Ubiquity installation says "You can try Ubuntu without making any changes to your computer directly from this CD

Bug #1854601 reported by Bill (franksmcb)
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

When booting from an iso all Ubuntu and flavours have the option to Install or "You can try <distro> without making any changes to your computer, directly from this CD"

This should be changed to something other than "directly from this CD" I would recommend something like "directly from this iso" since many users will no longer try or install from a CD or DVD.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 20.04
Package: ubiquity 20.04.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 5.3.0-18.19-generic 5.3.1
Uname: Linux 5.3.0-18-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: zfs zunicode zavl icp zcommon znvpair
ApportVersion: 2.20.11-0ubuntu9
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.432
CurrentDesktop: MATE
Date: Sun Dec 1 01:11:27 2019
InstallCmdLine: file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu-mate.seed initrd=/casper/initrd quiet splash --- maybe-ubiquity
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu-MATE 20.04 LTS "Focal Fossa" - Alpha amd64 (20191127)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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Bill (franksmcb) (franksmcb) wrote :
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Bill (franksmcb) (franksmcb) wrote :
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Barbara Harris-Pruitt (thepiper) wrote :

This affects me, too.

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
tags: added: ubuntu
description: updated
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Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

Thanks for your suggestion.

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: Confirmed → Triaged
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Anthony Harrington (linuxchemist) wrote :

A workaround I've seen has been to say 'Installation Media' rather than DVD/CD. Bug report raises a good point given the move away from these by default.

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Anthony Harrington (linuxchemist) wrote :

In this same vein, there are some strings referencing how some problems with the live installer can be caused by the person's disk/DVD/CD needing to be cleaned or burned to a slower speed. Might be time to alter or scrap these as well.

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