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  • Fedora 28 Taking To Modularizing Their Anaconda Installer

    Phoronix: Fedora 28 Taking To Modularizing Their Anaconda Installer

    When talking about the Fedora/RedHat Anaconda installer it still brings back bad memories from the Anaconda fallout a few years ago when they went through some painful transitions that also led to release delays. In 2018, Fedora/RedHat developers are taking up the initiative of modularizing the Anaconda installer...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...ular-Installer

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    This will probably allow them to incorporate the GNOME first launch application directly into the installer. Should provide a much cleaner install with less duplicated information, assuming nothing else goes wrong...

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    • #3
      I'm just glad the upgrade functionality works well enough these days that I almost never have to use Anaconda.

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      • #4
        On my multiboot system Anaconda works... but never without terror that it will do the wrong thing.

        The current version doesnt give you enough information about that it is doing (and I remember in days past there was an option to "wipe linux partitions and use that space" or something similar)

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        • #5
          Wow, they finally might bring it in line with installers that have been around for a decade. Good for them, now if they could make it so the rest of their distribution doesn't suck so bad then I may have to give it another shot.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Spooktra View Post
            I may have to give it another shot.
            no, you are only allowed to use bsd

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