Graphical installer for the alternate CD?

Michael R. Head burner at
Wed Sep 26 20:41:12 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-09-25 at 05:13 +0800, Joel Bryan Juliano wrote:
> On 9/24/07, Tormod Volden <lists.tormod at> wrote:
>         Michael R. Head <burner <at>> writes:
>         > The obvious suggestion is to use the alternate CD, but a
>         graphical
>         > installer that has lower system resources would be nice. Or
>         even if the 
>         > Desktop CD had a boot mode that could launch the GUI
>         installer using
>         > directfb-gtk (is that still around anymore?) without loading
>         all of X
>         > and the entire desktop.
>         Tormod
> Same here, I think there's a need for a console-based Ubiquity
> installer, and a need for it to be accessible on the isolinux boot
> prompt 

I wonder if it's worth trying to spec this out as a launchpad blueprint?
> -- 
> "object-oriented programming is really just a common sense extension
> of structured programming" - Roger Sessions
Michael R. Head <burner at>
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