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From 2013-08-05 to 2013-09-03

2013-09-03

15:58 action #414 (In Progress): Write an article about adding the last packages and updates in time for openSUSE 13.1 Beta 1
First draft ready for review, asked marketing team their thoughts. Anonymous
15:20 action #414: Write an article about adding the last packages and updates in time for openSUSE 13.1 Beta 1
Prepared: https://news.opensuse.org/?p=16740&preview=true Anonymous
15:13 action #597: Polishing and publishing the document
Integrate feedback from Sascha.
Ask Marcus Meissner to recheck the wiki (he was the first to complain about the le...
aplanas
11:21 action #597: Polishing and publishing the document
Received feedback we need to evaluate before opening the debate in factory mailing list. toscalix
11:20 action #597: Polishing and publishing the document
Document converted and published. toscalix
13:21 action #551 (Resolved): openSUSE Hackathons
Hackathon confirmed from Fri 27th to Sun 29th at Prague office toscalix
13:04 action #757 (Closed): translators meeting
set up a hangout inviting the translation teams to come together to coordinate their work lnussel
13:03 action #756 (Closed): ping translators
ping translators ahead of time explaining what is coming up and what will be expected lnussel
13:01 action #755 (Resolved): talk to SLE QA about Factory
talk to SLE QA about the tests they plan on Factory lnussel
12:46 action #748: try deployment of www.opensuse.org
while at it you may also replace the "founded by Novell" logo with a "sponsored by SUSE" one. lnussel
12:18 action #748 (Closed): try deployment of www.opensuse.org
since we are now able to deploy www.opensuse.org in theory we should try it in practice. Getting rid of the links to ... lnussel
12:45 action #754 (Closed): verify piwik works
before each milestone it needs to be verified that piwik works on all relevant sites:
- news.opensuse.org
- softw...
lnussel
12:44 action #753 (Resolved): verify piwik works
before each milestone it needs to be verified that piwik works on all relevant sites:
- news.opensuse.org
- softw...
lnussel
12:44 action #752 (Resolved): verify piwik works
before each milestone it needs to be verified that piwik works on all relevant sites:
- news.opensuse.org
- softw...
lnussel
12:34 action #751 (Resolved): verify piwik works
before each milestone it needs to be verified that piwik works on all relevant sites:
- news.opensuse.org
- softw...
lnussel
12:22 action #750 (Closed): communicate OBS freeze times to OBS team
we need to remind the OBS team about our schedule to tell then when to not deploy new things. lnussel
12:20 action #749 (Closed): remind opensuse.org admins of release
remind opensuse.org admins about the upcoming release and to verify that the HA proxy can handle the load lnussel
12:19 action #743 (Feedback): find a tool to convert mediawiki to pdf
Does either of it looks at least a little bit helpful? Or should I continue trying? Afaik, pictures will have to be r... -miska-
11:19 action #743 (In Progress): find a tool to convert mediawiki to pdf
Michal, when you finish this task, assign it to Jos so he tries it. toscalix
07:02 action #743: find a tool to convert mediawiki to pdf
Results of my first tests with pandoc:
* pictures are screwed up
* I prefer asciidoc output over the LibreOffice
...
-miska-
12:16 action #747 (Closed): marketing brainstorm session
create a hangout with all the marketing guys to come up with creative things how to promote the release (to find idea... lnussel
12:12 action #746 (Closed): communicate GM issues to marketing
marketing needs to know about the issues found in the GM to decide how to communicate them lnussel
11:15 action #744 (Closed): update https://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Release_process
Thanks Jos toscalix
10:09 action #744 (Resolved): update https://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Release_process
Done. Cleaned it up and made it release-independent, linking to our team blog for the release process information and... Anonymous
09:41 action #744 (In Progress): update https://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Release_process
I'm doing documentation atm anyway, let me see if I can fix this page so it isn't so fixated on a single page anymore... Anonymous
09:32 action #744 (Closed): update https://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Release_process
The release process page https://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Release_process needs to be updated. It should point here. lnussel
09:46 action #745 (Closed): debug and fix openSUSE-Factory-NET-i586-Build0677-xfce looping
openSUSE-Factory-NET-i586-Build0677-xfce is looping
Looks like something is wrong with writing the screenshots:
...
lnussel

