[xubuntu-users] General Note on the the iso.qa tracker site

Eric Curtin ericcurtin17 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 8 18:26:30 UTC 2018


Ubuntu is still supporting i386 for 18.04?

Whichever devices run on i386 CPU's probably need a hardware upgrade rather
than an distro upgrade! ☺️

Would have been nice to just support 64 bit for x86 on 18.04, cuts the test
matrix in half.

On 8 Mar 2018 18:19, "flocculant" <flocculant at gmx.co.uk> wrote:

> Every time we put out a call for testing - we link you to this place.
>
> Not sure whether people are aware but, if someone visits there and at
> least 1 test has been done for each possible test - they would see
> something like [1]
>
>
> This tells us a few things:
>
>
>    1. we've got 5 of 5 tested in both Mandatory sections
>    2. we've got 3 of 3 tested in both Run Once sections
>    3. we have no optional testcases
>
> It doesn't however tell us how many people have tested each of the various
> testcases, to see that you need to enter either the 64 or 32 bit sections -
> and you'll now see a list of all the various testcases and how many times
> each one has been tested.
>
> On entering you might find that each test has been run once - and while
> that proves that the test has either passed or failed - it's done so once
> for one person.
>
> I'm sure that you'd agree that this is less than ideal.
>
> What we at the Xubuntu Team would really like to see, is more and more of
> the community doing testing, but more importantly reporting it.
>
> If you're someone with a very specific set of hardware then it is even
> more important.
>
> Let's get the number of tests run for each option at least into double
> figures, recently we've had to release when we've had 2 or 3 test results
> recorded.
>
> The greater the spread of hardware we get tested the more we can be sure
> that the release is likely to be good for more people.
>
> cheers
>
> Kev
>
>
> [1] https://i.imgur.com/y29QSyG.png
>
>
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