Joining the Xubuntu Teamd
noskcaj at ubuntu.com
Thu Jul 11 05:20:14 UTC 2013
Have a look a ubuntu touch/phone and try to be on IRC as much as
possible, it make contacting people much easier.
One doc related thing that has cam up recently is writing testcases,
both manual (essentially just writing documentation) and autopilot
(Using python or Qt).
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/ContributingTestcases has the details.
On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 3:10 PM, Shawn Barnes <slooksterpsv at gmail.com> wrote:
> Unfortunately I don't have any of my old PowerPC hardware as the logic
> boards on them fried. I'm in the US and really don't know a secondary
> language. The phone development, I hadn't thought of, and there's always a
> millions apps I'm trying to see if fits my needs as a user.
> I didn't really think of testdrive, that'd be a more viable solution. I'll
> look into it. Personally, I love Virtualization but when I need real-world
> benchmarks or testing for 3D apps that's usually why I reinstall. Kubuntu
> had issues with graphics and CPU performance due to kwin, Ubuntu and Unity
> always have taring unless I install the drivers from AMD (oddly they work,
> only computer I've had them work on directly from AMD, the ones jockey finds
> fail on my Samsung), MATE just isn't my classic Gnome 2.xx it still has some
> work, and Xubuntu seems about the only thing that makes my system feel like
> when Ubuntu 10.10 was released (best release in my opinion).
> Thank you =)
> On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 11:01 PM, Jackson Doak <noskcaj at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> Welcome shawn.
>> You seem to have quite an impressive amount of coding knowledge.
>> https://launchpad.net/xubuntu-docs is where the docs are put, feel
>> free to translate if you're in one of the countries translatable too.
>> I noticed you used ubuntu on PowerPC hardware, if you still have any,
>> lubuntu need testers.
>> so you could also help there.
>> Instead of re-installing every 3 months, may i suggest you use
>> testdrive launchpad.net/testdrive , It's made by the ubuntu community
>> and is very useful for trying multiple distros
>> On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 2:50 PM, Shawn Barnes <slooksterpsv at gmail.com>
>> > Xubuntu Community,
>> > My name is Shawn Barnes and I've been using Linux for quite some time.
>> > Lately I've been getting back into the Ubuntu Forums to help users with
>> > any
>> > issues or suggestions to diagnose and fix issues related to
>> > (L,X,K,U)buntu
>> > and it's other variants.
>> > I'm here to offer my help and support for Xubuntu. I generally reinstall
>> > a
>> > different Ubuntu variant every 3 months usually ending in a week of I
>> > want
>> > this one no that one no that one, and in the end I always end up at
>> > Xubuntu.
>> > I would like to help in any areas you would like. My main area of
>> > interest
>> > is in the documentation side. I like to keep track of what I've done or
>> > what
>> > I do when I install Xubuntu to fix nay related issues or keep things the
>> > same. In the past I've done this by a script I'd manually update that
>> > would
>> > fix my sound, optimize flash, download updates, install graphics
>> > drivers,
>> > and install a few programs I consistently use.
>> > Seeing all of these new people contact the Xubuntu team to join has been
>> > reving up my ambition to join and work with the team. If you feel I
>> > would be
>> > able to help let me know.
>> > My wiki page is: http://wiki.ubuntu.com/slooksterpsv
>> > Thanks,
>> > Shawn B.
>> > slooksterpsv
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