xubuntu-devel Digest, Vol 84, Issue 7

Paulo Narciso p_narciso at netcabo.pt
Thu Sep 6 12:35:13 UTC 2012


Do you want to test Xubuntu 12.04.01 or 12.10 beta 1? Because the link posted directs to precise 12.04.01 update and not quantal beta 1.
The proper link for beta 1 is 
http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/milestones/232/builds 

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> Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2012 12:00:51 +0000
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> Today's Topics:
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>    1. Re: Documentation rewriting, reviewing and converting
>       schedule (Pasi Lallinaho)
>    2. Xubuntu Beta 1 images respun - need help testing! (Pasi Lallinaho)
>    3. Re: installer (Elizabeth Krumbach)
>    4. Testcases on Xubuntu tracker (Elfy)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Wed, 05 Sep 2012 15:09:06 +0300
> From: Pasi Lallinaho <pasi at shimmerproject.org>
> To: Rich Dennis <rdennis at shorelancs.com>
> Cc: Xubuntu Development Discussion <xubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Subject: Re: Documentation rewriting, reviewing and converting
> 	schedule
> Message-ID: <504740E2.7080507 at shimmerproject.org>
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> On 09/05/2012 02:23 PM, Rich Dennis wrote:
> > On 09/05/2012 07:11 AM, Pasi Lallinaho wrote:
> >> On 09/05/2012 02:09 PM, Rich Dennis wrote:
> >>> On 09/04/2012 08:38 PM, Jack Fromm wrote:
> >>>> Here's where I stand on the sections I've been working:
> >>>>
> >>>> Section 6. Printing and Scanning
> >>>> <http://dagobah.princessleia.com/Xubuntu/12.10/Printing%2C%20Faxing%20and%20Scanning>
> >>>> - is still blank
> >>>>     Printing
> >>>> <http://dagobah.princessleia.com/Xubuntu/12.10/Printing> is ready
> >>>> for review
> >>>>     Scanning
> >>>> <http://dagobah.princessleia.com/Xubuntu/12.10/Scanning> has not
> >>>> been touched yet. I don't have a scanner to test with.
> >>>>
> >>>> Section 7. Managing Installed Applications
> >>>> <http://dagobah.princessleia.com/Xubuntu/12.10/Managing%20installed%20applications>
> >>>>     Main page and all sub-pages ready for review.
> >>>>
> >>>> NOTE: _The two sections above are the only ones I have gone through
> >>>> to check that the menu hierarchy and wording match the latest
> >>>> Quantal changes which appeared last week. The sections mentioned
> >>>> below still have the old terminology._
> >>>>
> >>>> Section 3. Getting to know your desktop environment
> >>>> <http://dagobah.princessleia.com/Xubuntu/12.10/Getting%20to%20know%20your%20desktop%20environment>
> >>>>     Pasi and I both worked on these but I think they are all ready
> >>>> for review. Customizing the appearance
> >>>> <http://dagobah.princessleia.com/Xubuntu/12.10/Customising%20the%20appearance>
> >>>> is marked as complete.
> >>>>
> >>>> Section 5. Internet and Networks
> >>>>     Network Connections
> >>>> <http://dagobah.princessleia.com/Xubuntu/12.10/Network%20connections>
> >>>> is ready for review
> >>>>     Troubleshooting
> >>>> <http://dagobah.princessleia.com/Xubuntu/12.10/Troubleshooting> -
> >>>> bluesabre and I have both worked on this one. I'm okay with it.
> >>>>     Connecting to Servers
> >>>> <http://dagobah.princessleia.com/Xubuntu/12.10/Connecting%20to%20servers>
> >>>> - Pasi did this one and I just reviewed. Looks okay to me.
> >>>>
> >>>> Section 8. Keeping your computer safe
> >>>> <http://dagobah.princessleia.com/Xubuntu/12.10/Keeping%20your%20computer%20safe>
> >>>> - Pasi did the main section and I did the sub-sections. I think
> >>>> they're all ready.
> >>>>  
> >>>> Section 9. Hardware Devices
> >>>> <http://dagobah.princessleia.com/Xubuntu/12.10/Hardware%20devices>
> >>>> - I think the whole section is ready except for Mice and Keyboards
> >>>> <http://dagobah.princessleia.com/Xubuntu/12.10/Mice%20and%20Keyboards>.
> >>>> That hasn't been touched since the initial copy.
> >>>>
> >>>> Comments and/or questions welcome.
> >>>> Jack Fromm
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>> I have a scanner that I could connect either to my main X-box or the
> >>> Quantal testing box I have.
> >>> Let me know.
> >>> Thanks.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >> Rich,
> >>
> >> if you can help with this, it would be much appereciated.
