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The Xubuntu release process

To be carried out by the Xubuntu Release Team with support from the Xubuntu Team and advice from the Ubuntu release team where needed.

The goal of this process is to ensure that all ISOs are suitable for release.

14 days before release

  • Notifications of freezes
  • Reminder to update the website FAQ (final release only)

7 days before release

  • Gather people for milestone testing
  • Start preparing release notes and release announcement

5 days before release

  • Smoketest images

3 days before release

  • Start milestone testing

1 day before release

  • Review release notes

Release day

  • Publish release announcement
  • Update the website
  • Update IRC channel topics
  • Update social media outlets

7 days after release

  • Update the developer wiki to next release (final release only)
  • Review and update this page