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Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #131

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The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #131 for the week of February 22nd- February 28th, 2009 is now available.

In this Issue:

* Jaunty Alpha 5 Released
* Needed: Countdown to Jaunty Banners
* Ubuntu Global Bug Jam Success
* Voting for New MOTU Council seats
* Ubuntu Server: Call for testing
* Next Ubuntu Hug Day
* Developer News: Issue #2
* Ubuntu Stats
* LoCo Team Meeting
* Philadelphia Bug Jam
* Chicago Bug Jam
* Arizona team has new website
* Launchpad Performance Week Roundup
* Launchpad 2.2.2 released
* Meet the Devs
* In the Press & Blogosphere
* Ubuntu podcast #20
* Full Circle Magazine #22
* UK government backs open source
* Random Ubuntu Sightings
* February Team Meeting Summaries
* Upcoming Meetings & Events
* Team of the Week: Ubuntu New Mexico
* Updates & Security

And much more!

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