[lubuntu-devel] Call for testing: Lubuntu 17.04 RC images

Rik Mills rikmills at kubuntu.org
Mon Oct 16 11:42:23 UTC 2017

The subject there should obviously be 17.10


On 16/10/17 12:26, Rik Mills wrote:
> We're nearing October 19th, the release date for Lubuntu 17.10. We need
> your help in testing Lubuntu 17.10 so we can release on Thursday.
> The Lubuntu team needs help testing to make sure that the ISO boots and
> installs the system correctly, and can reboot into a Lubuntu desktop
> without any critical errors.
> We strongly recommend that you use real hardware, not virtual machines.
> While virtual machines are useful, complete testing includes watching
> out for edge cases.
> To install Lubuntu, grab an image, write it to a USB drive (or burn it
> to a DVD) and follow the instructions listed on the ISO QA tracker[1].
> When you begin testing, mark the test case as "In Progress" and after
> following the instructions, make sure to edit your result and indicate
> if it was successful or if you ran into any problems.
> If you see that the images are already tested, don't let that discourage
> you. We would like to see more than one successful result for each test
> case, so feel free to test it again. Also, don't be afraid to help out
> any other flavours that are missing submissions -- the process for doing
> this is pretty universal.
> In addition today, Monday 16th October at 15:00 UTC, ubuntu-on-air will
> holding a '17.10 Community ISO Testing' session and live stream/hangout[2]
> @ ubuntuonair.com
> Please attend and participate if you are able. The #ubuntu-on-air IRC
> channel on irc.freenode.net can be joined via a web client found beneath
> the live stream, or of course you can join in a normal IRC client.
> If you find any new bugs that haven't been reported on the release notes
> for Final Beta, please file a bug report and add it to the release notes.
> Lastly, Simon will be working on the release notes[3] within the next
> couple of days.
> Please don't be afraid to correct any problems you might find.
> Happy testing!
> [1] http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/milestones/383/builds
> [2] https://community.ubuntu.com/t/ubuntu-17-10-community-iso-testing/458
> [3] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ArtfulAardvark/Lubuntu
> Rik Mills
> Kubuntu Developer
> (on behalf of Simon Quigley, Lubuntu release manager)

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