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How do you test the network speed betwen two boxes?

I have gigabit network setup in my house and few Ubuntu based boxes. Out of complete curiosity I would like to check the speed between the two boxes. I am not having any problems with speed or ...
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How do I get involved with testing and QA with Ubuntu?

I'd like to get involved with Ubuntu QA by creating automated tests. Is there an ongoing effort to create these tests? Where can I learn more?
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Testing Ubuntu mobile applications

I'm currently reading a lot about the new Ubuntu mobile (phone) OS, and now I'm wondering if there is the possibility to test applications. I know that QtCreator is the recommended IDE and an emulator ...
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Where can I get the latest Ubuntu Alpha or Beta?

I'd love to test the latest Ubuntu alpha/beta (otherwise known as "Ubuntu+1"), but I can't find it. Where can I find download for the pre-releases of Ubuntu?
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Which graphics driver set is better to test in the long run?

So, my computer has a Radeon mobility card and Compiz doesn't seem to want to play nice with it. The nets me a tradeoff: I can use the proprietary drivers and get the boosted performance and take a ...
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How do I contribute an autopilot test?

What is autopilot and how do I contribute to a new autopilot testcase for a package ?
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Where Can I Give Feedback on Ubuntu?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 Beta 2. Is there a way, or a place, to give feedback on this system? Not file bugs, just give feedback.
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Is burg compatible with 11.04?

Has anybody tested burg on natty? Is it safe?
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Where is the Alpha 1 release of Kubuntu 12.04?

I have been looking around, and I can't find any official informational update on the first Alpha release of Kubuntu Precise. Was Alpha 1 released?
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How to install specific versions of Google Chrome / Chromium?

I'm looking for standalone packages for Google Chrome / Chromium which can be extracted and used as binaries for my Selenium test suite. How do I go about such a thing?
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What is the recomended application set for QA/tester's suite in Ubuntu?

I work in SQA as Test manager/Tester and I want to get more from my Ubuntu desktop. Unfortunately Ubuntu does not have much software in repository for this task. Can you recommend set of Linux ...
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How to install correctly another Linux flavour (in my case PCLinuxOS) together with installed Ubuntu?

Hello everybody and Prosperous and Productive Year 2011 !!! I have Ubuntu 10.10 (32bit) installed on my laptop. I would like to install PCLinuxOS (KDE or LXDE version, I don't know yet) on the same ...
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How can I deploy my local Juju Charm with Amulet framework?

I use amulet as testing framework for charms which we developing. I've already tried to reproduce an example, provided on https://juju.ubuntu.com/docs/tools-amulet.html and it's work fine. But now I'm ...
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How can I refresh/reinstall/clear/set-to-default my bootup process?

I'm currently having a problem with my bootup process that is growing progressively worse as time goes on: While booting, it does a few minutes of hard-drive reading. During that, instead of showing ...
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How to check if checkbox-unity from ppa:unity-team/ppa succesfully send my report?

I used the checkbox-unity survey to test beta unity 5.0 in Precice. Completing the survey took me a couple of hours because I thoroughly described the problems I discovered. At the end of the survey ...
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Voice Recognition

As it was presented in OMG! Ubuntu! a voice recognition tool is being developed and will possible deploy in Ubuntu Touch and Ubuntu Desktop. Although beyond the video shared in youtube I had no more ...
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Howto install google-mock on Ubuntu 12.10

I am having hard time trying to install Google C++ Mocking Framework. I have successfully run sudo apt-get install google-mock. Then I tried to compile this sample file #include "gmock/gmock.h" int ...
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Diff between backups: see permissions, group and owner and sym link differences

Question Using only the command line, is it possible to tell if a rsync backup (on a NAS) and the original folder tree (on a web server) are exactly the same? I mean in terms of file sizes, ...
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What's a good way to mock a remote HTTPS API for unit testing my QML app?

I'm tinkering with a QML app that interacts with a remote REST API over HTTPS. The "client" part of the app is neatly packaged into a component and I'd like to unit test that, but I don't want to ...
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Emulating IE in Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install IE9, IE8, or IE7 in ubuntu 12.04.LTS I need to test my web site in Internet Explorer. Unluckily, I can't move it to Windows and run there. So what is the ...
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Can not update Natty running from a USB stick [closed]

In a blogpost Jono explained a nice way to test the latest version of Natty. Under point four he proposes: Step 4: Update Although you installed the latest daily you should ensure it is up to ...
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Is Ubuntu based on Debian unstable or Debian testing?

which of the two it is?
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Stress testing hardware

Is there a piece of software I can install on my Ubuntu installation (10.04) to stress test all the hardware on my computer? I understand I can download a specific disto to do this, but I would ...
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Is there a way to backup your package configuration?

For example, if I wanted to help out with trying edge(in this case Quantal), but I wanted to be able to revert to a stable-ish system if some update caused a problem -- how would I accomlish this ...
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Similar to xkill for mir

xkill is a command I almost use everyday. That's because my PC is quite crappy [a 10' chilli GREEN netbook NEO XP made in Holland (even if I'm in Greece), with 1 GB ram memory and 2 Intel Atom cores ...
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How to test plymouth via virtual machine?

