The future of optical media within the project.

Bill Nottingham notting at
Wed Jan 12 18:54:52 UTC 2011

Máirín Duffy (duffy at said: 
> > > > This is just intended to get the discussion going and the pros and cons 
> > > > of continuing to distribute cd/dvd sized images as opposed to ( larger ) 
> > > > images targeted against USB flash drives.
> > > 
> > > A big pro to abandoning CD size images for the default install is the
> > > option of including more languages than just English...
> > 
> > The Desktop live image does include multiple languages; not all CD-sized
> > spins do, though.
> Does the installer lets you pick a different language though in a live
> environment? Fab had actually tried to install it for his mother in
> German using the Desktop live media and he had to install German
> manually via yum after-the-fact.

For 'normal' use, you pick it at GDM. You can set it on the boot command
line, IIRC, but that's not really a normal user option.


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