Call for testing screen-profiles

Tiago 'gouki' Faria gouki at
Wed Jan 14 18:54:34 UTC 2009

Hi all,

Interesting! I'll get back to you on any issues I found.

Thanks for the great job.
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On Wed, 2009-01-14 at 12:33 -0600, Dustin Kirkland wrote:
> Hi Ubuntu Server-
> I'm hoping there are a few people out there who are willing and
> interested in testing the Ubuntu screen profile contained in the new
> Jaunty Universe package, screen-profiles.  For more information and
> screenshots:
>  *
> I've been testing it within gnome-terminal and on tty consoles.  I
> haven't tried it within konsole, or other terminals.  I'd be keen to
> get some feedback on those!
> If you're running Jaunty, you can simply:
>  $ sudo apt-get install screen-profiles
> However, this same package works just fine on Hardy and Intrepid as
> well.  In this case, you can download the latest .deb binary build
> from:
>  *
> And install it with:
>  $ sudo dpkg -i screen-profiles*.deb
> Once it's installed, you will need to select the Ubuntu screen profile with:
>  $ select-screen-profile
> You should be greeted with a help window defining the hotkeys, and a
> menu where you can perform a few other customizations, such as
> toggling on/off whether screen should automatically launch on every
> login.
> I'm hoping to get a Main Inclusion Report filed this week to begin the
> process of including this flashy new feature on the Ubuntu server iso.
>  We're looking for some feedback first.
> Please file bugs in Launchpad.  If you're interested in contributing
> to Ubuntu server development, this project involves Shell and Python
> code, and is maintained in bzr at lp:screen-profiles.
> Cheers,
> -- 
> :-Dustin
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