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Re: better install experience



Hi guys,

I thought about it and want to put my two pence in the ring:
If you use linux for the first time you will probably get a live cd/dvd
first. This means there should be a simple way to install from such a cd
(is it? I just don't know).
If this way exists it seems that this is the place where to put the
ntfsresize option. So we could add the resize step to the live cd and
leave the default anaconda untouched, as normal users of the standard
dvd will probably resize their partitions before they even finish the
download.

what do you think?

Am Mittwoch, den 10.10.2007, 15:18 -0400 schrieb Neal Becker:
> Some time back, IIRC I posted that it would improve the user experience if
> fedora installer would include a few tools.  I am (once again) getting a
> new machine, and (once again) it's coming with windoze pre-installed.  I
> need to do ntfsresize.  Last time, I had to grab a live-cd that had an
> ntfsresize, before I could do fedora install.  Has this situation improved?
> 
> If we want to improve the user experience, it would be great if anaconda
> offered to do the resize.  Even for an experienced user, who wants to d/l +
> burn >1 cd/dvd?
> 
-- 
Christoph Höger <choeger cs tu-berlin de>

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