About Grub2 bug im having an generic issue of Grub2 not accepting to install on an ext2 filesystem.
Reading about it i have found that this seams to be for all extX systems therefore id like to know what i should use.
Theres more here> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=861192
Some suggestions (without reading all previously made threads)
A minor typo in the beginning fo vs of.
I'm guessing there's more to come from the installer as-well but.
When choosing partitions perhaps there are ways of bringing options of mount-points along side.
Along with the possibility of typing what name you'd like to mount a partition under.
In the text-mode installer there might be a favor in making the [tab]-key work as a step by step.
An option to hide your password when typing it, might have some beneficial situations for a user / admin.
And an warning if caps-lock is activated.
An help-option page to view an or get a better understanding of what certain option does.
Like what can happen if i disable animations or let startup stay default, whats the diff. between simple and advanced. (Guiding the user abit.)
Some user-groups might be added by default like lp if cups are installed for example.
First-time messages could be a feature under the install-process and or when window-manager is up and running.
Such as /var/mail/root and welcome screen information.
Keyboard map doesn't persist when altered.
The drop-down-menu for a couple of things are marked at the bottom of the list.
And if any disorder in screen-placement during install are there, the key information might not be visible.
So what im suggesting is to still have scroll-lists but have the marker centered, and lists revolving around the marker instead.
During first boot-promt i can also see a couple of dandy improvements like [F1-F6] or so delivering lots of different good options.
Such as keyboard-setup/ language, screenresolution, text or gui-install, kernel-options-lists, etc.
Overall id say that the gui now has alot going for it, and being well executed. A wast difference compared to the old one.
I have installed three times in advance mode gui and text.
One other topic that i have seen a little bit of is documentation and PR for the distro, that i think could be executed abit better.
Here are some points>
One of the most used programs of any desktopOS has got to be the browser from my point of view.
Therefore, that seems to me one of the most important bits to tweak, yet its all factory.
Some things that are usually found in most distros are, support, distro-pages and all such type of things in a well structured bookmark collection.
And of course a homepage that's useful and potentially brings a donation / purchase if people are impressed. Eg. the startpage! vectorlinux.com
Themes are also nice in bringing the top-brand-browser into the look and feel of the rest of the desktop.
The default behavior of browser-configurations such as security, shortcuts, misc adaptation to make use of all installed software.
A support-icon instead of for example screen-shot in the top menu. Also in the top menu, root terminal and filemanager craches from not being started by gksu or equivalent. Another thought from all the icons on the desktop is to make an extra drawbar / applet to only revolve around all distro-features.
A thing that could stay visible at first start and then hide away with the rest.
Enhanced menu-tweaks to rightclick-menus and adoptions of klipper/glipper as an option to integrate along gdm for all applications.
And for tonight, my number one feature!
I would like to see more intelligence at my fingertips when working in the terminal. (The computer is supposed to do the major work.)
So i think its a very nice thing that someone wrote a couple of lines of common things that are used.
But there's also a major potential in developing that part in the distro.
For one of my major favorites are "APROPOS" and the main thing about that is.
You don't have to remember every command there is in your head, and if you come back from vacation its likely a nice usable little thing.
But say that you would like to know, how can i edit something in VL-term and you type "apropos edit", there will be Zero answers.
Instead of perhaps $" nano, kate, geany, vim, abiword, emacs, leafpad, kwrite, and so on.
And links to more resaults of howto edit> graphics, html or whatever is suitable.
Also by having a few examples for commonly used task in terminal for each command and suggestions for related.
There is a bunch of time-saving aspects there even for the professional user. (quick answer to what your probably looking for.)
So by making small use of stuff already available, one can enhance user experience alot.
And as for the last wish apropose, id consider making a contribute, if that's of any interest.