[Mageia-discuss] Mageia First Login Wizzard

Maarten Vanraes maarten.vanraes at gmail.com
Fri Feb 25 19:32:30 CET 2011

Op woensdag 23 februari 2011 13:33:54 schreef Lucas.Betschart at crypto.ch:
> When I set up a new computer I have to do 2 steps till the computer is
> ready to us. First, install Mageia (or another OS), second configure the
> installed OS and applications. First one is easy throught the GUI
> installer. The second needs more effort, because I have to start near
> every programm for configuration.
> So, I thought we could write a wizzard which helps to make step 2 easier.
> I'm thinking about a tool in which I can configure things like:
> personal details (name etc.), for programms like Libre Office, Evolution
> etc. [is this integrated into OS-installer?] Email accounts, calenders,
> import contact file, etc. (Evolution/Kontact) Kopet / Pidgin chat accounts
> Firefox (start page, import favorites, install addons,..)
> Set desktop background, number of virtual desktops,..
> Define autostart (suggestions: kopet, firefox,..)
> I've the tool was started the first time (right after installation), one
> could also do: Add new users [included in installation ?]
> Activate guest account
> Set update configuration
> Add printer/scanner
> Download some often used restricted packages:
> 	multimedia codecs
> 	SUN Java
> 	Windows Fonts
> 	Flash
> 	..
> If this would be implemented in Perl/Gtk, we maybe could use some
> configuration windows from MCC.
> What do you think about this idea?
> I know R1 won't have new features, this tool could may get integrated
> later.
> --
> Lucas Betschart

perhaps it would be more interesting if there was a way to have this 
customization stored somewhere online, so that from different locations, we can 
customize either system and/or user setup and easily set it up somewhere else, 
or even to be used inside a live-system.

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