Xubuntu 17.04: Development

Registered by Sean Davis on 2016-10-13

The plans for the Xubuntu 17.04 cycle for the Development team.

Blueprint information

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

Related branches

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
- Previously postponed for 16.04.1, 16.10

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.

SGT Puzzles Launcher:
- URL: https://launchpad.net/sgt-launcher
- URL: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/1641300

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

File managers:
- URL: http://pad.ubuntu.com/xubuntu-z-filemanager

Document templates:
- URL: https://code.launchpad.net/~bluesabre/xubuntu-default-settings/xubuntu-templates

(?)

Work Items

Work items:
[xubuntu-dev] Update appstream metadata for GUI applications: TODO
[ubuntu-cdimage] Review xubuntu-core patches: TODO
[unit193] Investigate Thunar patches and/or replacement file manager: DONE
[bluesabre] Add Create document templates with translations for default apps: DONE
[xubuntu-dev] Add sgt-launcher to the seed: DONE
[xubuntu-dev] Get sgt-launcher uploaded to universe: DONE
[bluesabre] Restore camera functionality to Mugshot: DONE
[xubuntu-dev] Get xfdashboard uploaded to universe: DONE
[bluesabre] sgt-launcher: Create a launcher to cleanup menus: DONE
[xubuntu-team] sgt-launcher: Evaluate for inclusion in Zesty: DONE
[bluesabre] xfce4-keyboard-overlay: Port to vala or integrate with Xfce, Consider for inclusion: POSTPONED
[xubuntu-dev] parole: New PackageKit plugin installer: POSTPONED
[xubuntu-dev] xfce4-pulseaudio-plugin: Possibly replace indicator-sound: POSTPONED
[xubuntu-dev] Integrate the Pidgin theme: POSTPONED

Dependency tree

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