Install Wizard 'Looks Too Complicated'

Caleb Marcus caleb.marcus+u-d-d at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 22:43:48 GMT 2009


In fact, the Ubuntu installer used to use an embedded GParted editing box. I
much preferred that to the current setup.

On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 1:29 PM, Shentino <shentino at gmail.com> wrote:

> One of my pet peeves with the installer is how long it takes to detect the
> partitioning...and redetect it every...single...operation...so...slowly.
>
> My suggestion is that GParted be used to handle this.  In fact I often use
> that to do the partitioning BEFORE I do the installer because I don't want
> to slog through it.
>
> On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 8:40 AM, John McCabe-Dansted <gmatht at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 12:06 AM, Daniel Hollocher
>> <danielhollocher at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > password.  Any sort of password automation would simplify the
>> > situation for a few people at the expense of making it more
>> > complicated for the rest of us.  The level of encryption doesn't seem
>> > to matter.
>>
>> OK. The issue where we want to migrate multiple users for whom the
>> admin does not know the password may be better handled by the
>> Migration Assistant.
>>   https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MigrationAssistant/Karmic
>>
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