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Re: Fedora Bounties (seeking ideas)



2006/4/20, Andre Nogueira <andre nogueira fedora gmail com>:
>
> Hi,
>
> How about improvements to Anaconda?
>
> Here are a few things...
>
> 1) If you install from FTP or HTTP, you can only download from one mirror.
> Why not ask the user if (s)he wants to add more mirrors, so several packages
> can be downloaded at the same time, from different mirrors (thus increasing
> download speed). It would also be useful if, for some reason, one mirror has
> a corrupted package.

why not just use the yum mirrorlist feature instead? 0 configuration
then. especially if used in conjunction with the fastestmirror plugin
it would be nice.

>
> 2) When Anaconda is installing a package, it is not downloading the next
> package. Why not continue downloading packages while installing downloaded
> packages?
>
> 3) When Anaconda starts, ask the user if (s)he has a kickstart configuration
> file on a pen drive or remote FTP/HTTP location (s)he'd like to use. This
> would make kickstart files much more user friendly.
>
> I tried browsing through Bugzilla to see if any of these had already been
> suggested, and didn't find anything. However, I'm new to helping Fedora, so
> forgive me if I simply didn't search correctly...
>
> Thanks,
>
> Andre
>
>
> On 4/20/06, Arthur Pemberton <pemboa gmail com> wrote:
> > On 4/20/06, Rahul Sundaram <sundaram fedoraproject org> wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2006-04-19 at 17:46 -0500, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > A GUI utility which helps newbies get information that may be useful
> > > > in helping them get answers on irc, forums, mailing lists etc, might
> > > > be helpful.
> > > >
> > > > Things like the output of:
> > > > uname -a
> > > > cat /proc/cpuinfo
> > > > lsmod
> > > > lspci
> > > > lsusb
> > > > tail /var/log/messages
> > > > du -h
> > > > free -h
> > > >
> > > > Or other info such:
> > > > current desktop environment
> > > > current login manager
> > >
> > > Sounds like a wrapper for sysreport which is available in Fedora too.
> > > Would be quite useful for the less technically inclined users.
> > >
> > > http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_80_456.shtm
> > >
> > > Rahul
> > >
> >
> > Sweet, didn't even know about that tool. Seems like something which
> > should be a lot more visible.
> >
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