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Re: Introduction to a new SIG for creation of Live DVD

On Tuesday, 15 September 2009 at 17:47, Aditya Patawari wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 6:22 PM, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski <
> dominik greysector net> wrote:
> >  What do you mean when you say it "will only clutter the space"?
> By this I mean to say that if we give 4 gb pre-installed stuff then menu and
> workspace will be too cluttered. It will be hard to find the application you
> want to work upon.

Really? Have you tried? Have you tried with some first-time user? I don't know
so I'm asking.

> > What makes you say it will
> > confuse the user? Have you actually tried giving users two DVDs, one with
> > software preinstalled and one with RPMs in local repo and asking which they
> > find less confusing or are you just guessing?
> >
> A few months ago a local LUG here created a custom Live DVD from a
> mainstream Linux (wasn't fedora). The size was about 2gb. Although regular
> users managed but feedback from newbies wasn't so positive regarding the
> overall ease of use.

Was it specifically because there were too many applications installed
or was it something else?


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