Gentoo Archives: gentoo-desktop-research

From: dams@×××.fr
To: gentoo-desktop-research@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop-research] Installation thread
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 11:22:09
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-desktop-research] Installation thread by Luke-Jr
Luke-Jr <luke-jr@g.o> said:

> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > dams@×××.fr 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 :) -- dams -- gentoo-desktop-research@g.o mailing list