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||<tablestyle="float:right; font-size: 0.9em; width:40%; background:#F1F1ED; margin: 0 0 1em 1em;" style="padding:0.5em;">'''Contents'''[[BR]][[TableOfContents]]|| ||<tablestyle="float:right; font-size: 0.9em; width:40%; background:#F1F1ED; margin: 0 0 1em 1em;" style="padding:0.5em;"><<TableOfContents>>||
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Welcome to the realm of the Masters of the Universe! <<BR>>
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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. The MOTUs are led by the [:MOTU/Council:MOTU Council]. ||<tablestyle="float:left; font-size: 0.9em; width:50%; background:#ffc8c8; margin: 0 0 1em 1em;" style="padding:0.5em;">'''To get started right away on your MOTU adventure, [[MOTU/GettingStarted|click here]]!'''||
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A list of MOTUs can be found on our [http://launchpad.net/~motu Launchpad] team page. <<BR>><<BR>>
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Besides the MOTU there is also a large number of contributors called [:MOTU/Hopeful: MOTU Hopefuls] who are on their way to becoming MOTUs and have their work on Universe sponsored
by MOTUs.
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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 [[http://launchpad.net/~motu|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.
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 * [:MOTU/FAQ:MOTU FAQ]
 * [:MOTU/Packages/New:Getting a brand new package into Universe]
 * [:MOTU/Meetings:MOTU Meetings]
 * [:MOTU/Newsletter:MOTU Monthly Newsletter] (In Progress)
 * [[MOTU/FAQ|MOTU FAQ]]
 * [[http://developer.ubuntu.com/packaging/html/|MOTU Documentation]]
 * [[UbuntuDevelopment/NewPackages|Getting a brand new package into Universe]]
 * [[MOTU/Events|MOTU Events]] - [[MOTU/Meetings|MOTU Meetings]]
 * [[MOTU/Misc|MOTU pages that don't fit elsewhere]]
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=== MOTU News ===
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 * '''2007-05-21''' - We welcome [https://launchpad.net/~persia Emmet Hikory] and [https://launchpad.net/~kitterman Scott Kitterman] as recently approved MOTU!
 * '''2007-04-26''' - Gutsy is open for uploading
 * '''2007-03-19''' - We welcome [https://launchpad.net/~lure Luka Renko] and [https://launchpad.net/~lutin Albin Tonnerre] as the first two MOTUs approved by the new MOTU Council!
'''Current Work Mode:''' [[UbuntuDevelopment/Merging|Merges]], [[SyncRequestProcess|Syncs]], [[Bugs/HowToFix|Patching Bugs]]

'''Current Freezes:''' None
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'''Current Work Mode:''' [:MOTU/Merging:Merges]/[:SyncRequestProcess:Syncs] 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.
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'''Current Freezes:''' none  * [[UbuntuDevelopers|What does it take to become a MOTU?]]
 * [[MOTU/TODO| What needs to be done?]]
 * [[http://developer.ubuntu.com/packaging/html/|Is there a guide to packaging for Ubuntu?]]
 * [[UbuntuDevelopment|General Tips and Policies for Ubuntu Development]]
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MOTU Hopefuls 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 Hopeful, just a willingness to learn and a commitment to the Ubuntu Code of Conduct. === MOTU Programs for contributors ===
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 * [:MOTU/Hopeful/Recruitment:What does it take to become a MOTU?]
 * [:MOTU/TODO: What needs to be done?]
 * [http://doc.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/packagingguide/C/index.html Is there a guide to packaging for Ubuntu?]
 * [:UbuntuDevelopment:General Tips and Policies for Ubuntu Development]

=== MOTU Programs for Hopefuls ===

  * [:MOTU/Mentors: MOTU Mentors] - mentoring program to help people completely new to packaging and the Ubuntu development community.
  * [:MOTU/School: MOTU School] - specific topics taught on IRC by experienced developers.
  * [[DeveloperAdvisoryTeam| Developer Advisory Team]] - a team that is here to give you some advices to help you in the Ubuntu Development learning process.
  * [[MOTU/School| MOTU School]] - specific topics taught on IRC by experienced developers.
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 * [:MOTU/Merging:Merging] - updating packages from Debian to Ubuntu requiring changes.
 * [:SyncRequestProcess:Syncs] - updating packages from Debian to Ubuntu ''without'' any changes.
 * [:FreezeExceptionProcess:Freeze Exceptions] - requesting an exception from the [:FeistyReleaseSchedule:Release Schedule].
 * [:MOTU/SRU:Universe Stable Release Updates] - updating packages in stable releases (i.e -updates).
 * [[CategoryProcess|List of other Distro related processes]]
 * [[UbuntuDevelopment
/Merging|Merging]] - updating packages from Debian to Ubuntu requiring changes.
 * [[SyncRequestProcess|Syncs]] - updating packages from Debian to Ubuntu ''without'' any changes.
 * [[FreezeExceptionProcess|Freeze Exceptions]] - requesting an exception from the [[HardyReleaseSchedule|Release Schedule]].
 * [[StableReleaseUpdates#Universe|Universe Stable Release Updates]] - updating packages in stable releases (i.e -updates).
 * [[Security
Team/UpdateProcedures|Security Update Procedures]] - updating packages for security fixes in stable releases (i.e. -security).
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== MOTU Teams == == Get in touch ==
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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
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Home

Getting Started
Get started here!

Teams

FAQ

Events

TODO

Contact

Next MOTU Meeting (details)

Thursday, December 6th 2012, 16:00 UTC

Next Packaging Training Session (details)

TBD

About the MOTU


To get started right away on your MOTU adventure, click here!



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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.

Community Information

Current Work Mode: Merges, Syncs, Patching Bugs

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.

MOTU Processes

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


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