[ubuntu-uk] dig out your old computers...

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Sat Mar 3 23:30:50 UTC 2012

On 03/03/12 22:51, Phill Whiteside wrote:
> Hiyas,
> Yeah, for the testing of lubuntu [1] [2]
> We need some 128Mb RAM machines [2] . These are needed for non PAE chipsets
> as well. We need to know if the none PAE system install actually will work.
> We only have one with actual hardware as yet, the others are doing it via
> VM.
> We are also testing mac-ppc stuff, seems okay on G4 with quibbles, but an
> extra G3 equipped person would allow a bug to be confirmed as we only have
> one person.
> For the "new" Intel-Macs, again, we only have one - but that will only get
> a bug heat if we have a couple of testers: If you know of any one who could
> help on these, please join the lubuntu-qa team, so far it looks still
> possible.
> The beta 1's are at the usual place
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PrecisePangolin/TechnicalOverview/Beta1
> The dailies, as always are spilt between Desktop and alternate. If you need
> more information on testing but think you do not know how to do so, please
> do reply - Honest, we do not bite from any of the testing teams. It is
> frequently that the new comers say something is wrong & the rest of us go
> "Dho!, who did we miss that one?"
> Please do not see my request to UK list as any attempt to favour one
> flavour of *buntu over an other. Each flavour has an important section in
> our family.
> Thanks,
> Phill.
> [1] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu
> [2] http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/milestones/204/builds
> [2] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu#System_Requirements

I have an old PC or two I will have a look tomorrow.
downloading lubuntu b1 alt torrent now

alan cocks

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