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 This is testing in its purest form – you get and install the ISO and test it without installing anything else or changing anything to your main system - the ISO remains '​static'​. ​ This is testing in its purest form – you get and install the ISO and test it without installing anything else or changing anything to your main system - the ISO remains '​static'​. ​
 +Static testing means that you check that Xubuntu installs without problems and that the pre-installed apps work. Actually, each of the different installation methods as shown in [[http://​iso.qa.ubuntu.com/​qatracker/​milestones/​384/​builds/​170373/​testcases|this example]] of test cases for Bionic Beaver on the Ubuntu QA tracker need to be tested, but you can choose which ones you want to help with.
  
-Static testing means that you check that Xubuntu installs without problems and that the pre-installed apps work. Actually, each of the different installation methods shown in the following example need to be tested, as you can see on the Ubuntu QA tracker (e.g. these [[http://​iso.qa.ubuntu.com/​qatracker/​milestones/​384/​builds/​170373/​testcases|testcases]] for Bionic Beaver), but you can choose which ones you want to help with. +Then the next day (or the next time you test) you download and install the latest Daily ISO and again test the OS without installing anything else or changing anything to your main system. Instead of re-downloading the whole ISO each time you can use [[https://​help.ubuntu.com/​community/​ZsyncCdImage| Zsync]] to update it (zsync only downloads the bits that have changed). For zsync to work - you must have the original download available
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-Then the next day (or the next time you test) you download and install the latest Daily ISO and again test the OS without installing anything else or changing anything to your main system. Instead of re-downloading the whole ISO each time you can use [[https://​help.ubuntu.com/​community/​ZsyncCdImage| Zsync]] to update it (zsync only downloads the bits that have changed).+
  
 This  type of testing is mostly needed during community testing weeks, when the Xubuntu QA team puts out a call for testers on the [[https://​lists.ubuntu.com/​mailman/​listinfo/​xubuntu-devel| development mailing list]] and the  [[https://​xubuntu.org/​contact/​|social media outlets]]. This  type of testing is mostly needed during community testing weeks, when the Xubuntu QA team puts out a call for testers on the [[https://​lists.ubuntu.com/​mailman/​listinfo/​xubuntu-devel| development mailing list]] and the  [[https://​xubuntu.org/​contact/​|social media outlets]].