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Re: Graphical Linux installer under GPL

Caldera has already written a very nice graphical installer for their
OpenLinux 2.2. I don't know what the license is on it, but if I have
time I'll check on that. You might want to browse their site, I'm sure
it would be much quicker to start with Caldera's if that is possible.
They also have a very nice and friendly GUI interface to fdisk in the


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Linux help for beginners to advanced users.

Santeri Kannisto wrote:

> Hi all,
> We are working to make a graphical Linux installation
> software, which will be open source and released under GPL.
> When I was looking at your mailing archives, it seemed
> to me that your goals are much like ours.
> Our idea is to boot to KDE from CD-ROM and then
> make the graphical installation. The installation
> software will be based on the Red Hat 6.0 installation
> and we have thought of removing their hacks and other
> installation methods that CD-ROM to make it as easy as
> possible for newbies.
> Our developers' web site is at http://developer.bestlinux.net/
> and distributions site at http://www.bestlinux.net/
> Cheers,
> --
> Santeri Kannisto    sk@sot.com    - http://www.sot.com/
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