Xubuntu 17.04: ArtworkEdit
1 of 2 (50%)
Xubuntu 17.04: BugsEdit
2 of 9 (22%)
Xubuntu 17.04: Community tasksEdit
0 of 1 (0%)
Xubuntu 17.04: DevelopmentEdit Whiteboard
9 of 11 (81%)
Xubuntu Core (Base):
- URL: https://code.launchpad.net/~xubuntu-dev/livecd-rootfs/xubuntu-base
- URL: https://code.launchpad.net/~xubuntu-dev/debian-cd/xubuntu-base
- URL: https://code.launchpad.net/~xubuntu-dev/ubuntu-cdimage/xubuntu-base
- Previously postponed for 16.04.1, 16.10

- URL: https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-desktop/2016-February/004785.html
- Mostly upstream icon related issues. Icons need to be provided by the package or in the humanity icon theme. They must also be a minimum of 64px.

SGT Puzzles Launcher:
- URL: https://launchpad.net/sgt-launcher
- URL: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/1641300

Pidgin theme:
- URL: https://github.com/shimmerproject/pidgin-elementary
- Pidgin will probably need patching to support installing this theme globally

File managers:
- URL: http://pad.ubuntu.com/xubuntu-z-filemanager

Document templates:
- URL: https://code.launchpad.net/~bluesabre/xubuntu-default-settings/xubuntu-templates
Xubuntu 17.04: DocumentationEdit
1 of 2 (50%)
Xubuntu 17.04: MarketingEdit
3 of 12 (25%)
Xubuntu 17.04: QAEdit Whiteboard
3 of 7 (42%)
Only QA and Testing related bugs to be shown here.

Point release bugs should be linked on https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/xubuntu-1604-point-1

Other bugs that need fixes should be linked on https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/xubuntu-y-bugs

Xubuntu testers (open team) - https://launchpad.net/~xubuntu-testers

More detailed information for all testers at http://docs.xubuntu.org/contributors/

Rolling release note at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Testing/ReleaseNote

Ongoing tasks:
* Social media campaigns for QA milestones
* Social media for exploratory testing regularly
* QA articles for xubuntu.org
* Ongoing package testcase checking
* ISO test calls - dev and users
* IRC tester session(s)
* Release Note
* Testcase addition/modifications

Xubuntu 17.04: WebsiteEdit
0 of 3 (0%)
19 of 47 (40%)

QA status

ImageBoot statusInstall status
Desktop: 32-bit (i386) 2017-03-26 2017-03-21
Desktop: 64-bit (amd64) 2017-03-28 2017-03-21


Notice Board

Slide show showing as version 16.10 (On Welcome to Xubuntu)

