Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-19 Thread Matthew Paul Thomas
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Jono Bacon wrote on 16/04/11 20:05: On Fri, 2011-04-15 at 03:00 +0100, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote: ... Last week, Charline Poirier ran a user test of Unity, with 11 individual participants. This week, I have helped Charline analyze the results.

Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-19 Thread Jan Claeys
Matthew Paul Thomas schreef op di 19-04-2011 om 15:55 [+0100]: * The object of the study was, obviously, not to measure crashes. Crashes are usually quick to find and fix, so any user test of those would be weeks out of date when published. I mentioned them only as a reminder

Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-19 Thread Jeremy Bicha
On 19 April 2011 15:13, Jan Claeys li...@janc.be wrote: Matthew Paul Thomas schreef op di 19-04-2011 om 15:55 [+0100]: *   The object of the study was, obviously, not to measure crashes.     Crashes are usually quick to find and fix, so any user test of those     would be weeks out of date

Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-19 Thread IKT
because screen is hard mode. On 20 April 2011 05:07, Jeremy Bicha jer...@bicha.net wrote: On 19 April 2011 15:13, Jan Claeys li...@janc.be wrote: Matthew Paul Thomas schreef op di 19-04-2011 om 15:55 [+0100]: * The object of the study was, obviously, not to measure crashes. Crashes

Re: Missing panel items (was Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results)

2011-04-18 Thread Alin-Andrei
Hello, * The weather notifier is missing. I really like this little notifier so I know when to throw open the windows and get some fresh air! Install the indicator-weather package - it's in the official Natty repos (universe). * System monitor. I like this little applet because it gives me a

Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-17 Thread Rick Spencer
On Sun, 2011-04-17 at 09:17 +0100, Paul Sladen wrote: On Fri, 15 Apr 2011, Rick Spencer wrote: For brand new users? Some of the tasks aren't relevant. Which ones? Changing the background image and setting in general. On the contrary. Changing the wallpaper and screensaver are

Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-16 Thread Jono Bacon
On Fri, 2011-04-15 at 03:00 +0100, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Rick Spencer wrote on 08/04/11 02:38: ... Back at UDS for 11.04 in Orlando, Mark set the goal of using Unity by default on the Ubutu desktop. Given the current course of

Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-15 Thread Celeste Lyn Paul
On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 1:48 AM, Bryce Harrington br...@canonical.com wrote: On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 03:00:31AM +0100, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote: *   8/10 people could find a window's menus, but 7/8 of them learned to *   Only 4/11 worked out how to change the background picture. *   6/10

Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-15 Thread Matthew Paul Thomas
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Bryce Harrington wrote on 15/04/11 06:48: On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 03:00:31AM +0100, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote: * 8/10 people could find a window's menus, but 7/8 of them learned to * Only 4/11 worked out how to change the background picture.

Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-15 Thread Rick Spencer
First, thanks Usability Team! I know how much work goes into planning and running a study like this, and how much agony is involved in interpreting and writing up the results. It's clear that there are some areas for improvement in 11.10, and these results will be instrumental in helping to guide

Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-15 Thread Toby Smithe
2011/4/15 Matthew Paul Thomas m...@canonical.com: *   8/10 people could find a window's menus, but 7/8 of them learned to    access them by hovering over maximized close/minimize/unmaximize    buttons then moving horizontally -- which was extremely slow, and    failed whenever the window

Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-15 Thread Bryce Harrington
On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 07:08:02AM -0700, Rick Spencer wrote: On Thu, 2011-04-14 at 22:48 -0700, Bryce Harrington wrote: On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 03:00:31AM +0100, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote: * 8/10 people could find a window's menus, but 7/8 of them learned to * Only 4/11 worked out

Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-15 Thread Bryce Harrington
On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 01:33:27PM +0100, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote: Bryce Harrington wrote on 15/04/11 06:48: On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 03:00:31AM +0100, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote: Also, these tests measure usability, but not their overall impression. Did they like it? Find it

Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-15 Thread Matthew Paul Thomas
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Rick Spencer wrote on 15/04/11 15:08: First, thanks Usability Team! I know how much work goes into planning and running a study like this, and how much agony is involved in interpreting and writing up the results. It's clear that there are some

Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-15 Thread Rick Spencer
On Fri, 2011-04-15 at 23:29 +0100, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Rick Spencer wrote on 15/04/11 15:08: First, thanks Usability Team! I know how much work goes into planning and running a study like this, and how much agony is involved in

Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-14 Thread Matthew Paul Thomas
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Rick Spencer wrote on 08/04/11 02:38: ... Back at UDS for 11.04 in Orlando, Mark set the goal of using Unity by default on the Ubutu desktop. Given the current course of development, it appears that we are going to achieve this goal, and Unity will

Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-14 Thread Bryce Harrington
On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 03:00:31AM +0100, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote: * 8/10 people could find a window's menus, but 7/8 of them learned to * Only 4/11 worked out how to change the background picture. * 6/10 could easily find and launch a game that wasn't in the * Only 1/9 (P4) easily