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Questions tagged [quality]

Quality is more than just a buzzword, it's a way of ensuring ubuntu represents the best work from everyone. These questions are about how to get involved with helping make ubuntu deliver those "just work" experiences.

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Laptop's speakers sound bad. Poor sound quality

Problem: laptop's speakers sound quality is much worse than in windows. How to address this issue in Ubuntu 18.04?
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How to configure PulseAudio for better sound quality?

I want to configure PulseAudio to get better sound quality because right now it's pretty bad. I saw a tutorial but I can't do it because I don't have so much knowledge of how linux works.
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Sound distortion in headphones

I'm new to Ubuntu and the issue that I'm facing is that my left headphones is causing some crackling while listen to music or any audio whether online or offline. I have tried using pulse but the ...
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Does cancelling the operation while copying a .mkv file split it into 2 parts?

I was copying a movie (.mkv) file from pen drive to PC (Ubuntu) and it showed error while copying, so I had to cancel it. The file size was 3.2 GB. Now the file on Pen drive still shows size 3.2 GB ...
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Strategy to deal with Canonical's increasingly poor QA?

My installed (local or obsolete) category is filling up because Canonical lately has been pushing out updates and then pulling them back. It's happened with two kernels in the recent past and it ...
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How to Verify/Restore Whole-System Backup of tar czf?

I want to test that the whole system backup corresponds to the original. It would be great to understand some basic tests about rapid quality assurance because I do not have time to always .untar it ...
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Is it ok to enable proposed updates during Ubuntu's development cycle?

I like to run the development releases of Ubuntu (alpha, beta, whatever). Is there any reason why I shouldn't enable proposed updates for Ubuntu before Ubuntu is released as stable? Are proposed ...
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How does the Ubuntu team do automated testing?

How does the Ubuntu team assures that bugs won't appear again? I have seen it several times. A package is unusable after installing. Yes, sometimes the bugs get fixed very fast. But I see no effort ...
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Youtube only show videos in 360p quality in Firefox Developer Edition

I've been having this issue with Firefox Developer Edition (FDE) on Youtube, where it show videos only in 360p quality, there's also an "Auto" option, which is also, the 360p quality. I'm in Ubuntu 14....
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Avast not up to quality?

When I follow this guide :http://howtoubuntu.org/how-to-install-and-update-avast-antivirus-in-ubuntu#.UvRO9vgju1E It says the .deb isn’t up quality code in the UbuntusoftwareCenter! I don't know to ...
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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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FFMPEG -> how to keep the original audio quality during conversion?

'-ab' option is related to audio quality? how to say ffmpeg to keep the original audio quality during conversion?
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How do I contribute a manual testcase to ubuntu?

I have a piece of software I like and enjoy using. I want to help make sure the new version is well tested by making a testcase to ensure functionality and prevent regressions. How can I contribute a ...
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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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Can we have broken software removed from the Software Center?

The Ubuntu Software Center does a fantastic job of inviting new users to explore and try out the software in Ubuntu's repositories. I don't have much experience with it but recently decided to give it ...
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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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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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How do I test an image of ubuntu using the test tracker?

I've downloaded a ubuntu image and I would like to run some tests against that image. How can I test the image on my machine? What tests are available to run and how can I report my results and bugs?
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How do I submit a full bug report with crash dump and steps to reproduce?

I have found a reproducable crash bug in xserver-xephyr. When I run the following command: apport-bug /var/crash/_usr_bin_Xephyr.1000.crash it sends a whoopsie report and does not ask me for any ...
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How to interpret errors.ubuntu.com graph data?

The graph and bar chart at the Ubuntu Error reports page seem to contain a lot of information. But I'm puzzled about the meaning of some of the values, and the page doesn't refer to any documentation....
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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?