Allow the user to skip installing updates during install

Bug #154245 reported by Baka Tamás on 2007-10-19
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Before finishing installation, both ubuntu and kubuntu 7.10 amd64 are looking for updates from the server (or were they localisation packages?). I have a fast connection, but this still took 30 minutes in both cases (I dont'care if it was beacause of busy servers, I want to skip this part). This is unacceptable. It took the same amount of time that it takes to install the whole system.

There should be a "skip this step..." button there with the following text: You can update your system after reboot...

or something like that :-)

(also, I believe that the kubuntu install was not in my native language (hungarian) after the reboot.... though I did choose it in the language selection...)

FiNeX (finex) wrote :

I've got this problem too, yesterday the servers was overloaded so the connection speed was very low.
Tailing the /var/log/messages I've seen that the server was unreachable for about twenty minutes.

Michael Nagel (nailor) wrote :

probably a wishlisht bug...

Trey Brown (trey.brown) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to make Ubuntu better. Since what you submitted is a Feature Request to improve Ubuntu, you also are invited to post your idea in Ubuntu Brainstorm at [WWW] where it can be discussed, voted by the community and reviewed by developers. Thanks for taking the time to share your opinion!

Changed in ubiquity:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist

I cannot reproduce this on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Ubuntu 12.10. Can you reproduce this problem?

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for ubiquity (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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