2013-09-02

22:13 action #475: Promotional artwork
There is no "new" wallpaper for the distribution this time around. The team decided to keep the same image as the las... anditosan
15:33 action #597: Polishing and publishing the document
Convert the document into mediawiki. Split the document in two sections (overview and details). Add Category:
ht...
aplanas
14:54 action #743 (Closed): find a tool to convert mediawiki to pdf
Jos needs an easy way to get from the features page in the opensuse wiki to a nice pdf document for the press.
It sh...
lnussel
13:49 action #742 (Closed): need a osc plugin to sync openSUSE:Factory and openSUSE:Factory:Rebuild
We need to make sure that all failures in :Rebuild are triggered in openSUSE:Factory to verify it builds there.
Yo...
coolo
13:45 action #740 (Closed): close old Factory bugs
We should have a bug bot that closes old Factory bugs. For example Fedora closes bugs that were filed during developm... lnussel
13:40 action #407: Publish announcement of Beta 1
Scheduled at https://news.opensuse.org/?p=16747&preview=true Anonymous
13:38 action #730: Call for testing - BetaPizza Parties article
Article in draft, scheduled. https://news.opensuse.org/?p=16758&preview=true Anonymous
08:40 action #730 (Closed): Call for testing - BetaPizza Parties article
Older Articles asking for testing of Beta:
https://news.opensuse.org/2012/06/18/beta-means-pizza-join-the-party-or-m...
Anonymous
13:29 action #739 (Closed): develop script to ask packagers about features
We should have a script that compares package versions on the previous release with the current one. If there was a v... lnussel
13:13 action #627: debug and fix uefi test case failures in openQA
The combination of a machine that does not support EPT (looks like a intel feature, opensuseqa is amd), qemu 1.6 and ... lnussel

2013-08-30

15:36 action #728 (Closed): Publish an article asking people to help promote the upcoming release.
Write an article like https://news.opensuse.org/2011/11/01/help-us-spread-the-word-on-opensuse-12-1/ and promote our ... Anonymous
15:27 action #575: Cloud Sneak Peek
If content is an issue, make it more a generic server article like https://news.opensuse.org/2013/03/08/sneak-preview... Anonymous
15:26 action #727 (Closed): final article: release almost there!
Article about the release being close. Perhaps have some cool pictures & point to the badges again, sneak peeks... Anonymous
15:24 action #726 (Closed): Third Sneak Peek: handling software on openSUSE
Write a sneak preview on software installation and handling in openSUSE, based on https://news.opensuse.org/2013/03/1... Anonymous
15:22 action #725 (Closed): Sneak preview four: Desktops
Write Desktops sneak preview like https://news.opensuse.org/2013/03/06/sneak-preview-i-opensuse-12-3-for-desktop-user... Anonymous
15:19 action #724 (Closed): Sneak Peek Five: advanced openSUSE tips
Article building up excitement for the openSUSE release (in less than a week!) based on http://piratepad.net/opensuse... Anonymous
15:15 action #644: Write release party invitation article
Moved from Sunday to a Monday ;-) Anonymous
14:25 action #723 (Resolved): create is_maintained data
Ask Rudi to create it lnussel
14:24 action #722 (New): update wiki
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14:21 action #722 (Closed): update wiki
* https://en.opensuse.org/Buy_openSUSE
* https://de.opensuse.org/openSUSE_kaufen
lnussel
14:23 action #721 (New): update shop.opensuse.org
lnussel
14:21 action #721 (Closed): update shop.opensuse.org
lnussel
14:22 action #720 (New): request new box image and link
lnussel
14:21 action #720 (Closed): request new box image and link
request new box image to put on the home page
request link to shop
lnussel
14:21 action #719 (Closed): shop.opensuse.org
lnussel
14:20 action #718 (Closed): EULA review/update
Ask Legal to review and potentially adjust the EULA lnussel
14:18 action #717 (Resolved): fix upgrade instructions in wiki
http://en.opensuse.org/Upgrade needs to be adjusted for new release lnussel
14:17 action #716 (Closed): IPRQ
finish IPRQ document
Some information about IPRQ document in SLED (Does it applies exactly the same to openSUSE?):...
lnussel
14:13 action #715 (Closed): install counter
countdown.opensuse.org needs to be put live
push to git and ask darix to pull
lnussel
13:13 action #712 (New): test the changes
lnussel
13:11 action #712 (Closed): test the changes
verify all links work
verify piwik tracking works
lnussel
13:13 action #713 (New): deploy software.opensuse.org
lnussel
13:11 action #713 (Closed): deploy software.opensuse.org
deploy software.opensuse.org release date at exact time using
http://www.opensuse.org/admin/gitpull.php
lnussel
13:13 action #710 (New): software.opensuse.org
lnussel
13:11 action #710 (Closed): software.opensuse.org
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13:13 action #711 (New): adjust to 13.1
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13:11 action #711 (Closed): adjust to 13.1
adjust the page in git to 13.1 lnussel
13:08 action #709 (New): update git
lnussel
13:05 action #709 (Resolved): update git
add the link to opensuse-community to the repos at
git@github.com:openSUSE/download.o.o.git
lnussel
13:08 action #708 (New): ask community to add repo xml
lnussel
13:05 action #708 (Resolved): ask community to add repo xml
http://opensuse-community.org/openSUSE_131_Community_Additional.xml
check
http://opensuse-community.org/openSUSE_...
lnussel
13:05 action #707 (Closed): community repos
lnussel
12:48 action #706 (Closed): publish docu
doc.opensuse.org
https://en.opensuse.org/SDB:Official_documentation
Ping Jürgen Weigert and Frank Sundermeyer abo...
lnussel
12:44 action #705 (Resolved): NUE: Create a Google+ Event Page
lnussel
12:44 action #704 (Resolved): Promote parties on Facebook
lnussel

