Install Fedora Button for LiveCD

Johannes Lips johannes.lips at googlemail.com
Fri May 4 12:50:58 UTC 2012


Perhaps he was just not aware of these objections. Although I could not
speak for him but it's at least a possible explanation for the proposal.

Johannes

On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 9:18 AM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 2012-05-04 at 12:50 +0700, Michel Alexandre Salim wrote:
> > On 04/27/2012 08:58 PM, Jared K. Smith wrote:
> > > On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 9:50 AM, Colin Walters <walters at verbum.org>
> wrote:
> > >> The whole thing is clearly a mess that needs some high level
> > >> streamlining, from the entire process of download from web page (or
> > >> receive CD from friend) to the on-disk install first boot.
> > >
> > > While I certainly wouldn't disagree with this statement, let's not let
> > > perfect get in the way of better here.
> > >
> > > What can we do in the *near* term to make it easier for people to find
> > > the "Install to Hard Drive" option from the LiveCD?
> >
> > How about installing the Dock extension on the liveuser account, and
> > configuring it to *not* auto-hide? That way we get a solution that
> > a) many users use anyway
> > b) is aesthetically pleasing
>
> I don't see the point of making proposals like this which it's quite
> clear have absolutely no chance of happening. Desktop team has already
> stated clearly that they won't set up extensions as default
> configuration. Continuing to 'suggest' that they do is only likely to
> rile them up and start another of those long boring argumentative
> threads that have no purpose...
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