No visual indication if a operation is install or remove in progress view

Bug #444330 reported by Michael Vogt on 2009-10-06
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software-center (Ubuntu)
Low
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Bug Description

Ubuntu Software Center 2.1.18, Ubuntu Maverick
software-center-gtk3 trunk r2160, Ubuntu Ocelot
Ubuntu Software Center 5.1.14.1, Ubuntu Precise Beta 2

1. Start installing something.
2. Choose to install something else (A).
3. Choose to remove something else (B).
4. Switch to "In Progress".

What happens: A and B both say "Waiting".

What should happen: A says "Waiting to install", and B says "Waiting to remove".
<https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SoftwareCenter#More_informative_text_for_waiting_tasks>

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Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

The first item is a install, the second a remove. The user can not tell in that view what is going on.

Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

I subscribe mpt for his input, a rewording of the strings is probably enough.

Michael Vogt (mvo) on 2009-10-06
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt) wrote :

Spec updated: "Waiting to install" and "Waiting to remove". <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SoftwareCenter?action=diff&rev2=217&rev1=216> (I'll merge this section into the main spec after the 9.10 release.)

description: updated
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

confirmed to be still an issue in software center 3 it just says 'waiting' for things to be installed or removed.

description: updated
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
description: updated
Kiwinote (kiwinote) on 2011-09-27
tags: added: db
Gary Lasker (gary-lasker) wrote :

I verified that this is still an issue in Ubuntu Software Center 5.1.14.1, Ubuntu Precise Beta 2.

description: updated
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