Robert E. Seastrom rs at
Sat Sep 2 17:26:42 CDT 2006

When you come up to the bootloader, try interrupting the autoboot and typing:

boot lang=en

and see what happens.


"Terry Fox" <wb4jfi at> writes:

> If we do a distribution - or recommend an existing on - can it be in
> english?  A few of us aren't multi-lingual...
> I got the US-version in the toolbar, but all the web browser and some other
> programs are still in German.  I last used German in high-school, and can't
> even remember to count past ten in it...
> Maybe I'm stupid and missing something...
> Terry
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Maitland Bottoms" <aa4hs at>
> To: "Frank Gentges" <fgentges at>
> Cc: "Maitland Bottoms" <aa4hs at>; "Tacos" <tacos at>; "Robert
> E. Seastrom" <rs at>
> Sent: Saturday, September 02, 2006 11:08 AM
> Subject: Re: AMRAD Linux CD
>> Frank Gentges writes:
>>  > AMRAD may be in
>>  > a better position to create a LINUX distribution for hams that DEBIAN
>>  > because of our diversity and depth of ham expertise.
>> I think you've misunderestimated the diversity and depth of ham expertise
>> in Debian.
>> Compare this one mailing list with tacos traffic:
>> Have you tried all of these applications[1]?
>> Filed bug reports, feature requests or patches
>> to improve the code?
>> My suggestion is that we apply our meager resources
>> to making Debian a better Linux distribution for hams,
>> and letting that trickle into the derived distributions.
>> Better yet, get authors of quality software to provide
>> source via a DFSG license so that others can pitch in
>> and make improvements.
>> Seems I can create a customized Live CD in about the
>> time it takes Terry to download one. So that part of
>> the project isn't the problem.[2]
>> -Maitland
>> [1] Mind that GNU Radio and other signal processing
>> tools aren't in the hamradio section, but are categorized
>> into Communications, Libraries, etc.
>> [2] Check out the "World Domination" charts for the Debian
>> Installer project:
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