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Re: [vox] What would you include?



Dayum!  8.5 hr d/l!

At 7.2kb its going to be a while!  I have broadband and have tested it to
1400/100.  Guess that it is only as good as the other connection.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jimbo" <evesautomotive@charter.net>
To: <vox@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2004 1:01 PM
Subject: Re: [vox] What would you include?


> This cd is really cool.
>
> If I go to this web site can I make my own?
>
> I'm somewhat new to this stuff so forgive my newbish question.
>
> If I do d/l to my pc, do I have to do anything fancy or does it self
start?
>
> Jimbo
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Trevor Lango" <TLango@cityofvacaville.com>
> To: <vox@lists.lugod.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2004 10:08 AM
> Subject: RE: [vox] What would you include?
>
>
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Jonathan Stickel [mailto:jjstickel@sbcglobal.net]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2004 10:00 AM
> > > To: vox@lists.lugod.org
> > > Subject: Re: [vox] What would you include?
> > >
> > >
> > > Trevor Lango wrote:
> > > >>-----Original Message-----
> > > >>From: Richard Crawford [mailto:rscrawford@mossroot.com]
> > > >>Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2004 9:40 AM
> > > >>To: vox@lists.lugod.org
> > > >>Subject: [vox] What would you include?
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>I'm giving a talk next week to a bunch of library students
> > > >>about open source software.  As part of that talk, I thought
> > > >>I'd create some CD's with some Windows-friendly OSS software
> > > >>like Mozilla, etc.  Something like GNU-Win, but without so
> > > >>many programs that won't get used -- I don't want to
> > > >>intimidate anyone.
> > > >>
> > > >>If you were burning such a CD, what would you include?  My
> > > >>immediate thought is to include...
> > > >>
> > > >>1.  Mozilla
> > > >>2.  Thunderbird
> > > >>3.  OpenOffice.org
> > > >>
> > > >>Anything else?
> > > >>
> > > >>And how easy would it be to create such a CD?  Is it just as
> > > >>simple as including the installation files on the CD?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > TheOpenCD sounds like a good candidate...?
> > > > (http://theopencd.sunsite.dk/) It is like GnuWinII but with
> > > far less
> > > > packages.
> > > >
> > >
> > > I actually don't see GNUWin's large program set as being a
> > > problem.  I
> > > understand the potential of being overwhelmed, but the html
> > > interface of
> > > GNUWin does a good job with keeping it under control and guiding the
> > > user.  You may want to highlight the more significant
> > > programs (Mozilla,
> > > OpenOffice.org) either with a separate handout or written on the CD
> > > label.  If you are handing out a CD, it might as well be full!
> >
> > I would tend to agree with Jonathan on this one. TheOpenCD is a fairly
new
> > project and almost seems a little too light at the moment.
> >
> > > I have not tried TheOpenCD, but it does look like a viable
> > > option.  I'm
> > > curious what user interface it has, if any.
> >
> > Check out the screenshot page:
http://theopencd.sunsite.dk/screenshots.php
> >
> >
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> >
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