Bug#485586: debian-installer: Default to graphical install
Cyril Brulebois <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Holger Wansing <email@example.com> (2014-08-19):
> > Hi,
> > Brian Potkin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > On Mon 18 Aug 2014 at 23:07:11 +0200, Holger Wansing wrote:
> > >
> > > > I have prepared a patch for this (attached) and I would like to receive some
> > > > thoughts on it.
> > > > I have added Samuel Thibault in CC, since he has also some knowledge and
> > > > interest on the d-i manual.
> > > >
> > > > Basically I moved the chapter "Appendix D.6. The Graphical Installer" to
> > > > 5.1.8 (at the end of "Booting the installer on 32-bit PC"), leaving the
> > > > content unchanged.
> > >
> > > Defaulting to a graphical (gtk) frontend on i386 and amd64 would mean
> > > that it becomes the regular frontend, unless it is desired to credit the
> > > "newt" frontend with some special status.
> > >From a global point of view, the graphical frontend is still something
> > special, an exceptional case, since it's only available on 2 archs out
> > of 8 in Jessie. So I would leave the text installer on 'regular' status IMO.
> Well, amd64+i386 is probably close to almost all installations…
Hmm, we should change "regular installer" -> "text installer" then and don't
use "regular installer" anymore, as proposed by Brian?
Might lead to several changes and several outdated translations...
Holger Wansing <email@example.com>