Xubuntu 17.10: ArtworkEdit
1 of 3 (33%)
Xubuntu 17.10: BugsEdit
1 of 11 (9%)
Xubuntu 17.10: Community tasksEdit
0 of 2 (0%)
Xubuntu 17.10: DevelopmentEdit Whiteboard
0 of 0 (0%)
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, and 17.04

- 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.

Pidgin theme:
- URL: https://github.com/shimmerproject/pidgin-elementary
- Pidgin will probably need patching to support installing this theme globally
Xubuntu 17.10: MarketingEdit
0 of 7 (0%)
Xubuntu 17.10: Quality AssuranceEdit Whiteboard
2 of 7 (28%)
Planning at http://pad.ubuntu.com/xubuntu-artful-packages

Only QA and Testing related bugs to be shown here.

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

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

More detailed information for all testers at https://docs.xubuntu.org/contributors/qa.html

Rolling release note at https://wiki.xubuntu.org/releases/17.10/release-notes

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
* Pckage Testing
* IRC tester session(s)
* Release Note
* Testcase addition/modifications
* Watch for regular testers

Xubuntu 17.10: WebsiteEdit
1 of 4 (25%)
5 of 34 (14%)

QA status

ImageBoot statusInstall status
Desktop: 32-bit (i386) 2017-10-18 2017-10-18
Desktop: 64-bit (amd64) 2017-10-18 2017-10-18


Notice Board

Tester Notices

Gnome Software not showing categories and recent releases on live session bug 1718158

Booting with iso on kvm - remove splash from kernel string

Work item details

AssigneeWork itemSpecification
bluesabrexfce4-keyboard-overlay: Port to vala or integrate with Xfce, Consider for inclusionDevelopment
flocculantRun exploratory testing IRC sessionQuality Assurance
knomeSet up a vote for creating marketing/support/community subteamsCommunity tasks
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
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
lyzUpdate the Strategy Document with marketing target audiences, philosophies, etc.Marketing
lyzBlog article communicating about the main goals of the marketing teamMarketing
lyzLP #1682797 SSL certificate for development server subdomainsWebsite
ochosiMake sure Greybird works with whatever happened in Gtk+3Artwork
ubuntu-cdimageReview xubuntu-core patchesDevelopment
xubuntu-artWebsite artwork update planningArtwork
xubuntu-artDesign default avatars representing (past) release mascotsArtwork
xubuntu-devLP #1374887 parole crashed with SIGSEGV in parole_provider_player_get_stream_position()Bugs
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 #1653448 Mouse fails to scroll apps in settings manager notification.Bugs
xubuntu-devLP #1667786 Parole 0.9.0 crashes when skipping any videoBugs
xubuntu-devLP #1670610 Menu bar greyed outBugs
xubuntu-devLP #1683857 Terminal border doubles when more than 1 tabBugs
xubuntu-devLP #1687075 Restoring non-empty folders spawns warning - leaves copy behindBugs
xubuntu-devLP #1214514 parole crashed with SIGSEGV in _IO_new_fclose()Bugs
xubuntu-devLP #1703116 Include Onboard overridesBugs
xubuntu-devLP #1686667 Clicking on the Preferences option on the main menu does nothing on 17.10 for SGT-LauncherBugs
xubuntu-devparole: New PackageKit plugin installerDevelopment
xubuntu-devxfce4-pulseaudio-plugin: Possibly replace indicator-soundDevelopment
xubuntu-devIntegrate the Pidgin themeDevelopment
xubuntu-devUpdate appstream metadata for GUI applicationsDevelopment
xubuntu-qaExploratory testing information to testers via MLQuality Assurance
xubuntu-qaCheck package testcasesQuality Assurance
xubuntu-qaHow to test video(s)Quality Assurance
xubuntu-qaBug reporting guidesQuality Assurance
xubuntu-qaWhen core is on cdimage, migrate the core product to a testsuiteQuality Assurance
xubuntu-qaSetup package testingQuality Assurance
xubuntu-websiteFinalize wiki content migrationWebsite


2017-05-25 / Feature Definition Freeze
2017-06-29 / Alpha 1
2017-07-27 / Alpha 2
2017-07-13 / 16.10 EOL
2017-08-03 / 16.04.3
2017-08-24 / Feature Freeze, Debian Import Freeze
2017-08-28 / Beta 1 Freeze
2017-08-31 / Beta 1
2017-09-14 / User Interface Freeze
2017-09-21 / Documentation String Freeze
2017-09-25 / Final Beta Freeze
2017-09-28 / Final Beta
2017-10-05 / NonLanguagePack Translation Deadline
2017-10-12 / Translation Deadline
2017-10-12 / Final Freeze, RC
2017-10-19 / Final Release


  • October 2017
  • 13 LP #1686667 Clicking on the Preferences option on the main menu does nothing on 17.10 for SGT-Launcher completed by xubuntu-dev in Bugs
  • 4 Make sure Greybird works with whatever happened in Gtk+3 completed by ochosi in Artwork
  • June 2017
  • 26 LP #1682797 SSL certificate for development server subdomains completed by lyz in Website
  • 17 Run exploratory testing IRC session completed by flocculant in Quality Assurance
  • May 2017
  • 2 Setup package testing completed by xubuntu-qa in Quality Assurance


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