Joining the Xubuntu Teamd

Jackson Doak noskcaj at
Thu Jul 11 22:06:02 UTC 2013

It think pasi's message was:
1. Make/fix documentation for current release
2. Backport it to the LTS release
3. If you where from a different country, translate it.

On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 8:03 AM, Shawn Barnes <slooksterpsv at> wrote:
> Those projects sound great, but I'm not sure I understand. #1 makes sense,
> extending the current documentation, but porting, as in translating to a
> different language? If so I only speak, read, and write English. I'll study
> up on what's currently available and the current items within the
> documentation itself. I've noticed when looking through documentation in
> general it's usually outdated or revisions need made. For these projects I
> do have a question - do you recommend using the latest release or the LTS
> release?
> On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 3:19 AM, Pasi Lallinaho <pasi at>
> wrote:
>> On 11/07/13 07:50, Shawn Barnes wrote:
>> 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:
>> Thanks,
>> Shawn B.
>> slooksterpsv
>> Hey Shawn and thanks for your interest!
>> As you've probably noticed, the first thing you should do is getting to
>> know the community (also see the contribute section of our website [1]). We
>> have a scheduled community meeting today at 15UTC and you're the most
>> welcome to join us!
>> On the documentation side, we have a few projects for the Saucy cycle,
>> listed in the documentation blueprint [2]. To be a bit more verbose and
>> clear than the blueprint though, the two main goals are 1) improving and
>> extending current documentation where it seems to be lacking 2) "porting"
>> the newly rewritten documentation for Xubuntu 12.04 LTS. Would these
>> projects be something what you're looking after?
>> Cheers,
>> Pasi
>> [1]
>> [2]
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>> Pasi Lallinaho (knome)                      »
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