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Re: Where is my "everything" gone?



On Thu, 2006-04-13 at 04:36 +0930, n0dalus wrote:
> On 4/13/06, Jesse Keating <jkeating j2solutions net> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-04-12 at 20:04 +0200, Olivier Galibert wrote:
> > > At this point, installing is a lottery as to whether the applications
> > > you need will be there, because no sane human has the attention span
> > > to check every little submenu.  Install everything was a way to win
> > > this lottery by throwing money, i.e. hard drive space, at it.  You can
> > > always remove things afterwards, you don't need a media or a network
> > > connection for that.  Or, with current hard drive sizes, just leave it
> > > that way and just don't start or configure what you don't need at a
> > > particular point in time.
> >
> > Fresh users enjoy looking through the menus to see what all is there.  I
> > do it from time to time to see if there is anything new.  Don't speak
> > for all users.
> >
> I agree, but this doesn't mean that a 'select all/none' button is a
> terrible feature.

What if, instead of a button, the lists allowed multi-selection and you
can then select more at a time?  (Note that you can already select all
the optional packages in a group by right clicking and saying "select
all optional packages")

Jeremy


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