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Re: Making Debian available


Timo Lindfors <timo.lindfors@iki.fi> wrote:
> On Sun, 17 Jan 2021, Marc Haber wrote:
> > Absolutely. The Installation Experience is one of the first contacts
> > with the distribution for most people¹, and since we all know that the
> Yep. I think using the live environment for installation could be more 
> user-friendly as the user is already familiar with how to use e.g. USB drive or 
> browser during the installation if they need to search for help or copy 
> some additional firmware files. The number of people who know how to do 
> this in the current d-i images is much lower since you'd need to use the 
> command-line with a really restricted set of tools.

Hmm, AFAICS the calamares installer does not include functionality to
pull non-free firmware.
At least I cannot see a checkbox or similar, where to activate/deactivate
such feature / where to enable non-free...

Or did I miss something?


Holger Wansing <hwansing@mailbox.org>
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