On 04.08.2012 00:03, Matt Zagrabelny wrote: > On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 4:52 PM, Arno Töll <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >> Hi, >> >> On 03.08.2012 23:28, Michael Biebl wrote: >>> Seriously, I'd just drop our CD1 installs and only provide a net-install >>> image and a DVD image for desktop installations. >> >> Is there any serious survey how established DVD drives (and writers) are >> these days? CD images might be obsolete some day, but we should be sure >> (virtually) nobody notices once we drop it. Maybe this wasn't entirely obvious. I didn't say to drop CD images completely. Just that CD1 is no longer sufficient to provide a full desktop environment installation and instead promote an alternative installation image for desktop installations. > I don't know about serious surveys, but flash drives are ubiquitous > and have large storage. Some (many?) laptops don't have optical drives > either. For D-I, I would pick the most common USB flash drive size > (perhaps 2.0 GB) and target that. That sounds like an interesting idea. Even if a default DVD-RW would provide more space, having only 1 GB instead of 4.4 GB to download makes a difference. 2.0 GB would even probably be enough to fit GNOME and KDE (and maybe other alternatives) on that image. Michael -- Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed away from Earth?
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