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Re: Installing from Live CD is the new black?

On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 12:57 AM, Nicu Buculei <nicu_fedora nicubunu ro> wrote:
> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> Nicu Buculei wrote:
>>> Chris Lumens wrote:
>>>> I do kind of wish everyone used live CDs, but that's probably never
>>>> going to be the way it works.
>>> That's just not gonna happen. Live CD are so small, they can't hold even
>>> OpenOffice.org (or hold it but sacrifice a lot of other much needed
>>> applications).
>> OpenOffice.org in a live cd is certainly possible. We do more locales
>> instead but if you want a custom live cd to include all the packages YOU
>> need, it takes about 20 minutes with a local mirror. Really easy.
> But to make room for it you have to leave out something else, perhaps
> something just as important. This is why the DVD is a better option for
> install.

But the DVD writer is not an easy commodity, globally speaking.
Other install options are best.



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