[Ubuntu-US-CA] Ubuntu Global Jam Event in San Francisco on Sunday, February 8th

Ilan Rabinovitch ilan at fonz.net
Sun Feb 8 03:26:27 UTC 2015

Are there any bug jam events in Southern California?  I headed down early
for SCALE prep.

On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 8:49 PM, Elizabeth K. Joseph <lyz at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I'm happy to formally announce that we'll be having an Ubuntu Global
> Jam event in downtown San Francisco on Sunday, February 8th!
> Location: Gandi.net, 121 2nd st, Ste. 500, San Francisco 94105
> Time: Noon - 5PM
> This is just a block south of the Montgomery St BART/MUNI station.
> Street and garage parking is also available, but not all free. Someone
> will be at the door to let you up, if you come later in the event a
> phone number will be placed on the door that you can call to be let
> up.
> For this event, community members will gather to do some Quality
> Assurance testing on Xubuntu ISOs and packages for the upcoming
> release, Vivid Vervet, using the trackers built for this purpose.
> We're focusing on Xubuntu because that's the project I volunteer with
> and I can help put us into contact with the developers as we test the
> ISOs and submit bugs. The ISO and package trackers used for Xubuntu
> are used for all recognized flavors of Ubuntu, so what you learn from
> this event will transfer into testing for Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Ubuntu
> GNOME and all the rest.
> And Quality Assurance is not as boring as it sounds, honest :) Plus,
> one of the best things about doing testing on your hardware is that
> your bugs are found and submitted prior to release, increasing the
> chances significantly that any bugs that exist with your hardware are
> fixed prior to release.
> The event will begin with a presentation that gives a tour of how
> manual testing is done on Ubuntu releases. From there we'll be able to
> do Live Testing, Package Testing and Installation testing as we
> please, working together as we confirm bugs and when we get stuck.
> Installation Testing is the only one that requires you to make any
> changes to the laptop you bring along, so feel free to bring along one
> you can do Live and Package testing on if you're not able to do
> installations on your hardware.
> I'll also have the following two laptops for folks to do testing on if
> they aren't able to bring along a laptop:
> PowerBook G4 for Lubuntu ISO testing
> Lenovo G575 for Xubuntu installations
> I'll also be bringing along DVDs and USB sticks with the latest daily
> builds for tests to be done and some notes about how to go about
> submitting bugs.
> Please RSVP here:
> http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/ubuntu-california/2984-ubuntu-california-san-francisco-qa-jam/
> or email me if you're interested in attending. Also please feel free
> to contact me if you're interested in helping out (it's ok if you
> don't know about QA, I need logistical and promotional help too!).
> Food and drinks will be provided, the current menu is a platter of
> sandwiches and some pizzas, so please let me know if you have dietary
> restrictions so we can place orders accordingly. I'd hate to exclude
> folks because of our menu, so I'm happy to accommodate vegan, gluten
> free, whatever you need, I just need to know :)
> Finally, giveaways of stickers and pens for everyone and a couple
> Ubuntu books (hopefully signed by the authors!) will also be available
> to a few select attendees.
> Elsewhere in California and interested in hosting an event? The Ubuntu
> Global Jam is an international event with teams focusing on a variety
> of topics, details at: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuGlobalJam
> --
> Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph || Lyz || pleia2
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