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Release announcement mails and checks


For English-only release announcements, the announcement mails go to...

English-only -- To: debian-edu-announce (at) lists.debian.org, debian-edu (at) lists.debian.org, debian-publicity (at) lists.debian.org, debian-devel-announce (at) lists.debian.org, linuxiskolen (at) skolelinux.no, admin-discuss (at) skolelinux.org, debian-edu-german (at) lists.debian.org, bruker (at) skolelinux.no, debian-edu-french (at) lists.debian.org, styret (at) skolelinux.no, press (at) debian.org, distro (at) distrowatch.com

/!\ Remember emails to debian-edu-announce@ must be signed by a Debian developer.

For translated announcements, the translated announcement mails are sent to these recipients...

English -- To: debian-edu-announce (at) lists.debian.org, debian-edu (at) lists.debian.org, debian-publicity (at) lists.debian.org, debian-devel-announce (at) lists.debian.org, admin-discuss (at) skolelinux.org, press (at) debian.org, distro (at) distrowatch.com

Bokmal/Norway -- To: linuxiskolen (at) skolelinux.no, bruker (at) skolelinux.no, styret (at) skolelinux.no, annonsering (at) nuug.no, pressemelding (at) nuug.no

German -- To: debian-edu-german (at) lists.debian.org

French -- To: debian-edu-french (at) lists.debian.org

/!\ If the Debian publicity team has already sent the announcement, these addresses should be excluded from the above ones: debian-edu-announce (at) lists.debian.org, debian-publicity (at) lists.debian.org, debian-devel-announce (at) lists.debian.org, press (at) debian.org, distro (at) distrowatch.com


Release announcement draft

To be able to use the Debian publicity infrastructure more easily, the draft is kept in the Debian publicity team's announcements.git; see:

https://salsa.debian.org/publicity-team/announcements/raw/master/en/drafts/debian-edu-buster-release.wml

Clone:

git clone git@salsa.debian.org:publicity-team/announcements.git

TODO:

  • Set release version in:
    • [ (./) ] d-e-install and [ ] upload the package.

    • [ (./) ] d-e-doc

  • [ ] Coordinate release with the Debian CD team.
  • Test if ISO images are usable for installations:
  • Test if a standard installation (combi server w/ Xfce) is working:
    • [ ] Installation w/ LTSP chroot and NBD image.
    • [ ] GOsa² add users.
    • [ ] GOsa² mass add users using CSV file.
    • [ ] GOsa² add workstation.
    • [ ] Use LTSP thin client.
    • [ ] Use LTSP diskless workstation.
    • [ ] Setup internal mail (Thunderbird).
    • [ ] Login on updated Edu Stretch workstation.
    • [ ] Install system via PXE.
  • Test if Edu supported desktop environments are usable:
    • [ ] Xfce
    • [ ] KDE Plasma
    • [ ] GNOME
    • [ ] MATE
    • [ ] LXDE
    • [ ] LXQt
  • Test if Samba NT4 style domain controller support is working:
    • [ ] Join Win10 device to domain SKOLELINUX.
    • [ ] Logon as domain user.
    • [ ] Access files on the main server.
  • [ ] English draft file review by native speaker.
  • [ ] Set date in release announcement draft file.
  • [ ] Inform the publicity team some days ahead of the release date so that translation teams can be informed.
  • Check if already existing draft translations are up-to-date (ISO file names, release name and date).
    • [ ] (vi).
    • [ ] (de).
    • [ ] (fr).
    • [ ] (nl).
    • [ ] Check if above email list is up-to-date.