ubuntu for novices

Colin Watson cjwatson at canonical.com
Wed Nov 10 02:32:06 UTC 2004

On Tue, Nov 09, 2004 at 07:05:49PM -0500, David Feldman wrote:
> Less key feature: A GUI for installation. The installer is relatively  
> straightforward, but might be interpreted as unfriendly-looking due to  
> its text-based nature. More importantly, for those unfamiliar with  
> text-based UIs it's not always clear which key to hit, so even if a GUI  
> installer isn't added, some hints on which keys to use might be a good  
> addition.

We'll have this eventually, although it's not quite top of the list.

> Less key feature: NTFS/FAT resize as an option during install. A few  
> distros have this, and I think it's a great idea because it allows  
> Windows users to create a dual-boot setup without doing a reinstall of  
> Windows or any pre-configuration of their systems.

This will be available in Hoary.


Colin Watson                                    [cjwatson at canonical.com]

More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list