Bug 178424 - Overly terse install package selection screen?
Summary: Overly terse install package selection screen?
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 178091
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: 5
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Mike McLean
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2006-01-20 13:39 UTC by Tim Burke
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-01-28 05:51:39 UTC


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Description Tim Burke 2006-01-20 13:39:05 UTC
doing an install of T2... anaconda gets to a screen with 3 main boxes, 2 of
which are empty, the 3rd lists the categories of packages, ie Applicaitons, Base
System, Desktop Environments, Development, Languages, Servers.  seeing this for
the first time my reaction is "huh, whats this"... then I wait a while thinking
that some of the mostly blank screen will fill in with something exciting
soon.... nothing.  Then I finally click on one of the package categories and
stuff appears in the box on the right and suddenly it makes sense whats going on
here.

I think this screen would benefit from a clue or hint of some form. Such as
"Package Selection, select a category".

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2006-01-28 05:51:39 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 178091 ***


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