June

Xubuntu team report for June, 2011

Bug Triage

  • Began smoke testing the images for Oneiric Ocelot.
  • Set up a tentative daily testing schedule.

Packaging, Development, & Testing

  • Many bugs have been fixed.
  • Released Oneiric Ocelot Alpha1.
  • LightDM replaced GDM as the login manager.

Website & Marketing

  • Approval has been received for the website to be converted to Wordpress.
  • Website team is currently working on a test site of Wordpress for http://xubuntu.org .

  • Re-wrote several pages for the Xubuntu website.
  • Xubuntu needs a Marketing Lead. Contact us per http://xubuntu.org/devel or email charlie-tca@ubuntu.com, if interested.

    • Marketing Lead will produce of news releases, blog articles, advertising Xubuntu, tracking reviews of Xubuntu.

Artwork

  • Greybird gtk-theme improvements
    • Initial gtk3 support was added to Xubuntu's default theme "Greybird", has to be tweaked/improved during the cycle
    • Color tweaks in Greybird (darker panel)
    • Smaller/less obtrusive resize-grip
    • Gnumeric headers bug fixed in Greybird
  • A compact xfwm4 theme for Greybird was created to save vertical pixels (almost finished)
  • We still need a good plymouth theme.
  • Xubuntu needs an Artwork Lead. Contact us per http://xubuntu.org/devel or email charlie-tca@ubuntu.com, if interested.

    • Artwork Lead will work with the current artists for Xubuntu, producing themes, plymouth theme, website graphics, and other art as needed.

Community

  • We are striving to get more users to blog about Xubuntu. We would like to get word out of the changes being made, as well as new releases.
  • The Xubuntu Community holds a regular meetings on Mondays at 19:00 UTC and Sundays at 22:00 UTC in #xubuntu-devel. Please see the schedule and agenda at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Meetings.

  • The community meeting was held on 2011-06-13.

Documentation

Xubuntu/TeamReports/11/June (last edited 2011-06-14 13:25:34 by simon-steinbeiss)