Slideshow changes ?
phillw at vpolink.com
Sat Jan 26 18:18:36 UTC 2013
In the section 'Get Lubuntu'  we do actively encourage people with low
resource computers to use the Alternate install. The alternate install does
not require usage of terminal and is akin to a GUI (Slide Show) install but
without the 'pretty pictures'.
On 26 January 2013 18:01, Aere Greenway <Aere at dvorak-keyboards.com> wrote:
> On 01/26/2013 03:13 AM, Tracer wrote:
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: Julien Lavergne
>>> Sent: 01/25/13 10:34 PM
>>> To: lubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
>>> Subject: Slideshow changes ?
>>> Please, if you have ideas about it, share them with us, so we can see
>>> what we can include in the next slideshow.
>> Answer : An OFF-button & a note.
>> It took me a lot of googling to figure out why lubuntu wasn't installing
>> in my machine ( AMD 2400+ ) and it turned out I had to disable slideshow
>> And it's worked fine after I did that. -Tracey
> Since a lot of people gravitate toward Lubuntu because their machines are
> not capable of running Ubuntu and Kubuntu well (because of lack of memory,
> and/or processor speed), I think it would be a good idea to have an option
> of not doing the slide show.
> Perhaps, even better, would be for the installer to see if there is enough
> memory available to run it, and not load it in if there wasn't,
> substituting a single picture (possibly the last slide of the show).
> But if it couldn't be done by the installer itself, at least giving the
> user the option of skipping it if their machine doesn't have a lot of
> memory would be a good idea.
> I worry that whether the slide-show is done or not, it occupies space in
> the installer, so the slide show would have to be something that is loaded
> by the installer if the slide-show is selected. This worry is supported by
> the fact to disable the slide-show, I had to actually remove the slide-show
> In the live CD version, that slide-show is using-up memory space even by
> its existence in the RAM file-system.
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