How to contribute to the development of Lubuntu
michaelrawson76 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 28 16:26:37 UTC 2012
Amazing Julien, thanks!
On 28/04/12 12:14, Ali Linx (amjjawad) wrote:
> Hi Julien,
> Thanks a lot, I was waiting for your Email :)
> Now, I'll be waiting for another email regarding the testing
> instruction so I can start another thread, just like this one:
> I'm looking forward to more fun for the coming release :)
> On Sat, Apr 28, 2012 at 2:25 PM, Julien Lavergne <gilir at ubuntu.com
> <mailto:gilir at ubuntu.com>> wrote:
> With 12.04 out, we need to prepare the development of 12.10. This mail
> is a try to summarize what you can do for the development of
> Lubuntu. To
> stay focus, and to keep only my dev hat here, it doesn't include the
> help you can give about the documentation, or the support (forum, IRC
> ...), or the design / artwork. I let people make another thread about
> these topics if they want.
> There are 2 places where we will organize the work on the next
> version :
> * The blueprint, which will be discussed at the UDS :
> You can edit the whiteboard to discuss different topics, I'll clean it
> regularly to keep it usable.
> If you want to discuss the applications by default, please start a
> on the mailing list, but at least, with some arguments. Final decision
> for each applications should be make in the UDS session.
> * The TODO page (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Developers/TODO)
> It's a list of items, or projets, or bugs we have on our radar.
> There is
> some ideas for people who want to contribute, including little bugs
> (when we have some), which should be easy to fix (bitesize) and a good
> starting point for people willing to help in the coding.
> Also, this is a list of different areas you can help to improve the
> quality of Lubuntu :
> * Translations :
> If you speak / write English and another language, you can help on
> translation. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Translations
> * Reporting bugs :
> If you find a problem in Lubuntu, you can report a bug. See
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/ReportingBugs and especially the
> notice of this page. Please also check first if the bug is not already
> reported on launchpad.
> * Testing :
> If you like testing and crashing your system, you can contribute by
> testing Lubuntu, especially on testing ISOs before the releases. See
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Testing for details.
> * Triage bugs on Launchpad
> If you want to go deeper in the bug management, you can triage the bug
> reports on launchpad. See
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/HowToTriage/ for
> an overview of the triaging on Ubuntu.
> The packages we currently focus on are on
> One easy way to get involve is to adopt a specific package, see detail
> on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BugSquad/AdoptPackage .
> Most important items to know when you triage are :
> - Is the bug is correctly affected to the right package ?
> - Is the bug still reproducible by user in Lubuntu or Ubuntu 12.04
> ? By
> you ?
> - Is there a solution/patch available on the bug ? Upstream ? In
> distribution ?
> * Upstream development / coding :
> Of course, we always need people who create code :-) The best way to
> help is to contribute directly to LXDE project, since we heavily
> on it :
> - LXDE site : http://lxde.org/
> - LXDE mailing list :
> - LXDE git repositories :
> You can also contribute to specific Lubuntu components :
> - https://launchpad.net/lubuntu-software-center
> - https://launchpad.net/lxfind
> - https://launchpad.net/lxscreenshot
> - https://launchpad.net/lxkeymap
> * Lubuntu small projects
> If you want to make a more long term contributions in Lubuntu
> itself, we
> have some small projects available on the TODO list :
> I'll add more details and guidance in the future, but if you are
> interesting, send me a mail, I'll help you to start.
> If you have any questions, please refer to the
> wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu <http://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu>
> (if it's incorrect, we will fix it), or answer this email.
> Thanks in advance for your help :-)
> Julien Lavergne
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