[Lubuntu-qa] PPC LiveCD black screens, makes install unusable
maps.backward at gmail.com
Fri Feb 24 04:33:21 UTC 2012
…of course there is no Lubuntu desktop ISO for any arch that's any
different from 20120222. 20120223 should be something like 10-11 hours
old by now. i'm not sure what's up with this.
On 02/23/2012 08:28 PM, Greg Faith wrote:
> Still the same as yesterday. The black screen and dark font make thing
> difficult. Pictures attached from yesterday.
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 8:59 PM, Greg Faith <gregfaith at gmail.com
> <mailto:gregfaith at gmail.com>> wrote:
> I just did a clean install of Ubuntu precise-desktop-amd64 it went
> well with all visible screens. I also noted there was no change
> to the current-daily zsync's for Lubuntu desktops amd64 & 386i ..
> so i would think the black-grey screens are probably still there.
> I will dd a flash drive and start an install if the first screen
> shows the ugly black mess I will just abort and report.
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 7:22 PM, ∅ <maps.backward at gmail.com
> <mailto:maps.backward at gmail.com>> wrote:
> On 02/23/2012 06:11 PM, Paul Gorski wrote:
>> Black windows/dialog boxes made the installation very, very
>> Installation Type screen -
>> Installation Type wording appears, but options are only
>> faintly visible (most users wouldn't see them). The buttons
>> to select the options are visible, but the text isn't visible.
>> Background is black. That might be normal. But I wouldn't use
>> black as a background as it looks like you are in terminal mode.
>> And the buttons are visible in lower right hand of screen,
>> but the text on buttons is not visible.
>> Keyboard Layout screen -
>> Screen is black, keyboard menu options not visible
>> Buttons to continue process are visible, but text is not
>> visible on buttons.
>> Where Are You?
>> Input boxes are highlighted by white frames on a black
>> background, but the rest of the text on the page is not visible.
>> Since I know what was supposed to go into those apparently
>> blank input boxes during the install, I was able to complete
>> the install.
>> When I got to login following the install, the login screen
>> was black, with input boxes outlined in white, with simple
>> Cancel and Login text as white text reversed out against the
>> black background.
> Paul, in case you didn't see the bug against lubuntu-artwork:
> Apparently this one is not PPC specific. Please confirm it and
> add any comments you feel fit (like the above which is quite
>> Welcome Screen
>> Looks fine, but states "Thank you for choosing Lubuntu 11.10."
> Supposedly this one just got fixed but I suspect that's only
> in Ubuntu. Will check it out tonight. Here's the bug to
> comment on:
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