Ubuntu 10.10's installer looks rather nice

Matthias Clasen mclasen at redhat.com
Mon Oct 11 17:07:26 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-10-11 at 10:48 -0400, Chris Lumens wrote:
> > Useless waste of time. Just grab Ubuntu iso and see a stunning gap in
> > both technology and usability between anaconda and their own
> > installed.
> Does the Ubuntu installer support installing to iscsi?  Multipath?
> CCISS?  Fully automated installation?  Install over VNC?  Installation
> from NFS, ISO on NFS, ISO on HD?  Live images on USB keys?  Driver
> disks?
> Do you have any idea how much crap anaconda really does?

That is certainly a big part of the problem. Anaconda does a _ton_ of
crap that only very few users care about. And keeping all these minority
features from falling apart is leaving you no time to polish the user
experience for the large majority of users.

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