Use 'Keyboard language' (or similar) in stead of 'Lxkeymap' in menu.

Bug #1128600 reported by Mörgæs
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LXKeymap
New
Undecided
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lxkeymap (Ubuntu)
Triaged
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

In the 'preferences' menu of Lubuntu most applications are listed according to what they do ('power manager' , 'monitor settings'), not according to the name of the package. This is the preferred way, used by all major operative systems.

Listing an app by its name (in this case, 'Lxkeymap') does not help the user unless he already knows what the app does. A beginner would not guess that this is the menu point for switching between languages.

I suggest changing the title to 'Keyboard language' or similar.

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Mörgæs (moergaes) wrote :

Please change importance to 'wishlist'.

description: updated
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Adolfo Jayme Barrientos (fitojb) wrote :

Actually, I think the importance of this should be "Low", as it's a "cosmetic/usability issue that does not limit the functionality of a non-core application".

Changed in lxkeymap (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
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Mörgæs (moergaes) wrote :

All right, but could you then please set status to 'triaged'?

Changed in lxkeymap (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
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Lars Noodén (larsnooden) wrote :

This is also a part in a much larger need to standardize how applications are labeled and presented in desktop environments. All packages, not just lxkeymap, should follow the same pattern whether just by what it does or else by what it does plus the program name in parenthesis.

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