State of the Release

Jordan Mantha laserjock at
Thu Mar 19 22:28:39 UTC 2009

On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 5:13 PM, Jordan Mantha <laserjock at> wrote:
> Currently In Progress items I'll finish off:
> 1) ubuntu-edu app bundles. We just need finalized app lists and .desktop files

Pretty much all done. I'm finalizing now getting our 6 metapackages
(edubuntu-desktop{,-kde} and
ubuntu-edu-{preschool,primary,secondary,tertiary}) into Ubuntu's
Add/Remove database. What we need is to have these tested in Beta and
make sure that the apps are in the right bundles and that we properly
set Depends and Recommends. Recommends will be installed by default
but, unlike Depends, may be removed without also removing the

> 2) ubuntu-edu-*-extras packages. I have the seeds started and can do
> an FFe and upload them *but* I need to know what packages to include.
> If nobody gives me a usable amount of packages in the next week or so
> I'll probably forget it for Jaunty.

I didn't get any takers so unfortunately this won't make Jaunty

> 3) Edubuntu Strategy Document draft. It's nearly complete so I'll
> finish it off and let the rest of the community hack on it.

No progress yet, but should be done by the time Jaunty's out.

> 4) Remove Edubuntu's usplash package. It's too much to maintain and
> not very fitting for an addon



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