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 * Write concisely (that's one of the things people like about UWN)
  • UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter, please pay attention to the following guidelines:

  • We use [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gobby Gobby] to edit UWN, Gobby can be installed with sudo apt-get install gobby or the package gobby. Once installed point it to port 6522 and password ufl@ftw the host has given permission to any UWN translation team to use the server as well.

Creating a new development copy

During the Week

  • Add content, encourge new people to add their own content
  • Pay attention to the [:UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/Ideas:Ideas] page

  • Write concisely (that's one of the things people like about UWN)

Pre-Release Checklist

  • have all sections completed
  • run a spellcheck
  • FIX any FIXME tags
  • check all images are in place and the links are valid
  • All editors attributed at the bottom (this usually changes each week)
  • Have the MarketingTeam proofread all that is written.

Sending the email

After everybody has checked off, it must be sent to the ubuntu-news mailing list. The email is ubuntu-news@lists.ubuntu.com. The mail will be caught in the spam filter, so will need to find CoreyBurger and get him to pass it through the filter.

Post Release

  • Fix redirect at UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/Current
  • Change UbuntuWeeklyNews to reflect new current

  • Update [:UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/Archive:the Archive]