GNOME Initial Setup

Tim tim at feathertop.org
Fri Aug 30 10:18:01 UTC 2013


On 30/08/13 20:02, Fran Dieguez wrote:
> On vie 30 ago 2013 10:22:48 CEST, Tim wrote:
>>
>> On 30/08/13 17:15, Alfredo Hernández wrote:
>>>
>>> There's a screen that allows you to set-up your online accounts (it's
>>> basically GOA embedded into it). Also (I don't know if this is
>>> finished yet) , when you finish all the setups there's a localised
>>> (that's very important in my opinion) that shows the main features of
>>> GNOME Shell.
>>>
>>
>> The getting started guide is packaged separately from initial setup on
>> debian, although doesn't appear to be released yet. once it is, we can
>> sync it and integrate either with the installer, or perhaps on first
>> login.
>>
>> Tim
>>
>>> Alfredo
>>>
>>> On 30 Aug 2013 02:26, "Tim Lunn" <tim at feathertop.org
>>> <mailto:tim at feathertop.org>> wrote:
>>>
>>>     Hi Fran,
>>>
>>>     On Fri, Aug 30, 2013, at 09:06 AM, Fran Dieguez wrote:
>>>     > Hi all,
>>>     >
>>>     > Is there any chance to get gnome-initial-setup integrated in Ubuntu
>>>     > GNOME? Now it could be a little late but maybe for 14.04.
>>>     >
>>>     > I think that is a great app for newcomers and to quickly setup
>>>     GNOME for
>>>     > the first time. But it's not available in the repositories
>>>     (main, of
>>>     > ppas).
>>>
>>>     The reason we don't have it, is because Ubiquity does the initial
>>>     setup
>>>     on Ubuntu (during installation). It would be a bit odd if the
>>>     user has
>>>     to complete 2 different initial-setups!
>>>
>>>     I have however not actually tried out gnome-initial-setup. Are
>>>     there any
>>>     features provided by gnome-initial-setup that arent available in
>>>     Ubiquity?
>>>
>>>     Tim
>>>     >
>>>     > Just a suggestion.
>>>     >
>>>     > Regards
>>>     >
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>>
>>
>
> Almost all the set-up steps are integrated into Ubiquity. If I have to highlight two features from GNOME initial setup I will go with setting
> up online accounts with an screen with GOA embedded and after that an small but great set of videos explaining how GNOME-Shell works.
>
> http://jimmac.fedorapeople.org/gnome3/getting-started/
Like I said before we can run the getting-started stuff entirely independent of gnome-initial setup!
>
> For us the best approach could be deactivate those steps that are already integrated in Ubiquity and show GNOME initial setup on first login
> with those steps are are interesting for Ubuntu GNOME.
Perhaps it would be best to a GOA screen to ubiquity for 14.04. Ubuntu added a U1 screen this cycle, but that doesnt exactly help us!

Tim



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