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The only real way I can think of is to do some checks on if X is
running, and if it is, use a graphical toolkit for X...if not, use a
terminal based kit like ncurses.
I like this idea. I should download a liveCD to throw some code on and
Is anyone against pyGTK or something like it? pyQT? wxPython?
Is anyone against python? :)
Cedric Veilleux wrote:
>Why not simply use gentoo's livecd?
>The livecd can boot the user into a fully loaded console or X workstation,
>with all the tools needed.
>The installer could be an additional tool on the liveCD system.. Anybody knows
>a GUI abstration toolkit that can generate either terminal based or X based
>interface, depending on what's available at runtime?
>This way the same installer could be used if X is not working or can't be
>In both environment (terminal / X), multitasking would be possible so
>experienced users could perform manual tasks while the installer is waiting
>Just my 2 cents,
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