ubuntu-unity-remix official flavor

Dale Beaudoin dale_f_beaudoin at hotmail.com
Sat Nov 18 00:13:44 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
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
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:

 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:

Source code(git here:

and PPA(binary) here:

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:


Test daily/current ubuntu-unity-amd64.iso
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:

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!
Thank you Nick, This all worked out very well. Regards…

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