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== Introduction ==
 
== Introduction ==
  
The web interface is targeted towards people creating Fedora Spins and Remixes. It will use the existing tools like livecd-creator and pungi to create the actual images. Initial target is just live images. It will be a 100% free and open source web application written in ruby on rails.  
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The web interface is targeted towards people creating Fedora Spins and Remixes. It will use the existing tools like livecd-creator and pungi to create the actual images. Initial target is just live images. It will be a 100% free and open source web application.
  
 
=== Name of the application ===
 
=== Name of the application ===
  
Candidates (In order of preference):
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dorrie [http://www.websters-online-dictionary.org/translation/Hindi+%2528Transliterated%2529/DorI  1] [http://www.shabdkosh.com/en2hi/search.php?ts=1250750495438&e=%E0%A4%A1%E0%A5%8B%E0%A4%B0%E0%A5%80 2] (Transliterated word, no specific spelling exists)
 
 
* dorrie
 
* potpourri
 
* almanac
 
* composer
 
* weaver 
 
* sanroor
 
* renaissance 
 
 
 
Suggest your own here
 
  
 
=== What's happening ===
 
=== What's happening ===
  
August 16, 2009: Rahul Sundaram suggested it. Shreyank Gupta is implementing it as a ruby on rails application.  
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August 16, 2009: Rahul Sundaram suggested it. Shreyank Gupta is implementing it as a Django application.
  
 
=== Mockups ===  
 
=== Mockups ===  
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=== Current Status ===
 
=== Current Status ===
  
* Imported [http://cvs.fedoraproject.org/viewvc/comps/comps-f11.xml.in?view=markup Comps] into a mysql database.
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* Name, select template Kiskstart file.
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* Select Language, Timezone. Defaults to the vaules from the base template.
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* Select package groups. Defaults values from base template.
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* Select individual packages. Selection stored in Database.
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* Build and Downlaod custom Kickstart file.
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* Build and Downlaod custom LiveCD ISO image.
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=== Features Planned ===
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* Distribution name
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* Live or Install image. Initially support will be only added for Live image
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* Select template (kickstart files from spin-kickstart package)
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* Select groups (inherited from comps) and individual packages
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* Default language, other languages to include
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* Default wallpaper
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* Hostname
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* Default username
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* root password, user password
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* home directory content
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* Custom Packages
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* Custom Repositories
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* Image type: ISO, virt image, raw disk
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* User Management via FAS integration.
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* Search Packages.
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* Live dry-run.
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=== Existing Workflow ===
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1 name of image - will be used as the name of the kickstart file, filesystem label and image name
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2 select template - based on kickstart files from spin-kickstart package
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3 select package groups,  individual packages - derived from comps and with the ability to search as well
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4 language, timezone - Default is English and US - E
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5 generate image with progress bar
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6 download image and kickstart file
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=== MileStone ===
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==== First Cut ====
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Expected to be out by end January.
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=== Get the code ===
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The project is hosted at https://fedorahosted.org/dorrie/
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Download the source from git:
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<code>
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git clone git://git.fedorahosted.org/git/dorrie.git
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</code>
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or
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<code>
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git clone http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/dorrie.git
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</code>
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=== FAQ ===
 
=== FAQ ===
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* Who is the primary target audience?
 
* Who is the primary target audience?
  
Folks creating Fedora Spins and Remixes
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Folks creating Fedora Spins and Remixes  
 
 
  
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=== Similar Applications ===
  
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* http://www.sarathlakshman.info/2009/08/06/progress-with-pardusman-on-web/
  
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* http://susestudio.com/. Articles about it at http://lwn.net/Articles/346447/ and http://arstechnica.com/open-source/reviews/2009/07/hands-on-linux-appliances-made-easy-with-suse-studio.ars.
  
 
=== IRC Discussions ===
 
=== IRC Discussions ===

Latest revision as of 10:33, 10 May 2010

Introduction

The web interface is targeted towards people creating Fedora Spins and Remixes. It will use the existing tools like livecd-creator and pungi to create the actual images. Initial target is just live images. It will be a 100% free and open source web application.

Name of the application

dorrie 1 2 (Transliterated word, no specific spelling exists)

What's happening

August 16, 2009: Rahul Sundaram suggested it. Shreyank Gupta is implementing it as a Django application.

Mockups

We need help with someone from the design team to draw mockups

https://fedorahosted.org/design-team/ticket/67#preview

Current Status

* Name, select template Kiskstart file.
* Select Language, Timezone. Defaults to the vaules from the base template.
* Select package groups. Defaults values from base template. 
* Select individual packages. Selection stored in Database.
* Build and Downlaod custom Kickstart file.
* Build and Downlaod custom LiveCD ISO image.

Features Planned

* Distribution name
* Live or Install image. Initially support will be only added for Live image
* Select template (kickstart files from spin-kickstart package)
* Select groups (inherited from comps) and individual packages 
* Default language, other languages to include 
* Default wallpaper
* Hostname
* Default username
* root password, user password
* home directory content
* Custom Packages
* Custom Repositories
* Image type: ISO, virt image, raw disk
* User Management via FAS integration.
* Search Packages.
* Live dry-run.

Existing Workflow

1 name of image - will be used as the name of the kickstart file, filesystem label and image name
2 select template - based on kickstart files from spin-kickstart package
3 select package groups,  individual packages - derived from comps and with the ability to search as well
4 language, timezone - Default is English and US - E
5 generate image with progress bar
6 download image and kickstart file

MileStone

First Cut

Expected to be out by end January.

Get the code

The project is hosted at https://fedorahosted.org/dorrie/

Download the source from git:

git clone git://git.fedorahosted.org/git/dorrie.git

or

git clone http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/dorrie.git


FAQ

  • Who is the primary target audience?

Folks creating Fedora Spins and Remixes

Similar Applications

IRC Discussions

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