Ubiquity refresh

Ovidiu-Florin Bogdan ovidiu.b13 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 09:57:15 UTC 2013

I love the concept. Can't wait to see it done.
Great ideea.
Ovidiu-Florin Bogdan
Software Developer

On Monday 18 February 2013 12:28:46 Aurélien Gâteau wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been working a bit on Ubiquity last week, ensuring we show the name
> of the installed operating systems while partitioning. The changes are
> waiting for review [1].
> I'd like to take the opportunity to work a bit more on Ubiquity. My main
> goal is to ensure all texts displayed are fully readable. Right now when
> you install Kubuntu in French (and I suspect in other languages), many
> sentences are truncated.
> I started to look into it last week, turning the Ubiquity window into a more
> classic window, with less borders, and which can be resized and maximized
> to take advantage of available screen space. I would like to continue a bit
> on this and refresh its appearance, so that it is more functional but
> remain aesthetically pleasing.
> Attached is a low-fi mockup of what I have in mind. This new layout makes
> better use of available space, leaving more room for the main content.
> Before I get started, I have two questions:
> 1. Is this change something you would welcome?
> 2. Assuming you like the idea, what would be the deadline to get this ready
> for 13.04?
> Aurélien
> [1]: https://code.launchpad.net/~agateau/ubiquity/kde-show-os-name

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