Opinion: More Default Packages

Steven Michalske michalsc at email.uc.edu
Sun Jan 26 21:19:15 GMT 2003

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On Sunday 26 January 2003 9:17 pm, Steven Michalske wrote:
> well the issue is this
> we make the iso with a low common denominator processor
> eg i386
> so now ill have to rebuild my packages anyhow
> as for time to install the iso and build the system i have a working system
> in 3 days with a p266mmx 64mb whats your system?
> that includes xfree86 and xfce3
> hardkrash
> On Sunday 26 January 2003 9:11 pm, Todd A. Jacobs wrote:
> > I'd like to suggest that more packages be included by default when
> > installing from the ISO. It's been almost 36 hours since I installed the
> > ISO, and I'm still struggling to get X and a few productivity apps
> > installed.
> >
> > Granted, more stuff means a larger ISO, but I can't be the only new user
> > who doesn't want to wait several days to have a useful (not just
> > functional) system. A larger ISO shouldn't be an issue, since Lunar users
> > need a broadband connection anyway to download all the source they need
> > for even a relatively basic install.
> >
> > What do other people think?
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