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On 03/29/2011 09:32 PM, Paulo de Souza Lima wrote:
2011/3/29 Webmaster for<>

Here is the state of the North American Community DVD project, as I see it.

If you go to the root index page for "" you will have two

All Supported Platforms
Windows Only

The All Supported Platforms version of the English DVD is in the /English/
folder.  The Windows-only DVD is in the /English-Windows/ folder.

The original idea for the English only DVD was to place the DVD into the
computer and the default folder of the DVD would have the index file along
with all the other usable HTML files in that default folder.  When there is
finally a Spanish or French versions, then you will get a default folder
that had only one HTML file, the index file, and the common folders with a
folder for each language that is supported by that DVD.


So please let me/us know what you think about the work being done.

webmaster @
webmaster @

Tim Lungstrom
New York State, USA

Amazing. We had the same idea about the html file in the root folder.
By the way, Brazilian community is almost done with ours. We are at 50% of
Getting Started translations and going.

We are also including a bash script to automatic install for linux users.
That script detects the hw platform (32/64bits), the distro (Ubuntu, Debian,
Fedora, Mandriva or Suse) and installs all required packages for that
specific distro. I have tested in Ubuntu, Fedora and Mandriva. Just Suse and
Debian are still missing and I expect to test it tomorrow.

You can see these videos about how easy Linux installations have become:

There's just one issue: once I'm not a developer, the script really works,
but it also has a very ugly code. =D

Maybe someone could read it and improve the code.

I would love to see those scripts.   Even ugly code can work beautifully.

I never not written a batch script since the mid 1980's, so it would be nice to see one that would make my life easier for things I need to install using the Terminal.

I have not written a program that was not HTML/Javascript
based in over 5 or 6 years, and real programs since my mainframe days of the 80's and 90's. My strokes wiped my programming skills so I no longer can do things like the general ledger accounting systems and other things like that. Could barely do some basic "C" programming
anymore that I use to do half asleep in the early 90's.

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