No welcoming message if install chosen in gfxboot and no network

Bug #943844 reported by Didier Roche on 2012-03-01
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)
Wishlist
Canonical Foundations Team

Bug Description

With no network:

1. Press a key at startup (for getting gfxboot)
2. select "French"
3. select "install now"
4. Wait the session to start and ubiquity to load
-> I can see "Bienvenue", "Français" selected, but no introduction text (blank content on the right), no "try or install" (as already chosen), no release note (as no network), but it looks weird
Then, Quitter, Précédent, Continuer.

Maybe a text like "welcome to…" should at least appear?

Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2012-03-01
description: updated
summary: - No welcoming message if language != english
+ No welcoming message if install chosen in gfxboot and no network
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:
http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/reports/bugs/943844

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

Thanks for you report. Confirmed in French

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
tags: added: precise rls-mgr-p-tracking
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Stéphane Graber (stgraber)
Stéphane Graber (stgraber) wrote :

Ok, confirmed that the behaviour is at least consistent and isn't a regression.

I agree this screen could do with some love, so moving the bug to wishlist. I don't think it's a good idea to try and fix for 12.04 as we're way past feature freeze and UI freeze but it's definitely worth considering for 12.10 probably talking to design for suggestions of what to do with all that blank space (big logo?).

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
assignee: Stéphane Graber (stgraber) → nobody
importance: Medium → Wishlist
assignee: nobody → Canonical Foundations Team (canonical-foundations)
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