Re: Doesn't Debian work from a live cd?
Paul Wise <pabs <at> debian.org>
2011-08-06 10:32:13 GMT
On Fri, 2011-08-05 at 14:36 -0400, Denny Nebgen wrote:
> Hi Paul, I downloaded and burned an iso image cd of debian and when I
> ran the cd, the only options were to install and not run live. My first
> experience with Debian linux so, I may be misinterpreting something. I
> run Mepis now and like it but was wanting to try others. Thanks
I guess there are a few issues:
* The default images we point people to are install images rather
than live images. Our live images are also install images IIRC.
* The install images don't have any information pointing at our
* Probably most desktop users will want to check out Debian on
live images before installing it.
I wonder what would be the best way to prevent further confusion, any
Maybe we should just point people at the page where they can choose a
method of installing or trying Debian, would that be OK?
On the other hand I guess the web team had a reason to point the
download link on the front page directly to an installer image.