Work item details

AssigneeWork itemSpecification
akxwi-daveHow to test video(s)QA
akxwi-daveBug reporting guidesQA
bluesabreRestore camera functionality to MugshotDevelopment
bluesabresgt-launcher: Create a launcher to cleanup menusDevelopment
bluesabreAdd Create document templates with translations for default appsDevelopment
bluesabreLP #1641300 [needs-packaging] sgt-launcherDevelopment
bluesabrexfce4-keyboard-overlay: Port to vala or integrate with Xfce, Consider for inclusionDevelopment
flocculantCheck Contributor DocumentationDocumentation
flocculantLP #1631530 Testcase needs creating to cater for new method of installing CoreQA
flocculantLP #1656882 Add suspend/lock test to Xubuntu post installQA
knomeMake the Xubuntu Launchpad team descriptions accurate and consistentCommunity tasks
knomeWrite a blog article about Xubuntu historyMarketing
knomeAnalyze survey data and follow up with resultsMarketing
knomeCreate a 16.04 publicity packMarketing
knomeSet up infrastructure for translating the flyerMarketing
knomeUpdate the flyer layout to be more ready for translationsMarketing
knomeMigrate work item data maintaining from LP blueprints to trackerWebsite
knomeAllow administrating tracker with a web UIWebsite
knomePublish a "Xubuntu at..." blog post (waiting for answers)Marketing
knomeSet up a vote for creating marketing/support/community subteamsCommunity tasks
lyzUpdate flyer content for 16.04Marketing
lyzUpdate the Strategy Document with marketing target audiences, philosophies, etc.Marketing
lyzBlog article communicating about the main goals of the marketing teamMarketing
lyzShare and promote LoveXubuntu winner submissionsMarketing
ochosiEnsure Greybird works with Gtk+3.22Artwork
ochosiExtend pidgin theme to smileysArtwork
ubuntu-cdimageReview xubuntu-core patchesDevelopment
unit193Investigate Thunar patches and/or replacement file managerDevelopment
xnoxLP #1648889 Removal of upstart patch breaks indicator-pluginBugs
xubuntu-artWebsite artwork update planningArtwork
xubuntu-devLP #1644917 Label missing from indicator-plugin clear optionBugs
xubuntu-devLP #1652933 Application Tab list too small when run from Settings dialogueBugs
xubuntu-devLP #1667786 Parole 0.9.0 crashes when skipping any videoBugs
xubuntu-devLP #1670605 Icons missing from game menu'sBugs
xubuntu-devLP #1670610 Menu bar greyed outBugs
xubuntu-devUpdate appstream metadata for GUI applicationsDevelopment
xubuntu-devLP #1653448 Mouse fails to scroll apps in settings manager notification.Bugs
xubuntu-devLP #1656399 Returning to existing session is unreliable and can leave on blank screenBugs
xubuntu-devLP #1658098 sgt-launcher failed to launchBugs
xubuntu-devGet xfdashboard uploaded to universeDevelopment
xubuntu-devGet sgt-launcher uploaded to universeDevelopment
xubuntu-devAdd sgt-launcher to the seedDevelopment
xubuntu-devparole: New PackageKit plugin installerDevelopment
xubuntu-devxfce4-pulseaudio-plugin: Possibly replace indicator-soundDevelopment
xubuntu-devIntegrate the Pidgin themeDevelopment
xubuntu-docMove lp:xubuntu-website/docs-startpage as a build target for xubuntu-docsDocumentation
xubuntu-qaExploratory testing information to testers via MLQA
xubuntu-qaWhen core is on cdimage, migrate the core product to a testsuiteQA
xubuntu-teamsgt-launcher: Evaluate for inclusion in ZestyDevelopment
xubuntu-teamReview LoveXubuntu submissions and come up with short list for winnersMarketing
xubuntu-teamDecide on milestone participationQA
xubuntu-websiteFinalize wiki content migrationWebsite
xubuntu-websiteBlog article about the newly elected councilMarketing


2016-11-24 / Feature Definition Freeze
2016-12-29 / Alpha 1
2017-01-19 / 16.04.2
2017-01-26 / Alpha 2
2017-02-16 / Feature Freeze, Debian Import Freeze
2017-02-20 / Beta 1 Freeze
2017-02-23 / Beta 1
2017-03-09 / User Interface Freeze
2017-03-16 / Documentation String Freeze
2017-03-20 / Final Beta Freeze
2016-03-23 / Final Beta
2017-03-30 / Translation Deadline
2017-04-06 / Final Freeze, RC
2017-04-13 / Final Release


  • March 2017
  • 29 LP #1648889 Removal of upstart patch breaks indicator-plugin completed by xnox in Bugs
  • LP #1658098 sgt-launcher failed to launch completed by xubuntu-dev in Bugs
  • 1 LP #1631530 Testcase needs creating to cater for new method of installing Core completed by flocculant in QA
  • LP #1641300 [needs-packaging] sgt-launcher completed by bluesabre in Development
  • LP #1656882 Add suspend/lock test to Xubuntu post install completed by flocculant in QA
  • February 2017
  • 16 Add Create document templates with translations for default apps completed by bluesabre in Development
  • Investigate Thunar patches and/or replacement file manager completed by unit193 in Development
  • 8 Blog article about the newly elected council completed by xubuntu-website in Marketing
  • Review LoveXubuntu submissions and come up with short list for winners completed by xubuntu-team in Marketing
  • Share and promote LoveXubuntu winner submissions completed by lyz in Marketing
  • January 2017
  • 25 Check Contributor Documentation completed by flocculant in Documentation
  • 14 Extend pidgin theme to smileys completed by ochosi in Artwork
  • 8 Decide on milestone participation completed by xubuntu-team in QA
  • December 2016
  • 31 Add sgt-launcher to the seed completed by xubuntu-dev in Development
  • 29 Get sgt-launcher uploaded to universe completed by xubuntu-dev in Development
  • November 2016
  • 12 sgt-launcher: Evaluate for inclusion in Zesty completed by xubuntu-team in Development
  • 4 Get xfdashboard uploaded to universe completed by xubuntu-dev in Development
  • Restore camera functionality to Mugshot completed by bluesabre in Development
  • sgt-launcher: Create a launcher to cleanup menus completed by bluesabre in Development


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