Mageia 1 Final: Summary Videos for Linux Newbies
Jun 07, 2011, 01:11 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I have been watching the Mageia development since it was first
announced. As soon as I saw that Mageia 1 had gone from a release
candidate to a final release I started the Transmission torrent
download of three of the ISO files to keep and used one of them
(mageia-dvd-1-i586.iso) to check it out with VirtualBox.
"So, you are a Linux Newbie and want to know if Mageia is easy
to install? Below is a 96.4 MB / 15 minute MPEG video to show
installation of Mageia. Some of you may be relieved to know there
is no sound, meaning no inane comments. I do not do a 'guru'
install. The only choices I make are those a new user might make.
As one can see the GUI installer is very Newbie friendly. A time or
three the mouse pointer in the VirtualBox window got out of sync
with the mouse pointer on my desktop. That is the only glitch I