Install Fedora Button for LiveCD

Chris Murphy lists at
Wed May 9 00:03:50 UTC 2012

On May 8, 2012, at 10:43 AM, Przemek Klosowski wrote:

> It seems to me that the main objection against a prominent 'install to disk' button is that it is not part of a normal desktop workflow---if someone would just routinely use a Live CD, it seems rude to show them an irrelevant 'install' button.

I agree, but I'm willing to let it go for F17. The one complaint I still have is that the window is really huge. I mean, it's taking up, what, 80% of the desktop real estate?

> A good time and place to offer an 'install' option might be on startup (e.g. via  a notification popup), and on shutdown (by an 'install' menu option next to 'reboot', and by another popup notifification 'you are about to shut down the system; do you want to permanently install to disk?')

I dunno. I think if there are concerns by the anaconda team about the machine state for running from within a live session, that state is even less known on shutdown than on startup. I'd sooner encourage a reboot. Another reason why I prefer the options: Live vs Install, at either bootloader menu or login.

Chris Murphy

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