Re: Attracting newbies (Was Booting Debian/testing fails)
On Tue, 6 Feb 2007 10:40:25 -0800
Andrew Sackville-West <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 08:33:13PM +0200, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> > On Tue, 6 Feb 2007 08:42:03 -0800
> > Andrew Sackville-West <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > On Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 11:52:37AM +0200, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> > > > On Mon, 5 Feb 2007 16:15:41 -0800
> > > > Andrew Sackville-West <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > [snip proposed changes to installer]
> > > >
> > > > I think you talk about the sarge installer. Did you try the
> > > > latest etch? I have the 'kde' image and it is pretty close to
> > > > what you describe.
> > >
> > > I have used the vanilla etch installer, both curses and gui
> > > interface and it seems essentially the same as the sarge
> > > installer. I have *NOT* used any of the other flavors of
> > > installer so I bow to your authority on this issue.
> > I don't know about the normal CD-1, but kde-CD-1 is great for
> > newcomers.
> so does it take you all the way to a working KDE install as a default?
> or do you still have to select the desktop in tasksel?
No package selection. But then I did not use setup a mirror because I
have a USB ADSL modem which needs "special attention". After the
reboot it went straight to kdm.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.