[kubuntu-devel] Re: Kubuntu is not for beginners?

Jussi Schultink jussi01 at ubuntu.com
Mon Aug 12 10:35:52 UTC 2013

Hi All,

On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 1:34 PM, Jonathan Riddell <jr at jriddell.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 07, 2013 at 03:33:27PM -0400, Little Girl wrote:
> > Most of the steps don't have buttons that tell you exactly what the
> > button does. You get that information by reading the contents of the
> > right pane. The time zone step, for instance, doesn't have a *Change
> > time zone* or *Set time zone* button, but instead has a *Continue* or
> > *Next* button. It would be nice if the "offending" step could be
> > written in the same way, with all the pertinent information being in
> > the right pane and the button just letting you know that you're
> > moving on to the next step in the process.
> It's marked "Install" to warn the user their hard disk is about to be
> modified, possibly removing things currently on it.  It's half way
> through the installer steps to make the install as quick as possible,
> you can start the install while you do the rest of the config steps.
> The design is from canonical's design team and follows the gtk
> frontend.  Currently I can't think of another way of telling the user
> "we're about to modify your hard disk" without getting in their way
> but as you say it's not very clear.  I seem to remember the suse
> installer has an ugly "do you really want to do this" dialogue which
> users will just ignore because it's getting in their way.

Could a simple way just be to modify the button to say "Install and
Continue" ?


> Jonathan
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