[sf-lug] One Click Ubuntu install ... from Windows

Christian Einfeldt einfeldt at gmail.com
Fri Oct 26 02:14:04 PDT 2007


On 10/26/07, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> Quoting Christian Einfeldt (einfeldt at gmail.com):
> > This is just amazing.  I am dumbfounded to understand how this could
> work!
> > No partition!
> It's an idea we had under the name "umsdos"
> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UMSDOS) all the way back to the dawn
> of Linux.  Early distros such as Yggdrasil and Slackware offered that
> implentation of the idea as an installation option, for example, back to
> '94.  People stopped using it because it was fragile and performance
> sucked.  I imagine those concerns still apply, in any similar
> implementation.

Good to know, thanks, Rick.  I was starting to think that this might be a
way to slowly get the teachers at the school familiar with Linux.  It
sounded to good to be true.

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Christian Einfeldt,
Producer, The Digital Tipping Point
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