[ubuntu-studio-devel] Testing - Ubuntu Studio Yakkety 16.10 coming soon!

Set Hallstrom set at ubuntustudio.org
Wed Aug 24 13:02:45 UTC 2016

Finally, the ISO built!! \o/

The tracker needs a little moment to refresh, so if you open the page
and you see the version of the Ubuntu Studio ISO is 20160818 it means
you have to wait juuuust a little more. :)

If you are new to this, you will find Ross's excellent explanations on
how to proceed here bellow.


On 2016-08-21 17:37, Ross Gammon wrote:
> Hi All,
> We are just coming up to the busy period now, on the approach to the
> release of Ubuntu Studio Yakkety.
> So if you would like to help out, please dust off that old PC you have
> laying about, or that spare external disk, and download the latest daily
> Yakkety ISO so that you are ready to go when the time comes.
> I am told that the latest ISO is not working, but it is still a good
> idea to download it, and then you can use zsync to update to the latest
> ISO (instead of a complete new download) once it is successfully
> rebuilt. The latest Yakkety dailies can be found here:
> http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/milestones/360/builds
> Click on either the amd64 link, or the i386 one, for Ubuntu Studio.
> There you will find three installation Test Cases, and a link to the
> download information.
> Sing out on the "-devel" list or IRC if you need help.
> Note: Please don't install anything on a machine with stuff you don't
> want to lose! We don't want any tears.
> Thursday August 25th - Yakkety Beta 1
> -------------------------------------
> In the days leading up to the Beta 1 release, a link for "Yakkety Beta
> 1" will appear on this page:
> http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker
> This is the time to zsync to the latest ISO, and begin running the 3
> installation tests, and reporting your findings, good or bad. Don't be
> scared to file a bug. They can always be closed.
> Be aware that if serious bugs are found, there might be a rebuild of the
> ISO triggered, and we will have to run the tests again.
> It is important that we have as many testers as possible, and find as
> may bugs as possible, so that we have time to try and fix them before
> the release in October.
> Application Testing
> -------------------
> In addition to the installation tests above, we also need to
> continuously test our main Ubuntu Studio applications. Once you have a
> working Yakkety development release installation, go to our package
> tracker and run a few of our 20 manual test cases:
> http://packages.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/milestones/361/builds/117793/testcases
> These test cases just give you the steps to gently check that the
> applications still run without crashing. If you know the program, you
> are of course welcome to "kick the tyres" a bit harder!
> End
> ---
> Thanks for reading this far :-)
> Please get stuck into the testing and help make Yakkety a great release.
> If you would like some personal satisfaction along the way, see if you
> can become a top tester:
> http://packages.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/reports/testers
> Regards,
> Ross Gammon

Set Hallstrom aka sakrecoer

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