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From: dams@...
Subject: Re: Installation thread
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 12:21:16 +0100
Luke-Jr <luke-jr@g.o> said:

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> dams@... wrote:
> | We want (at least) an installer so that not-so-expert linux users can
> | install gentoo. That is, it must be GUI, simple, short. In my
> | opinion, installation should not include config tools that can be run
> | after installation.
> |
> | The installer should detect as much as possible, provide language
> | selection, disk partitionning, package selection, root passwd, maybe
> | network, and X config.
> Network and X config can be done after installation, which is not what
> you/we want as mentioned above :)
> X config, at least, will need to be done automaticly during boot before
> the installer is started anyway..

Well I also think network should be configured after installation, but if need
for some reason the network during install, we should be able to set it up.

> | We could use the livecd, build some graphical interface that asks
> | minimal question to be able to install, add some scripts that copy
> | the needed stuff on the harddrive, set up portage, and X.
> QInGen, once I remove configuration things, will ask minimal number of
> questions... I'm not sure what to do with the licensing stuff yet
> though. Currently, it requires the user to check the checkbox next to
> every license (displaying them when clicked on).

which license?

> What do we legally need
> as far as a license agreement dialog?

I don't know :)


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