You lost a new Ubuntu user

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Thu Dec 25 19:26:56 UTC 2008

2008/12/25 Dylan McCall <dylanmccall at>:
> Keep in mind that prompting before going online would, with the
> simplest solution, block the installation process and require user
> intevention which is absolutely against how Ubiquity should behave.
> Instead, there would need to be a checkbox in the final setup page to
> "check online for security updates while installing". Getting the UI
> right requires some extra effort; the fix has the potential to destroy
> Ubiquity's charm :)
> It isn't quite as simple a solution as it is a problem, although
> definitely in need of fixing.
> Bye,
> -Dylan McCall

1) The prompt could be at the beggining of the install process as the
installer already knows that it will need the language file.
2) See my comment on the relevant bug, where I suggest that such
languages that need to download files be clearly marked.

Dotan Cohen


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