oem-prepare confirmation dialog not displayed under wayland

Bug #1719734 reported by Jean-Baptiste Lallement on 2017-09-26
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Under wayland, during the prepare stage, the oem prepare confirmation dialog is not displayed because it is executed as root and it's forbidden by wayland.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.10
Package: ubiquity (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.13.0-11.12-generic 4.13.1
Uname: Linux 4.13.0-11-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.7-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Tue Sep 26 16:42:24 2017
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-09-03 (1483 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Alpha amd64 (20130902)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Ubuntu QA Website (ubuntuqa) wrote :

This bug has been reported on the Ubuntu ISO testing tracker.

A list of all reports related to this bug can be found here:

tags: added: iso-testing
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package ubiquity - 17.10.8

ubiquity (17.10.8) artful; urgency=medium

  [ Bryan Quigley ]
  * Flash will no longer be installed via the "restricted" checkbox so remove
    it. (LP: #1709166)

  [ Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre ]
  * Automatic update of included source packages: partman-auto
    134ubuntu7, console-setup 1.166ubuntu5, netcfg 1.142ubuntu4.

  [ Jean-Baptiste Lallement ]
  * bin/oem-config-prepare: Drop privileges to the oem user to display the
    success dialog under wayland (LP: #1719734)

 -- Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre <email address hidden> Wed, 27 Sep 2017 11:43:09 -0400

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
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