[ubuntu-uk] Testing a machine with a Live CD

Neil Greenwood neil.greenwood.lug at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 11:25:05 BST 2007


On 03/10/2007, David Morley <davmor2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 03/10/2007, Stephen Drake  wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-10-03 at 15:55 +0100, Neil Greenwood wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > What programs do people run on a new machine that's booted off the
> > > Live CD to check that everything is working/supported?
> > >
> > > Hwyl,
> > > Neil.
> > >
> >
> > I tend to go through the example content, trying out each of the files
> > with their respective default programs, OpenOffice.org, Movie Player
> > (Totem) etc. I also open Firefox to test network connection and name
> > resolution. Maybe glxgears too, if there's a graphics card + free
> > driver.
> >
> > There have been a few pages about testing in the wiki for a while now.
> > One aimed specifically at laptops, https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LaptopTesting
> > and another at ISO testing for alpha milestone releases,
> > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/ISO
> >
> > Recently there seems to have been an re-organisation in the wiki to
> > promote more testing. Until I looked a few minutes ago, I didn't even
> > know there was a testing team https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing
> >
> > Steve
> >
>
> Try the following https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UbuntuDesktop
>

You would have thought, with the subject I picked, that I would have
considered looking at the Testing pages on the wiki...

Ho hum! Maybe that's why they call it the lazyweb. :-)

Thanks for the suggestions both.


Hwyl,
Neil.



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