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Bug #14521

Improve UX when GDM does not start

Added by intrigeri 3 months ago. Updated about 10 hours ago.

Status:
In Progress
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Category:
Hardware support
Target version:
Start date:
08/30/2017
Due date:
% Done:

10%

QA Check:
Feature Branch:
feature/14521-improve-UX-when-GDM-fails-to-start
Type of work:
Code
Blueprint:
Starter:
Affected tool:

Description

"when gdm doesn't start, display a text mode message with the graphic card hw info and a shortened link to our known issues page / help desk"

I volunteered to do it, anonym offered to take it over. sajolida volunteered to write the text we should display.


Related issues

Blocks Tails - Feature #13245: Core work 2018Q1: Foundations Team Confirmed 06/29/2017

History

#1 Updated by intrigeri 4 days ago

  • Assignee changed from anonym to intrigeri
  • Target version changed from Tails_3.5 to Tails_3.6

#2 Updated by intrigeri about 17 hours ago

#3 Updated by intrigeri about 11 hours ago

  • Status changed from Confirmed to In Progress
  • % Done changed from 0 to 10
  • Feature Branch set to feature/14521-improve-UX-when-GDM-fails-to-start

I have something that works on a non-Tails Debian Stretch VM, let's see how it goes in Tails.

#4 Updated by intrigeri about 10 hours ago

Requested a better phrasing on tails-ux@ (https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-ux/2017-December/003515.html) but I won't block on it because my PoC can't possibly be worse than the UX we currently offer.

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