One Button Installer next step
effelle at gmail.com
Tue Nov 5 20:57:32 UTC 2013
2013/11/5 Nio Wiklund <nio.wiklund at gmail.com>:
> Hi Federico and Phill, and everybody else who wants to contribute with
> tips or opinions about the OBI,
> I have started with the next step(s) developing the OBI. I have done
> some work already with items 1 and 4 (making and selecting tarballs).
> The current step
> 1. Make tarball: xz compression by default.
> Select compression, tarball name, drive in a menu
> 2. Add in README how to install language properly
> 3. Move in README mkusb before manual method
> 4. Select tarball:
> Make clear what is the standard (and easy) method
> Own directory for tarballs: /tarballs linked with ~/tarballs
> Import tarballs via the internet: lynx and/or wget
> 5. dd-image-file with Lubuntu 13.10 included
> Further in the future
> 6. Lubuntu-Xubuntu tarball
> 7. Use prepared partitions (made with gparted) to install tarball and
> swap. This opens the door to dual boot systems with the OBI.
> Please help me evaluate Lynx for importing tarballs!
> Use this manual
> To download tarballs:
> 1. Select download with Lynx
> 2. Repeat the 'Arrow Down' key until you high-light the desired tarball.
> 3. Press the 'Enter' key
> 4. Press the 'd' key to download the tarball
> 5. Press the 'Arrow Down' key to high-light 'Save to disk'
> 6. Press the 'Enter' key
> 7. Edit the file name if you wish and press 'Enter' again
> 8. Press 'q' to quit.
> 9. Confirm quitting with 'y'
> and run this command
> lynx phillw.net/isos/one-button-installer/tarballs/
> Is Lynx easy enough?
> Or is it necessary to use another system, that is easier to run?
> - a home-made dedicated system with dialog menus or
> - to add graphics into the OBI session and run a 'normal browser' to
> download tarballs or
> - to set up a torrent system (also add graphics into the OBI session and
> use a standard torrent client. (I'm using Transmission, but I'm open for
> other software, for example, is there a good text mode torrent client?)
> Best regards
I don't like much Lynx but could be a good solution. A torrent system
would be the best choice but without browser, and Transmission can
operate via command line installing the package transmission-daemon
and using it directly in your script.
Let me finish some work and I'll look on it. Did you already update
the OBI dd image and the mkusb script?
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