Re: How to make Debian more attractive for users, was: Re: The number of popcon.debian.org-submissions is falling
On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 04:13:15PM -0400, Michael Gilbert wrote:
>On Thu, 22 Jul 2010 15:30:36 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>> Yes. We have parallel versions of the netinst images that include
>> firmware packages.
>That's a great start. However, Patrick is advocating images that
>autodetect and install drivers/packages for non-free hardware as well
>(not just firmware). That could probably be solved straightforwardly
>if someone were to just go ahead implement it; perhaps by someone
>already expressing interest in it???
>BTW, where are the non-free images at? They don't appear to be
>available from cdimage.debian.org  or from the debian-installer page.
They've only been added as an option after alpha 1. See
but I'll be moving them to a different location on cdimage.d.o some
time before release.
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. email@example.com
< sladen> I actually stayed in a hotel and arrived to find a post-it
note stuck to the mini-bar saying "Paul: This fridge and
fittings are the correct way around and do not need altering"