Porteus edition choices confusing???

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Porteus edition choices confusing???

Post#1 by wread » 09 Sep 2013, 01:03

Last Tuesday I said my students: "...and now for next Thursday, please download Porteus-2.1-KDE iso burned on a CD....".
Nobody brought it on Thursday. The one said he wouldn't find the right edition and the others meant the same.

Lazy boys :x
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Re: Porteus edition choices confusing???

Post#2 by donald » 09 Sep 2013, 02:05

If I go to http://www.porteus.org/, then clicking the "Download it"-link
(placed above the Globe) take me to "DOWNLOADING PORTEUS MANUALLY"-site.
Then click "Download here"-link and you see Error 404... :(

btw: nice to see the "Shame on you!No Joomla fan uses IE6 in 2010"-Banner
because my Linux fake my Identity to winXP with IE6..LOL

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Re: Porteus edition choices confusing???

Post#3 by wread » 09 Sep 2013, 11:04

@donald
Confirmed! But that is a little floppy and will be corrected by Hamza as soon as he reads these posts! I bet....

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Post#4 by brokenman » 10 Sep 2013, 01:31

I've fixed the download link but do you think the 'download now' link on the main page should point directly to the web wizard? Much less confusing IMHO.
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Re: Porteus edition choices confusing???

Post#5 by donald » 10 Sep 2013, 02:40

Less confusing could be:.....(imho)
main-page
click the "Download now" - button > next Page:
"you can download a preconfigured/ready to use Live-Cd-Iso
choose 32 or 64 bit (dropdown-menu)
choose DE (dropdown-menu)
> download

you can also build your own iso,tailored to your needs, with our unique
web-wizard...link > wizard-page.

(your decision which option you want to be 1.st)... :)

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Re: Porteus edition choices confusing???

Post#6 by Hamza » 10 Sep 2013, 11:28

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Re: Porteus edition choices confusing???

Post#7 by francois » 10 Sep 2013, 17:27

Donald suggestion is great. We did not placed ourselves in the shoes of naïve users.
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Re: Porteus edition choices confusing???

Post#8 by wread » 13 Sep 2013, 12:59

Finally one smart student brought the right iso. All others made a copy of it. A girl brought a Kiosk-edition we used to show the possibilities of Porteus.

A second session borrowed an iso from the first session; we did the same....

Solved :)
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