[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: d-i and some game to help pass the time when the system is installing -DVD image

On Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 10:23:18PM +0000, shirish ??????????????? wrote:
> Hi all,
> In this year's debconf we had an installfest and it took more than an
> hour (and a little more)  to install a Debian .iso image. It was a DVD
> image which was put on a usb stick by means of $ cat debian.iso >>
> /media/shirish/<usb-id> and not the single CD image. While going
> through the install process I was thinking wouldn't it be nice if
> there was some simple game, either a card game or any board game to
> help pass the time in-between the phases when packages are being
> installed on the system. I do see the constraints that -
> a. The game needs to be on all platforms (with multi-arch this
> question might not be relevant)
> b. The game shouldn't use much memory resources (so probably a game
> like kshisen or most card games which use either QT or GTK-3.0 would
> probably be out of the question.)
> But in-spite of these constraints if a game is found which most people
> would like to play, we still would perhaps need a way to make sure
> that the mouse by mistake shouldn't click where the processes are
> happening in the background.
> Inspite of all the above, is it/would it be possible to have something
> like that. If yes, any idea which games would be good candidates for
> something like this ?
> Look forward to hearing from all.


Geert Stappers
Leven en laten leven

Reply to: