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For minutes of previous meetings, please see DesktopTeam/Meeting.


  • Rick Spencer (rickspencer3) - chair
  • Alexander Sack (asac)
  • Arne Goetje (ArneGoetje)

  • Bryce Harrington (bryce)
  • Chris Cheney (calc)
  • Jonathan Riddell (Riddell)
  • Ken VanDine (kenvandine)

  • Martin Pitt (pitti)
  • Sebastien Bacher (seb128)
  • Till Kamppeter (tkamppeter)
  • Pedro Villavicencio (pedro)



  • Desktop Summit
  • Karmic sprint dates
  • Hug/Bug Day (pedro)
  • Release Bugs/Release Status
  • Review activity reports
  • Any other business

Outstanding actions from last meeting

  • None

Actions from this meeting

Desktop Summit

Karmic Sprint Dates

  • Tentatively planned for August 3-11

Hug/Bug Day (pedro)

Activity reports

Alexander Sack (asac)


  • superurgent friday firefox security firedrill
  • fix daily prism build for mozillateam
  • investigate prism breakage in jaunty after xulrunner security update; turned out that xulrunner has suffered from python incident; solution: no-change reupload (LP: #351988 and LP: #350594)

network manager

  • fix networkmanager modemprober fixes (LP: #346835)
  • discuss work left for final networkmanager 0.7.1 with upstream
  • update libmbca (mobile-broadband-wizard) to latest bug-fix release; fix translation issues and and discuss future with upstream (LP: #290625, LP: #291226, LP: #334377)
  • investigate karmic top crash and discussed with upstream (LP: #319918)
  • discuss hal issues during upgrade with upstream; identified a fix we might need to SRU to intrepid; next: test and do SRU (LP: #349060)


  • keep on top of beta bugs for network manager and firefox
  • a bit font investigation - broken fontsizes in gtk/pango markup
  • some beta image testing on netbook

Arne Goetje (ArneGoetje)

Bryce Harrington (bryce)


  • Sponsoring - Reviewed compiz debdiff, but deferred to mvo.
    • audacity(#349529), a2mp3(#344061), libdrm(#346556)
  • Wrote launchpadlib scripts:
    • - Identify bugs with git commit id's (which may indicate upstream
      • fixes)
      - Identify backtraces in descriptions or attachments - Update expire script to not expire assigned, wishlist, etc. bugs - On Incomplete bugs, detect if user attached requested files

Xorg Work

  • Prepared xorg-server upload with fixes for crasher bugs
    • #328035, #324465, #267241 and disabiling debug patches. Appears to have resolved a number of "random X crash" issues.
  • Analyzed a number of other xserver crash bugs. Created patches for
    • some; awaiting testing verification from reporters.
  • Bug triage, closed out obsolete bugs, bringing us <1600 total

    • Ubuntu-X bugs for first time since last May.
  • Polished up X HugDay wiki page to help prep for April 2nd hug day

  • Coordination of libdrm, mesa updates by community members
  • Catch up on xorg-devel, debian-x mailing lists
  • Work on xorg package - minor improvements to apport support and to
    • failsafe mode.
  • Reviewed all of Fedora's X patches. Found a couple worth including
    • (one fixes the dual-card startup failure issue)


  • Wed Mar 25th - day off (swap)

Chris Cheney (calc)

Jonathan Riddell (Riddell)

Ken VanDine (kenvandine)

Martin Pitt (pitti)

Sebastien Bacher (seb128)

Till Kamppeter (tkamppeter)


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