New list member

Phill Whiteside PhillW at
Wed Feb 27 13:06:14 UTC 2013

Hi and welcome!

Take your time and have a look at the various areas the team is involved in
[1]. The wiki area has some excellent resources and links to find more
information where people may need it.

If you have nay questions, feel more than free to ask on the mailing list.



On 27 February 2013 12:49, Tuxest <tuxest at> wrote:

> Hi everybody!
> I joined this list yesterday and according to Ubuntu testing wiki then
> the next step is to introduce myself, tell you about my previous QA
> work, and my plans for working in the team.  So here it comes.
> Me:
> My name is Tanel and I am a 29 years old Estonian living in Helsinki
> (Finland) with almost no formal IT education. I have always tinkered
> around with computers but I was doing a phd in something completely
> different, when few years ago I fell in love with Ubuntu. One thing led
> to another and now I have quit my previous studies, I am taking open
> university IT courses, translating software and secretly trying to
> become a coding ninja.
> QA work.
> Last year I was working 6 months for Lionbridge Technologies at their
> Tampere (Finland) branch where my job was mainly related to localisation
> testing. I had to move to another city due to family reasons and now the
> dream is to have some software testing related job here in some point. I
> also plan to take ISTQB Foundation Level test this spring.
> Me in the team:
> These are exciting times with Ubuntu and if possible I would like to
> pitch in. On the one hand this is a great learning opportunity for me
> and I am well motivated to put much time and effort into it. But on the
> other hand, this also means that despite having currently lot of time I
> might not be that productive and I might even cause problems. So I am
> not the cavalry you might have expected but I am eager nevertheless.
> From the positive side I can say that I did looked at some of the
> testcases for manual testing and it seemed quite doable. So hopefully I
> could do something useful already in the near future.
> Best,
> Tanel
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