Data retention reminder on live CD

Evan Dandrea evand at
Mon Mar 3 17:09:19 GMT 2008

On Mon, 2008-03-03 at 16:10 +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> points out
> that it is not obvious that any data saved during a live CD session will
> not be saved permanently unless you take special measures, and asks for
> us to remind the user of this somehow. Would anyone like to comment on
> what the user interface should be? Some half-formed ideas:
>   * A note that appears on the CD boot menu when you select this option
>   * A desktop notification that appears once the live CD has finished
>     starting up
>   * Some kind of watermark on the background image
>   * A special live CD help icon on the desktop

Perhaps we could write to usplash?  There's plenty of empty space for a
verbose message and (imho) it's more noticeable than a desktop

Failing that, I'd agree that a desktop notification is the best option.
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