[adelie-users] Re: Live CD: After login as root or live, what next

From: Max Rees <maxcrees_at_me.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 23:57:18 -0500

On Thu Jun 18 10:09 AM, Sanjay Mysore wrote:
> I followed your instructions. It is trying to fetch some packages from a
> web server.
> Why? I have not installed Adelie yet. What will it do after fetching the
> packages?
> I think this is all ridiculous....Live CD means everything should be self
> contained...not try to fetch from web...

Reading from the downloads page:
> If you don't have an always-on Internet connection, or you want to
> install Adelie Linux on a computer that doesn't have a connection,
> choose the full (Full Installation) ISO for your processor type.

> If you have a way to download packages on the target computer, you may
> choose the live ISO. Note: An active Internet connection will be
> required to complete the installation if you use the live ISO.
> Wireless chipsets may not be functional. If you aren't sure if your
> wireless chipset is supported by Linux, use the full ISO.

If you want a fully self-contained CD that doesn't need to download any
packages, pick the "full" version.

> Really...very much disappointed, frustrated.....
> Pl. Do not use the term Live CD as yet...nothing is live...

It provides a live shell environment. A live GUI environment and
installer is forthcoming.

We appreciate the feedback, and I understand your frustration, but the
tone of this email is unwarranted. We're moving as fast as we can with
one employee and a small team of volunteers.

Received on Thu Jun 18 2020 - 05:18:53 UTC

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