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Calamares 2.4 Universal Installer Framework Polishes Existing Functionality

Aug 26, 2016, 11:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

Calamares 2.4 adds support for reusing a certain Home (/home) disk partition if available in the /etc/fstab file of an existing OS, revamp of the locale module to support new timezones and languages, as well as better installation of a bootloader on UEFI systems that have an EFI partition.

Moreover, Calamares 2.4 adds a new module called netinstall to allow the choice of installing various packages during installation, implements support for using a mounted loop device as the source for unpackfs operations, and improves multiple configuration files and the handling of partition colors for logical partitions.

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