Tell us your story
Tell us your story
How has offline Wikipedia affected you? The Wikimedia Foundation (the non-profit that supports Wikipedia) is looking for personal, diverse and inspiring stories about how offline Wikipedia affects the world. If you have a personal story that you would like to share, please contact: stories@kiwix.org. Thank you!

Difference between revisions of "Live CD"

From Kiwix
Jump to: navigation, search
(+githuvb repo)
(+release)
 
(3 intermediate revisions by the same user not shown)
Line 2: Line 2:
 
|colspan="2"|
 
|colspan="2"|
 
|-
 
|-
| This project is been rebooted, to follow the new updates have a look at the GitHub repository [https://github.com/CristianCantoro/kiwix-live kiwix-live]
+
| This project is being rebooted, to follow the new updates have a look at the GitHub repository [https://github.com/CristianCantoro/kiwix-live kiwix-live]
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
The aim of this project is to create a '''Live CD''' of Kiwix which is a live CD of Ubuntu with Kiwix on it.
 
The aim of this project is to create a '''Live CD''' of Kiwix which is a live CD of Ubuntu with Kiwix on it.
You simply have to boot on the CD/DVD/USB and login (kiwix/kiwix) an you will be able to use kiwix.
+
You simply have to boot on the CD/DVD/USB and you will be able to use kiwix.
 +
You can also use it to boot a virtual machine.
 +
 
 +
== Release ==
 +
Here's the v0.1.0 of the '''Kiwix Live CD'':
 +
* [https://mega.co.nz/#!qAkFBKqJ!ft44O1WJ6toWoW3Hl99y5fv0gc13TjuOKZAaggh9AVA kiwixlive.iso] v0.1.0
 +
* [https://mega.co.nz/#!yIlERT6D!o96qRaqegL55EWx4zCYCxd3m77aL4mr62uIpFsRpXrk kiwixlive.iso.md5] (md5 sum file)
  
 
== TODO ==
 
== TODO ==
Here is an improvments list concerning this idea:
+
Here is an improvements list concerning this idea:
* Cristian
+
* find a better graphics for desktop background (if you will)
** find a better graphics for desktop background (if you will)
+
* maybe make a window with the README pop up at login.
** find a better graphics for login background (at least add the info about default username and password)
+
* change the splash screen
** new splash screen (more complicated) ?
+
* Include a pre-indexed content
** add a readme file on the desktop
+
* <del>find a better graphics for login background (at least add the info about default username and password)</del> (added autologin)
** maybe make a window with the README pop up at login.
+
* <del>add a readme file on the desktop</del>
 
+
* <del>Document the live CD creation process</del> (doing on [https://github.com/CristianCantoro/kiwix-live kiwix-live] repo)
* Kelson
+
* <del>Be able to do the same but with a scriptable solution</del> (done using [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vagrant_(software) Vagrant])
** change the splash screen
+
* <del>Remove the login windows</del>
** Document the live CD creation process
+
* <del>Remove all the unnecessary stuff/binaries from the CD (please list here: [[Live CD/Binaries to remove]])</del>
** Be able to do the same but with a scriptable solution
+
* <del>Launch automatically Kiwix in fullscreen at the start</del>
** Remove the login windows
 
** Include a pre-indexed content
 
** Remove all the unnecessary stuff/binaries from the CD (please list here: [[Live CD/Binaries to remove]])
 
** Launch automatically Kiwix in fullscreen at the start
 

Latest revision as of 09:30, 28 August 2014

This project is being rebooted, to follow the new updates have a look at the GitHub repository kiwix-live

The aim of this project is to create a Live CD of Kiwix which is a live CD of Ubuntu with Kiwix on it. You simply have to boot on the CD/DVD/USB and you will be able to use kiwix. You can also use it to boot a virtual machine.

Release

Here's the v0.1.0 of the 'Kiwix Live CD:

TODO

Here is an improvements list concerning this idea:

  • find a better graphics for desktop background (if you will)
  • maybe make a window with the README pop up at login.
  • change the splash screen
  • Include a pre-indexed content
  • find a better graphics for login background (at least add the info about default username and password) (added autologin)
  • add a readme file on the desktop
  • Document the live CD creation process (doing on kiwix-live repo)
  • Be able to do the same but with a scriptable solution (done using Vagrant)
  • Remove the login windows
  • Remove all the unnecessary stuff/binaries from the CD (please list here: Live CD/Binaries to remove)
  • Launch automatically Kiwix in fullscreen at the start