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Re: Graphical Installer - Call for Testing.

From: Chris Marusich
Subject: Re: Graphical Installer - Call for Testing.
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:40:17 -0800
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John Darrington <address@hidden> writes:

> The wip-installer branch is ready for testing and general review.
> 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).
> Whilst it is still a work in progress it has, in my opinion, got to
> a stage where it is usable.  Before merging into master however, it
> would be great to get feedback from others.
> For those of you who don't wish to build a disk-image yourselves,
> Ludo has kindly made available pre-built images for x86_64 and
> i686-linux systems at
> Please report coding and usability issues.

I want to test this, but I've arrived late to the party.  Does the link
above contain the most recent round(s) of feedback?  I've tried to build
the wip-installer branch, but I found that the installation system tests
failed, so I thought I'd ask before trying to build it myself.


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