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Re: BOSS Live-installer - A GUI Live Installer for Debian and it's derivatives based on remastersys scripts


> great, although.. www.bosslinux.in seems to have some problems right
> now. so i coudn't have a look at it yet, but it would be nice if we
> could add bosslinux to live.debian.net/project/downstreams if you're
> using debian-live stuff.

BOSS GNU/Linux Live CDs are not using debian-live stuff at least not as of now, there is work going on in that direction but I am not involved in it so I can't really comment on it.

> for debian-live, we use the debian-installer in connection with
> live-installer, a udeb that allows to install a debian system from a
> filesystem image instead of debian packages. with
> debian-installer-launcher, we do even have the possibility to launch
> debian-installer from the desktop. this is the only implementation of an

> installer we will support, i suggest you have a look at it.

I did, the GUI mode wasn't working on the Squeeze image i downloaded (debian-live-60alpha2-i386-gnome-desktop.iso), would you point me to some documentation on it (docs, screenshots etc) ?

> apart from that, there's a name clash with live-installer if you name
> your installer 'live-installer' too. maybe it would make sense to rename
> your live-installer to somethign like boss-installer or so?

True, i'll think of another name.

Heres a video of the BOSS Live Installer (v0.11) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlDmb73N4uw , hope to hear from you all on this.

Best Regards,

Vikram Shankar Nair

CDAC Noida

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