[Lubuntu-qa] One Button Installer improved with dialog menus and xz compression

Nio Wiklund nio.wiklund at gmail.com
Fri Oct 25 07:21:09 UTC 2013

Hi Federico,

I'll try to make a tarball with Lubuntu 13.10 OEM :-)
But I cannot do it until next week.

Best regards

On 2013-10-24 21:58, Federico Leoni wrote:
> Doing again the usb thumb solve the issues. Installed Gnome oem in
> less than 30 minutes, not bad for a 11 old notebook!
> Unfortunately gnome classic is too heavy for my notebook and 12.04 is
> not good for me, always gave me problems on this note. It's better to
> revert to Lubuntu 13.10 if you don't have something new to try Like a Lubuntu
> 13.10 oem! :D
> F.
> 2013/10/24 Federico Leoni <effelle at gmail.com>:
>> 2013/10/24 Nio Wiklund <nio.wiklund at gmail.com>:
>>> Thanks for the detailed feedback :-)
>>> I'm reading and saying to myself, yes, he's right about that ... almost
>>> everywhere.
>>> Questions about the 'usb maker script': Do you mean 'mkusb'? Which
>>> version did you use? Version 4 needs less cut and paste compared to the
>>> older versions. I'm also considering using menus similar to those of the
>>> OBI for mkusb. What do you think about that?
>>> Yes I know about that warning about 'hd0', but I don't know how to get
>>> rid of it :-/
>>> I will improve the dialogue to select tarball according to your comment.
>>> There is an easy alternative to the 'guru' user: Install
>>> GnomeClassic1204-oem.tar.xz
>>> and experience the 'final stage of an OEM install'. If you give strong
>>> positive feedback, I will do more such tarballs :-P
>>> And another issue: What do you think of the option to import tarballs
>>> via the network into the OBI (while booted from it)? It is possible now
>>> after exiting to the bash shell, but it can be included in the menu system.
>>> Best regards
>>> Nio
>> About the usb script (mkusb v4), my fault didn't read this:
>> 7. Alternative to running the tasks 4-6 above: use mkusb
>> I recreated the usb (this time without a keystroke) with
>> GnomeClassic1204-oem.tar.xz tarball. Took 7 minutes with a 4GB SanDisk
>> Cruzer Edge but it seems this file isn't working with OBI: when I
>> select it an error appears but it's too fast to read.
>> I've already used oem configuration in the past, so for me is good to
>> go. Waaaaay better.
>> Download the tarballs via network reminds me unetbootin, I like the
>> idea if you can ensure a good bandwidth...
>> F.

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