Here we go again! It's that time of the year when Lubuntu asks the community to contribute an artistic touch to the distribution.

Please feel free to join us at Flickr and upload your favourite creation, that's one submission per user so make it count :).

Submissions are accepted until 1st March 23:59:59 UTC+01:00, and the polls will open shortly after that. The polls will be open until 9th March, and the top five wallpapers will be included by default in Lubuntu 15.04.

Please make sure to follow the rules, as failing to do so will get you disqualified.

Good luck to all contestants and please help us spread the word :).


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Ubuntu 15.04: arrivano le Alpha 2 delle derivate supportate ufficialmente
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Semplicemente perché la main distro non segue le stesse tappe dei suoi “fratelli minori”. Dunque, se siamo affezionati utenti di Kubuntu, Lubuntu o Ubuntu GNOME, oggi possiamo pur sempre avere un piccolo assaggio di ciò che troveremo fra qualche mese.

We’re preparing Lubuntu 15.04, Vivid Vervet, for distribution in April 2015. With this early Alpha pre-release, you can see what we are trying out in preparation for our next version. We have some interesting things happening, so read on for highlights and information.

NOTE: This is an alpha pre-release. Lubuntu Pre-releases are NOT recommended for:
  • Regular users who are not aware of pre-release issues
  • Anyone who needs a stable system
  • Anyone uncomfortable running a possibly frequently broken system
  • Anyone in a production environment with data or workflows that need to be reliable

Lubuntu Pre-releases ARE recommended for:
  • Regular users who want to help us test by finding, reporting, and/or fixing bugs
  • Lubuntu developers

You can get more information here.
Closer and closer we creep towards the release of Vivid Vervet. Alpha 2 testing went well with flying colors thanks to the likes of:

Thank you to all of you that did any sort of testing or bug work. We need all we can get! In about a month's time, Beta 1 will be ready for official testing. We can have a similarly smooth sail through testing if you can all get out there and test the daily builds. Report bugs on anything (make sure to subscribe the Lubuntu Packages Team) and work with Lubuntu QA to get your bugs properly triaged.
In fact, we need more triage. As much as possible. All the time. We need bugs reports to be detailed, with clear, repeatable steps. We then need to make sure they're confirmed and that a Bug Control member (me!) can confirm them. They can set the priority and create an upstream bug report and then officially call the bug triaged. Long story short: if you find a bug that does not say Triaged, In Progress, Fix Commited, or Fix Released, there's more work to be done.
Without this work, we can do little to guide developers. Right now much of the team is heavily focused on developing LXQt, but that doesn't mean we can't stomp out some bigger bugs together. If you'd like to help with the triage, join the Lubuntu Packages Team and Bug Squad. Ask for help. The aforementioned Dave Kokandy has been doing a wonderful job lately, as modest as he is, and deserves big ups for attack the problem so vigorously.
For those of you that don't feel like doing triage, I encourage you to test (all you need is a virtual machine) and to report some bugs. QA is a friendly team and we're always happy to help if you need it.
For the rest of you simply trying to figure out where the heck to get Alpha 2, here's the Release Notes. Make sure you read them before you download. There's always important information on there.


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