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >> Pasi
> >>
> >> -- 
> >> Pasi Lallinaho (knome)                      ? http://open.knome.fi/
> >> Leader of Shimmer Project and Xubuntu       ? http://shimmerproject.org/
> >> Graphic artist, webdesigner, Ubuntu member  ? http://xubuntu.org/
> >>
> >>
> > OK. I haven't really spent _that_ much time working with Quantal - too
> > buggy. So if I'm working on this, is it OK that I'm going to use my X
> > 12.04 box for the purposes of testing?
> > Thank you.
> 
> As long as you make sure the menu paths are the same, I think it's OK.
> 
> Pasi
> 
> -- 
> Pasi Lallinaho (knome)                      ? http://open.knome.fi/
> Leader of Shimmer Project and Xubuntu       ? http://shimmerproject.org/
> Graphic artist, webdesigner, Ubuntu member  ? http://xubuntu.org/
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> Message: 2
> Date: Wed, 05 Sep 2012 20:43:47 +0300
> From: Pasi Lallinaho <pasi at shimmerproject.org>
> To: Xubuntu Developer <xubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Subject: Xubuntu Beta 1 images respun - need help testing!
> Message-ID: <50478F53.7050401 at shimmerproject.org>
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> Hey,
> 
> The Xubuntu images were recently respun for Beta 1. The images are still
> unfortunately oversized for regular CDs.
> 
> If you can help with testing before tomorrow noon (12UTC), please head
> on to the ISO tracker [1]. When you start a test, please mark it as "In
> progress", so others can select a different test to avoid overlapping.
> 
> If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask either here on
> this mailing list, or on IRC [2].
> 
> Thanks!
> Pasi
> 
> [1]: http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/milestones/230/builds
> [2]: #xubuntu and #xubuntu-devel channels on irc.freenode.net
> 
> -- 
> Pasi Lallinaho (knome)                      ? http://open.knome.fi/
> Leader of Shimmer Project and Xubuntu       ? http://shimmerproject.org/
> Graphic artist, webdesigner, Ubuntu member  ? http://xubuntu.org/
> 
> 
> 
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> Message: 3
> Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2012 16:12:06 -0700
> From: Elizabeth Krumbach <lyz at ubuntu.com>
> To: Xubuntu Development Discussion <xubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Subject: Re: installer
> Message-ID:
> 	<CABesOu0DzfbYvY4oH2mFHFpOG1YHyQPBqisw2uz2BfZF9b0DJA at mail.gmail.com>
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> On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 11:54 PM, Jackson Doak <doak.jackson at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm a tester for the *buntus and was wondering if anyone knows what is
> > causing bug 1010487 because it makes installing xubuntu near impossible, any
> > ideas?
> 
> This was discussed in the -devel channel just this morning so people
> are looking into it.
> 
> One tip - if you move your mouse over the screen to selected areas it
> should show you the text and make it possible to complete the install,
> even if not very pretty :)
> 
> -- 
> Elizabeth Krumbach // Lyz // pleia2
> http://www.princessleia.com
> 
> 
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> Message: 4
> Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2012 12:10:11 +0100
> From: Elfy <ub.untu at btinternet.com>
> To: xubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com, xubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: Testcases on Xubuntu tracker
> Message-ID: <50488493.3070003 at btinternet.com>
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> 
> Just to make you aware if you stumble over the tracker and see the 
> testcases written there.
> 
> The QA site will be updated in the near future.
> 
> Carry on using the short and long tests
> 
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Testing/Short
> 
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Testing/Long
> 
>     <knome> elfy, we should update the testcases on the QA tracker, yeah
>     <elfy> knome: so use the ones we were using previously - the wiki
>     ones ? just don't want to waste my time :)
>     <knome> elfy, they will be updated on the QA wiki in the following week
> 
> 
> Elfy
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