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action #14936

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revamp the desktop selection screen

Added by lnussel over 7 years ago. Updated almost 7 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Category:
Release Engineering
Target version:
Start date:
2016-11-22
Due date:
2017-03-31
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:

Description

The current desktop selection screen offers KDE, GNOME, Server and behind an 'Other' option Minimal X and XFCE. Net install also Enlightenment.

  • KDE, GNOME and Server are the recommended main options for the target audience.
  • MinimalX ends up at xdm which is the worst of all DMs to present a user probably
  • XFCE is unmaintained.
  • Enlightenment is there for legacy reasons, probably due to social engineering.

The screen needs to be redone to better explain the main options and list alternative desktop offerings in a fair way if the online repos are enabled.

Suggestion:

[x] KDE Workstation
[ ] GNOME Workstation
[ ] Server (text mode)
[ ] Custom

Custom leads to the pattern selector screen (the one with the icons next to the pattern) in the next dialog. Displayed patterns are sorted alphabetically.

Actions #1

Updated by okurz about 7 years ago

proposal for changes with screenshots and videos of the workflow: https://github.com/yast/skelcd-control-openSUSE/pull/73

Actions #2

Updated by dzedro about 7 years ago

I will work on this, but can't update it.

Actions #3

Updated by lnussel almost 7 years ago

  • Due date changed from 2017-02-28 to 2017-03-31
  • Assignee set to jreidinger
  • Target version set to Stabilized
  • % Done changed from 0 to 50

on the way to Factory

Actions #4

Updated by jreidinger almost 7 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Feedback
  • % Done changed from 50 to 100

lets mark it as done as it is already in tumble weed and rest is solving via bug reports.

Actions #5

Updated by lnussel almost 7 years ago

We still need the required changes in Leap though ...

Actions #6

Updated by lnussel almost 7 years ago

  • Status changed from Feedback to Closed

in meanwhile but there are bugs tracked in bugzilla

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