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Re: SEUL: Installation steps

On Mon, 9 Jun 1997, Micah Yoder wrote:
> > SEUL stands to Simple END USER Linux. End users will not want
> > to recompile the kernel just to install something. This is why
> > we would have modules enabled as part of the default install.
> Well, for a lot of things, the kernel simply has to be recompiled.  Why
> can't we make a nice program (actually, isn't there already one?) that
> knows most of the things that should be included, but allows the user to
> enable or disable something?  The program could then make an "emergency
> disk" to restore the system in the event of a messup.  Remember, we're
> talking about at least somewhat intelligent users here, not complete
> idiots.  They should be able to run a simple program to do this.

Don't forget, never OVERestimate the intelligence of the people.  Also,
is SEUL an acronym for simple Linux for end users, or Linux for simple end

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