Fedora install support for netbooks -- small screen size

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Fri Jan 8 14:21:12 UTC 2010

On 01/08/2010 05:19 AM, Vedran Miletić wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 7:41 AM, Christopher Beland<beland at alum.mit.edu>  wrote:
>> Well, we're still supporting CPU architectures that first appeared circa
>> 1995...people are certainly still running systems they bought in 2001.
>> It would be nice to tell my Dad (who was in this boat last week), "oh
>> well it won't run Vista, but I'm sure if you do a minimal Fedora install
>> on it you can still check your email" and not have his reply be "the
>> installer was broken, I couldn't make it past the first screen" because
>> the "Next" button fell off the screen.
> Well, you can use text install then, can't you?

I am always fiddling with the partitions. I suppose mr home user does not.

Then there is the apps selection which is difficult to use in text mode.

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