Rather than take a distro and follow instructions to configure it, I am looking for a preconfigured image file which I can write to SD and just use.
Is there one, or is configuration absolutely necessary?
[Update] As @Jaromanda points out in comments, configuration is absolutely necessary.
Perhaps a front end script, runnable in Windows / Linux to ask a few questions and configure a standard distro would be nice.
Alternatively the Onion Omega range, (which is a great price for price competitor), comes with an access point enabled, which makes headless configuration much simpler. A similar distro would be very welcome. In fact, I will write to the maintainer of Rapsbian and suggest it.
I would alsoaccept a distro where I can see the Linux file system on the SD card. For Raspbian, all that I can see are a bunch of
*.pdb files, which I imagine are decompressed at boot time. If I could see the file system under Windows, I could easily edit
[Further update] it looks like this will do it. I will try it tonight & report back