Virtual Appliances Proof-Of-Concept

Dustin Kirkland kirkland at
Wed Nov 4 14:27:52 GMT 2009

On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 4:42 PM, Andreas Heck <aheck at> wrote:
> I've always liked the idea of putting complex software and some useful
> configuration into an appliance to make it available and usable for
> everyone. Since Ubuntu started to build its own appliances in the karmic
> cycle I also spent some thoughts on what might be the best ways to build
> appliances.
> The best idea I could come up with so far is to build them as Debian
> packages. The details are documented on the following wiki page which
> also has instructions on how to install a working proof-of-concept
> moinmoin appliance:

I, too, think this is a better approach than static tarballs.

Andreas, please create a Blueprint in Launchpad.


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