Two potentially crazy ideas for Feisty
andy.hunter at rogers.com
Fri Oct 27 18:12:29 BST 2006
On Friday 27 October 2006 13:07, Samuel Cormier-Iijima wrote:
> Isn't this what the live cd is for (so that people can see if their
> hardware works well with ubuntu)?
I think the idea here was to already notify people if their hardware is
_known_ to be troublesome.
> On 10/27/06, Shish <shish at shishnet.org> 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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