Ubuntu and its various flavours will be participating in the Ubuntu Mantic Minotaur Testing Week from August 28th – September 1st!
Soon we will be releasing the Ubuntu 23.10 Mantic Minotaur Beta after halting all new changes and between then and the final release a few weeks later, all efforts are focused on image testing, bug reporting, and fixing bugs.
How to Join in the Testing Effort
Testing is fun and easy! Start by simply downloading one the the various daily images (Found below), perform the variety of the relevant test cases found on the ISO Tracker and report your results. Tests can be performed in a virtual environment or directly on hardware. Testers can perform as few or as many test cases as they like.
Chat with fellow Testers
Testing is a community effort and a great opportunity to meet your fellow Ubuntu enthusiasts. Start chatting about your test findings on the Ubuntu Testers Telegram group, on the #ubuntu-quality IRC channel or on the #testing-cycles channel on the Ubuntu Hideout Discord server.
Additional Learning Resources for Testers
Testing is an excellent way to contribute to the Ubuntu Community. Learn more about contributing via QA and Testing.
For new tester support and additional QA information, please check out our various learning resources:
- New Tester Guide
- The Keys to Successful Bug Reporting
- Testing Walkthrough
- QA Development Setup
- Join the Ubuntu Quality Launchpad Team
Download Daily Images
Below you will find links to the daily images for Ubuntu and its various official flavours. Please take note of the architecture you’re downloading as test cases may be different for each.
Ubuntu Flavours are an important part of our ecosystem and also rely on community testers to ensure their releases are stable and ready for general use. While their testing process is typically very similar to Ubuntu, it’s important to follow their community’s additional testing guidance.
Ubuntu Budgie Images - Testing Notes
Ubuntu Cinnamon Images
Ubuntu Kylin Images
Ubuntu MATE Images
Ubuntu Studio Images
Ubuntu Unity Images
More Testing to Come
There are additional exciting new features coming to Mantic Minotaur that aren’t quite ready for Testing Week. Once they land in our daily images, we’ll announce another round of testing that the community can take part in.
Thank you to meetdilip for supplying the art for the testing week banner image.