Quantal

Roadmap for Quantal Quetzal

This page is to serve as a development roadmap for the next version of Xubuntu. Click here to see the current status of development.

Phases of development

Phase

Deadline

Brainstorming and finding assignees

End of Week 19, UDS Q

Approving blueprints

End of Week 20

Finalizing blueprints and specifications

May 31, FeatureDefinitionFreeze

▶ (Further discussion and) implementing

Ubuntu freezes, Aug 23 and later

Read more about the phases on our Strategy Document.

New features, major bugs, improvements to community

Note that any items with no assignee will not be driven, and most probably won't make it to the release.

Item

Assignee

Importance

Links

Review the Strategy Document

Pasi Lallinaho, community

Essential

Blueprint
Old Strategy Document
New Strategy Document (reviewing)

Review the QA procedures

Janne Jokitalo, Pasi Lallinaho

Essential

Blueprint

Include Xfce 4.10

Lionel Le Folgoc, Micah Gersten

Essential

Blueprint

Refresh the offline documentation

Pasi Lallinaho, community

High

Blueprint

New Plymouth theme

madnick

High

Blueprint

New LightDM theme

madnick

High

Blueprint

Analyze and optimize boot times

Janne Jokitalo, Pasi Lallinaho, testers

High

Blueprint

Website improvements

Pasi Lallinaho, Elizabeth Krumbach

Medium

Blueprint, Specification

Review terminal theme

Simon Steinbeiß, Pasi Lallinaho

Medium

Blueprint, Specification

Albatross theme facelift

Simon Steinbeiß, Pasi Lallinaho

Medium

Blueprint

Improve Bluebird theme

Simon Steinbeiß, Markus Klinga

Medium

Blueprint

Rethink elementary-xfce icons concept

Simon Steinbeiß

Medium

Blueprint

Explore possibilities of desktop search

Sean Davis, Simon Steinbeiß

Medium

Blueprint

Add more launchers to Settings manager

Unit193, community

Medium

Blueprint, Specification

Xubuntu marketing initiatives

Elizabeth Krumbach, community

Medium

Blueprint, Marketing wikipage

Implement Keyboard-Shortcuts overlay/window

Sean Davis, Simon Steinbeiß

Low

Blueprint, Specification

Ubiquity application sets

Janne Jokitalo

Low

Blueprint

Umbrella blueprint for appearance blueprints

Blueprint, Panel layout spec

Ideas that are postponed for now

Ship apt-offline by default

-

-

Specification

Add optimum partitioning option to install options

-

-

-

Add DVD support to Xubuntu restricted extras

-

-

-

New Panel Plug in: Disk access monitor

-

-

-

Changes on default applications

Items in this group (usually) need comprehensive application comparisons. An assignee for each "group"/type of application should take up the task, ideally more than one to make it less subjective/one-sided.

Application group

Proposed (Current)

Assignee

Importance

Links

Package manager

Lubuntu Software Center? (USC, Synaptic)

Pasi Lallinaho, Simon Steinbeiß

High

-

Monitor management

Improve xfce4-display-dialog

GridCube

Medium

-

Media player

Listen, DeadBeef? (gmusicbrowser)

GridCube

Medium

Specifications

Backup App

Deja Dup, ? (-)

-

Medium

-

Video player

Improve Parole

-

Low

-

Webcam Application

Cheese?

GridCube

Low

Specifications

Menu manager

MenuLibre, LXMenueditor, (Alacarte)

-

Low

-

Terminal

Sakura

-

Low

-

Image editor

? (GIMP)

-

Low

-

Xubuntu/Roadmap/Goals/Quantal (last edited 2012-08-26 23:10:20 by knome)