Lubuntu 11.10 testing

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New Build System: The transition from our internal lubuntu build to Canonical build has taken a little while. Whilst our Lubuntu head of dev (Julien) has managed to squeeze 26 hours into 24 hour days, also the people who look after the automated build system have been really 'up for' ensuring that they have lubuntu building automatically. We had a dip of 5 days, but are doing well. For them to be able to get not just a basic alternate install, but the full suite of all architectures is a testament to them. At present, we have daily LiveCD builds and alternate. There are still some things to iron out. Keep an eye onhttps://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Testing as to where we are up to. Regards, Phill.
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lubuntu on Track to Official Status as Ubuntu Flavour

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There has been news on some sites about "lubuntu" gaining official status. And YES we are on the way to official status and had some thumbs up from Mark and others at UDS in Budapest, but one thing is for sure: There is still a lot of work ahead. We can call lubuntu official, when the ISOs are build on the Ubuntu infrastructure and when lubuntu 11.10 will be out. This here is a quick sum up of the Ubuntu Developer Summit and the impacts on Lubuntu development based on notes of Julien Lavergne: Lubuntu and official status As said during the UDS session, we are on track for official status. Infrastructure issues are going to be solved and Lubuntu will be added to the list of flavors. We have…
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Mark Shuttleworth says “Thank you” to lubuntu community

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lubuntu has grown into an amazing project over the last two years. There are more than 460 people who signed up with the project on my project team. Contributors are engaging to keep the documentation updated. Designers create lubuntu interface designs and others make videos. Under the guidance of Julien Lavergne, the distro has become a stable and widely praised distribution constantly listed on the top end of lists of Linux distributions (comp.: distrowatch). The next goals of the project are clear. Apart from constantly improving the distribution, the lubuntu project aims to become an official flavour of Ubuntu. Recent comments by Mark Shuttleworth thanking the lubuntu team add excitement in the community that this goal will be achieved in the near future. "Thanks for the great work and progress of…
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