Sidux, a Great Alternative to Ubuntu - page 4
First ImpressionsThe custom hard drive installer is a wonderful, polished tool that lets you make all the installation choices at the beginning, and then walk away while it does its job. But don't go far--on my Thinkpad it took five minutes, twenty-seven seconds. The only reboot needed was to exit the LiveCD session and boot into the hard drive installation.
Just like in the LiveCD session I had to configure networking and sound, but of course only once, since it's a permanent configuration. Sidux uses some kind of super-duper compression; a 470-megabyte CD image expands to 1.5 gigabytes on a hard drive.
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