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Ubuntu Unleashed 2014 Edition: Covering 13.10 and 14.04,Ninth Edition by Paul Hudson, Andrew Hudson, Matthew Helmke

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Masters of the Universe

Fixing bugs is not the only reason people get involved with Ubuntu development and packaging. The Masters of the Universe—or, as it is better known, the MOTU—is a team of volunteers that finds useful software from upstream developers and packages it for easy installation from the Ubuntu repositories. This means that end users will find more software available without having to go and find source code packages and learn how to package and install themselves. You can find packages created by the MOTU in the Universe and Multiverse repositories. You have probably been using their work without even knowing it.

Everyone here starts as a contributor. To earn the MOTU title, you work with the MOTU team, who you can easily get ...

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