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What is this Mini-guide? 
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Post What is this Mini-guide?
In searching google for something, I stumbled across this page: http://www.mepiscommunity.org/miniguide/
It looks pretty good, but I don’t see where it is used anywhere.
What is its purpose and use? or future?

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That is a little teaser we wrote (Mike Pav, Jerry, Karen and myself) for the live-cd.

If you boot the live-cd from a windows install, it will autorun your default browser, and that short intro will play. It was Mike's idea, Warren said go ahead, so the 4 of us got our heads together and that's what we came up with. Adrian, Joanie and Silverbear (John) also helped us with the critiquing and testing.

If you want to try it - simply load Windows (even in a VM), then insert your live CD ....

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No need to boot windows, you can run it from the Mepis CD, pop a Mepis 8 CD into your drive, open the "info" folder and click on index.html or index_es.html

I did give Warren some sample code to make it autorun in Linux, but it was not integrated, I guess most probably because that is not his forte.

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It's also linked now off the main page of mepis.org, down at the bottom under East start, Great finish.

I would like to hear that people are profiting from it, we put a bit of intense time into it.

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Very nice work. This is the kind of web page I could send to my friends and family to get them interested in Linux.

Thanks for all the replies.

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Maybe it should be linked on ML somewhere? And it could be on MepisCommunity as well--think I'll do that. EDIT: done, as first step on the Getting Started page, where it makes good sense to have it.

Thanks for asking.

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I didn't know that was there. It is nice and I can show it to others who are interested. Thank you :yourock:


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Great guide.

One small navigation issue the "next" on http://www.mepiscommunity.org/miniguide/help.html doesn't go anywhere.


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Another victim of random acts of cut and paste...

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