2013-08-29

12:56 action #662: Refactor the counter script
not critical anymore I think as 13.1 might be the last release that uses the counter for a while. lnussel
12:54 action #654 (In Progress): send shim to signing
In progress. Had to update the shim package several times. Now it's ready and I pinged Frederic. lnussel
12:53 action #653: request new 2048 bit key for shim
shim now has both the old and the new certificate embedded. That is needed to still be able to boot kernel signed wit... lnussel
12:52 action #653 (Closed): request new 2048 bit key for shim
lnussel
12:51 action #628 (Closed): fix NET iso in openQA
The idea with dnsmasq didn't work out as qemu wants to internally listen at the ip of the name server. It doesn't all... lnussel
12:49 action #627: debug and fix uefi test case failures in openQA
With qemu 1.6.0 and the new OVMF I got it to boot in my machine. Still the openqa machine doesn't work lnussel
12:44 action #476: Create release counter for oS 13.1
Since the artwork for the distro stays mostly the same it should be sufficient to just change the version number. Las... lnussel
12:41 action #600 (New): move release notes to www.o.o
What we could maybe do is to only put the HTML files into git and leave the existing mechanism for yast in place unti... lnussel

2013-08-28

13:29 action #461 (In Progress): Amazon EC2
Robert will do the technical work. Yo simply need to make sure is done before we publish the announcement and include... toscalix
13:04 action #461 (Resolved): Amazon EC2
Anonymous
13:04 action #461: Amazon EC2
We can and should of course mention this in the release announcement if it is done, yes. If we do it, who does it, ho... Anonymous

2013-08-27

15:56 action #689 (Closed): Current documentation analisys
The current documentation needs to be analized in order to define the table of contents of the final document as well... toscalix
15:43 action #685 (Closed): Meeting with SUSE Teams involved in this release
We should have meetings to coordinate the release with the following teams:
* ARM
* Cloud
* OBS
toscalix
13:13 action #597: Polishing and publishing the document
Pinged Stefan Bilhert. He will provide feedback tomorrow or the day after. toscalix
13:09 action #597: Polishing and publishing the document
Emailed the people mentioned by Agustin except for Dominique. Let's first finish this internally. Anonymous
11:37 action #597: Polishing and publishing the document
From Jos mail, we agree on:
* Andreas Jaeger <aj@suse.com> (should certainly be on the list)
* Lars Vogdt <lrupp@...
toscalix
09:59 action #597: Polishing and publishing the document
we will publish it tomorrow if we get no reply toscalix
09:56 action #597: Polishing and publishing the document
Document sent to roland, torsten, Stefan and frederik, together with the managers of the department. toscalix

