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Ubuntu Foundations Team - Weekly Newsletter, 2017-07-06

*Thursday July 6, 2017*

This newsletter is to provide a status update from the Ubuntu Foundations
Team. There will also be highlights provided for any interesting subjects
the team may be working on.

If you would like to reach the Foundations team, you can find us at the
#ubuntu-devel channel on freenode.

Highlights

* Ubuntu is published in the Windows Store and is installable on Windows 10
insiders preview builds. It is currently phased and will be generally
available to insiders soon.

* Deprecation of PV images for Amazon EC2 in Artful - 17.10

* skype Linux client previously in partner is EOLed and has been removed
from partner, see upstream website for information
<a href="https://www.skype.com/en/download-skype/skype-for-linux/" title="https://www.skype.com/en/download-skype/skype-for-linux/">https://www.skype.com/en/download-skype/skype-for-linux/</a> (LP: #1701746)

* 16.04 images are now available on Rackspace OnMetal

The State of the Archive

* OCaml 4.04 transition in progress

* The initial ghc migration for the cycle has completed, another round is
now in progress

Upcoming Ubuntu Dates

* 16.10 EoL this month!

* 16.04.3 point release is scheduled for August 3, 2017

Weekly Meeting

* IRC Log: <a href="http://ubottu.com/meetingology/logs/ubuntu-meeting/2017/ubuntu-meeting.2017-07-06-15.04.moin.txt" title="http://ubottu.com/meetingology/logs/ubuntu-meeting/2017/ubuntu-meeting.2017-07-06-15.04.moin.txt">http://ubottu.com/meetingology/logs/ubuntu-meeting/2017/ubuntu-meeting.2...</a>