Release Note


User stories




A different slideshow needs to be created for Ubuntu Netbook Edition, as the existing slideshow points to items that are not present in UNE (the blue question mark). As this also needs to be done for Kubuntu and possibly the DistUpgrade window in update-manager, efforts will be made to create a shared build infrastructure.


Test/Demo Plan

Unresolved issues

BoF agenda and discussion


prompt for a livecd session at the ___ step

move user account creation to first boot

There's a long standing thought that the installer should deliver a system that you can use. These additional questions could be intrusive/annoying to the user.

Account creation should occur when the system is ready to use and teach you how to use it. But haven't done usability testing on this yet.

Challenge with setting up a system that is supposed to have multiple accounts.

Slideshow inappropriate for UNR; talks about "blue question mark" UNR should have a different slide show because things are done differently.

Make text non-selectable once we're frozen (this is for bug reports)

Text wrapping needs to be fixed.

Should make some improvements to the experience of the last (confirmation... are you sure) screen of the setup process. Is it still necessary? This info is more useful if you have done a manual partition. Perhaps that's a scenario where you need a reminder. A before/after view would be helpful.

Only warn people that data will be deleted if it actually will

Review the progress indicator implementation. Should follow standard conventions to reinforce common experiences. Get rid of "Step n of n" - nobody ever notices it! Use visual representation instead.

Review all pop-up progress dialogs (

Action - michaelforrest to mock up sequence for lucid

Firefox for links is rather jarring; webkit's accessibility is problematic. Compromise: unless webkit's a11y is fixed, use Firefox when in a11y mode - but we really need to push for webkit a11y


FoundationsTeam/Specs/LucidInstallerDesignImprovements (last edited 2009-12-02 10:52:55 by eth0)