Xubuntu 18.04: Development

Registered by Sean Davis on 2017-10-24

Development work items for Xubuntu 18.04.

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Xubuntu Council
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
Xubuntu Developers
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Xubuntu Developers
Definition:
New
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
None

Sprints

Whiteboard

Xubuntu Core (Base):
- URL: https://code.launchpad.net/~xubuntu-dev/livecd-rootfs/xubuntu-base
- URL: https://code.launchpad.net/~xubuntu-dev/debian-cd/xubuntu-base
- URL: https://code.launchpad.net/~xubuntu-dev/ubuntu-cdimage/xubuntu-base

AppStream:
- URL: https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-desktop/2016-February/004785.html
- Mostly upstream icon related issues. Icons need to be provided by the package or in the humanity icon theme. They must also be a minimum of 64px.

Pidgin theme:
- URL: https://github.com/shimmerproject/pidgin-elementary
- Pidgin will require patching to support installing this theme globally

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Work Items

Work items:
[xubuntu-dev] elementary-xfce: Split packaging for distribution improvements: TODO
[xubuntu-dev] parole: New PackageKit plugin installer: TODO
[xubuntu-dev] pidgin-elementary: Provide patches for Pidgin theme support: TODO
[xubuntu-dev] pidgin-elementary: Package theme and set as default: BLOCKED
[xubuntu-dev] xfce*: Review and update appstream metadata for GUI applications: TODO
[xubuntu-dev] xubuntu-core: Refresh debian-cd patches: TODO
[xubuntu-dev] xubuntu-core: Refresh livecd-rootfs patches: TODO
[xubuntu-dev] xubuntu-core: Refresh ubuntu-cdimage patches: TODO
[ubuntu-cdimage] xubuntu-core: Review and merge patches: BLOCKED
[xubuntu-dev] xubuntu-meta: Review and trim excess fonts: TODO
[xubuntu-dev] engrampa: Work with Ubuntu MATE team on packaging improvements: INPROGRESS
[xubuntu-dev] atril: Work with Ubuntu MATE team on packaging improvements: TODO
[xubuntu-dev] thunar: Provide more default custom actions (printing, convert to pdf): TODO
[xubuntu-dev] Review Xfce 4.14 components for inclusion: DONE
[xubuntu-dev] xfce4-pulseaudio-plugin: Replace indicator-sound: DONE
[xubuntu-dev] xfce4-statusnotifier-plugin: Replace indicator-application: DONE
[xubuntu-dev] xubuntu-meta: Investigate switching from GNOME to MATE components: DONE
[bluesabre] xubuntu-meta: Transition GNOME components to MATE components: DONE
[ochosi] xubuntu-default-settings: Revert to "normal" alt-tab mode in xfwm4: DONE

Dependency tree

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