Focused ISO Testing on Thursday's

Phill Whiteside PhillW at
Mon Apr 16 17:18:27 UTC 2012

Hi Nicholas,

*every* Thursday? The final RC arrives this Thursday with the release due
the following week?

confused at phillw



On 14 April 2012 00:27, Nicholas Skaggs <nicholas.skaggs at>wrote:

>  Greetings everyone -- the QA team is continuing it's focus on quality
> this cycle. With that in mind, from now until the end of the cycle we're
> going to take each Thursday until release and run the latest iso on our
> machines; reporting the results via the iso tracker. Additionally, once we
> run thru the installation tests, we'll be undertaking the manual
> application tests to test our default software stack for ubuntu across our
> machines. Now, if Thursday isn't a good day for you, take a day a week that
> does work for you and sync the daily iso and test. Please, please be sure
> and report your results to the iso tracker. If you test without reporting,
> the bugs have no potential of being fixed :-( If you find a critical bug,
> it doesn't hurt to also alert folks via IRC / launchpad / mailing list. I
> know some of you have already been testing; thanks for your efforts!
> Perhaps some of you haven't done iso testing before. Never fear! The
> process is documented here:
> As part of the process you will be looking for bugs while testing. If you
> find one, you should check this list first to see if it has already been
> reported.
> If not, go ahead and utilize ubuntu-bug to file the bug as usual.
> The second part of the testing can occur after your successful iso testing
> is completed. You will need to follow the process documented here to run
> the checkbox manual application tests:
> In short;
> sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nskaggs/checkbox-app-testing
> sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install checkbox-app-testing
> Open the dash and type 'Application Testing' and press enter to launch.
> The QA team is available to help out in the #ubuntu-testing on freenode.
> Plenty of opportunities to get help if you need it so don't be afraid to
> try doing the testing. Please feel free to contact me directly if you have
> any issues with running the tests. Also, remember you can always improve
> the tests, wiki instructions, etc -- nothing is ever perfect. If you see
> something amiss, let me know and I can help fix it. Thanks, and happy
> testing to everyone!
> Nicholas
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