[Mageia-discuss] I'd like to start to discuss the possibility of having one language per iso when it comes to full DVD-versions, similar to the Live-versions.

nicolas vigier boklm at mars-attacks.org
Wed Sep 14 10:32:32 CEST 2011

On Wed, 14 Sep 2011, Kristoffer Grundström wrote:

> Hi!
> A long time have I wondered why a Swedish man/woman would want to have more 
> languages on his/her iso to install just Swedish as language.
> I'm therefor opening a discussion to perhaps solve this little proposal 
> that I've got.
> Look at the Live-iso's that we have to offer, they come with 16 languages 
> each.
> Lets think for a second that a user doesn't want to install a Live-system & 
> to use a large iso with unnessecary languages is out of question.
> How does he/she solve it to install Mageia?
> My idea is that we transform the full-DVD iso to one-language only, but 
> more iso's in the end.
> Like this:
> mageia-dvd-1-i586.iso in a language-dir under 
> ftp://ftp.acc.umu.se/mirror/mageia/iso/1/
> The result is that you shrink the DVD much & you can add other stuff that 
> doesn't fit in the ordinary DVD's for some reason.......perhaps add more 
> drivers.

Yes, but you will get an iso with unnessecary drivers. And unnessecary
applications. Maybe we can make ISOs with only one language, one driver
and one application ?

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