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== Purpose & Vision == == Mission ==
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Since these are the important goals for Ubuntu:
 * user-friendliness
 * out-of-the-box workabilty
 * bling factor
 * and many more surprising things
we figured that it would be the best thing to invite developers and enthusiasts to help us shape and fix up our favourite Desktop environment, especially short before the release. We, the DesktopTeam will be the guys that are the first contact for new users, we will create, beautify and organise the most-visible parts of Ubuntu. Please don't hesitate to join us, every bit of help is appreciated.
The Ubuntu Desktop Team aims to produce a desktop environment that is:
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If you always had a strong liking for GNOME, for how desktop things are done or you are in touch with the GNOME world, we desperately need you. Please don't hesitate to join us, every bit of help is appreciated.  * stable,
 * usable,
 * accessible,
 * attractive,
 * consistent,
 * discoverable, and
 * immediately useful.
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We will be a regular Ubuntu team with meetings, with a mailing list, with bugs (oh yes, ...), an opinion how to do things and thrilling ideas how to let the Ubuntu Desktop evolve. ["DesktopTeam/Mission"]
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== Goals == == Maintenance ==
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Our list of goals include:
 * we will triage and fix bugs on https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu
 * we will list new shiny desktop stuff we should have
 * stress-test our favourite desktop environment
 * discuss and fix issues and bring some good hackers in, knowing how different parts of the desktop work and able to reply to some specific questions
 * create a technical place/list with people having good knowledge about specific desktop parts
The first and most important task of the DesktopTeam is maintaining our GNOME packages.
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== News == We do this by:
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 * Check out ''["DesktopTeam/ReportingPage"]''.  * keeping up to date with the latest new releases
 * triaging and fixing bugs on https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu
 * finding shiny new components we should have
 * stress-testing our favourite desktop environment
 * discuss and fix issues; and bring bring some good hackers into the team who know how different parts of the desktop work and are able to reply to some specific questions
 * create a technical place with people having good knowledge about specific desktop parts
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== Get Started == === News ===
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Does this sound cool to you? ["DesktopTeam/GettingStarted"] is just for you.  * Monthly reporting: ["DesktopTeam/ReportingPage"]
 * Development Team minutes: ["DesktopTeam/DevelopmentMeeting"]
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=== Contributing ===

 * Does this sound cool? ["DesktopTeam/GettingStarted"]
 * Our short-term todo list: ["DesktopTeam/TODO"]

== Development ==

The second task is developing the desktop to improve the user experience, both by improving the usability of our existing desktop and developing innovating new interface concepts.

We do this by:

 * identifying key user experiences that define the desktop: ["DesktopTeam/Experiences"]
 * design user stories for those experiences
 * write specifications for development projects to improve them: ["DesktopTeam/Specs"]

=== Contributing ===

 * Collect visions and ideas: ["DesktopTeam/Visions"]
 * Identify usability issues: ["UsabilityWishlist"]
 * attend our weekly meeting: ["DesktopTeam/DevelopmentMeeting"]
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 * We'll collect visions and ideas on ["DesktopTeam/Visions"]
 * Our short-term todo list: ["DesktopTeam/TODO"]
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=== Development ===
 * Our approach to desktop development: ["DesktopTeam/Development"]
 * User experiences that we care for: ["DesktopTeam/Experiences"]
=== Other ===
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=== Links ===
* [:GNOMEExperts] will contain links to uptstream mailing lists, irc channels if you have specific questions to specific Desktop modules
 * [:GNOMEExperts] will contain links to upstream mailing lists, irc channels if you have specific questions to specific Desktop modules
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 * Misc
  * UsabilityWishlist
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i kinda have an idea well its um ubuntu needs to have more window desktop and menu color changing so its not just orange im pretty new to this myself but it might help

Include(DesktopTeam/MenuHeader)

Mission

The Ubuntu Desktop Team aims to produce a desktop environment that is:

  • stable,
  • usable,
  • accessible,
  • attractive,
  • consistent,
  • discoverable, and
  • immediately useful.

["DesktopTeam/Mission"]

Maintenance

The first and most important task of the DesktopTeam is maintaining our GNOME packages.

We do this by:

  • keeping up to date with the latest new releases
  • triaging and fixing bugs on https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu

  • finding shiny new components we should have
  • stress-testing our favourite desktop environment
  • discuss and fix issues; and bring bring some good hackers into the team who know how different parts of the desktop work and are able to reply to some specific questions
  • create a technical place with people having good knowledge about specific desktop parts

News

Contributing

Development

The second task is developing the desktop to improve the user experience, both by improving the usability of our existing desktop and developing innovating new interface concepts.

We do this by:

  • identifying key user experiences that define the desktop: ["DesktopTeam/Experiences"]
  • design user stories for those experiences
  • write specifications for development projects to improve them: ["DesktopTeam/Specs"]

Contributing

Our Organisation

Bug Squashing

Other

  • [:GNOMEExperts] will contain links to upstream mailing lists, irc channels if you have specific questions to specific Desktop modules
    • maybe we should agree on adding a tag so we know, where we are responsible

Sub-pages

Navigation(children,1)

Weekly TODO

[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DesktopTeam/WeeklyTODO?action=edit edit weekly TODO] Include(DesktopTeam/WeeklyTODO) [https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DesktopTeam/WeeklyTODO?action=edit edit weekly TODO]


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