[ubuntu-studio-devel] Status: LTS development tasks still left to do

Jimmy Sjölund jimmy at sjolund.se
Fri Mar 14 20:43:44 UTC 2014

Good work! I'm not sure how much I can contribute during the weekend, but
if you have something where we/I could help let us/me know.


On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 6:16 PM, Kaj Ailomaa <zequence at mousike.me> wrote:

> I'm spending this weekend to work on some odd things that we absolutely
> need to have done, as well as one added feature for the LTS release.
> We're since long past Feature Freeze, as well as, since Thursday, past
> UI freeze, so all of the uploads will be exceptions at this point.
> # ubuntustudio-look and ubuntustudio-defailt-settings
> madeinkoabaia just finished a series of wallpapers. The process of
> choosing them has not been particurlarly democratic (me, and cub helped
> giving feedback to madeinkobaia during the few days the wallpapers were
> being created), but none of us has had the time and energy to start an
> elective process for it. So, there we are.
> The bottomline is, the wallpapers are good. They are based on the
> thematic material found in our social banners for facebook and G+, and
> seem fitting for a LTS release. I'm pretty sure everyone will be pleased
> in the end, or I would not go through with making the change.
> I'm also taking the liberty of making these wallpapers usable in Ubuntu
> and Ubuntu Gnome. I might also have a look at KDE and LXDE, so that they
> are loadable in those DEs as well.
> # ubuntustudio-meta
> ubuntustudio-meta, the source for our meta packages (ubuntustudio-audio,
> ubuntustudio-video, ubuntustudio-desktop, etc) is not updated to contain
> the changes we've made in our seeds (seeds is how we add stuff to our
> live DVD, and the ubuntustudio-meta source looks in the seeds for
> depends for the meta packages).
> I took the liberty to make some last minute changes to make sure we are
> somewhat in line with what is available today in the repositiories.
> Once I've finished all work, I'll ask someone with upload rights to
> update ubuntustudio-meta for us.
> # ubuntustudio-live
> I've prepared a new source package for our live settings, including a
> plugin that enables one to choose individual packages from our metas, or
> just the whole meta. The source is based on edubuntu-live. I'm mostly
> renaming stuff.
> This is not absolutely essential, but a very nice thing to have.
> Just letting you guys know what is going on, so no one is surprised when
> there are new changes.
> /Kaj Ailomaa - Ubuntu Studio project lead
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