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Mandrake 9.2 installation suggestion - Linux Setup, Configuration & Administration

I've just experimented with installing Mandrake 9.2. While I found it very easy and straight forward, I have three suggestions: 1. Allow backtracking to earlier steps. e.g. I should be able to go back and re-partition the hard disk 2. When configuring keyboard and time zone, the installer ought to add the country/time zone corresponding to the key board choice to the menu. Several common ones are there, but may not be necessary if the suggestion is done based on the keyboard 3. In the package upgrade phase where the Mandrake mirror sites are contacted, there should be A) a ...

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    Default Mandrake 9.2 installation suggestion

    I've just experimented with installing Mandrake 9.2.
    While I found it very easy and straight forward, I have
    three suggestions:

    1. Allow backtracking to earlier steps.
    e.g. I should be able to go back and re-partition the
    hard disk

    2. When configuring keyboard and time zone,
    the installer ought to add the country/time zone
    corresponding to the key board choice to the menu.
    Several common ones are there, but may not be necessary if
    the suggestion is done based on the keyboard

    3. In the package upgrade phase where the Mandrake mirror
    sites are contacted, there should be A) a notification if
    contact with the network is not made and B) an option to return
    to configure the network.

    -Lars

    Lars Guest

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    Lars <ac.no> wrote: 
     

    It is allowed. Click.
     

    You can anyway, whether you use the installer or not.
     

    What? Keyboards don't dictate country!
     

    You always have such an option.

    Peter
    P.T. Guest

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    Default Re: Mandrake 9.2 installation suggestion

    On Mon, 24 Nov 2003 16:23:05 +0100, Lars <ac.no> wrote:
     

    .... why not tell the mandrake people
    ..
    --
    /// Michael J. Tobler: motorcyclist, surfer, skydiver, \\\
    \\\ and author: "Inside Linux", "C++ HowTo", "C++ Unleashed" ///
    Monday is an awful way to spend one seventh of your life.
    mjt Guest

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    Default Re: Mandrake 9.2 installation suggestion

    P.T. Breuer wrote: 
    >

    >
    > It is allowed. Click.[/ref]

    Not on the version I have. I've clicked and pressed keys.
    I note that a lot can be reconfiured once the installation
    is complete, but in this case I'm talking about the
    actual installation process.
     
    >
    > What? Keyboards don't dictate country![/ref]

    Yes, keyboards do not dictate country. I myself, use several keyboard
    layouts. However, if I just chose a locale and then the next menu item,
    keyboards, pops up with a sampling of different choices, I'd expect the
    locale I just chose to be among the choices. Just my 2 cents.
     
    >
    >
    > You always have such an option.[/ref]

    Only once the installation is complete.

    Lars Guest

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