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= MOTU =
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'''Masters of the Universe''' are the brave souls who try to keep your universe in shape. If you want to suggest a package, go to: UniverseCandidates. '''Masters of the Universe''' (MOTUs) are the brave souls who try to keep the [http://www.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/components#head-83c417468ac62506377459c6915798cdb7a24ae2 universe section] of Ubuntu in shape. This involves:
 * '''merging changes from Debian inside Ubuntu packages'''. For more information, see '''["MOTU/Merging"]'''.
 * '''filing and fixing bugs on Ubuntu packages''', using [https://launchpad.net/malone Malone]. For more information, see '''["MOTU/Bugs"]'''.
 * '''getting new or updated packages included in Ubuntu'''. For more information, see '''["MOTU/Packages/New"]'''.
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A '''Master of the Universe''' leads a team of universe maintainers who have upload privileges and maintain packages that are kept in the universe area of ubuntu. There are about 15000 packages to care for in Hoary's universe, so if you are interested in maintaining a package for universe and have made your way through the New Member process of Ubuntu, go on and grab it (if nobody else cares for it already, else you could help him/her to keep it in shape). Those tasks are done by three categories of Ubuntu enthusiasts :
 * '''MOTUs''': Ubuntu members who have been granted upload rights to the universe section of Ubuntu.
 * '''[:MOTU/Hopeful:MOTU Hopefuls]''': People who want to become MOTUs.
 * '''[:MOTU/Enthusiasts:MOTU Enthusiasts]''': People (like you?) just trying to help.
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To see how to become a universe maintainer, see the MOTURecruitment page below.
After reading a bit about our project, you can also get in touch with the MOTU staff by joining #ubuntu-motu on irc.freenode.net.
'''To become a MOTU,''' you must first [:NewMemberHowto:become an Ubuntu Member]. The complete process of becoming a MOTU is outlined in [:MOTU/Hopeful/Recruitment].
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'''The Team of heroes''' MOTUs and MOTU Hopefuls can be reached:
 * on IRC : '''#ubuntu-motu''' on '''irc.freenode.net'''
 * on their mailing list: [http://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-motu info page] and [http://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-motu/ archives].
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The MOTU team is led by OliverGrawert (ogra) and DanielHolbach (dholbach) and has currently the following active members:

'''Currently active universe maintainers'''

 * JonathanRiddell (Riddell) for Kubuntu and KDE packages
 * OliverGrawert (ogra) with no special package, ask me if you want to get bugs fixed or tend to be a universe maintainer
 * PaulSladen (sladen) ...
 * BrandonHale (tseng) our Mono master
 * ChuckShort (zul) ...
 * MartijnVanDeStreek (Treenaks) ...
 * DanielTChen (crimsun) audio and ALSA specialist
 * AndrewMitchell (ajmitch) Python & Zope/Plone
 * DanielHolbach (dholbach) ...
 * NiallSheridan (dredg)
 * JaniMonoses (jani)
 * JerryHaltom (wasabi)
 * JorgeBernal (koke) miscellaneous fixes
 * MichaelRimbert (tritium)
 * HervéCauwelier (herve) mainly Python & Zope
 * AaronLake (metallikop)
 * StephanHermann (\sh) no special package but KDE stuff will be my favorite :)
 * ReinhardTartler (siretart) MOTUGames
 * (add yourself here with a short description of what you do in universe if you are an 'approved universe maintainer')
The MOTU team is led by the ["MOTU/Council"]. To see the currently active MOTU team members, look at the [https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-dev/ team page in Launchpad].
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(names in brackets are IRC nicks) == Useful Links For MOTUs, MOTU hopefuls and MOTU enthusiasts ==

 * [:MOTU/FAQ]: our Frequently Asked Questions
 * [:MOTU/Tasks]: If you want to help out, look here.
 * [:MOTU/School]: learn about cool stuff, help out by giving sessions
 * [:MOTU/Mentors]: ''initial'' mentoring happens here
 * [:MOTU/Processes]: find out about the processes of the MOTU team