2013-08-26

11:48 action #597: Polishing and publishing the document
The following people should be added:
* Marcus Meissner
* Frederik Crozat
I will ping:
* Torsten Kukuk
* S...
toscalix
11:28 action #597: Polishing and publishing the document
Tomas pointed me into this page: https://build.opensuse.org/group/show?group=opensuse-review-team
It seems though ...
toscalix
08:18 action #597 (In Progress): Polishing and publishing the document
Asked Michal and Tomas to provide names of the people involved in factory development to send them the document for f... toscalix
07:35 action #597: Polishing and publishing the document
How is this going, Jos? toscalix
11:21 action #662 (Closed): Refactor the counter script
The counter script is write in something like Python. Convert it to real Python. Make it more robust. aplanas
08:20 action #594 (Resolved): Factory development process documentation
PDF version with links sent to the mailing list. aplanas

2013-08-23

14:57 action #594: Factory development process documentation
After Jos finish the grammar revision, the document is ready to be shown to the second ring for feedback. toscalix
09:07 action #594: Factory development process documentation
Version 0.9 published. Waiting approval to be tagged as 1.0 aplanas
09:08 action #627 (In Progress): debug and fix uefi test case failures in openQA
Done by lnussel aplanas

2013-08-22

09:04 action #461 (Feedback): Amazon EC2
Please add information about what will be done for 13.1. Did you already include this effort in the release process? ... toscalix
07:04 action #654 (Closed): send shim to signing
we need to send he shim with the new key for signing (ie ask fcrozat) lnussel
07:03 action #653 (Closed): request new 2048 bit key for shim
we need to replace the 4096 bit key with a 2048 bit one to stay compliant lnussel
06:59 action #288 (Closed): review manuals
lnussel
06:58 action #288 (Rejected): review manuals
lnussel
06:58 action #290 (Closed): review manuals: administration, security, kvm
lnussel
06:57 action #290 (Rejected): review manuals: administration, security, kvm
never happened lnussel
06:58 action #289 (Closed): review manuals: startup guide, desktops, libreoffice
lnussel
06:58 action #289 (Rejected): review manuals: startup guide, desktops, libreoffice
never happened, will talk to docu team to drop docu lnussel
06:54 analysis #595 (Closed): Current documentation analisys
lnussel
06:54 action #596 (Closed): Documentation sprint
done I think lnussel
06:53 action #404 (Closed): Publish announcement of Milestone 4
lnussel
06:51 action #406 (Closed): Send some info about milestone 4 for the announcement to jos
ups, wrong button lnussel
06:50 action #405 (Closed): Write announcement of Milestone 4
lnussel
06:50 action #357: Release notes during installation
I don't think this will happen for 13.1 anymore lnussel
06:49 action #402 (Closed): Send some info about milestone 3 for the announcement to jos
lnussel

2013-08-19

11:41 action #551: openSUSE Hackathons
Changed the deadline. If by next Thursday we do not have a confirmation of the activity, we won't be able to bring th... toscalix
08:07 action #647 (Closed): announce beta1 deadline internally
we should announce the beta1 deadline internally more explicit this time to push people to submit fixes. I think sept... lnussel

2013-08-18

17:05 action #646 (Closed): Create event pages on Facebook, Google+
Create event pages for the release on facebook, G+ and other social media! Anonymous
17:04 action #645 (Closed): Update release party wiki pages
Update https://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Launch_parties Anonymous
17:03 action #644 (Closed): Write release party invitation article
Base it on the article(s) in the last years. Anonymous

2013-08-15

18:32 action #631 (In Progress): YaST Sneak Peak
Only thing left todo: add that the YaST team welcomes contributions and some details on that. This depending on them ... Anonymous
18:29 action #631 (New): YaST Sneak Peak
October 8, see Due date :D Anonymous

2013-08-13

14:14 action #631 (In Progress): YaST Sneak Peak
When do you plan to publish it? toscalix
12:45 action #631 (Closed): YaST Sneak Peak
Finish and publish the YaST article (not really a sneak peek). Text in https://news.opensuse.org/?p=16681&preview=tru... Anonymous

