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Re: Screenshots during install

Subject: Re: Screenshots during install
From: dan
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2006 21:21:46 +0000
On 2/21/06, Luis M <[email protected]> wrote:
> Yep, in qemu you can install Dapper (or any other Linux distro really)
> very easily:
> dd if=/dev/zero of=image.img bs=1M count=2048 # 2GB image of zeros
> sudo qemu -hda image.img -cdrom /path/to/ubuntu.iso -boot c
> start the installation process and whenever you need an image taken
> press: CTRL+ALT+2 (NOTE not F2 but simply 2). Which gives you the qemu
> command screen. Here you can take pictures (the actual command skips
> my mind now, try using "help").

Or you can always do it the lazy way: PrtScrn key ;)

Just out of curiousity, why the sudo before qemu? (Is it to allow for


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