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|Masters of the Universe (MOTUs) are the brave souls who keep the [[http://www.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/components#head-83c417468ac62506377459c6915798cdb7a24ae2|Universe and Multiverse]] components of Ubuntu in shape. They are community members who spend their time adding, maintaining, and supporting as much as possible the software found in Universe.||Masters of the Universe (MOTUs) are the brave souls who keep the Universe and Multiverse components of Ubuntu in shape. They are community members who spend their time adding, maintaining, and supporting as much as possible the software found in Universe.|
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|* [[PackagingGuide/Lists/DocumentationResources|MOTU Documentation]]||* [[http://packaging.ubuntu.com/html/|MOTU Documentation]]|
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|* [[PackagingGuide/Recipes|Get started by working through easy MOTU Recipes]]|
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|'''Current Freezes:''' [[DebianImportFreeze]]||'''Current Freezes:''' None|
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=== MOTU News ===
* ''[[/ReportingPage|Regular team reports]]''
* [[/Interviews|MOTU Interviews]]
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|* [[PackagingGuide|Is there a guide to packaging for Ubuntu?]]||* [[http://packaging.ubuntu.com/html/|Is there a guide to packaging for Ubuntu?]]|
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|* [[FreezeExceptionProcess|Freeze Exceptions]] - requesting an exception from the [[HardyReleaseSchedule|Release Schedule]].||* [[FreezeExceptionProcess|Freeze Exceptions]] - requesting an exception from the [[RaringReleaseSchedule|Release Schedule]].|
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|== MOTU Leaders ==||== Get in touch ==|
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|MOTU Leaders take responsibility for some aspect of MOTU activities, and participate in goverance of MOTU. A complete list of current leadership roles, specific responsibilities, and contacts is available from [[MOTU/Leaders]]
== MOTU Teams ==
The Universe repository is quite large and it is sometimes helpful to split it up into logical chunks. MOTU teams have been formed to focus on particular chunks. They are a good place to go if you have a specific software interest.
||<tablestyle="font-size: 1.0em; border: none; width: 70%; background-color: #f1f1ed; font-weight: bold;"> [[MOTU/Teams/Audio|Audio]] || [[MOTU/Teams/CommonLisp|Common Lisp]] || [[MOTU/Teams/Games|Games]] || [[MOTU/Teams/IM|Instant Messaging]] ||
|| [[MOTU/Teams/Java|Java]] || [[MOTU/Teams/Kubuntu|Kubuntu]] || [[MOTU/Teams/Media|Media]] || [[MOTU/Teams/Photo|Photo]] ||
|| [[MOTU/Teams/Python|Python]] || [[MOTU/Teams/Ruby|Ruby]] || [[MOTU/Teams/Science| Science]] || [[MOTU/Teams/Security|Security]] ||
|| [[MOTU/Teams/Torrent| Torrent]] || [[MOTU/Teams/UncommonProgrammingLanguages|Uncommon Prog. Languages]] || [[MOTU/Teams/ZopePlone|Zope/Plone]] || ||
| * Join [[https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-motu|our mailing list]].
* Join ubuntu-motu on irc.freenode.net
* Follow the ubuntudev account on facebook/twitter/gplus.to/identi.ca
About the MOTU
To get started right away on your MOTU adventure, click here!
Welcome to the Masters of the Universe!
Masters of the Universe (MOTUs) are the brave souls who keep the Universe and Multiverse components of Ubuntu in shape. They are community members who spend their time adding, maintaining, and supporting as much as possible the software found in Universe.
A list of MOTUs can be found on our Launchpad team page.
Besides the MOTU there is also a large number of volunteers called contributors who are on their way to becoming MOTUs and have their work on Universe sponsored by MOTUs.
Current Freezes: None
So you want to be a MOTU?
MOTU contributors are the people who are interested in contributing to Ubuntu and are learning how to package and work in the Ubuntu development community. They primarily work by using MOTUs as sponsors for their work. There are no requirements or exams to pass to become a MOTU contributor, just a willingness to learn and a commitment to the Ubuntu Code of Conduct.
MOTU Programs for contributors
Developer Advisory Team - a team that is here to give you some advices to help you in the Ubuntu Development learning process.
MOTU School - specific topics taught on IRC by experienced developers.
Merging - updating packages from Debian to Ubuntu requiring changes.
Syncs - updating packages from Debian to Ubuntu without any changes.
Universe Stable Release Updates - updating packages in stable releases (i.e -updates).
Security Update Procedures - updating packages for security fixes in stable releases (i.e. -security).
Get in touch
Join our mailing list.
- Join ubuntu-motu on irc.freenode.net
- Follow the ubuntudev account on facebook/twitter/gplus.to/identi.ca