Introduce a Production FC5 Desktop

Description

Create a production quality FC5 Desktop for staff and lab machines. This is a subproject of the FC5Upgrade

At the start of the development process FC5 was the current fedora core product and the logical base for the next version of DICE.

Customer

Everyone

Case

It's part of the annual upgrade program and needed to support new hardware.

Deliverables

A production service running on lab and staff machines. Suitable Documentation for the system to be managed day to day by the support unit and to provide a gentle introduction for new users.

Timescale

The Dekstop needs to be ready in order to deploy in labs and on staff desktops for the start of term^h^h^h^h semester (18th September)

Proposal

Deploy on all desktops.

Risks

We need to have a working desktop.

Dependencies

FC5 has to ship.....it did.

Management

Iain Rae

Resources

This is a large scale project and will require wide cross team resources.

Plan

  1. Produce bugzilla list of rpms needing updating
  2. Produce bugzilla list of desktop checklist.
  3. Deploy test machines for staff to check hardware
  4. Deploy on C(S)O's desktops
  5. Once we have an acceptable base we can work from start installing in labs
  6. Once we have a working desktop start deploying to selected staff.
  7. Beta test and polish.
  8. Site wide deployment.

Time

lots

Priority

high

-- IainRae - 31 Aug 2006

Topic revision: r2 - 31 Aug 2006 - 12:22:23 - IainRae
 
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