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Re: Fedora core suggestions



On 4/22/06, Jeff Spaleta <jspaleta gmail com> wrote:
> On 4/22/06, Kostas Georgiou <k georgiou imperial ac uk> wrote:
> > qemu-img create -f vmdk fc5.vmdk 5G
> > You can install fedora with either qemu (or vmplayer) afterwards.
> > Have a look at http://www.easyvmx.com/ for examples on how to create
> > a vmplayer config file so you can boot the image.
> >
> > You can probably copy an existing disk with something like
> > qemu-img convert -f raw /dev/hda -O vmdk fc5.vmdk
> > but I never tried it.
>
> sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet
>
> If we can use qemu to create compatible vmplayer images we can have
> 'official' images on the fedoraproject website or possibly in the
> release trees if the release team see it as worthwhile.
>
> Now its just a question of whether or not having a sequence of
> pre-configured images  for doing targetted issue testing is worth the
> effort... which was my original idea. But I'm not so sure its the best
> mechanism to do targetted usability testing. A dedicated vnc/freenx
> server which can be re-configured on  a per-account basis using
> sabayon-like configuration might provide the more flexible option with
> much less bandwidth overhead. We can record the whole terminal session
> as individuals work through a set of tasks, starting from a
> pre-configured desktop environment. Obviously a remote session cant
> test certain tasks that I'd like to see some standardized usability
> sessions on.. things like burning a cd or dealing with digital cameras
> wouldn't be possible to record a session for via a remote vnc or
> freenx session without doing something extremely clever.
>
> -jef

Can nx/freenx even be a part of Fedora legally?

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