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Re: Fedora Installation vs Red Hat 9

On Wed, 8 Oct 2003 09:46 , Adam Debus <rhl reachone com> said:

>> > No, this is skipped. You can select sets of packages, but "choose
>> > indivual packages" is gone. :-( I don't think this is a progress.
>> Well, you have the option of selecting a group, such as KDE, Gnome, web
>> server, email server, etc.. then you are able to select certain
>> individual packages from those.  You just can't select each individual
>> package that exist like the old days.  Some are automatic when you
>> select/deselect within that group.
>    I'd have to cast my vote for having "choose individual packages" back.
>There are many times I want a package out of a group, but not the "Default"
>packages in that group. In many cases, at least with RH9, the "default"
>packages are not even dependancies for a sub-package in the same group. (At
>least for the packages that I needed at the time. Can I remember what they
>were? No, of course not. ;) )
Both "groups" and "all packages" together is _really_ useful. I use it o
every install (ES installs as well).

"lynx" is something I always select this way. "dump" was at one time .

Alan Thew                                       alan thew liverpool ac uk
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