Feedback on the New Ubuntu Installer

Jude DaShiell jdashiel at panix.com
Sun Aug 8 15:33:46 UTC 2021


That's odd.  Usually language selection uses two color sets one different
from all others on one of the choices.  The other thing language selection
usually does which I find far more accessible is to place sets of brackets
left of each item one of which contains a star and the rest contain
blanks.  The one with the star is the selected language.  To move the
current language use the up and down arrow keys but those only move the
highlight.  To select press the spacebar.


On Sun, 8 Aug 2021, Al Puzzuoli wrote:

> Hi everyone,
>
> Not sure if this is the best place to offer accessibility related feedback
> on the new installer featured in Impish. If not, please let me know where to
> do so.
>
> At any rate, I just tested installing using the build from 8/5/2021. The
> good news is that the installer itself seems at least somewhat accessible
> out of box, and it appears that it should definitely be possible  to improve
> the UX from an accessibility standpoint. However, as things currently stand,
> I was unable to complete the install using Orca. I ran into a stumbling
> block almost right away on the language/keyboard selection screen. For some
> reason, Orca reported all options as being greyed. I assume this was not
> accurate; However, I saw no way to determine which options were actually
> selected. I also didn't see an easy way to get to the Continue button on
> this screen without perhaps tabbing several hundred times to get past all
> the localization/keyboard options.
>
> Thanks,
>
> --Al
>
>
>
>



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