Other Features in Ubuntu Desktop i386 in Quantal Alpha 2 (archived)

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To perform this test you need a an active internet connection, and a wireless card, wireless USB dongle, or mobile network card

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Boot up the image
The system boots properly and loads the installer displaying Welcome dialog with language selection and 'Try Ubuntu' and 'Install Ubuntu' buttons
Click on the Install Ubuntu icon
The 'Preparing to install Ubuntu' screen is displayed
On the screen Preparing to install Ubuntu, note the availability of the following components
Available options should represent the state of your system accurately
  • Your system have at least the amount a space indicated
  • (If on a 'laptop'). Is plugged to a power source
  • Is NOT connected to the Internet, check that you have the Network Manager icon in the Notification Area showing as disconnected
Click on the continue button
The 'Wireless' screen is displayed
Select the 'Connect to this network' radio button and select a Wireless network to connect to from the list under it, and insert the Wireless network's password in the 'Password' field
Your and other (if there are any) wireless networks are detected
Check and uncheck the 'Display password' checkbox
By checking the 'Display password' checkbox the entered password can be seen and that by unchecking it the password is hidden behind asterisks
Click on the 'Connect' button
You should connect to the wireless network you selected
Click on the continue button
The 'Installation type' screen is displayed
Select the installation type you want to carry out (any installation type will work; the type of installation is not important for this test)
Click on the continue button
The 'Where are you?' screen is displayed
On the 'Where are you?' screen note the preselected timezone correspond with your timezone and the city indicated in the text box
The timezone and city displayed match your timezone and a city from your area
Click on the map to a different timezone of your choice
The the corresponding city is displayed in the text field and the new timezone is selected
Re-enter the name of a city from your area
The input field and a drop down list opens with a list of items matching the name you entered
Select the name of the city from your area
The timezone and city are updated to your new selection
Click on the continue button
The 'Keyboard Layout' screen appears
Note the Keyboard layout and variant, and type some characters in the test area
Correct keyboard layout and variant are selected from timezone information by default, and the proper characters are displayed when typed
Click on Detect Keyboard Layout and answer to the questions asked
The proposed keyboard corresponds to your keyboard
Click on continue
The 'Who are you?' screen appears
Input your initial user details and password (Note admin can not be used - it is a dedicated Linux User)
Name, username and password are accepted. Additionally, the continue button is enabled
Click on the continue button
The 'Welcome to Ubuntu' slide is displayed
Wait for the installation to proceed and the slide to change automatically
The slideshow appears correct, the installer displays installation details along the bottom and the slideshow changes slides
Click the left and right arrow buttons next to the slides
The slide changes slides in the proper direction as indicated by the click
Wait for the installer to finish
An 'Installation Complete' dialog appears
Click the Restart now button
GUI is shut down, a prompt to remove media and press Enter appears
Remove the disc and press enter
The machine has been rebooted
Allow the machine to reboot
The system boots properly and loads into Ubuntu
Login as the user you created, or ensure that you are auto-logged in as the user created during setup if you checked the auto-login option
The new user's desktop is presented
Click on the Network Manager icon on the Status Menu
Verify you are already connected to the Wireless network you configured in the Wireless window during install
Click on the time on the Status Menu and select 'Time and date settings'
Verify that the time zone is the one you configured in the 'Where are you' window during install
Open Gedit
Verify that the keyboard is the one you configured in the 'Keyboard layout' window during install

If all actions produce the expected results listed, please submit a 'passed' result.
If an action fails, or produces an unexpected result, please submit a 'failed' result and file a bug. Please be sure to include the bug number when you submit your result.

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