these issues. However, that’s what we get paid for. So the
community that stayed up with us on these long nights deserve just as
much appreciation, if not more.

For each of these bugs, we had at least 4 people on IRC (and some times
as many as 7) performing every trivial task we asked them to do, in a
very short time frame in order to debug and test fixes for the various
issues. It would be an understatement to say that they were key in
helping us get these bugs fixed and tested quickly, and by the same
token, get the release out on time.

My hats off to you all, you know who you are. I apologize for not having
names. I’m sure the entire distro team sends their thanks as well.

I hope you all enjoy Feisty Fawn when it’s released. It truly is a
community effort to get so much done in 6 months.



You cannot upgrade from Feisty Beta to Feisty RC.

you cannot use sudo $ gksu “update-manager -c” since it is for updating the release in packages. I do not know how we’re going to update to the RC! I must have to reinstall. :(

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2007/04/16 Monday: Feisty RC coming???

Monday, April 16th, 2007

I hope they release a stabler version of the Feisty when it does come out then one that comes out on time and isn’t stabler.

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2007/04/15 Sunday: The Feisty RC still not released :’( :

Sunday, April 15th, 2007

Well its been a while since I put out the last post. Yet as of 20:30 or 8:30 PM of Sunday evening there is still no update of Ubuntu Feisty Fawn.

Please Hurry I am sure your almost done. :'(

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2007/04/14 Saturday: The Feisty RC still not released:

Saturday, April 14th, 2007

I am very sad to say that Feistys’ RC has still not been released and I hope it comes out tomorrow.

So :(

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2007/04/13 Friday: The Feisty RC: Validation Problems??

Friday, April 13th, 2007

Not another Delay….. It has been said that the Feisty RC has been delayed. all because of validation bugs. this is very unfortunate since the Release is supposedly less then 7 days away. Here is the mailing list telling us about it:

Today’s Topics:

1. Ubuntu 7.04 release candidate delayed due to validation bugs
(Colin Watson)


Message: 1
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2007 18:32:55 +0100
From: Colin Watson
Subject: Ubuntu 7.04 release candidate delayed due to validation bugs
Message-ID: <>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=”us-ascii”

The Ubuntu 7.04 release candidate (due today) has been delayed due to
bugs discovered during validation testing, specifically problems with
certain ATA chipsets and problems with the connection status displayed
by the network-manager panel applet. There is no updated ETA yet, but
the core development team is actively working on the problems and expect
it to be a matter of days.

We’ll put out a further announcement when more is known, and in the
meantime we ask our testing community to stay alert for notices of
specific changes that need to be tested.


Colin Watson

End of ubuntu-devel-announce Digest, Vol 18, Issue 6

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2007/04/12 Thursday: The Feisty +1

Thursday, April 12th, 2007

the post for today is on this page thank you.

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2007/04/11 Wednesday: Fiesty+DV6000CA+Beryl = Cool

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

Well I think that Beryl is cool. Beryl is definitely the Best window Manager I have ever used. I have to say Beryl is the easiest window manager I have installed…. there was no interruptions in installing and downloading it.

that is all for now.

Ryan Orser

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