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 * Bug related:
  * [http://tinyurl.com/2nu8rm Universe and Multiverse bugs]. There are a lot of bugs, some might even be easy to fix.
  * [http://tinyurl.com/2kr36e Universe and Multiverse bugs with patches attached]. If you can help to review the patches, we'd probably get some good fixes in.
  * [http://tinyurl.com/2mqom8 Universe and Multiverse NeedsInfo bugs]. Some of the `Needs Info` bugs have been in that state for a long time, let's review them.
  * [http://tinyurl.com/2szdcv Universe and Multiverse bugs that need forwarding Upstream]. These bugs need to get forwarded upstream.
  * [http://tinyurl.com/2v9m9v Universe and Multiverse Fix Committed bugs]. Make sure that these `Fix Committed` bugs are really in the process of getting fixed.
  * Tagged bugs:
   * [http://tinyurl.com/368977 Universe and Multiverse bugs marked as packaging]. These bugs are all packaging related.
   * [http://tinyurl.com/2us2se Universe and Multiverse bugs marked as bitesize]. These bugs are for new contributors.
   * [http://tinyurl.com/35lwed Universe and Multiverse bugs marked as upgrade]. Bugs that request new upstream versions - please help reviewing them carefully.
   * [http://tinyurl.com/38akrk Universe and Multiverse bugs marked as ftbfs]. Bugs describing build failures of packages.
   * [http://tinyurl.com/2ueccz Universe and Multiverse bugs marked as unmdetdeps]. Bugs that indicate packages not being installable due to missing dependencies.
  * Help tag bugs using the tags on ["MOTU/Bugs"].
 * Packaging related:
  * Help to fix packages that are not installable: `apt-cache -i unmet`.
  * Incorporate Debian RC fixes: http://ajmitch.net.nz/~ajmitch/missing-fixes-rc.html
== General Tasks ==

 * [[http://people.ubuntuwire.com/~lucas/merges.html|Merges/Syncs]]

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=== Packaging New Software ===

Check out '''[[MOTU/TODO/NewSoftware]]'''.

== Packaging related ==

=== Patch Testing and Review ===

Check out '''http://harvest.ubuntu.com/opportunities/''' and:
 1. Make sure the bug is still relevant.
 1. Assign it to you.
 1. Transform the patch into a [[PackagingGuide/Recipes/Debdiff|debdiff]] if necessary.
 1. Make sure it builds and fixes the bug.
 1. Add it to the [[SponsorshipProcess|sponsoring queue]] or upload it yourself.


=== Unmet Dependencies ===

Help to fix packages that are not installable. A list can be found [[http://qa.ubuntuwire.com/debcheck/debcheck.py?list=relationship%2dDepends&arch=ANY|on debcheck]] updated 6-hourly.
 * Component-specific unmetdeps lists are also available: [[http://qa.ubuntuwire.com/debcheck/debcheck.py?list=universe-only-relationship%2dDepends&arch=ANY|universe]] [[http://qa.ubuntuwire.com/debcheck/debcheck.py?list=multiverse-only-relationship%2dDepends&arch=ANY|multiverse]]
 * Some of them are main packages, please sort them out. If you want to take care of them... even better. :)
 * Best to use a clean `pbuilder` environment if possible. See: [[PbuilderHowto]].
 * `apt-get source <package>` and `debuild or `dpkg-buildpackage`
 * Many of the packages just need a fresh rebuild.

=== Other Packaging tasks ===

  * Incorporate Debian RC fixes: http://qa.ubuntuwire.com/bugs/rcbugs/
  * Address FTBFS issues: http://qa.ubuntuwire.com/ftbfs
  * Review outstanding lintian issues: http://lintian.ubuntuwire.org/
  * Lists of packages needing updates due to depends on obsolete package names (e.g., library transitions): http://people.ubuntu.com/~ubuntu-archive/NBS/
  * Check out other QA activities: http://qa.ubuntuwire.com/
  * Piuparts Logs: http://people.ubuntu.com/~liw/piuparts/ ([[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel/2007-December/024893.html|instructions]])
  * Look for potential security fixes:
   * http://security-tracker.debian.net/
   * https://bugs.launchpad.net/~motu-swat
 * Code Needed:
  * Help develop GUI tool for monitor/resolution configuration: https://launchpad.net/~displayconfig-gtk
  * Help develop failsafe X mode: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/bullet-proof-x
  * Port software to use Ubuntu information, rather than Debian: [[MOTU/PackagesToPort]]

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== Universe / Multiverse Bugs ==

Check out '''[[MOTU/TODO/Bugs]]'''.


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There's always a lot of work to do in Ubuntu's Universe and Multiverse.

Here a quick list of suggestions, where you can help out:

General Tasks

Packaging New Software

Check out MOTU/TODO/NewSoftware.

Patch Testing and Review

Check out http://harvest.ubuntu.com/opportunities/ and:

  1. Make sure the bug is still relevant.
  2. Assign it to you.
  3. Transform the patch into a debdiff if necessary.

  4. Make sure it builds and fixes the bug.
  5. Add it to the sponsoring queue or upload it yourself.

Unmet Dependencies

Help to fix packages that are not installable. A list can be found on debcheck updated 6-hourly.

  • Component-specific unmetdeps lists are also available: universe multiverse

  • Some of them are main packages, please sort them out. If you want to take care of them... even better. Smile :)

  • Best to use a clean pbuilder environment if possible. See: PbuilderHowto.

  • apt-get source <package> and debuild or dpkg-buildpackage`

  • Many of the packages just need a fresh rebuild.

Other Packaging tasks

Universe / Multiverse Bugs

Check out MOTU/TODO/Bugs.


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