2013-08-12

14:06 action #630 (Closed): Move repos from gitorius to github
There are some repos from gitorius and github that need to be moved to openSUSE github, a partial list:
* https:/...
aplanas
13:05 action #405: Write announcement of Milestone 4
Promoted through social media, specially through Linkedin:
* [openSUSE Group](http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=7...
toscalix
12:32 action #405 (Resolved): Write announcement of Milestone 4
aaaand done: https://news.opensuse.org/2013/08/12/opensuse-milestone-4/ Anonymous
06:36 action #627: debug and fix uefi test case failures in openQA
Running locally with old KVM and new firmware. Will test with new qemu also. aplanas

2013-08-11

14:48 action #405: Write announcement of Milestone 4
The article is small but ready for proof reading. Please go ahead and take a look. If you have any paragraph ideas th... anditosan

2013-08-09

15:29 action #628 (Closed): fix NET iso in openQA
NET isos are currently not tested as a factory repo mirror is not there yet. There's already an rsync cron job runnin... lnussel
15:25 action #627 (Closed): debug and fix uefi test case failures in openQA
UEFI test cases fail atm and need to be fixed.
Maybe the firmware is broken and an older version needs to be used.
...
lnussel
12:58 action #570 (Closed): run openqa on important packages in staging projects
this is actually done. opensuseqa.suse.de runs an rsync job on staging projects and sends the isos to openqa. lnussel
12:54 action #269: update software.opensuse.org with USB stick instructions
moving to beta1, subject to discussion lnussel
12:53 action #343: redesign download page
moving to beta1 for now. let's discuss if we want to address this for 13.1 at some point lnussel
12:50 action #175 (Closed): deployment push access to www.opensuse.org
lnussel
12:47 action #560 (Closed): consolidate upcoming features page
I've deleted http://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Upcoming_features as it didn't have any content and Ambassadors don't ex... lnussel
12:38 action #512 (Closed): openSUSE 13.1 Release Process: Lunch and Learn session
was done meanwhile lnussel
12:38 action #403 (Closed): Write announcement of Milestone 3
lnussel
12:37 action #401 (Closed): Publish announcement of Milestone 3
lnussel
12:37 action #357: Release notes during installation
Moved to fate on request. I see no movement in that direction though so I suppose it will not be done and we stay wit... lnussel
09:46 analysis #595 (Resolved): Current documentation analisys
aplanas
09:46 analysis #595: Current documentation analisys
Done. The result of that is TOC used (and covered) during the sprint:
http://etherpad.cloud.suse.de/p/prebeta
aplanas
09:38 action #594 (In Progress): Factory development process documentation
aplanas
09:30 action #406: Send some info about milestone 4 for the announcement to jos
Another important feature: update-ca-certificates now uses p11-kit as backend. With p11-kit it's now possible to have... lnussel
08:08 action #406 (Resolved): Send some info about milestone 4 for the announcement to jos
when you finish something you can put the status in 'resolved' ;-) Anonymous
08:03 action #405: Write announcement of Milestone 4
Plan is to release M4 on Monday August 12. Andi, you up for it? Anonymous
07:03 action #551 (In Progress): openSUSE Hackathons
Couldn't talk to Roland. He was busy and didn't have the meeting. toscalix

2013-08-08

23:53 action #597: Polishing and publishing the document
I believe Coolo should provide us with a list of changes. Then we can start a new article about the release of M4. anditosan
14:13 action #406: Send some info about milestone 4 for the announcement to jos
motif is readded - we have openmotif 2.4 under LGPL now
rpm 4.10.3.1 -> 4.11.1
we have yast2 3.0 (which would be ya...
coolo
14:04 action #402 (Resolved): Send some info about milestone 3 for the announcement to jos
coolo

2013-08-07

12:02 action #551: openSUSE Hackathons
As per offline discussion back to Agustin. We will have a bug squashing after Beta1 and maybe budget for another hack... lnussel
11:30 coordination #556 (Closed): Meeting with SUSE Teams involved in this release
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2013-08-05

14:43 action #600: move release notes to www.o.o
YaST actually fetches an rpm from www.suse.com and installs that one. The individual files are not actually used. So ... lnussel
14:11 action #600: move release notes to www.o.o
release notes are unpacked in /mounts/dist/release-notes-suse.com/. We could just fetch them from there and check the... lnussel
 

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