Ubuntu Studio

17.10 Beta 1 Release

Ubuntu Studio 17.10 Artful Aardvark Beta 1 is released! It’s that time of the release cycle again. The first beta of the upcoming release of Ubuntu Studio 17.10 is here and ready for testing. You may find the images at cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntustudio/releases/artful/beta-1/. More information can be found in the Beta 1 Release Notes. Reporting Bugs If […]

Backports, the benefits and the consequences.

Ubuntu Studio is happy to announce that backports are going to be rolling out soon and the first one will be Ardour. Backports are newer versions of applications, ported back to stable versions of the system. For example in the case of Ardour, Ubuntu Studio users running 14.04 or 16.04 will be able to have […]

Help Us Put Some Polish on Ubuntu Studio

We are proud to have Ubuntu Studio 16.04 out in the wild. And the next release can and should be better. It WILL be better if you help! Are there specific packages that should be included or removed? Are there features you would like to see? We cannot promise to do everything you ask, but […]

Project Lead Vote 2016

Ubuntu Studio is going to have the first ever vote for the project lead position. Thinking about candidating, or know someone who should? Read on… When is the vote? The vote is preliminary set to January 2016, but will take place no later than April 2016, when the new project lead period begins. Who is […]

Ubuntu Studio 13.10 Release Candidate Call for Testing

Dear Ubuntu Studio developers, testers and users, We are about to release Ubuntu Studio 13.10 on the coming Thursday. However, we are desperately in need for testing. Please help us test the release candidate images! Testcases for the amd64 images are in http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/milestones/305/builds/55592/testcases, while i386 image testcases can be found in http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/milestones/305/builds/55593/testcases. Please also do […]

Ubuntu Studio 13.10 Beta 2 call for testing

Hello Ubuntu Studio Developers, contributors and users, “Keep calm and test the images!” — Ubuntu QA Team We are now close to our second and final beta release of Ubuntu Studio 13.10 (Saucy Salamander), and we want YOU to test for us. http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/milestones/303/builds is the place where you follow the testcases and submit the results, […]

Ubuntu Studio 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) Beta 1 released

Dear Ubuntu Studio users, I’m very pleased and excited to announce the first beta release of Ubuntu Studio 13.10 (Saucy Salamander). Users will be complimented with this beta release, as it comes with great improvements, including: * A new menu structure which works on any desktop environment. Len Ovens and Mish did a great job […]

Ubuntu Studio 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) Beta 1 testing

Dear Ubuntu Studio Developers, Contributors and Users, The first beta of Ubuntu Studio’s development release, Ubuntu Studio 13.10 (Saucy Salamander), will be released on Thursday, 5th September, 2013. I would like to call for testers. This release is a very exciting one as we have added a new set of features to the development release, […]

Ubuntu Studio 12.04.3 LTS testing

Dear Ubuntu Studio Developers, Contributors and users, Ubuntu Studio 12.04.3 LTS point release is planned for release on Thursday, 22nd August, 2013. Now, I would like to invite you to test the images before the release happens. The images are currently available at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntustudio/precise/dvd/current/ The testcases are available at: amd64: http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/milestones/301/builds/51842/testcases i386: http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/milestones/301/builds/51843/testcases All testcases […]

“pulseaudio fails to release card to jack” fixed for releases 12.04 and 12.10

Users may have noticed that it has been troublesome getting jack to start with a card already used by pulseaudio. The latest pulseaudio update straightens that problem out. Enjoy! This is the bug report: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pulseaudio/+bug/1163638 The bug was not affecting the 13.04 release, as pulseaudio 3.0 already contains that fix.