 * [:MOTU/Documentation]: Links to Documentation
 * [:MOTU/Merging]: learn how to merge changes from Debian inside Ubuntu
 * [:MOTU/Bugs]: learn how to file and fix bugs in Ubuntu
 * [:MOTU/Packages/New]: learn how to get new software included in Ubuntu
 * [:MOTU/Teams]: MOTUs and MOTU hopefuls form teams working on a subset of packages. Is there a team that meets your interests?
 * [:MOTU/Packages/Candidates]: A wishlist of programs that people would like to have included in Ubuntu. These need to get reviewed and packaged.
 * [:MOTU/Report]: A report on what we do
 * [:MOTU/Meetings/Minutes]: All wrap-ups of our monthly-held MOTU Meetings on #motu-meeting
 * UbuntuDevelopment: General documentation for package maintainers (see also [:MOTU/Packages/Packaging/Kubuntu])
 * [:MOTU/Hopeful/Recruitment]: How to go from MOTU Hopeful to MOTU
 * ContributingToDebian: Because MOTU work is about managing divergence between Debian and Ubuntu
 * [:MOTU/Packages/Reviewing]: How to review Ubuntu packages. A guide for MOTUs and packagers


== Other pages of possible interest ==

Also see ["MOTU/Documentation/Todo"] about MOTU Wiki reorganization.


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Welcome to the realm of the Masters of the Universe!

Masters of the Universe (MOTUs) are the brave souls who try to keep the [http://www.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/components#head-83c417468ac62506377459c6915798cdb7a24ae2 universe section] of Ubuntu in shape. This involves:

  • merging changes from Debian inside Ubuntu packages. For more information, see ["MOTU/Merging"].

  • filing and fixing bugs on Ubuntu packages, using [https://launchpad.net/malone Malone]. For more information, see ["MOTU/Bugs"].

  • getting new or updated packages included in Ubuntu. For more information, see ["MOTU/Packages/New"].

Those tasks are done by three categories of Ubuntu enthusiasts :

  • MOTUs: Ubuntu members who have been granted upload rights to the universe section of Ubuntu.

  • [:MOTU/Hopeful:MOTU Hopefuls]: People who want to become MOTUs.

  • [:MOTU/Enthusiasts:MOTU Enthusiasts]: People (like you?) just trying to help.

To become a MOTU, you must first [:NewMemberHowto:become an Ubuntu Member]. The complete process of becoming a MOTU is outlined in [:MOTU/Hopeful/Recruitment].

MOTUs and MOTU Hopefuls can be reached:

The MOTU team is led by the ["MOTU/Council"]. To see the currently active MOTU team members, look at the [https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-dev/ team page in Launchpad].

  • [:MOTU/FAQ]: our Frequently Asked Questions
  • [:MOTU/Tasks]: If you want to help out, look here.
  • [:MOTU/School]: learn about cool stuff, help out by giving sessions
  • [:MOTU/Mentors]: initial mentoring happens here

  • [:MOTU/Processes]: find out about the processes of the MOTU team
  • [:MOTU/Documentation]: Links to Documentation
  • [:MOTU/Merging]: learn how to merge changes from Debian inside Ubuntu
  • [:MOTU/Bugs]: learn how to file and fix bugs in Ubuntu
  • [:MOTU/Packages/New]: learn how to get new software included in Ubuntu
  • [:MOTU/Teams]: MOTUs and MOTU hopefuls form teams working on a subset of packages. Is there a team that meets your interests?
  • [:MOTU/Packages/Candidates]: A wishlist of programs that people would like to have included in Ubuntu. These need to get reviewed and packaged.
  • [:MOTU/Report]: A report on what we do
  • [:MOTU/Meetings/Minutes]: All wrap-ups of our monthly-held MOTU Meetings on #motu-meeting
  • UbuntuDevelopment: General documentation for package maintainers (see also [:MOTU/Packages/Packaging/Kubuntu])

  • [:MOTU/Hopeful/Recruitment]: How to go from MOTU Hopeful to MOTU
  • ContributingToDebian: Because MOTU work is about managing divergence between Debian and Ubuntu

  • [:MOTU/Packages/Reviewing]: How to review Ubuntu packages. A guide for MOTUs and packagers

Other pages of possible interest

Also see ["MOTU/Documentation/Todo"] about MOTU Wiki reorganization.


["CategoryMOTU"]BR+ [:CategoryUbuntuTeams]

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