Suggestion: Installation Program for Windows
installer at dslextreme.com
Thu Jun 30 21:41:30 UTC 2005
> > anybody who goes through so much trouble will probably be better of
> > with a live distro
> looks like a livecd installer is the goal.
If I want to show someone what linux is, a LiveCD is the right tool to
use, and a LiveCD installer would be even better. However, many Windows
users do not even know how to burn a CD. They know how to download and
install programs like AIM or WinZip, but they have no idea what to do
with an ISO image. A program that would allow inexperienced users to
install linux as easily as AIM or WinZip would open up linux to many
> For breezy they are working on an OEM installer to
> "Provide an installation method which is suitable for OEMs."
> That could be used for the first boot part.
> I think once you can do the process manually successfully and
> reliable, someone could then help with the programming details.
> And with the breezy pieces you could use out of the box peices
> it looks like. I have no experience with WINGRUB or GRUB4DOS,
> but if you can provide a howto on the process you want tested
> i could probably test in the windows lab at school.
I actually have done this process manually. I've just created a wiki
page at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/InstallUbuntuWithoutRemoveableMedia to
describe the procedure. Let me know how it goes for you.
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