[ubuntu-uk] lack of command-line installation...

Dave Morley davmor2 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 10:59:06 GMT 2007

On Mon, 2007-11-12 at 10:52 +0000, Sean Miller wrote:
> When I have to install Ubuntu on "challenged" boxes (ie. those with
> limited memory) I do miss the old Install CD or, indeeed, just an
> "Install" option on the grub menu that could avoid having to boot into
> the Live CD which is, by definition, rather memory-hungry.
> Would it be so difficult to have an "Install" option when the CD is
> first inserted, rather than having to do that?  The overheads of
> having to run the Live distro during the install process must be
> immense?  Whilst I appreciate the Live CD concept is great in showing
> people what they are going to have before they take the plunge, for
> people such as myself who install Ubuntu on lots of boxes it's just an
> annoyance.
> Thoughts?
> Sean
Try thing Alternative install cd it is a text based installer.
Seek That Thy Might Know
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