Live CD, Unstable, and GNOME

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Thu Sep 16 16:41:17 UTC 2004

On Thu, Sep 16, 2004 at 06:21:05PM +0200, Jan Mynarik wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-09-16 at 17:40, Paul Sladen wrote:
> > On Thu, 16 Sep 2004, Jan Mynarik wrote:
> > > being a longtime Debian Unstable user, I don't want to switch to Ubuntu
> > > at this time but I'd like to test it. Unfortunately I don't have a spare
> > > computer or partition
> > 
> > A pre-installed Qemu disk image might be an interesting possibility too.
> Thanks for tip. Currently installing Ubuntu using Qemu into a 1.5GB
> image on my hardisk. Will see if it fits in :-)

You'll need to boot the installer with "archive-copier/copy=false", as
otherwise the minimum requirement for the desktop is 1.8GB; even then,
it might be close. You could use the custom installation mode and see
which bits of the ubuntu-desktop task you can fit in afterwards.


Colin Watson                                    [cjwatson at]

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