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Basic test of the UME desktop. Can be performed or mobile hardware or in Xnest on a development machine.


  1. Launch the UME environment - launch 'hildon-desktop'

    • Outside the target, in a shell enter:
      • # xhost +SI:localuser:root

      Inside the target terminal:
      • # ume-xephyr-start this script does the following:
        • # apt-get install xserver-xephyr # export DISPLAY=:0 # /etc/init.d/dbus start # xinit /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc -- /usr/bin/Xephyr :2 -host-cursor -screen 1024x600x32 -dpi 96 -ac
  2. Application launcher

    • Click on entries in the applications menu
    • [... what else does the hildon panel do?]

  3. Web browsing

    • Open the MID browser to ubuntu.com and confirm that it displays correctly
    • Type a search term into the search box
    • Right click and bookmark a page. Confirm that be page appears among your bookmarks [how?]

    • Download and launch files from ["../Multimedia"] and confirm that they play correctly
  4. Email

    • Open the Claws Mail applications and set up an email account in the wizard

    • Send an email to a different account and confirm that it arrives
    • Return the mail and confirm that it can be downloaded in Claws Mail
    • Start and email, save it as a draft. Resume edit and send.
  5. Tasks

    • Start the To-do list application

    • Click the New task icon to add an item. Write summary, set due date, priority, status, categoty and description. Save.
    • Confirm that the task appears on the list, mark it as done and delete it.
  6. Dates

    • Open the Dates application. It should show a blank appointment page for today.

    • Double click the page to add a new entry. Fill in times and details
    • Drag the appointment down the page to change the time
    • Confirm that the appointment appears [where?]

  7. Virtual keyboard

    • Open an application that requires keyboard input a see that the keyboard appears
    • Enter text into the application
    • Test the ability to show/hide the keyboard at will. [how does this work?]

  8. Accessibility

    • Pick and application from the mobile defaults and confirm that all its functionality can be used with only the keyboard
    • Install the Orca screen reader and confirm that desktop strings are read aloud
    • Select a high contrast theme. Confirm that the mobile applications render correctly.