Graphical Installer & bootloader

Sarah Hobbs hobbsee at
Mon Mar 24 13:54:10 UTC 2008

Ming wrote:
> Perhaps the ubuntu developers might want to consider using a graphical
> installer & bootloader in the next release (hardy). I'm currently
> using ubuntu studio gutsy, and I think the gnome desktop is great ;)
> my notebook's LCD is well recognized at 1280x800. So I think it's a
> bit ironic that it still use text-based installer & boot loader.
Text based installer?  Clearly you picked the "alternate" cd.  You 
probably wanted the "desktop" cd, which does have a GUI installer.

The bootloader (grub), however, is still text, and I suspect will be so, 
until grub2 comes out.


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