[xubuntu-users] Testing for us

Rob Ward rl.ward at bigpond.com
Sun Jan 18 02:30:22 UTC 2015


Ok. I am willing to try, where can I view the test cases?

*Rob Ward*
Lake Tyers Beach, 3909
Lake Tyers Beach Website <http://www.laketyersbeach.net.au>
XP to XUbuntu - The journey, join me! 
<http://www.laketyersbeach.net.au/XP2XU.html>

On 17/01/15 22:38, Elfy wrote:
> On 17/01/15 07:04, Rob Ward wrote:
>> Hi Elfy,
>> Mainly lack of confidence in two areas:
>> 1. Not particularly skilled in Linux, I have only been exclusively 
>> using XUbunto for about 10months, so still pretty green. Previously 
>> only had "scattered" Linux experience.
> To test images you need to be able to boot an image somehow - to 
> hardware or to a virtual machine. With a virtual machine you can do a 
> basic check that the installer boots and installs properly.
>
> You at least know how to install :)
>
> You can read - so you can read the testcases :) They really are simple.
>> 2. Not sure my "tastes" in software are all that critical to the over 
>> all project.  ie I am just general level systems user, mainly just 
>> using applications, rather than tinkering with XUbuntu directly.
> I don't tinker much either :)
>
> The default packages that we use all have testcases - but for the 
> majority of those a cursory read is going to show you that what is 
> written there is going to be covered by most of what normal people use 
> them for anyway.
>> I think given directed tasks I would be OK, but as a roaming expert, 
>> probably not so good!
>> I would like to help though, as I have had a very satisfying 10months 
>> being released from MS.
>
> Roaming expert we're not looking for - but of you're wandering about 
> using packages and if they're on the package tracker, have a look at 
> it's testcase - if you cover what it says and/or more - then there's 
> nothing to stop people reporting there. Especially if you have bugs 
> that need reporting
>>
>> *Rob Ward*
>> Lake Tyers Beach, 3909
>> Lake Tyers Beach Website <http://www.laketyersbeach.net.au>
>> XP to XUbuntu - The journey, join me! 
>> <http://www.laketyersbeach.net.au/XP2XU.html>
>>
>> On 17/01/15 02:18, Elfy wrote:
>>> Do you test for the community?
>>>
>>> Either for images or for packages, or indeed both?
>>>
>>> Do you report those results to the qa trackers - if you don't - we'd 
>>> love to know what it is that puts you off doing so?
>>>
>>> regards
>>>
>>
>>
>>
> If there's a need - and sufficient numbers of people think it helpful, 
> we could have a session on IRC.
>
>

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