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View Poll Results: Would you rather have a GUI debricking interface? or a TUI interface?
TUI 5 33.33%
GUI 10 66.67%
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Old 12-02-2012, 08:36 AM   #61
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I just checked the poll... seems like I'm the only one who prefers a text-based one for now (vs. 5 votes for a GUI)
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As I said, we should ask the user what he wants
And maybe, statistics would be different, if there was an option for Web-based UI...
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Old 12-02-2012, 02:09 PM   #62
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....I still can't decide..... Currently, I'm leaning towards having a TUI, as that cuts down the image size by nearly half, which allows us to put ~430MB or so of images and other needed stuff on the disk... I'm not sure Windows users will survive without their mouse, though ......

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Old 12-02-2012, 02:48 PM   #63
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Any Windows user can cope wtih Gmail-like, HTML/JS-based interface... Which is possible to implement even without desktop environment and GUI, so image size will be minimal...

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Old 12-02-2012, 04:24 PM   #64
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Any Windows user can cope wtih Gmail-like, HTML/JS-based interface... Which is possible to implement even without desktop environment and GUI, so image size will be minimal...

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If you want to write said interface, I'll probably include it.
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Old 12-02-2012, 05:19 PM   #65
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If you want to write said interface, I'll probably include it.
Well... OK then, you've found a weak point in my suggestion (because I don't want to write it)
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Well... OK then, you've found a weak point in my suggestion (because I don't want to write it)
I don't either.
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Old 12-04-2012, 08:46 AM   #67
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Go with the text-based user interface, even Windows users can follow on-screen instructions and type in some basic commands.

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Old 12-04-2012, 10:09 AM   #68
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Start with TUI interface (try using 'dialog') to get the live CD off the ground.
Rewriting to GUI (kdialog or even zenity) later should be pretty straightforward.
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Start with TUI interface (try using 'dialog') to get the live CD off the ground.
Rewriting to GUI (kdialog or even zenity) later should be pretty straightforward.
I think that's what I'm gonna do...
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Could someone point me a good dialog tutorial?
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Here is the TUI!

https://github.com/aditya3098/imx_us...d4db1e625c940e
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The ultimate tutorial: "--help"

By the way, unless you have a 42' led, I'd pipe that through "less"

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So how's the tui?
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Old 12-08-2012, 04:02 AM   #75
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One question: Would it be too tough to have a script that checks the computer HW to see if it can run the gui, failing which it can fall back to tui? Like gnome-fallback, cinnamon 2d and unity 2d ?
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