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|| 12 || Lo``Co News ||
|| 13 || Launchpad News ||
|| 14 || Ubuntu Forums News ||
|| 15 || The Planet ||
|| 16 || In The Press ||
|| 17 || In The Blogosphere ||
|| 18 || In Other News ||
|| 19 || Monthly Team Reports ||
|| 20 || Upcoming Meetings and Events ||
|| 21 || Updates and Security ||
|| 22 || Credits ||
||<#f0f5fa>||<#f0f5fa>After 1-22 are complete ||
|| 23 || Proof Issue you and 2 others ||
|| 24 || Double Check all links to make sure they are valid ||
|| 25 || Spell Check issue ||
|| 26 || Take out wiki commented out lines ||
|| 27 || In a Text editor take out the `` marks ||
|| 28 || Save a text version as uwnissuenumerin.txt (uwn195in.txt) ||
|| 29 || Send the the -news mailing list ||
|| 30 || Once it goes out on this list sent notice to news-team ML ||
|| 31 || IRC -locoteams ||
|| 32 || IRC-news ||
|| 33 || IRC-us ||
|| 34 || IRC-marketing ||
|| 35 || Post to the Forums ||
|| 36 || Post to the Fridge ||
|| 37 || Post to the planet ||
|| 38 || Dent/Tweet/FB other Social Media announcement ||
|| 39 || Email LoCo-Contacts mailing list ||
|| 40 || Email Translators Team ||
||<#f0f5fa>||<#f0f5fa>After steps 23-40 are complete ||
|| 12 || Top 5 Stack Exchange Questions this week ||
|| 13
|| Lo``Co News ||
|| 14 || Launchpad News ||
|| 15 || Ubuntu Forums News ||
|| 16 || The Planet ||
|| 17 || In The Press ||
|| 18 || In The Blogosphere ||
|| 19 || In Other News ||
|| 20 || Monthly Team Reports ||
|| 21 || Upcoming Meetings and Events ||
|| 22 || Updates and Security ||
|| 23 || Credits ||
||<#f0f5fa>||<#f0f5fa>After 1-23 are complete ||
|| 24 || Proof Issue you and 2 others ||
|| 25 || Double Check all links to make sure they are valid ||
|| 26 || Spell Check issue ||
|| 27 || Take out wiki commented out lines ||
|| 28 || In a Text editor take out the `` marks ||
|| 29 || Save a text version as uwnissuenumerin.txt (uwn195in.txt) ||
|| 30 || Send the the -news mailing list ||
|| 31 || Once it goes out on this list sent notice to news-team ML ||
|| 32 || IRC -locoteams ||
|| 33 || IRC-news ||
|| 34 || IRC-us ||
|| 35 || IRC-marketing ||
|| 36 || Post to the Forums ||
|| 37 || Post to the Fridge ||
|| 38 || Post to the planet ||
|| 39 || Dent/Tweet/FB other Social Media announcement ||
|| 40 || Email LoCo-Contacts mailing list ||
|| 41 || Email Translators Team ||
||<#f0f5fa>||<#f0f5fa>After steps 23-41 are complete ||
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|| 41 || Change Current Issue Link ||
|| 42 || Change Current Issue number ||
|| 43 || Next Issue ** ||
|| 44 || add current issue to archives ||
|| 45 || See step 1 :-) ||
|| 42 || Change Current Issue Link ||
|| 43 || Change Current Issue number ||
|| 44 || Next Issue ** ||
|| 45 || add current issue to archives ||
|| 46 || See step 1 :-) ||

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Checklist

Steps

How to start each week

1

Create New In Progress Wiki Page

2

Clear out unused sections

3

Add Images to the wiki

4

Send out reminder emails

5

LoCo Teams

6

Reminder Blog Post

7

Welcome

8

In this Issue

9

Bug Stats

10

Translation Stats Lucid

11

Ubuntu Brainstorm Top 5 this week

12

Top 5 Stack Exchange Questions this week

13

LoCo News

14

Launchpad News

15

Ubuntu Forums News

16

The Planet

17

In The Press

18

In The Blogosphere

19

In Other News

20

Monthly Team Reports

21

Upcoming Meetings and Events

22

Updates and Security

23

Credits

After 1-23 are complete

24

Proof Issue you and 2 others

25

Double Check all links to make sure they are valid

26

Spell Check issue

27

Take out wiki commented out lines

28

In a Text editor take out the marks

29

Save a text version as uwnissuenumerin.txt (uwn195in.txt)

30

Send the the -news mailing list

31

Once it goes out on this list sent notice to news-team ML

32

IRC -locoteams

33

IRC-news

34

IRC-us

35

IRC-marketing

36

Post to the Forums

37

Post to the Fridge

38

Post to the planet

39

Dent/Tweet/FB other Social Media announcement

40

Email LoCo-Contacts mailing list

41

Email Translators Team

After steps 23-41 are complete

on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter

42

Change Current Issue Link

43

Change Current Issue number

44

Next Issue **

45

add current issue to archives

46

See step 1 Smile :-)

* To see the checklist spreadsheet click here

** Please do not modify the template without consulting the AmberGraner.

HOWTO for Checklist

For the HOWTO Guide for each Step click here

Template for posting to The Fridge

The template for posting to to the Fridge can be found here

Schedule

Schedule for Upcoming UWN Issues can be found here.

Section Definitions and Suggestions

Guidelines for each section can be found here.

Other

Core Articles

(cannot be dropped for a release)

  • General community news
  • Security announcements
  • Upcoming meetings and events

Secondary

(can be dropped to release on time)

Trivial

  • Bug stats

Creating a new development copy

During the Week

  • Add content, encourge new people to add their own content
  • Pay attention to the 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)

Sending the email

It must be sent to the ubuntu-news mailing list. The email is ubuntu-news@lists.ubuntu.com. The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter is the only item that should be sent from this list. The Newsletter will caught in the spam filter and will need a list moderator to accept it.

Post Release

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

  • Update the Archive

  • Send an email to LoCo and Translators list

  • Open up a forum thread with the UWN.
  • Make sure it's posted in the Fridge