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Desktop Automatic Whole Drive (Ubiquity)

Ubiquity Whole Install

Test Case ID: TC-UWI-001

Test Case Description: Check that user can install Ubuntu with whole disc partitioning


  1. Boot with a CD or USB Key to a Live Session
  2. Double click on the Install Ubuntu icon

  3. Screen Preparing to install Ubuntu

    1. Verify that the state of the check marks match with the state of your system:
      • Your system have at least the amount a space indicated
      • Is plugged to a power source
      • Is connected to the Internet
    2. Click on Continue

  4. Screen Installation type:

    1. Check Erase Disk and install Ubuntu radiobox state

    2. Click on Continue

  5. Screen Erase disk and install Ubuntu:

    1. Verify that the drive selected on the Select drive list correspond to the drive on the chart (e.g /dev/sda)

    2. Verify that the full drive space is allocated
    3. Click on Install Now

  6. Screen Where are you?:

    1. If your system is connected to the network, verify that the preselected timezone correspond with your timezone and the city indicated in the text box match a city from your area (e.g London)
    2. Verify that you can select another timezone by clicking on the map and that the corresponding city is displayed in the text field.
    3. Verify that you can enter the name of a city in the input field and a drop down list opens with a list of items matching the name you entered. Select one of them
    4. Once you selected a timezone/city click on Continue

  7. Screen Keyboard Layout

    1. Select a Keyboard layout and a variant and verify it is correct by typing character in the test area.
    2. Click on Detect Keyboard Layout and answer to the questions. Verify that the proposed keyboard correspond to you keyboard.

    3. Click on Continue

  8. Screen Who are you?

    1. Input your initial user details and password /!\ Note admin can not be used - it is a dedicated Linux User

    2. Click on Continue

  9. Wait for the installation to proceed and that a slideshow is displayed during the installation.
    1. Verify that the slides change automatically
    2. User can navigate between them by clicking on the arrows on both side of the slide.
  10. Wait for installer to finish
  11. Click Restart now button

  12. Remove the disc and press enter

  13. Allow the machine to reboot, login and check the system installed correctly.
  14. Run the post-installation tests

Expected Results:

  1. Welcome dialog with language selection and 'Try Ubuntu' and 'Install Ubuntu' buttons appears
  2. Preparing to install Ubuntu dialog appears

  3. Screen Preparing to install Ubuntu:

    1. All check marks are green
    2. Installation type screen is displayed

  4. Screen Installation type:

    1. Erase Disk and install Ubuntu option is selected by default

    2. Erase Disk and install Ubuntu screen is displayed

  5. Screen Erase Disk and install Ubuntu:

    1. Selected drive is displayed on the chart
    2. Full drive space is allocated for installation
    3. Screen Where are you? is displayed

  6. Screen Where are you?:

    1. Correct timezone and city are displayed
    2. Other cities and timezones can be selected
    3. Screen Keyboard layout is displayed

  7. Screen Keyboard layout:

    1. Correct keyboard layout and variant are selected from timezone information by default
    2. Correct keyboard is selected after answering the questions
    3. Who are you? screen appears

  8. Screen Who are you?:

    1. Name, username and password are accepted. Continue button is enabled
    2. 'Welcome to Ubuntu <version>' slide is displayed

  9. Slideshow screen
    1. Slides are changed automatically
    2. Arrows on the side of the screens can switch slides
  10. Installation Complete dialog appears

  11. GUI is shut down, a prompt to remove media and press Enter appears
  12. The machine has been rebooted
  13. User can login, all base tasks can be performed
  14. Post-installation tests are passed (e.g. arch, lsb_release -rd, sudo apt-get update, update manager)

To submit a bug open a terminal or open the run dialog (ALT+F2) and run ubuntu-bug ubiquity

Install/DesktopWhole (last edited 2012-08-16 08:10:25 by doak-jackson)