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Old 09-01-2007, 01:30 PM   #1
Kristoffer G
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Updated version of Mandriva in each 1st-time installation.


Is it possible to get the updates with the installation? I hope that it'll be so in the future.

Is it possible to give users more to say when they install Mandriva for the first time? I mean........so they can choose what programs to install and not.

Like:

1. Web-browser of choice from a Dropdown-list.
2. Flash-handler of choise from a Dropdown-list.
3. Painting-program of choise from a Dropdown-list.
4. Filesharing-program of choise from a Dropdown-list.
and so on.

It creates space & comfort.

Today........it takes more than one day to get to know every package and its function.

It's just a suggestion.
 
Old 09-01-2007, 01:33 PM   #2
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i'm afraid we at lq.org have no influence at all about how mandriva's installer works. if you want to make that suggestion, you would be best contacting the developers themselves.
 
Old 09-02-2007, 10:16 AM   #3
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I want all distros to stick with the basic paradigm now used: Provide a few basic choices of package groups, and leave the fine-tuning for after installation. I actually think the BEST solution would be to install a base system with NO choices and then, running from the base system, prompt the new user to choose specific SW (which would then install from the CD/DVD or from the net)

aliebel;
If you want to retract a post, that's a poor way of doing it. If you were just looking for attention, then that's ALSO a poor way of doing it.
 
Old 09-02-2007, 10:41 PM   #4
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which would then install from the CD/DVD or from the net
That would be nice, but what you install today is outdated tomorrow
 
Old 09-03-2007, 05:56 AM   #5
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I took the liberty to remove aliebel's contribution ...
it seemed somewhat out of place, and being 1.5 years
after his last sensible post a weird way to re-enter
the arena ....



Cheers,
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