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

Federico Leoni effelle at gmail.com
Mon Oct 28 17:13:55 UTC 2013

I'm ready to test. :D


2013/10/28 Nio Wiklund <nio.wiklund at gmail.com>:
> On 2013-10-28 17:44, Federico Leoni wrote:
>> 2013/10/28 Nio Wiklund <nio.wiklund at gmail.com>:
>>> Hi Federico,
>>> I'm glad that your system is portable via the tarball :-)
>>> OK, I was conservative, and kept the simple, fast and less memory-greedy
>>> gzip compression, but I listen to your advice, so I will prepare to make
>>> xz compression standard in the next version. I guess you know that xz is
>>> slower expanding (maybe 25%) and much slower compressing (it needs more
>>> than the double time), and you still want to because small size is
>>> highest priority?
>>> And thanks for the observation about the "Attempt to read or write
>>> outside of disk hd0" and PATA.
>>> Best regards
>>> Nio
>> Well Nio,
>> a small size on the usb drive it's better I think. but If you prefer
>> fast compression (and thinking about it should be the better choice
>> for old computers) at least you could add an advanced option to choose
>> the type of compression and the name of the tarball.
>> Let me know.
>> F.
> It is possible already, when you exit to the bash shell, so maybe it is
> not urgent. I agree there should be choices in a dialog screen
> (compression method as well as the name of the target file.) I think
> also choice of source partition should be possible at that dialog screen.
> I think the most urgent improvement is to make a Lubuntu 13.10 OEM
> tarball. Would you agree or where do you think I should start?
> Best regards
> Nio

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