Gentoo Archives: gentoo-installer

From: Daniel <linead@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-installer@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-installer] Pretty Slideshow
Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2004 09:10:51
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-installer] Pretty Slideshow by Sven Vermeulen
On Fri, 3 Dec 2004 09:41:42 +0100, Sven Vermeulen <swift@g.o> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 11:06:57PM -0500, David Longo wrote: > > > > I have been installing various distros in virtual machines to check > > out their installers and I came across one thing. With Windows and > > Suse and a few others, there is a pretty slideshow that tells all of > > the benefits of their system...instead of that, what about if Gentoo > > were to have a slideshow of a lesson on linux. I mean, one of the > > points of the 40-page manual text-based install is for users to learn > > if we're replacing it, we could at least talk them through > > linux...What do you think? > > Definitely something we want to do (you do mean the slideshow during the > installation progress) but we also have to make sure that this slideshow is > available for users before/after the installation (think use on events, > breaks during presentations, ...). > > Not every user sits behind his PC while Gentoo is installing, and not every > user is interested in this screenshow, but the two aren't related. > > Wkr, > Sven Vermeulen > > -- > Documentation & PR project leader > > The Gentoo Project <<< >>>
Well, you could always have the slideshow during the installer and then a special 'introduction program' when it's finished installing. -- gentoo-installer@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-installer] Pretty Slideshow Sami Samhuri <sami@××××××××××.com>