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Ubuntu 10.04 Installation Slideshow Gets Updated

We’ve blogged previously about the new-look installation slideshow (designed by Dylan McCall, Michael Forrest and Otto Greenslade) that will greet all users installing of Ubuntu 10.04 ‚Ä” but today finally saw it get pushed into actual being with plenty of changes – most of which fix issues readers expressed during the initial designs.

The ever-so-slightly misaligned Ubuntu logo of before is now almost perfectly centred with its frame.

Ubiquity Slideshow with Webkit_001

The lack of a generic ‚Äúweb‚ÄĚ icon irked some. You’ll be pleased to see the official Firefox icon in its place

Ubiquity Slideshow with Webkit_002

The push also sees updated slideshows for Kubuntu and Xubuntu – although the Xubuntu version is, in comparison to its slickly designed counterparts, a bit austere looking.


Take a peek

If you really want to see the slideshow inaction then doing so is easy.

  • Download this Tarbell and extract.
  • Double click on the file inside the extracted folder and choose which derivative slideshow you wish to preview when prompted to do so.
  • Spend 5 minutes of your life watching a fake installation.