The Ubuntu Application Review Board is responsible for reviewing and approving proposals for lightweight applications to be distributed in Ubuntu.

The Application Review Board operates on the following basis:

  • The Board meets at least every two weeks, on IRC. See the Agenda for more details.

  • You can submit an application for review through

  • The Board can be reached at This list is publicly archived; if you wish to raise confidential issues, please mail the members of the Board directly.

  • Board meetings are open to all interested parties, but only Board members vote on applications.
  • Board members vote +1, -1, or 0 (abstain). Three or more +1 votes mean the application is approved, three or more -1 votes mean the application is rejected.
  • Minutes of the meeting will be published immediately after the meeting.


The agenda for the upcoming meeting is kept at AppReviewBoard/Agenda.

Meeting Chair Duties

  • Review Agenda for this meeting.

  • Facilitate meeting
    • Send a reminder email 1 day before the meeting
    • Round up people needed for the meeting as necessary
    • Drive MootBot

    • Review actions from last meeting
    • Follow Agenda
  • Write TeamReports for the meeting.

  • Update Agenda for next meeting.

Guides for board members and contributing reviewers

Guides for app developers


AppReviewBoard (last edited 2012-07-20 23:55:47 by static-50-53-5-218)