[Lubuntu-qa] lubuntu oversize
israeldahl at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 02:10:57 UTC 2014
ToriOS can be CD-sized.
Lubuntu is for more powerful machines anyhow :)
And the Cute LXDE is going to be awesome! [ Cute == Qt ]
And 14.04 will be supported for a few more years, so it should be just fine!
On 10/20/2014 05:09 PM, Phill Whiteside wrote:
> desktop can go to dvd size and alternate sticks with cd size? minimal
> (net work installer) will always be supported.
> Julien, for language support, etc. would you and the other devs be
> happy to change the desktop ISO to dvd size, but with a commitment to
> support alternate as CD size?
> 14.10 is going to be CD size, but can we discuss things for 15.04 :)
> Israel, keeping lubntu CD sized is a task. My proposal for 15.04 and
> beyond is that desktop can 'grow' but that alternate stays CD size.
> With the options of minimal lubuntu keeps it small, mean, lean and
> green :)
> 1. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu/Documentation/MinimalInstall
> On 20 October 2014 22:42, Israel <israeldahl at gmail.com
> <mailto:israeldahl at gmail.com>> wrote:
> On 10/20/2014 10:01 AM, Aere Greenway wrote:
> > On 10/19/2014 11:03 PM, Nio Wiklund wrote:
> >> Dear Lubuntu testers, release manager and everybody else with an
> >> opinion,
> >> * If you think it is important with a desktop ISO file within
> CD size,
> >> please tell us here and now!
> >> * If you think it is enough with a Lubuntu alternate iso within
> CD size,
> >> you need not do anything, because this is how it is now. But if
> you want
> >> to 'defend' the current desktop iso file, please do so here and
> > I think it is good that at least one of the Ubuntu variants
> > will run a live system from a CD, especially on this
> > release.
> > Being able to run a live system is important to verify that the
> > graphics chip is supported, and that the wireless can be made to
> > If that same system can be made to run live using a USB drive,
> that is
> > acceptable to me, though some such machines have only the original
> > slow USB, which makes it run slowly, but at least it works.
> > I have an older (32-bit) MacBook machine, with only a CD drive, so
> > this capability is useful for this machine, and as far as I know, I
> > can't boot a live system on it from a USB drive (please correct
> me if
> > this is not correct).
> > That being said, observing the ever-increasing sizes of newer Linux
> > kernels, there will probably come a time when running a live-CD
> > (from a CD) will not be possible.
> Hi all,
> I agree with Aere.
> A mainline Ubuntu distro needs to be able to run from a CD. There are
> some older Laptops that cannot boot from USB, and do not have a
> DVD drive.
> I think it is still important, especially for Lubuntu, and our beloved
> older hardware!
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