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Bug 453088 - System update notification message can be too big to fit the screen
Summary: System update notification message can be too big to fit the screen
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 453817
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: PackageKit
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Robin Norwood
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
URL:
Whiteboard:
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-06-27 07:44 UTC by Oded Arbel
Modified: 2008-07-04 09:48 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-07-04 09:48:55 UTC


Attachments (Terms of Use)
Fedora 9 in a VM showing the problem. (deleted)
2008-06-27 07:44 UTC, Oded Arbel
no flags Details

Description Oded Arbel 2008-06-27 07:44:57 UTC
Description of problem:
When installing a new Fedora 9 system from the original install DVD, after
installation PackageKit detects that there are many security updates to install
and pops up a notification message on the screen with all the security updates.
The pop up notification contains so many items that it it too big to fit the
screen and overflows from the top of the screen and the notification's close
button is not accessible.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
0.1.12-10.20080505

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Get a very not up to date Fedora 9 installation
2. Log in as a user
3. Wait for PackageKit to show the security updates notification
  
Actual results:
Update notification covers the whole right side of screen and still overflows.

Expected results:
The update notification should not be larger then the screen so that all of the
user interaction elements should be plainly visible (such as the close button at
the top and the "don't bother me again" button at the bottom).

Additional info:
I personally don't think that a details list of packages that have security
updates must be shown - if there are too many packages then a summary will do
nicely ("so and so packages need to be updated"), otherwise a scroll-bar or a
paging mechanism should be fitted into the update notification.

A screen shot showing the problem is attached.

Comment 1 Oded Arbel 2008-06-27 07:44:57 UTC
Created attachment 310412 [details]
Fedora 9 in a VM showing the problem.

Comment 2 Richard Hughes 2008-07-04 09:48:55 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 453817 ***


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