UI Freeze exception for upgrade clarification

Bug #752372 reported by Evan on 2011-04-06
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: ubiquity

We have needed to change the wording of the upgrade option to more clearly differentiate it from the effects of the traditional upgrade process. The wording of other options has also been slightly modified to keep consistency with this change.

The upgrade functionality was announced here:

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Evan (ev) wrote :
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Evan Dandrea (ev)
status: New → Fix Committed
Jonathan Riddell (jr) wrote :

Approved from release team due to being an important clarification. As discussed on IRC please inform the translators and go ahead if they don't complain by the end of the day. (Rationale: if they can't re-translate it in time then this just makes it less understandable to non-English speakers.)

Colin Watson (cjwatson) on 2011-04-08
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu Natty):
importance: Undecided → High
milestone: none → ubuntu-11.04-beta-2
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package ubiquity - 2.6.0

ubiquity (2.6.0) natty; urgency=low

  [ Evan Dandrea ]
  * Provide a better description for the upgrade/reinstall option that
    intends to make the difference between it and a traditional Ubuntu
    upgrade clear (LP: #752372).
  * Don't show the biggest_free option if we can't fit Ubuntu in the
    free space (LP: #751145).
  * Try calling unlock_environment a bit earlier to work around LP: 657086.
  * Be sure to back up in the dbfilter when backing up from the advanced
    partitioning page (LP: #744938).
  * Increase the minimum size of the Ubuntu install to be twice the size
    of the contents of the installation (roughly 5.2 GB) (LP: #745148).

  [ Colin Watson ]
  * Switch to xz compression for the source package, saving nearly a
  * Update translations from Launchpad.
  * Update imported translations from gtk+2.0 2.24.4-0ubuntu1.
  * Automatic update of included source packages: apt-setup 1:0.49ubuntu4,
    netcfg 1.60ubuntu3.

  [ Jonathan Riddell ]
  * Update artwork gui/qt/images/squares.png
 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden> Sun, 10 Apr 2011 01:47:19 +0100

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu Natty):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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