Desktop Team Updates - Monday 17th January 2022

Hi everyone, below you will find the updates from the Desktop team from the last week. If you’re interested in discussing a topic please start a thread in the Desktop area of Discourse .

Last update’s notes are here: Desktop Team Updates - Monday 10th January 2022

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  • Investigating unreliable a11y (screen reader) behaviour in Flutter apps.
  • Wrote some Dart at-spi bindings to try and better understand / interrogate a11y support in Flutter.
  • Landed unix fd support into dbus.dart.
  • Improved test coverage of dbus.dart.
  • Released dbus.dart 0.6.7.
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Desktop Installer

Other

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WSL

  • Tested the latest cloud image after Updated Subiquity submodule in Ubuntu-Desktop-Installer to the latest.
  • Fixing some bugs detected.
  • Merged the launcher Q&A CI workflow.
  • Started the development of the splash screen subproject.

Others

  • Reviewed some U-D-I and ubuntu-flutter-plugins pull requests.
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firefox24 firefox

  • 96.0 released, prepared and validated an update for 96.0.1

thunderbird24 thunderbird

  • prepared and validated 91.5.0 updates for bionic, focal, hirsute and impish, and handed over to the security team for sponsoring

chromium22 chromium

  • rebased stable and beta branches on core20
  • updating beta to 98.0.4758.54
  • updating dev to 99.0.4818.0

flutter24 Ubuntu Desktop Installer

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