Ubuntu 10.10's installer looks rather nice
james at fedoraproject.org
Tue Oct 12 18:04:59 UTC 2010
On Tue, 2010-10-12 at 16:00 +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-10-11 at 11:11 -0400, Chris Lumens wrote:
> > > - suggests a username and hostname based on the user's real name
> > > (Mac OS X's installer also does this -- it's a nice touch)
> > If DNS knows a hostname, we will suggest that. Of course it's not
> > foolproof.
> That's not it. Your name is entered (Chris Lumens) and from it you
> should get a hostname (chris-lumens-fedora-desktop.local) as well as a
> presentation name ("Chris Lumens' Fedora Desktop") which could be used
> for things like services being advertised through avahi, or even the
> default name for the Bluetooth adapters.
The Mac does this too, and I'm sure it's great for avahi stuff ... but
it's really annoying for anyone using the hostname anywhere else (mainly
due to the expected size).
Is there nowhere else that we could store a "hostsummary" instead of
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