ubuntu-unity (remix) Ubuntu Unity 7 Desktop Experience is seeking official status

Dale Beaudoin dale_f_beaudoin at hotmail.com
Fri Nov 17 06:13:41 UTC 2017

Hi All,

 My name is Dale Beaudoin and I am the project owner of unity7 maintainers team: https://launchpad.net/~unity7maintainers

Unity7 Maintainers Team in Launchpad<https://launchpad.net/~unity7maintainers>
Unity7 Maintainers Team is a community based team that will focus on maintaining depends and testing various aspects of apps and app behaviour. Some specific packages ...

and I am also team captain  of https://launchpad.net/~u+1 which is a community based testing team and I am seeking official status for the flavor ubuntu-unity-amd64.iso (and) currently defined as  Ubuntu Unity 7 Desktop Experience. I make this request on the suggestion of Will Cooke and many others from the Ubuntu Community who have joined the unity7 maintainers team.

U+1 - Ubuntu Development Releases Testing Team in Launchpad<https://launchpad.net/~u+1>
Visit the team wiki at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/U+1 for more information. U+1 is a self-managed and independent team, dedicated to testing the Development Releases of ...

 I have built an experimental ISO based on 18.04 cycle here: http://people.ubuntu.com/~twocamels/?_ga=2.202611921.1395504858.1510562354-489780228.1413308918

 and am working with team captain, Khurshid Alam to set up other  infrastructure  to get this project rolling in the right direction.

Khurshid has created a meta package here: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu-unity-meta<https://launchpad.net/ubuntu-unity-meta>

Source code(git here: https://code.launchpad.net/~unity7maintainers/ubuntu-unity-meta/+git/ubuntu-unity-meta

and PPA(binary) here: https://code.launchpad.net/~unity7maintainers/+recipe/ubuntu-unity-meta-daily3<https://code.launchpad.net/~unity7maintainers/+recipe/ubuntu-unity-meta-daily>

Martin Wimpress suggested I write to the Technical Board to request that Ubuntu Unity 7 Desktop Experience have offical status.  Other discussion can be found here: https://community.ubuntu.com/t/test-daily-current-ubuntu-unity-amd64-iso/1685/15


Test daily/current ubuntu-unity-amd64.iso<https://community.ubuntu.com/t/test-daily-current-ubuntu-unity-amd64-iso/1685/15>
I uninstalled gnome-settings-daemon first, just to see what’d happen. It didn’t ask me to autoremove. Then uninstalled gnome-settings-daemon-schemas. It asked me to autoremove a lot of packages, so I reinstalled those packages as manually installed. With them, gnome-settings-daemon-schemas also got installed back. The thing is, there should be a meta-package for ubuntu-unity, just as it was for ubuntu-gnome, so the guys can look after the packages, rather than keep on remastering a downloaded ...

and here: https://community.ubuntu.com/t/unity-7-continuation-call-for-developers-and-supporters/736/164

Well, I hope this all helps.

Thank you for your patience. If I have left anything out then please guide me what to do next.


Dale f. Beaudoin


Unity 7 Continuation - Call for Developers and Supporters!<https://community.ubuntu.com/t/unity-7-continuation-call-for-developers-and-supporters/736/164>
Thank you Nick, This all worked out very well. Regards…

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