I am trying to edit my splash screen but its really annoying to restart the computer everytime just to find out it doesn't even work. i read on an article that I can do a virtual machine via ssh but I ...
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Cross-platform performance testing tool

I want to compare operating systems by performance on my hardware. Is there a cross-platform tool for doing it? I need results of CPU and graphics performance.
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Is it possible to update just the Unity plugin in Compiz to the latest/greatest for testing?

I am currently using Ubuntu 11.04 Natty. Can I update, or upgrade, just the Unity Compiz plugin?
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Will LiveCD test results be aggregated into the laptop testing tracker?

Marco Ceppi's answer to a tangentially related question set me to wondering about the destination of all the tests that users run from the LiveCD menu. There's a fairly comprehensive hardware ...
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How does one run QML tests on a Ubuntu Touch Phone?

My application has QML tests using QtTests that I run locally on the desktop via qmltestrunner. I am interested in running these tests on the device to simulate real conditions like the on-screen ...
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dhcp server configured in ubuntu on vmware

How can I test a dhcp server running on Ubuntu in vmware? My dhcp configuration is: ddns: update-style none; default-lease-time 600; max-lease-time 7200; subnet 192.168.56.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 { ...
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Windows Installer (Trial Run)

So Windows Installer is like a trial run in my mind from what I see. It partitions your hard drive so you can use Ubuntu, but Ubuntu relies on Windows remaining on the system, yes? So I have 2 ...
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Interacting with appindicator icon and menus from LDTP

I'm using LDTP Python API in order to test desktop applications under Ubuntu (Unity shell, Ubuntu 12.04). I can't find if there's any available way to interact with appindicator icon and menus using ...
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Is there a easy way to test ubuntu on new notebooks before buying it?

Is there an easy way to check a notebook's hardware compatibility with ubuntu before you buy it? I really don't want to buy a notebook home and find several bugs caused by the hardware. I know that ...
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How to force Testdrive to use zsync?

While using testdrive gui, how to configure it to use zsync? There seems to be no option to change that. Or is there a config file somewhere which can be edited?
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How do I contribute an autopkg test to ubuntu?

How do I contribute an autopkg test for a ubuntu package?
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Problem with recent apps on ubuntu vivid vervet

Yesterday I decided to install the testing version of Ubuntu, Ubuntu NEXT 15.04 "Vivid Vervet" because I wanted to test the gorgeous Unity 8 + Mir. But when I first logged in I saw that it had a ...
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How to start fresh Chromium instance?

I am testing web applications. I therefor always need a browser that does not have any cookies, saved logins, etc. Put shortly: a fresh instance. As we just work with Chromium, I wonder how to start ...
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How do I launch the app from within `quickly test` for gui testing?

I'm trying to use ldtp to test my quickly app. ldtp.launchapp('bin/myapp') doesn't work because myapp requires whatever voodoo quickly sets up in order to actually launch the app. How can I get ...
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Test Blank CD/DVD?

How would I test a blank CD/DVD + R to see if it's good. I have a blank DVD that has a few light scratches on it and I want to see if it is able to burn a home movie onto it.
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A/B testing software

I am looking for A/B testing and optimization software for web-page development in ubuntu. Can I get some software recommendations?
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USB Enumeration Stress Test

I'm creating a USB device that runs my own custom stack, and I need to make sure that it works with any host or hub. USB-IF has their own official testing program, but it only runs on Windows and has ...
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How do I install QtTest for the Ubuntu SDK?

When I select "Build -> Ubuntu Touch -> Create Application Package" in the Ubuntu SDK, the build fails with the error "FAIL! : qmltestrunner::tst_hellocomponent::compile() module "QtTest" is not ...
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Is it already possible to test Ubuntu for Android?

I'm very excited about Ubuntu being able to run trhough an Android smartphone just by connecting it to a monitor, a keyboard and a mouse. Now I'm wondering if there is a way to test it? Are there any ...
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Why and where to create a loopback file for live persistence session?

I currently help QA team in ISO testing, but I stumbled on a test-case that required some extra research. I just learned about persistence from this wiki page. Ctrl+F to "Using a loop-back file." ...
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I think I found a bug but I don't know how to report it [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I have installed Kubuntu 12.04 Alpha 1. I started Software Updates to update applications. ...
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Natty Alpha Testing “Kept Back” Updates, Ubuntu or My System?

I'm testing Natty and theres a hefty list of updates that are "kept back" now to the question are these packages that are most likely held back due to Ubuntu (and will be made available once ...
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When is the best time to update the current development version of Ubuntu?

I'm testing Ubuntu development version and I want to know when to update the packages. The last time I update the packages regularly, the system broke and I had to reinstall the OS.
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Are there any automated functionality tests for an Ubuntu installation?

I have installed Ubuntu on my MIPS architecture machine (it is not an x86). I want to test if the applications are working well. I want to use automation test methods to do it, but how can I ...
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Why has Ubuntu 13.10 more recent packages than 13.04?

I don't understand how some packages are managed in Ubuntu. How are they moved from unstable to testing? The Debian FAQ says: Unstable has the most recent (latest) versions. But the packages ...