[lubuntu-devel] Alternate Images

Phill. Whiteside phillwuk at gmail.com
Fri Apr 15 23:45:20 UTC 2016

Hi Simon,

alternate image will happily run with WiFi, netboot requires ethernet....
There are other differences if you do read the wiki pages :)



On 15 April 2016 at 19:52, Simon Quigley <tsimonq2 at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> Phill. Whiteside said:
> > Ok, let me try again...
> > The alternate serves a very important purpose. Ubiquity installer
> requires more RAM to actually run than lubuntu needs to run, even
> > with us using zram for the ubiquity install time. In the past, the
> same seed for all the files has been normal. However, this cycle an
> > application has gone 'rougue' and is taking far more disk space than
> was the case in previous releases. In the past minor tweaks to full
> > languages 'out of the box' has been sufficient - But, this is no
> longer the case post Beta-1.
> > So, it is not JUST the CD size, it  is also a function of RAM required
> to install lubuntu. The debian installer requires far less resources
> > than ubiquity does.
> > Regards,
> > Phill.
> But the netboot and alternate images require the same amount of RAM as
> far as I remember...
> What about that?
> --
> Simon Quigley
> tsimonq2 at ubuntu.com
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