Updates to Xubuntu testing

Vincent imnotb at gmail.com
Sun Mar 11 11:00:19 GMT 2007

On 11/03/07, Jim Campbell <jwcampbell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I was able to obtain more information about reporting Xubuntu ISO tests.
> Basically, the ISO test tracking bugs<https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu-iso-tests/+bugs>are only being used to do final checks prior to releasing the milestone
> releases, and new test tracking bugs aren't being posted every day.  These
> "testing bugs" will be used to report the general good/bad results just
> prior to our milestones.
> What this means for now is that, if you're installing a regular nightly
> image and something fails, you should file an actual bug report to identify
> the specific item that failed.  If partitioning fails, and and you don't
> find a preexisting bug for your problem - you can file a partitioning bug.
> If hardware detection fails, follow the procedures to file a bug report
> about hardware detection.
> As we approach the release of our first Beta (soon!  :), the developers
> will create new ISO "testing tracking bugs" for the different beta
> candidates.  When that happens we can go back to reporting "hey - i did the
> short install test, and it went ok!" or "during the long install test,
> partitioning crashed."  If we test those beta candidates, and we report that
> things are going well, those candidates will get released as the betas.
> :-)
> I'll be sure to announce when the milestone dates approach and new ISO
> "test tracking bugs" have been opened.  If you have any questions about
> this, just let me know.  Thanks, everyone!
> Jim
> On 3/8/07, Jim Campbell <jwcampbell at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > First, thanks to everyone who has taken the time to test the recent
> > releases of Xubuntu.  A number of you have joined the Xubuntu testing team
> > on Launchpad, and have been reporting your results on the wiki.  THANKS!
> >
> > Although the wiki pages have been helpful, we've found that they don't
> > scale well past more than a handful of tests, so the ISO testing team is
> > currently working on a better method for people to report ISO test results.
> > Until a new test reporting method is completed, the testing team is moving
> > the reporting of test results to Launchpad.
> >
> > https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu-iso-tests/+bugs
> >
> > Each ISO image (e.g., "20070301: xubuntu amd64 alternate") will be set
> > up as a "bug" in launchpad, and testers will report their test results as
> > comments to those bugs.  Please see the bottom of the centralized Reporting
> > Results <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/ReportingResults> page for more
> > detailed instructions.
> >
> > A few of you have recently posted your test results to the recently-used
> > Xubuntu/Testing/Current page.  When you have a few minutes of free time,
> > please move those test results over to the test-tracker in Launchpad.
> >
> > Thanks again for your time and effort.  :)
> >
> > Jim
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Does it count if you tested in a virtual machine?

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