Migration Assistant

Jordi Massaguer i Pla jjordicat at yahoo.es
Fri Jul 7 08:47:09 BST 2006

I guess I should create a wiki page for that, isn't


 --- Scott White <scott.w.white at gmail.com> escribió:

> First let me say I think this is a brilliant idea. 
> Regardless of the system
> the user is migrating from, to have an application
> navigate you through this
> process, at least partially, would be amazing.
> There are many technical challenges in order to
> accomplish this, but putting
> those aside, I would think the first step would be
> to create a User Story or
> Use Case for how this ought to work.  Afterwards the
> technical
> implementations can become fleshed out.
> One use case I could think of would be like this:
> User inserts disc into PC, and shortly thereafter a
> Welcome screen comes up
> introducing the user to Ubuntu and explaining the
> process it will be going
> through.
> The user is notified that the system will reboot
> shortly in order to
> continue the installation.  Upon reboot the system
> navigates the user
> through a process of partitioning the users hard
> drive (though the verbage
> for this can be simplified).
> After the installation resizes the users primary
> partition (whether that be
> Windows or Mac) the installation the partitions the
> desired space remaining
> and proceeds to install a bootloader then Ubuntu
> itself.
> There could also be a use case for users that desire
> to "completely replace
> windows".  The other use case can be called:
> "Install alongside Windows".
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