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Questions tagged [testing]

Release testing, testing new applications or features, etc.

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Undoing the damage from upgrading from a testing source [migrated]

Another sysadmin added the following to sources.list: deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian testing main At some point in time a apt-get upgrade was run, causing most packages to be updated a alpha or ...
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Is it possible to automate interaction with an application using bash?

We have a graphical application deployed on ubuntu server 16.04. Sometimes certain things on this application seize to work properly. I'm probably stretching for a long shot but is there anyway I ...
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R & RStudio Installation Script For Ubuntu 18.04: TDD Packages [closed]

I've made an installation for R and R Studio for Ubuntu 18.04. The intention is to have a working R Studio installation with the typical packages used in typical data wrangling. The script is as ...
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How to provoke a syntax error in the bash shell

I only have 20 % test coverage for my project. https://coveralls.io/github/montao/opsh I want to add a test for syntax error. I am unable to receive the output "syntax error" from a simple oneliner ...
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When to report errors during beta testing

I have an amateur question. I've noticed with the 18.04 beta (budgie-flavor) that usually when I have a bug, it's usually fixed with another update. Most of my bugs seemed to be an issue with a delay ...
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Ubuntu Development version / How to participate

Questions about the Ubuntu Development version Background AskUbuntu is dedicated to helping users with the current released versions of standard Ubuntu and Ubuntu community flavours (Kubuntu, ...
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Randoop on Ubuntu/Eclipse-oxygen

I need to write unite tests for my project (being developed in Java 8) using Randoop, how can I configure Randoop on Ubuntu system? I am using Ubuntu 16.04, and Eclipse Oxygen.
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Mount 2 disk where one disk is the base and the disk contains the another data changes from disk one

I want to build a test virtual ubuntu machine. But I don't want to copy all the files to the test machine disk. But I can that de base disk is where the ubuntu software is installed. and the another ...
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Ubuntu terminal commands using SCSI tool induce disk failure

I have written a code to do read & write(random file) pulling a hard disk performance.But,I also want to check when there is a disk failure.So,I am trying to induce disk failure using SCSI tool....
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How to make an network interface drop a defined percentage of packets

I want to test an application against network outage or defective network. Is there any tool to make an interface defect-prone, or otherwise simulate a poor quality connection? For example, force ...
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How can I test a game on Linux within a Windows 10 system?

I'm developing a game in Windows 10, and I'm currently working on a Linux port for it. Yes, you read that correctly. The only problem I have is how to set up Linux in Windows 10 for testing. I know ...
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Performance issue with fresh install MySQL 5.616-1~exp1 (Ubuntu) on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I've recently started on a new company and I'm currently setting my dev environment. We're using Ubuntu 16.04 and MySQL 5.6 Everything was right until I launched the tests (using mvn test). After ...
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Intel Joule and Ubuntu core integration and Drivers

What devices and peripherals are supported and tested with the Intel Tuchuck development board, with the Intel Joule running Ubuntu core? SPI I2C PWM GPIO .... mraa(?) What devices and peripherals ...
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robotframework not able to work for a while, and then goes back to normal later. [ ERROR ] Execution stopped by user

I was using python/robotframework to run serval test, and the job is triggered from Jenkins. It is very strange, suddenly start robotframework give error at just at beginning of the test. But this ...
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Testing Environment

I would like to set up a 'testing environment' so that I can run applications and procedures without risking the integrity of the main installation. Is this possible? I am using Ubuntu 16.
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How to check laptop LCD screen? [closed]

How to check laptop LCD screen, not only standard color or contrast tests, but also check LCD screen overall physical integrity, for panel micro-cracks or damage? Is there some utility for this?
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Acquiring pre-releases/betas for unreleased distros for testing [duplicate]

Question Is there any way for the general public to get access to Ubuntu pre-release/beta ISOs or tarballs for testing? Background I currently help maintain a Linux product, and the bulk of our ...
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How to join Ubuntu machine to windows server domain

I want to join Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop and a windows server 2008 domain. I have tried to google this problem. I wasn't able to get likewise to work. I want to use Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop PC to join a ...
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how do I speed test (benchmark) CUDA?

Just installed Nvidia CUDA (Ubuntu 15.04) and I would like to run a speed test to compare GPU use with cuda and without it.
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Unable to create a flakey file system for testing

In Ubuntu 14.04 when I try: sudo dmsetup create test --table '0 123 flakey 1 0 /dev/loop0' (or the delay target), I get an error: device-mapper: reload ioctl on test failed: Invalid argument ...
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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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How do I test an application in Ubuntu, without affecting the system?

I would like to know what is the best way to test application (packages). Because some packages may damage the system. How can do that, in Windows there is Sanboxies for such tests. In Ubuntu I don't ...
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Testing an APT repository

I am trying to setup a distribution mechanism for Raspbian (Raspberry Pi) on a Ubuntu server. I have read most of the posts here and articles I could find about setting up an APT repo. I don't know if ...
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How to upgrade GNOME to the next unstable development series?

I understand that with GNOME version numbers, you have the odd numbered releases being the unstable in-development series, and the even ones as the stable releases which the odd unstable ones become. ...
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How to install the new GNOME Software app on 16.04 for testing purposes? [closed]

PLEASE NOTE: This Q&A has been archived and is now for historical reference only. For more information on this, see answer. On my system running Ubuntu 16.04 I am wanting to test the new upcoming ...
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How to provoke apport dialog for testing?

I'm investigating apport issue 1505368 and would like to reproduce the situation after an application crash where the apport dialog pops up asks to restart or close the crashed application (and ...
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DNS server testing and configuration

You are required to configure and test a DNS server. Configure a DNS server with both forward and reverse lookup. You should configure a domain name zone of .itc514.edu, and a reverse name mapping ...
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Is it necessary to use 'sudo' when doing a '--dry-run' with apt-get?

I am doing tests on packages with the apt-get --dry-run command, however I am not using sudo. Could not using sudo affect the results in some way, or is sudo not necessary for such a simulation?
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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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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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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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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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USB Enumeration Stress Test [closed]

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 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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Testing multiple desktops simultaniously

Our college is installing new ubuntu installed systems for our lab.They want to test the performance of the systems.I googled some benchmarking tools but we have 250 systems to test,is there a easy ...
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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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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://jujucharms.com/docs/stable/tools-amulet and it's work fine. But now 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 in ...
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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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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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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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Downloading Ubuntu on a flashdrive [duplicate]

I am using a Windows 7 Home Premium. Please could you provide me step byt step procedures on how I can download Ubuntu onto a flash drive and try it out on my PC before running it?
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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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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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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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Official Daily PPA for Unity?

I found couple of blocker bugs in Unity which came installed in 12.10 and swtiched to GNOME Shell. Is there official ppa for Unity to check if developers fixed the bugs already?
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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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How do I contribute an autopkg test to ubuntu?

How do I contribute an autopkg test for a ubuntu package?
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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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How do I contribute an autopilot test?

What is autopilot and how do I contribute to a new autopilot testcase for a package ?