Prepare: Unable to read system requirements with a screen reader

Bug #856782 reported by Jean-Baptiste Lallement on 2011-09-22
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

On step 'Prepare' the system requirement information (disk space, power source, network status) cannot be read with a screen reader making essential information useless.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: ubiquity 2.7.35
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-11.18-generic 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-11-generic i686
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu1
Architecture: i386
CasperVersion: 1.284
Date: Thu Sep 22 20:31:26 2011
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Beta i386 (20110921.2)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :
tags: added: iso-testing
Alan Bell (alanbell) wrote :

yeah, it doesn't offer the information and I can't get there with the orca flat review

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
importance: Medium → High
assignee: nobody → Ubuntu Installer Team (ubuntu-installer)
Evan (ev) on 2011-10-05
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
assignee: Ubuntu Installer Team (ubuntu-installer) → Evan Dandrea (ev)
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package ubiquity - 2.8.4

ubiquity (2.8.4) oneiric; urgency=low

  [ Evan Dandrea ]
  * Handle the keyboard query window closed callback being fired twice
    (LP: #865493).
  * Allow focusing of labels when we're in the screen reader
    acessibility profile, so that Orca can read them
    (LP: #856782, LP: #856773).
  * Make sure we account for the size of the installation and swap
    partition when calculating the bounds for the partition resizer
    (LP: #769350).

  [ Colin Watson ]
  * Don't install duplicate copies of console-setup-apply,
    localechooser-apply, and netcfg-wrapper.
  * Bump fallback Ubuntu version number in ubi-language to 11.10.
  * Update translations from Launchpad.
  * For cases where selecting a different location may imply a different
    dialect of the language, i.e. Portuguese and Chinese, take care to set
    LANG to something reflecting the location and
    LANGUAGE/LC_MESSAGES/LC_CTYPE/LC_COLLATE to something reflecting the
    language (LP: #590108). This roughly matches the behaviour of
  * Automatic update of included source packages: localechooser 2.37ubuntu2,
    partman-partitioning 81ubuntu3.

  [ Stéphane Graber ]
  * Update ubiquity-dm to export self.username as SUDO_USER.
    Make gsettings work properly later on during the install.
  * Whenever we call wget, set --tries=1 instead of the default
    of 20.
  * If we think we're offline, don't try to contact geoip or run
    rdate. (LP: #868668)
 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden> Thu, 06 Oct 2011 02:20:53 +0100

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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