David Cantrell wrote:
I was muttering at Kake in the pub a few days ago
about making a "Guide
in a Box" available. By which I mean an image of a bootable
disk/filesystem, with OS, web server, database and OpenGuides all
pre-installed and configured. On first boot, it would ask for minimal
configuration information - IP address, guide name, passwords. I can
see this being useful for people who want to run a guide but are less
technically minded - they'd be able to just use the filesystem in
VMware/Parallels/Xen/whatever without having to know about what's going
on underneath. It might also be useful for developers who could use it
as the basis for installing a guide hacking environment on their
machines without it interfering with anything else that they do.
Knoppix kiosk distro?
There's hack #24 for this in Knoppix Hacks, which doesn't look too