Two potentially crazy ideas for Feisty

Samuel Cormier-Iijima sciyoshi at
Fri Oct 27 18:07:51 BST 2006

Isn't this what the live cd is for (so that people can see if their
hardware works well with ubuntu)?

On 10/27/06, Shish <shish at> wrote:
> > ...But libnotify pop-up's don't quite seem like the right UI for that...
> Pop ups don't seem right, and the device manager seems a lot of clicks
> away for an immediate problem -- wouldn't it be better to tell people
> about potential problems during the install process? ie, before any
> data is written to disk, the user should be given a screen listing
> their detected hardware, with anything problematic having an
> appropriate icon next to it (eg, one for "this hardware doesn't work",
> "this hardware will have problems", "this hardware will work, but you
> might like to know about...", etc)
>     -- Shish
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