Xubuntu Community Meeting 2011-02-03 minutes

Pasi Lallinaho pasi at shimmerproject.org
Fri Feb 4 08:48:21 UTC 2011


On 02/04/2011 12:22 AM, Charlie Kravetz wrote:
> = 2011-02-03 Meeting Minutes =
>
> == Old Business ==
>
>  * Old business - all
>   * Xubuntu marketing plans - carried forward
>   * We need to start webpage item for marketing
>
> == Team updates ==
>
> === Packaging & Development ===
>
>  * Xfce4.8.1 has a few package updates. all the 4.8.1 packages are
>    mainly bug fixes.
>  * We do not have an official PPA for Xfce4.8 to add it to Xubuntu
>    10.10 or 10.04. The individual ppa's available are unofficial by
>    people not associated with Xubuntu or Xfce
>
> === Bug Triage & Testing ===
>
>  * We have kept the number of new bugs level this week.
>  * Testing of the Natty Alpha2 images went great!
>   * Thanks to knome and j1mc for helping with it
>  * thunderbird-locales in lucid-proposed passed verification,
>    maverick-proposed still needs testing
>  * Firefox 3.6.14 (Hardy-Maverick) and Thunderbird 3.1.8 (Lucid and
>    Maverick) are available here for testing:
>    https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-mozilla-security/+archive/ppa, they'll
>    be released next week when Mozilla releases if there are no issues
>
> === Website & Marketing ===
>
>  * Suggestion from ochosi - it would be great if the first page would
>    show the slideshow that is shown during installation.
>
> === Artwork ===
>
>  * The proposed generic icons for default apps in xubuntu are now being
>    discussed.
>   * An incomplete icon list is
>    http://wiki.knome.fi/xubuntu:generic_app_icons , inputs are welcome.
>   * Some of the icons in Elementary have been taken from Humanity,
>    mostly copied over.. and if just copied over, they should be
>    attributed ;)
>  * we now a a list of what is happening with gmusicbrowser at
>    http://wiki.knome.fi/xubuntu:natty_gmb
>
> == Updates for Xubuntu 10.04.2 ==
>
>  * We will be testing the images for 10.04.2 February 15
>  * We have documentation that is actually for 10.04
>
> == Discuss default applications to be used in Natty ==
>
>  * gmusicbrowser will replace exaile
>   * Grab the gmusicbrowser from the ppa for testing. It is greatly
>    improved over the repositories
>    * https://launchpad.net/~shimmerproject/+archive/ppa
>   * does shimmer gmb theme work on small screens now?
We are working on a new layout, which uses pretty much the same elements
as the current one, but which is better for netbooks etc.
>  * firefox will remain the default browser
>  * thunderbird will remoain the default mail client
>  * still to be decided - lightdm to replace gdm
>
> == Announcements ==
>
>  * Natty Narwhal Alpha2 will release today
>
> == Any Other Business ==
>
>  * Next meeting is in one week, Frebruary 10, #ubuntu-meeting, at 19:00
>    UTC.
>  *
>    [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Meetings/Archive/Minutes/2011-02-03
>    | Meeting log]]
>
> == Action items for the 2011-02-03 meeting ==
>
>  * thunderbird-locales needs testing in lucid-proposed
>   * Launchpad bug 705028 in thunderbird-locales (Ubuntu Natty) "Update
>    Thunderbird translations to 3.1.7" [Wishlist,Triaged]
>    https://launchpad.net/bugs/705028
>  * discussion about generic icons to replace existing brand icons needs
>    to be on ML
>

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Pasi Lallinaho                              » http://open.knome.fi/
Leader of the Shimmer Project               » http://shimmerproject.org/
Webdesigner, graphic artist, Ubuntu member  » IRC: knome @ freenode




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