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One Button Installer next step


Hi Federico and Phill, and everybody else who wants to contribute with
tips or opinions about the OBI,

I have started with the next step(s) developing the OBI. I have done
some work already with items 1 and 4 (making and selecting tarballs).
The current step

1. Make tarball: xz compression by default.
Select compression, tarball name, drive in a menu

2. Add in README how to install language properly

3. Move in README mkusb before manual method

4. Select tarball:
Make clear what is the standard (and easy) method
Own directory for tarballs: /tarballs linked with ~/tarballs
Import tarballs via the internet: lynx and/or wget

5. dd-image-file with Lubuntu 13.10 included

Further in the future

6. Lubuntu-Xubuntu tarball

7. Use prepared partitions (made with gparted) to install tarball and
swap. This opens the door to dual boot systems with the OBI.

Please help me evaluate Lynx for importing tarballs!
Use this manual

To download tarballs:

1. Select download with Lynx
2. Repeat the 'Arrow Down' key until you high-light the desired tarball.
3. Press the 'Enter' key
4. Press the 'd' key to download the tarball
5. Press the 'Arrow Down' key to high-light 'Save to disk'
6. Press the 'Enter' key
7. Edit the file name if you wish and press 'Enter' again
8. Press 'q' to quit.
9. Confirm quitting with 'y'
and run this command

lynx phillw.net/isos/one-button-installer/tarballs/

Is Lynx easy enough?

Or is it necessary to use another system, that is easier to run?

- a home-made dedicated system with dialog menus or

- to add graphics into the OBI session and run a 'normal browser' to
download tarballs or

- to set up a torrent system (also add graphics into the OBI session and
use a standard torrent client. (I'm using Transmission, but I'm open for
other software, for example, is there a good text mode torrent client?)

Best regards

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