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Re: Graphical Installer - Call for Testing.

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: Graphical Installer - Call for Testing.
Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2017 17:36:40 +0100
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> On Wed, Jan 04, 2017 at 08:59:28AM +0100, John Darrington wrote:
>> This branch provides a curses based graphical interface to the disk
>> images used for installing GuixSD. It is intended to allow users
>> unfamiliar with bash and other aspects of unix-like operating systems
>> to easily install GuixSD.   This means, it should allow you to install
>> GuixSD on a bare PC, without ever touching a shell (whilst still
>> providing that option for those who want it).
>> <snipped>
>> Please report coding and usability issues.
> I just wanted to say I hope this isn't going to be the only install option in
> the future.

It’s not going to be the only install option.  Its purpose is to make
installation for most people easier.  (I’d totally use it in the future.)

> I'd also like to state that I hope this installer will make sure the user has
> plenty of options available at each stage of the process

As it is now you can always just get a shell and continue from there.


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